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The Story of the Three Bears

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 were Three Bears, who lived together in a house of their own in a

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The Story of Hok Lee and the Dwarfs

Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.There once lived in a small town in China a man named Hok Lee. He was a steady industrious

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Puddocky

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 poor woman who had one little daughter called ‘Parsley.’ She was so

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Prince Fickle and Fair Helena

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 beautiful girl called Helena. Her own mother had died when she was

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King Kojata

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 called Kojata, whose beard was so long that it reached below

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The Biter Bit

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 man called Simon, who was very rich, but at the same time

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The Enchanted Snake

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 poor woman who would have given all she possessed for a child,

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The Dirty Shepherdess

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 King who had two daughters, and he loved them with all his

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The Magic Swan

Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.There were once upon a time three brothers, of whom the eldest was called Jacob, the second Frederick, and

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The Little Soldier

Today’s classic tale is from the Green Fairy Book, a collection of tales assembled and translated by Andrew Lang, published in 1892.I Once upon a time there was a little soldier who had just come back from the war. He was

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