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Jack My Hedgehog

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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The Riddle

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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The Three Snake-Leaves

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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The Crystal Coffin

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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Spindle, Shuttle and Needle

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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The Twelve Huntsmen

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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Allerleirauh; or The Many-Furred Creature

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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Jorinde and Joringel

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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Little One-Eye, Little Two-Eyes and Little Three-Eyes

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 woman who had three daughters, of whom the eldest was called Little One-eye, because she

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Prince Vivien and the Princess Placida

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 and Queen who loved one another dearly. Indeed the Queen, whose

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