Category: Classic Fairytales

Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.There was once a farmer who lived in great comfort. He had both lands and money, but, though he …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.In the reign of the famous King Arthur there lived in Cornwall a lad named Jack, who was a …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.A King’s son once had a great desire to travel through the world, so he started off, taking no …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.There was a sultan, who had three sons and a niece. The eldest of the Princes was called Houssain, …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.There was once a poor man who could no longer afford to keep his only son at home. So …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.Once upon a time there was a man who had a meadow which lay on the side of a …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.Now let no one say that a poor tailor can’t get on in the world, and, indeed, even attain …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.One summer’s day a little tailor sat on his table by the window in the best of spirits, and …

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Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.Once upon a time there lived a girl who lost her father and mother when she was quite a …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.The King of Long-Tower had once a son, who was the apple of his eye, and on whom he had …

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