Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel find a house made of cake and sweets and start to eat it, but don’t realise that a wicked witch lives there.
The Golden Goose
A good-natured son wins a golden-feathered goose through his kindness, however anyone who touches it gets stuck. Beautifully illustrated by Leonard Leslie Brooke.
A Change of Coats
A lobster and a crab pay the price for being a little too worried about how they look.
Unforeseen Adventures and Hidden Treasures
Lizzy hates her stepdad, but does he really have a time machine in his attic?
Fair, Brown and Trembling
The story of a beautiful younger sister who is always being left behind to cook and clean by her two jealous older sisters.
The Dandruff Prank
Three older siblings play a prank on a younger sister, making her think she has horrible dandruff.
The Story of the Man who did not Wish to Die
Sentaro wishes to live forever, he wants to avoid dying at all costs. When he ends up in a land where people live forever, he finds that things are not as straightforward as he imagined.
A boy has to rescue his new friend, a turtle, from danger.
The Children of Lir
The legend of the four Children of Lir, turned into swans for nine centuries by their wicked stepmother.
King of the Jungle
A story about how being deaf to the naysayers is sometimes necessary.
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
Dulce Rodrigues explains the history of the famous story about Rudolph, the most famous reindeer of all and retells it in her own words.
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