Toads and Diamonds
A girl is nice to an old woman at a well who rewards her by having diamonds fall from her mouth when she speaks. When her bad-tempered mother sees this, she sends her pampered other daughter to get the same.
The Golden Bird
A prince has to find a golden bird to bring back to his father, but why does he keep ignoring the advice of the kind fox he helps along the way?
The Fisherman and his Wife
A fisherman saves the life of a fish and is rewarded when his wife suggests to ask for a pretty cottage. Unfortunately she keeps wanting more and more and is never satisfied.
The Musicians of Bremen
Four animals decide to become musicians and head off to make their fortune and escape bad situations at home for each of them.
Unforeseen Adventures and Hidden Treasures
Lizzy hates her stepdad, but does he really have a time machine in his attic?
Life’s a Starfish – or Better Not?
The crabs worked hard to build the reef structure, but is Starfish stealing their glory yet again?
All of Aesop’s fables, beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. Dip in and out, each one only takes a minute or two.
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 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.
A Change of Coats
A lobster and a crab pay the price for being a little too worried about how they look.