The Children of Lir
The legend of the four Children of Lir, turned into swans for nine centuries by their wicked stepmother.
Wanderer and Sailor
After spending their lives on the boat playing with dolphins, navigating and cooking – two young sailors now find themselves alone on a remote beach.
Princess Rose and the Golden Bird
A wicked witch curses the beautiful princess who sings every night with a golden bird.
The Cracked Pot
Read this tale from Chinese folklore to learn why imperfections and flaws are what make life interesting and rewarding.
Get Lost, Lulubelle!
One little cat discovers a magical place to go when life just isn’t being fair.
There’s a Crocodile in our Pickle Jar
Alex refuses to eat his dinner and goes to bed hungry. A nighttime trip to the refrigerator results in him in finding something quite unexpected in there!
Grandpa leaves Amy in charge of the funeral home and she finds it a challenge to also keep an eye on her little brother at the same time. When a fire starts, she has to think on her feet.
Cinderella gets to go to the ball thanks to her kind fairy godmother.
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Two swindlers pretend to weave the vain emperor new clothes, but claim it’s invisible to stupid people. Will anyone be brave enough to say there’s nothing there? Includes audio narration.
A strange magic starts when the clock strikes midnight. What are you afraid of?
The Valiant Little Tailor
A little tailor kills seven flies in one blow. Now convinced of his great strength and bravery, he goes out in the world.
Walter and the Dragon’s Tooth
Walter, a very special Weezle-wobbler, is helping his snail friend Munch find his missing glasses. When he finds a dragon’s tooth, will it bring them luck or lead them to terrible danger?
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