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

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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 was a King’s son who was engaged to a Princess whom he dearly loved. …

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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.There was once a good man named Jannuccio, who had two children, Nennillo and Nennella, whom he loved as much …

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

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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 upon a time a King who had a wife with golden hair, and she was so …

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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.There was once a great Lord, who, having a daughter born to him named Talia, commanded the seers and wise …

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

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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 upon a time a castle in the middle of a thick wood where lived an old …

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The untold tale of Goldilocks…Her story really isn’t part of the original tales. In the classic tale of The Three Bears, it’s all about the bears, and Goldilocks just comes in, starving and exhausted, then leaves, never to be seen …

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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.There was once a gardener who was so very very poor that, however hard he worked, he could not manage …

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