Hans Clodhopper – A Hans Christian Andersen Story

Hans Clodhopper – A Hans Christian Andersen Story

Three Brothers, a chatty princess, and a noble billy-goat. Hans Clodhopper  – A Hans Christian Andersen Story – THERE was once an old country house, in which lived an old squire with his two sons, and […]

Dick Whittington – A Traditional English Tale

Dick Whittington – A Traditional English Tale

  Streets paved with gold, a cat with an appetite for mice, and a young man whose luck turns around.    Dick Whittington – A Tradition English Tale –   IN the reign of King Edward […]

The Giant and Three Golden Hairs – A Brothers Grimm Tale

The Giant and Three Golden Hairs – A Brothers Grimm Tale

A lucky little baby, a giant with hair of gold, and a crafty ferryman.   The Giant and The Three Golden Hairs – A Brothers Grimm Tale – THERE was once a poor woman whose little […]

Twelfth Night – A Shakespearean Tale

Twelfth Night – A Shakespearean Tale

A shipwreck from a violent storm, a young lady dressed in male attire, and a love affair of complicated affections. Twelfth Night  – A Shakespearean Tale –  SEBASTIAN and his sister Viola, a young gentleman and […]

The First Rose Beetle – A Fairy Tale

The First Rose Beetle – A Fairy Tale

A Fairy Who Lives in a Rose, a Trip to the Flower Show, and a Dewdrop as a Pillow The First Rose Beetle – A Fairy Tale – MORNING DEW was the Queen of all the […]

King Thrushbeard – A Brothers Grimm Tale

King Thrushbeard – A Brothers Grimm Tale

A Picky Princess, a Wandering Musician, and a King Under a Spell   King Thrushbeard  – A Brothers Grimm Tale –  HERE was once a King who had a Daughter. She was more beautiful than words […]

The Naughty Boy – A Story about Cupid

The Naughty Boy – A Story about Cupid

A Stormy Night, a Lost Child, and a Love Arrow to the Heart The Naughty Boy  – A Story of Cupid –  THERE was once an old poet, he was a good, honest old poet. One […]

The Bear’s Bad Bargain – A Tale from the Punjab

The Bear’s Bad Bargain – A Tale from the Punjab

A Tree of Golden Pears, a Gluttonous Bear, and a Delicious Meal The Bear’s Bad Bargain – A Tale from the Punjab –  Once upon a time, a very old woodman lived with his very old […]

Three Little Men in The Wood – A Brothers Grimm Tale

Three Little Men in The Wood – A Brothers Grimm Tale

A paper cloak, strawberries in the snow, and a toad for every word spoken.  Three Little Men in The Wood – A Brothers Grimm Tale – ONCE upon a time there lived a man, whose wife […]

The Underground Workers – An Estonian Fairy Tale

The Underground Workers – An Estonian Fairy Tale

A lost peasant, a cave of hidden treasures and a very strange dream. The Underground Workers An Estonian Fairy Tale ON a bitter night somewhere between Christmas and the New Year, a man set out to […]

The Little Picture Girl – A Christmas Story

The Little Picture Girl – A Christmas Story

Christmas eve magic, a picture that comes to life, and a visit from Father Christmas. The Little Picture Girl – A Christmas Story – IT was Christmas Eve, and a little girl lay in her little […]

The Cat and The Parrot – An Indian Tale

The Cat and The Parrot – An Indian Tale

A lazy parrot, four hundred and ninety-eight cakes, and a cat that lets hunger get the better of him. The Cat and The Parrot  – An Indian Tale – ONCE upon a time, a Cat and […]