04Oct
2012
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On the beach

Dad located Gaby’s silhouette outlined against the background of the splashing wave. Minutes earlier, they had seen together how the stone, flat as a table, sent off a silvery spasm. It was a slight ray taken from the sun, turned into a golden iridescent greenish blue. The tiny curls of steam from those mirrors emanated an unnoticeable […]

04Oct
2012
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Iffy

It was quiet in the room. I had been listening to the morning for a while. There was nothing in particular – all the same: birds singing cheerfully, our neighbor, quite an elderly woman, talking her dog off for the whole-night absence, the next-door neighbor’s cat was stealing into the house after rather a hectic […]

03Oct
2012
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The key

Once upon A Time, there was an old poor woman that was homeless. She hadn’t eaten for some days and was dying. One afternoon she was walking around a forest looking for some food. She lost the last drop of her energy and felt down.  She felt something hard on her hand. She picked it […]

14Sep
2012
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How the camel got his hump // Audio book

The Just So Stories for Little Children were written by British author Rudyard Kipling. They are highly fantasised origin stories and are among Kipling’s best known works.The stories, first published in 1902, are pourquoi stories, fantastic accounts of how various phenomena came about. A forerunner of these stories is “How Fear Came” in The Second […]

28Aug
2012
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The story of three bears // Audio book

“The Story of the Three Bears” (sometimes known as “The Three Bears”, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” or, simply, “Goldilocks”) is a fairy talefirst recorded in narrative form by British author and poet Robert Southey, and first published anonymously in a volume of his writings in 1837. The same year, British writer George Nicol published a version in […]

26Jun
2012
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The world and the dark

You know, one time the world was made just of light. Beams of light got down from the sky stroking everything and giving to each one a different color. Someone says from this phenomenon was born the word “universe”: unique and different. Anyway, this light ruled without rivals: there was not night, and there was […]

20Jun
2012
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The Story of the Three Little Pigs // Audio book

Three Little Pigs is a fairy tale featuring anthropomorphic animals. Printed versions date back to the 1840s, but the story itself is thought to be much older. The phrases used in the story, and the various morals which can be drawn from it, have become enshrined in western culture. “Little pig, little pig, let me […]

17May
2012
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The Travelling Musicians // Audio book

The Town Musicians of Bremen (German: Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten) is a folktale recorded by the Brothers Grimm. Despite the title of the fairy tale, the characters never actually arrive in Bremen. In Aarne-Thompson classification it is a folk tale of type 130: “outcast animals find a new home”. The tale has been retold through animated […]

05May
2012
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The Emperor’s New Clothes // Audio book

“The Emperor’s New Clothes” (Danish: Kejserens nye Klæder) is a short tale by Hans Christian Andersen about two weavers who promise an Emperor a new suit of clothes that is invisible to those unfit for their positions, stupid, or incompetent. When the Emperor parades before his subjects in his new clothes, a child cries out, […]

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