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Beaumont’s Beauty and the Beast or La Belle et La Bête- A French Fairy Tale

Beaumont’s Beauty and the Beast or La Belle et La Bête- A French Fairy Tale

Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont first published Beauty and the Beast in 1756, as ‘a tale for the entertainment of juvenile readers.’ It first appeared under the title of La Belle et La Bête in response to […]

Sun, Moon and Talia

Sun, Moon and Talia

A fortune told, a pair of little jewels, and a kind-hearted cook. Sole, Luna, and Talia (Sun, Moon, and Talia) is one of the earliest printed versions of the sleeping beauty tale. It was written by […]

The Snow Man

The Snow Man

A diamond dusted garden, a know-it-all yard dog, and a stove-sick snowman. The Snow Man befriends an old yard dog in a beautiful wintery garden where the trees look like a ‘forest of coral’. The Old […]

How the Camel got his Hump

How the Camel got his Hump

Posted in News, Story Time

A World so new-and-all, the Djinn of All Deserts and a very lazy camel. How the Camel Got His Hump is a classic Just So Story from Rudyard Kipling. These fantastically imaginative stories are amongst the […]

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse’ Christmas is coming! Here is our gorgeous edition of The Night Before Christmas, a christmas poem, originally […]

Father Christmas at Home

Father Christmas at Home

A determined young girl, a mysterious reflection and a trip to Christmas Land. Father Christmas at Home is the tale of a young girl who travels to Santa Claus’s home to ask him an important favour. […]

The Snow Queen – First Story

The Snow Queen – First Story

First Story – Which Treats of the Mirror and the Broken Pieces.

The Snow Queen – Second Story

The Snow Queen – Second Story

Second Story – A Little Boy and a Little Girl

The Snow Queen – Third Story

The Snow Queen – Third Story

Third Story – The Flower Garden of the Woman who Knew Magic.

The Snow Queen – Fourth Story

The Snow Queen – Fourth Story

Fourth Story – The Prince and the Princess

The Snow Queen – Sixth Story

The Snow Queen – Sixth Story

Sixth Story – The Lapp Woman and the Finn Woman.