The Fairies

The Fairies Once upon a time there lived a widow with two daughters. The elder was often mistaken for her mother, so like her was she both in nature and in looks; parent and child being so disagreeable and arrogant that no one could live with them. The younger girl, who took after her father…

Blue Beard

Blue Beard Once upon a time there was a man who owned splendid town and country houses, gold and silver plate, tapestries and coaches gilt all over. But the poor fellow had a blue beard, and this made him so ugly and frightful that there was not a woman or girl who did not run…

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty Once upon a time, there was a King and Queen. And when their baby daughter was born they were so happy they decided to have a big party. They invited all their family, all their friends and all the fairies in the land. Now there were 13 fairies altogether but the king but…

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots There was once an old miller who had three sons. When he died, he left them everything he had. Simon, the eldest son, inherited the flour mill, Alex got a donkey and Jack, the youngest, got a cat. Simon soon set to work grinding flour. Alex headed for town with his donkey….

Peri Masalları

Peri Masalları Çok çok eski zamanlardan beri bazı insanlar perilerin varlığı­na inanır. Bu inanışa göre periler, çeşitli büyülerle insanların işine karışan, genellikle dişi, doğaüstü varlıklardır. İnsanlara uğur ya da uğursuzluk getirirler. Farsça kökenli bu sözcük halk dilinde görünme yen. gizli güç anlamına gelir, Birçok peri masalı ve perilerle ilgili inanç Hint, İran, Eski Yunan ve…