Two lazy boys hear about a little man called a brownie who will do all the work in a house. But when one of them asks owl where he can find one, the answer is a little closer to home than expected.
The Miller, his Son and their Donkey
A man is taking his donkey to the fair for sale, but find out what happens when he tries to please everyone he meets along the way. Includes audio narration.
The Story of King Frost
A bad-tempered woman sends her step-daughter out into the cold to freeze, but when she returns with treasures from King Frost, she sends her other daughter expecting the same. A lesson on the fruits of greed, but be warned, it’s not a happy ending!
A King is forced to make a promise in order to escape a monster in a well, but he doesn’t realise what it will mean until he returns home.
A Dreadful Boar
An elf in the form of a wild boar threatens to eat a woman’s grand-daughter that very night. Everyone passing by tries to help her but will it be enough to defend against the evil creature?
The Young Head of the Family
A very clever young girl becomes the head of a household and is more than a match for anything that happens.
The Moon Cake
A big boy finds a clever way to have another boy’s cake.
The Most Frugal of Men
A man who takes pride in spending as little money as possible sends his son to learn from the most frugal man in the world.
Persevere and Prosper
A young man decides he wants to take a princess for his wife and refuses to give up on his goal.
The Story of Caliph Stork
The ruler of Bagdad wants to take a powder that can turn him into an animal, but if he laughs then he will forget the word needed to change back to human again.
The Star Wife
A brave young hunter is enchanted by the Star-maidens who come down in a great basket to dance. He resolves not to rest until he marries one of them.
The Maiden who loved a Fish
Nobody wants to marry a maiden who is not so pretty. However she has a beautiful singing voice and a fish becomes enchanted with her. They fall in love together, but it’s not easy for a fish and a human to be together, is it?