The Three Little Pigs

By | 19 March, 2019

The classic bedtime story about three little pigs and a big bad wolf. Once upon a time there was an old Sow with three little Pigs, and as she had not enough to keep them, she sent them out to seek their fortune. All three pigs decided to build a house, and set off to… Read More »

The Velveteen Rabbit

By | 19 March, 2019

A velveteen rabbit is given to a little boy who loves him… but he longs to be real. There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a rabbit should be; his coat was spotted brown and white, he had real thread whiskers, and… Read More »

The Happy Prince

By | 19 March, 2019

The statue of a Prince asks a sparrow to help solve sad people in his city. High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince. He was gilded all over with thin leaves of fine gold, for eyes he had two bright sapphires, and a large red ruby glowed… Read More »

The Star Child

By | 19 March, 2019

A short story about a beautiful child of the stars, who learns about humility. 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. Fairy Tales Symbol Once upon a time two poor Woodcutters were making their way home through… Read More »

The Selfish Giant

By | 19 March, 2019

The tale of a selfish giant who closes his beautiful garden to children. Every afternoon, as they were coming from school, the children used to go and play in the Giant’s garden. It was a large lovely garden, with soft green grass. Here and there over the grass stood beautiful flowers like stars, and there… Read More »

The Devoted Friend

By | 19 March, 2019

The tragic tale of a selfish miller, and his poor and generous friend. One morning the old Water-rat put his head out of his hole. He had bright beady eyes and stiff grey whiskers and his tail was like a long bit of black india-rubber. The little ducks were swimming about in the pond, looking… Read More »

The Nightingale and the Rose

By | 19 March, 2019

The haunting story of a nightingale who creates a red rose for a lover. She said that she would dance with me if I brought her red roses,” cried the young Student; “but in all my garden there is no red rose.” From her nest in the holm-oak tree the Nightingale heard him, and she… Read More »

Riquet With The Tuft

By | 19 March, 2019

A tale about wit and beauty, and a spell that makes both possible! 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. Fairy Tales Symbol There was once upon a time, a Queen, who gave birth to a son… Read More »

The Ridiculous Wishes

By | 19 March, 2019

Jupiter gives a poor man three wishes – but you’ll laugh at what he wishes for! 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. Fairy Tales Symbol In days long past there lived a poor woodcutter who found… Read More »

Little Thumb

By | 19 March, 2019

A little boy with a great deal of tenacity saves his brothers from an evil ogre. 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. Fairy Tales Symbol There was, once upon a time, a man and his wife,… Read More »