Little Tiny or Thumbelina

Little Tiny or Thumbelina One was once a woman who wished very much to have a little child, but she could not obtain her wish. At last she went to a fairy, and said, “I should so very much like to have a little child; can you tell me where I can find one?” “Oh,…

Pied Piper of Hamelin

Pied Piper of Hamelin Once upon a time… on the banks of a great river in the north of Germany lay a town called Hamelin. The citizens of Hamelin were honest folk who lived contentedly in their Grey stone houses. The years went by, and the town grew very rich. Then one day, an extraordinary…

Snow White and Rose Red

Snow White and Rose Red A poor widow once lived in a little cottage with a garden in front of it, in which grew two rose bushes, one bearing white roses and the other red. She had two children, who were just like the two rose bushes; one was called Snow White and the other…

Cinderella

Cinderella Once upon a time a lovely girl called Cinderella lived with her stepmother land two proud land ugly stepsisters. They made her work hard all day, and in the evening she had to sit among the cinders. One day the king’s son gave a Ball to which everyone was invited. What an unhappy day…