The Bronze Ring

"The Bronze Ring" is a story in which a princess falls in love with the son of the palace gardener, although her father wishes her to marry the son of his prime minister. The king...

The Stonecutter

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.The Stonecutter is a fairy tale he collected in Japan. A stonecutter...

Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves

An entertaining re-telling of this classic folk tale from The Arabian Nights.

The Stone-Cutter

Once upon a time there lived a stone-cutter, who went every day to a great rock in the side of a big mountain and cut out slabs for gravestones or for houses. He was a good...

The Story of Kaspar Hauser

On 28. May 1828 a boy of around 16 appeared in the Bavarian city of Nuremburg holding a letter in his hand. The lad was unable to speak, apart from three odd phrases which he...

The Three Brothers N/A

A village was being plagued by a witch in the form of a hawk and three brothers tried to stop her. The older two failed, but the youngest was able to shoot down the hawk and he...

The Flying Ship N/A

There was a family of three brothers. The older two were very intelligent and much beloved by their parents; the youngest however was considered to be a dunce and a pest and was...

The Glass Axe

A king and queen who have long had everything they desire except a child, are finally graced with one but are immediately faced with tragedy. The queen dies on the day after her...

The Witch

A widowed peasant man was left to raise his two twin children, a boy and a girl. He tried his best but nothing seemed to go right without a woman's touch. And so, he remarried and...

The Little Green Frog

Fairies play a large role in the lives of Prince Saphir and Serpentine and their families. The fairies place magical mirrors in the rooms of both the young boy and the young girl,...

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