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The History of Jack the Giant-Killer

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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The Story of Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou

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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The Princess on the Glass Hill

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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The Brave Little Tailor

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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Trusty John

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 an old king who was so ill that he thought to himself, “I

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Blue Beard

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 man who had fine houses, both in town and country, a deal of silver and gold

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Prince Darling

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 lived a king who was so just and kind that his subjects called him

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Toads and Diamonds

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 widow who had two daughters. The eldest was so much like her

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The Goose Girl

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 an old queen, whose husband had been dead for many years, had a beautiful daughter.

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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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