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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 […]

10Apr
2012
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Jack the Giant-Killer // Audio book

“Jack the Giant Killer” is a Cornish fairy tale about a plucky lad who slays a number of giants during King Arthur’s reign. The tale is characterized by violence, gore, and blood-letting. Giants are prominent in Cornish folklore and Welsh Bardic lore. Some parallels to elements and incidents in Norse mythology have been detected in […]

10Apr
2012
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The Tinder-box // audio book

“The Tinderbox” (Danish: Fyrtøiet) is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a soldier who acquires a magic tinderbox capable of summoning three powerful dogs to do his bidding. When the soldier has one of the dogs transport a sleeping princess to his room, he is sentenced to death but cunningly summons the […]

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 // Audio book

Little Red Riding Hood, also known as Little Red Cap, is a European fairy tale about a young girl and a Big Bad Wolf. The story has been changed considerably in its history and subject to numerous modern adaptations and readings. The story was first published by Charles Perrault in Histoires ou contes du temps […]

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 […]

30Mar
2012
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English Fairy Tales // Tom Tit Tot

Rumpelstiltskin (AKA Tom Tit Tot) is the eponymous character and antagonist of a fairy tale which originated in Germany (where he is known as Rumpelstilzchen). The tale was collected by the Brothers Grimm, who first published it in the 1812 edition of Children’s and Household Tales. It was subsequently revised in later editions. Joseph Jacobs […]

23Mar
2012
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Animal Children

When God made the world He planted the flowers and the grass and the trees to make things beautiful to look upon; He swung the sun and the moon and the stars in the sky to make things bright; He put the birds in the trees to fill the air with music, and when He […]

22Mar
2012
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An Alphabet of Celebrities

Videobook from Oliver Herford “An Alphabet of Celebrities” Interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages, you can choose the transcription in your own language!!! Audio courtesy of Librivox.Read by Rhonda Federman. The videobook is courtesy of CCProse and all rights are reserved. Click on “read more” to see the video. 0

21Mar
2012
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The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

Interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages, you can choose the transcription in your own language!!! Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Phil Chenevert. The videobook is courtesy of CCProse and all rights are reserved. Click on “read more” to see the video. 0

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