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Goldilocks and The Three Bears

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]O[/su_dropcap]nce upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks.  She went for a walk in the forest.  Pretty soon, she came upon a house.  She knocked and, when no one answered, she...

The Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man is a fast-paced folktale about a cake who runs away down and is chased by people and animals.

THE FRIENDLY FROG

THE FRIENDLY FROG Once upon a time there was a king who had been at war for a long time with his neighbours. After many battles had been fought his capital was besieged by the enemy. Fearing for the safety of the queen, the king implored her to take...

The Ridiculous Wishes

  The Ridiculous Wishes   In days long past there lived a poor woodcutter who found life very hard. Indeed, it was his lot to toil for little guerdon, and although he was young and happily married there were moments when he wished himself...

Riquet with the Tuft

Riquet with the Tuft There was, once upon a time, a Queen, who was brought to bed of a son, so hideously ugly, that it was long disputed, whether he had human form. A Fairy, who was at his birth, affirmed, he would be very lovable for all that...

THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES

THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES There was a king who had twelve beautiful daughters. They slept in twelve beds all in one room; and when they went to bed, the doors were shut and locked up; but every morning their shoes were found to be quite worn...

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

ONCE upon a time, when pigs could talk and no one had ever heard of bacon, there lived an old piggy mother with her three little sons. They had a very pleasant home in the middle of an oak forest, and were all just as happy as the day was long...

THE ENCHANTED PRINCESSES

THE ENCHANTED PRINCESSES In the days of King Bambita, his two noble daughters oppressed the people, laying heavy taxes on them without the king’s knowledge. The people cursed them, and the curses did their work. The princesses vanished. The king...

THE THREE ROSES

THE THREE ROSES Once upon a time there was a mother who had three daughters. There was to be a market in the next town, and she said she would go to it. She asked the daughters what she should bring them back. Two of them named a great number of...

SHEPHERD HYNEK

SHEPHERD HYNEK To cut a long story short, there was a prince and he had three sons. The first two followed in their father’s footsteps, but the third did not. He said he would like to be a forester. The father was angry and turned him out of the...

KOJATA

KOJATA Once there was a king who had an only son. One day the king went to inspect his estates. He came to the first farm and found it all right. Before he had finished going the round of his estates, thirteen big farms in all, he forgot that his...

THE BEAR, THE EAGLE, AND THE FISH

THE BEAR, THE EAGLE, AND THE FISH Once there was a count and he had three daughters. All of them were young and as pretty as peacocks, but the youngest was the loveliest of them all. The count had little money to spend, for he had lost it all by...

THREE DOVES

THREE DOVES A certain merchant died. His son was nineteen years old at the time. He said to his mother: “Mother dear, I’m going to try my luck in the world.” His mother answered: “Go, dear son, but don’t stay long there, for I am old, and should...

SILLY JURA

SILLY JURA Once there were two brothers. They were lazy fellows, and thieves into the bargain. They were expected to give a feast. They said to one another: “We haven’t got anything. Wherever shall we find food for the feast?” So the first said:...

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