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Little thumb

Once upon a time there was a fagot-maker and his wife, who had seven children, all boys. The eldest was but ten years old, and the youngest only seven. They were very poor, and their seven children were a great source of trouble to them because not one of them was able to earn his […]

15Apr
2012
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Puss in boots // Audio book

“Master Cat; or, The Booted Cat” (early French: Le Maître Chat, ou Le Chat Botté), commonly known as “Puss in Boots”, is a French literary fairy tale about a cat who uses trickery and deceit to gain power, wealth, and the hand of a princess in marriage for his penniless and low-born master. The tale […]

06Apr
2012
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The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood

Once upon a time there lived a king and queen who were grieved, more grieved than words can tell, because they had no children. They tried the waters of every country, made vows and pilgrimages, and did everything that could be done, but without result. At last, however, the queen found that her wishes were […]

06Apr
2012
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The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood // Audio book

The Sleeping Beauty (French: La Belle au bois dormant, “The Beauty sleeping in the wood“) by Charles Perrault or Little Briar Rose (German: Dornröschen) by the Brothers Grimm is a classic fairytale involving a beautiful princess, enchantment, and a handsome prince. Written as an original literary tale, it was first published by Charles Perrault in […]

05Apr
2012
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Little Red Riding Hood

Once upon a time, there lived in a certain village, a little countrygirl, the prettiest creature was ever seen. Her mother was excessivelyfond of her; and her grand-mother doated on her much more. This goodwoman got made for her a little red riding-hood; which became the girlso extremely well, that every body called her Little […]

04Apr
2012
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Cinderilla

Once there was a gentleman who married, for his second wife, theproudest and most haughty woman that was ever seen. She had, by aformer husband, two daughters of her own humour and they were indeedexactly like her in all things. He had likewise, by another wife, ayoung daughter, but of unparalleled goodness and sweetness of […]

04Apr
2012
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Cinderella // Audio book

“Cinderella” or “Cinderilla” or  “The Little Glass Slipper” (French: Cendrillon, ou La petite Pantoufle de Verre, Italian: Cenerentola, German: Aschenputtel) is a folk tale embodying a myth-element of unjust oppression/triumphant reward. Thousands of variants are known throughout the world. The title character is a young woman living in unfortunate circumstances that are suddenly changed to […]