20May
2013
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Lali’s Memory

The villagers of Kugaon village in North India were divided over cast. There were a large segment of upper cast and a smaller section of lower caste living on the opposites sides of the village, having their own independent farms, wells, schools, etc. However, there was a common hill not too far from the village […]

11May
2013
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Oliver and Jumpy: Molly // Video story

This is the first story in my series “Oliver and Jumpy”. Oliver is a black tomcat with a white top hat. His best friend is Jumpy, a kangaroo lady and later on in the series her son Joey. They live in a place called Sillandia, the silly country, and experience all sorts of adventures. Do […]

16Apr
2013
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The Goose and Springtime

There once was a Winter so fierce and freezing that even the air was turning to ice. The snow was so deep that it buried barns, farms and entire forests and the wind wailed as fierce as fire and burned the skin. And worst of all, April was almost over and there seemed to be […]

02Apr
2013
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Snow-White and Rose-Red // Audio book

There was once a poor widow who lived in a lonely cottage. In front of the cottage was a garden wherein stood two rose-trees, one of which bore white and the other red roses. She had two children who were like the two rose-trees, and one was called Snow-white, and the other Rose- red. They […]

19Mar
2013
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The yellow dwarf // Audio book

Once upon a time there lived a queen who had been the mother of a great many children, and of them all only one daughter was left. But then she was worth at least a thousand. Her mother, who, since the death of the King, her father, had nothing in the world she cared for […]

14Mar
2013
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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