The Spider and Santa Claus
Ever wondered why Christmas trees are decorated with tinsel? Find out how a certain spider created this tradition.
Nell and Gé Geal
Little Nell is kidnapped and forced to work as a slave. However she makes a friend, a goose, who is not silly but helps Nell to escape!
Owdoo: A Modern Folk Tale
This is a modern take on a fairy tale. The King says the Princess must marry to ensure the succession but maybe the Princess has other ideas.
The Pig Farmer
In this funny re-telling of a Hans Christian Andersen classic, a poor farm boy dreams of sharing his tiny kingdom with someone who makes his heart sing and his soul dance.
The Three Wishes
Shankar, a poor fisherman, is granted three wishes by the King of the Sea but, because of greed, he and his wife Lakshmi lose everything that they get.
The Old Troll and the Last Wheel of Cheese
An old troll gets frustrated when he can’t find any cheese to steal like he normally does.
Suspended in Space
How stars came into existence.
The Little Ladybird
In this traditional Portuguese folktale, adapted and translated by Dulce Rodrigues, a vain ladybird has a huge choice of suitors, but does she choose the right one?
Why Hippos Stay in Water
In case you were wondering why hippos always stay in water (perfectly understandable) then here is a poem that explains it.
Mikaleen and the Stone Soup
In this new version of a classic tale, Mikaleen the travelling man tricks a mean couple into thinking a simple stone can make delicious soup.
The story of a brave cow who was determined to keep her promise to a hungry tiger.