All of Aesop’s fables, beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. Dip in and out, each one only takes a minute or two.
The Remarkable Rocket
A pompous rocket boasts to everyone how remarkable he is going to be when he is let off.
The Devoted Friend
A bird tells a rat a story about a kind gardener and his friend, a rich miller, who didn’t understand the meaning of friendship.
The Selfish Giant
A selfish giant owns a beautiful garden but won’t let the children play in it.
The Nightingale and the Rose
A nightingale sacrifices herself so that a student can have a red rose to bring the girl he loves.
The Happy Prince
The Happy Prince, a statue, asks a swallow to take his precious stones and gold leaf to give to the poor who are suffering.
An outrageous story about a kid in a town whose residents all have whimsical names.
Is this yet another story about a child threatened by bedside monsters?
A humorous short story about a student who would rather play video games than do homework.
The Clock Doctor
A boy with a faulty alarm clock becomes intrigued when he hears about a “Clock Doctor” who it appears can fix more than just clocks
The Little Match Girl
The little match girl lights her matches to stay warm in the freezing weather and is reunited with her loving grandmother.