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A beautiful but rude and conceited princess is taught a lesson.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A soldier risks his life to uncover the secret of twelve beautiful princesses.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A sweet-voiced but lonely bird finds refuge with an isolated statue.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A wicked enchantress imprisons a beautiful girl in a tower.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A little girl has an encounter with a wolf while visiting her grandmother.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A princess makes a promise to a talking frog.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Do not trust flatterers.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A man drinks a magic potion and sleeps through the American Revolution. Classic reworking of a European folk-tale.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A fisherman accidently captures and falls in love with a mermaid but must make a sacrifice to be with her. A fairytale, reminiscent of The Little Mermaid, parodying usual divisions between body and soul.
- Length: 36 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A romantic nightingale comes to the aid of a lovesick student who has a single day to find a red rose.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Two woodcutters discover a baby where a shooting star falls - but the child it becomes is both beautiful and cruel.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Slow but steady progress wins the race.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Appearances can be deceptive.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: The worth of material weath comes from what you do with it.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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