14Mar
2013
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white-cat

The White Cat // Audio book

There was once a king who had three sons, all remarkably handsome in their persons, and in their tempers brave and noble. Some wicked courtiers made the king believe that the princes were impatient to wear the crown, and that they were contriving a plot to deprive him of his sceptre and his kingdom. The […]

13Mar
2013
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Little One Eye, Little Two Eyes and Little Three Eyes

There was a woman who had three daughters, the eldest of whom was called Little One Eye, because she had only one eye in the middle of her forehead; the second. Little Two Eyes, because she had two eyes like other people; and the youngest, Little Three Eyes, because she had three eyes, one of […]

08Mar
2013
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Molly Whuppie

Once upon a time there was a man and a wife had too many children, and they could not get meat for them, so they took the three youngest and left them in a wood. They travelled and travelled and could see never a house. It began to be dark, and they were hungry. At […]

27Feb
2013
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Tom and the knockers

From the time that Tom was old enough to handle pick and shovel, he had worked in the tin mines. And very lucky he was, always finding rich lodes of tin, or stumbling on heaps of Cornish diamonds that some unknown hands had piled up to carry off. One night Tom was working hard in […]

25Feb
2013
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Judy and the fairy cat

Late one Hallowe’en an old woman was sitting up spinning. There came a soft knock at the door. “Who’s there?” asked she. There was no answer, but another knock. “Who’s there?” she asked a second time. Still no answer, but a third knock. At that the old woman got up in anger. 0

20Feb
2013
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Mahmood’s mirror

The Sultan Mahmood, who had a great deal of wit and courage, but whose face was anything but handsome, had heard himself called so often, by his courtiers, Star of the World, Source of Consolation, Delight of the People, Image of the Sun, that when, in their audacity, they went so far as to eulogize […]

19Feb
2013
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Prince Cherry

Long ago there lived a monarch, who was such a very, honest man that his subjects entitled him the Good King. One day, when he was out hunting, a little white rabbit, which had been half-killed by his hounds, leaped right into his majesty’s arms. Said he, caressing it: “This poor creature has put itself […]

14Feb
2013
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clever-gretel

Clever Gretel // Audio book

There was a cook whose name was Gretel. She wore shoes with red heels, and whenever she went out wearing them she would turn this way and that way, and she was very cheerful, thinking, “You are a beautiful girl!” Then after returning home, because she was so happy, she would drink a swallow of […]

13Feb
2013
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Dunny

Once there were three children, three brothers, who played together in the sunshine about their father’s door. Now the youngest of them all was not as large and strong as his brothers; and for that reason they often teased him, saying : “You are not as tall as we. You cannot run as fast. See! […]

12Feb
2013
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The King’s Treasure

Accurately relating how a marked advance in material and political prosperity accrued to Abdul Karim, and the part played by a monarch whose philosophy included the immediate advancement of a worthy subject. A Laboring man named Abdul Karim, with his wife, Zeeba “the beautiful one” lived in a sheltered valley, surrounded by hills, the sides […]

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