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Snow White and Rose Red

Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.A poor widow once lived in a little cottage with a garden in front of it, in which grew

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Hansel and Grettel

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 dwelt on the outskirts of a large forest a poor woodcutter with his wife

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The Forty Thieves

Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.In a town in Persia there dwelt two brothers, one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba. Cassim was married

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Little Thumb

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, once upon a time, a man and his wife fagot-makers by trade, who had several children, all

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The Wonderful Sheep

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—in the days when the fairies lived—there was a king who had three daughters, who were

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The History of Whittington

Today’s classic tale is from the Blue Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1889.Dick Whittington was a very little boy when his father and mother died; so little, indeed, that he never

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The Story of Pretty Goldilocks

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 princess who was the prettiest creature in the world. And because she

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The Terrible Head

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 king whose only child was a girl. Now the King had been

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The Water Lily, or The Gold Spinners

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, in a large forest, there lived an old woman and three maidens. They were all

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The White Cat

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 king who had three sons, who were all so clever and brave

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