02May
2012
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rapunzel-audio

Rapunzel // Audio book

“Rapunzel” (English: /r?’p?nz?l/; German pronunciation: [?a’p?nt?s?l]) is a German fairy tale in the collection assembled by the Brothers Grimm, and first published in 1812 as part of Children’s and Household Tales. The Grimm Brothers‘ story is an adaptation of the fairy tale Persinette by Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de La Force originally published in 1698.[2] Its […]

26Apr
2012
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aladdin-audio

Aladdin // Audio book

Aladdin (Arabic: علاء الدين‎, ʻAlāʼ ad-Dīn, IPA: [ʕalaːʔ adˈdiːn]; meaning, “glory of religion”) is a Middle Eastern folk tale. It is one of the tales in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), and one of the most famous, although it was actually added to the collection by Antoine Galland (see sources […]

22Apr
2012
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thumbling

Thumbling // Audio book

In the first story, Thumbling, a poor childless peasant couple wishes for a child “no matter how small” aloud. Seven months later the wife has a small child “no longer than a thumb” which they call “Thumbling” and who becomes a “wise and nimble creature.” Thumbling as he grows wishes to help his father in […]

20Apr
2012
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jack-beanstalk

Jack and the beanstalk // Audio book

Jack and the Beanstalk is an English folktale. The tale is closely associated with the tale of Jack the Giant-killer, and is known under a number of versions. Benjamin Tabart’s moralized version of 1807 is the first appearance in print, but “Felix Summerly” (Henry Cole) popularized it in The Home Treasury (1842), and Joseph Jacobs […]

17Apr
2012
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Hurricane_Hilda

Hurricane Hilda Frolics with Fairies // Audio book

TOOTH FAIRY MAGIC Audiobook http://dl.dropbox.com/u/75901206/audio/english/hilda/tooth-fairy-magic.mp3 Text Hurricane Hilda’s tooth was getting wigglier and wigglier.  She had been crunching on raw carrots, munching on juicy apples and lunching on crusty bread for over a week, trying to make that tooth fall out!  Hurricane Hilda was looking forward to putting her tooth under her pillow in a […]

15Apr
2012
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puss-boots-audio

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 […]

13Apr
2012
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hurricane-hilda-strikes-again

Hurricane Hilda Strikes Again! // Audio books

HURRICANE HILDA AND THE AVALANCHE CUPBOARD Audiobook http://dl.dropbox.com/u/75901206/audio/english/hilda/hurricane-hilda-and-the-avalance-cupboard.mp3 Text Hurricane Hilda had a fantastic bedroom.  She had toys, books, puzzles, games, dressing up costumes, and exciting posters on the walls.  When Hurricane Hilda was very little, her mother would tidy the bedroom each evening, so that Hurricane Hilda would wake up surrounded by all her […]

12Apr
2012
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hansel-and-gretel

Hansel e Gretel // audio book

“Hansel and Gretel” (German: Hänsel und Gretel, diminutives of Johannes and Margaret) is a well-known fairy tale of German origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812. Hansel and Gretel are a young brother and sister threatened by a cannibalistic hag living deep in the forest in a house constructed of cake and […]

11Apr
2012
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hurricane-hilda-meets-mr-crabby-crab

Hurricane Hilda Meets Mr Crabby Crab // Audio book

Mr Crabby Crab’s Great Adventure   Audio-book http://dl.dropbox.com/u/75901206/audio/english/hilda/mr-crabby-crab-great-adventure.mp3 Text It was a very sunny day in Rainbow Town and Hurricane Hilda was at the beach with all her friends.  When all of the sudden, out of the water came Mr Crabby Crab with his two big eyes and pincers… Snip! Snip!  Snap! Snap! He climbed […]

11Apr
2012
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beauty-beast

Beauty and the Beast // Audio book

Beauty and the Beast (French: La Belle et la Bête) is a traditional fairy tale. The first published version of the fairy tale was a rendition by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published in La jeune américaine, et les contes marins in 1740. The best-known written version was an abridgement of her work published in 1756 […]

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