19Mar
2012
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beauty-beast

Beauty and the Beast

There was once a very rich merchant, who had six children, three sons, and three daughters; being a man of sense, he spared no cost for their education, but gave them all kinds of masters. His daughters were extremely handsome, especially the youngest. When she was little everybody admired her, and called her “The little […]

15Mar
2012
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Brave-Tin-Soldier

The Brave Tin Soldier

A musical rendition of the Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tale where a brave tin soldier with only one leg and a toy ballerina find happiness. There were once five and twenty tin soldiers, all brothers, for they were the offspring of the same old tin spoon. Each man shouldered his gun, kept his eyes well to […]

15Mar
2012
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Ali-Baba-Forty-Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

In a town in Persia there dwelt two brothers, one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba. Cassim was married to a rich wife and lived in plenty, while Ali Baba had to maintain his wife and children by cutting wood in a neighboring forest and selling it in the town. One day, when Ali Baba […]

05Mar
2012
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pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio // Audio

By Carlo Collodi (1826-1890). Translated by Carol Della Chiesa (b. 1887). The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi (here transl. by Carol della Chiesa). The first half was published in serial form between 1881 and 1883, and then completed as a book for children in February 1883. It […]

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