Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Tale of Tom Thumb

By | 20 March, 2019

Tom Thumb is a boy the size of a thumb – imagine what adventures he has! Reading time: 10 mins. This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. In the days of good king Arthur there lived a… Read More »

Jack and the Beanstalk

By | 20 March, 2019

Jack swaps his cow for magic beans… but his adventures are only just beginning! This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. Once upon a time there was a poor widow who lived in a little cottage with… Read More »

Goody Two Shoes

By | 20 March, 2019

Goody Two Shoes is a poor girl with a good heart who helps those around her. Farmer Meanwell was at one time a very rich man. He owned large fields, and had fine flocks of sheep, and plenty of money. But all at once his good fortune seemed to desert him. Year after year his… Read More »

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

By | 19 March, 2019

Aladdin finds a Magic Lamp, but a wicked magician seeks to steal it from him. There once lived a poor tailor who had a son called Aladdin; a careless, idle boy who would do nothing but play all day long in the streets with little idle boys like himself. This so grieved the father that… Read More »

The Golden Goose

By | 19 March, 2019

A simple man’s life changes when he is kind to someone and given a golden goose. This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. There was once a man who had three sons, the youngest of whom was… Read More »

The Emperor’s New Clothes

By | 19 March, 2019

An emperor is fooled by two tailors, who pretend to make him an invisible suit. This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. Many, many years ago lived an emperor who thought so much of new clothes that… Read More »

The Magic Fishbone

By | 19 March, 2019

A plucky Princess helps her royal family when they are down on their luck. There was once a King, and he had a Queen; and he was the manliest of his sex, and she was the loveliest of hers. They had nineteen children, and were always having more. Seventeen of these children took care of… Read More »

Fundevogel

By | 19 March, 2019

The story of two friends who help each other to escape a hungry cook! This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. There was once a forester who went into the forest to hunt, and as he entered… Read More »

Rapunzel

By | 19 March, 2019

The classic fairy tale of a long-haired princess trapped in a tower. This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. There was once a man and a woman who had long in vain wished for a child. These… Read More »

The Fisherman and His Wife

By | 19 March, 2019

A talking fish grants wishes to a fisherman’s wife, until she becomes too greedy. This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence. We would encourage parents to read beforehand if your child is sensitive to such themes. There was once a fisherman who lived with his wife in a pigsty, close by the… Read More »