The Star-child

The Star-Child is the story of an abandoned infant boy found in the woods by a poor woodcutter, who pities him and takes him in. He grows up to be exceedingly beautiful, but vain,...

The Indian Christmas Carol

This traditional Christmas Carol is often referred to as 'The Huron Carol' or 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime.' A Jesuit missionary in Canada adapted an old 16th Century French...

Fairy Tales For Adults

Some of the most iconic tales made it into this volume of Fairy Tales for Adults. These stories with universal appeal for generations of all ages bring some of the most memorable...

Ding Dong Merrily on High Christmas Carol

Ding Dong Merrily on High is a traditional Christmas Carol based on French dance music. Lyrics were written by the English composer George Ratcliffe Woodward who had an interest...

O Christmas Tree Christmas Carol

O Christmas Tree' or ' O Tannenbaum' is one of the most famous German traditional songs about Christmas trees. It was written by the organist and teacher Ernst Anschutz who was...

Silent Night Christmas Carol

This traditional Christmas Carol was written by the Austrian priest Joseph Mohr and music composed by the Austrian teacher and organist Franz Xaver Gruber. This audio recording of...

Shakespeare Tales of Friendship and Betrayal

This collection of Shakespeare's tales focuses on themes of friendship and betrayal. Included in this volume: 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona', 'The Comedy of Errors' and 'The...

Othello

The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army and his unfaithful ensign, Iago. This is one of the most prolific...

The Comedy of Errors

"The Comedy of Errors" is one of William Shakespeare's shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity,...

A Silly Question

Dolly asks her kitten to explain why he's white and all his brothers are tabby. Dolly was not surprised to hear the kitten speak, for she had read her fairy books, as all good...

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