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A BOY THAT VISITED FAIRYLAND – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

A BOY THAT VISITED FAIRYLAND – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

Many are the places in Wales where the ground is lumpy and humpy with tumuli, or little artificial mounds. Among ...
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A FIREMAKER AND A PEACEMAKER – Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children by Mabel Powers

In the olden times, tribes of Indians did not always live in one place as they do now. They sometimes ...
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A Flower Klondike Solitaire game – Play Online

A Flower Klondike Solitaire game – Play Online

A Flower Klondike Solitaire game. Move all cards to the four foundations from Ace to King. On the tableau build ...
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A Lac of Rupees for a Bit of Advice – Indian Fairy Tales

A poor blind Brahman and his wife were dependent on their son for their subsistence. Every day the young fellow ...
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A LEGEND OF KNOCKMANY – Celtic Fairy Tales

A LEGEND OF KNOCKMANY – Celtic Fairy Tales

What Irish man, woman, or child has not heard of our renowned Hibernian Hercules, the great and glorious Fin M'Coul? ...
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A Lesson for Kings – Indian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, when Brahma-datta was reigning in Benares, the future Buddha returned to life as his son and ...
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A Pottle o’ Brains – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

ONCE in these parts, and not so long gone neither, there was a fool that wanted to buy a pottle ...
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A RAVEN AND A SWAN – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Raven, which you know is black as coal, was envious of the Swan, because her feathers were as white ...
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A Son of Adam – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

A Son of Adam – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

A MAN was one day working. It was very hot, and he was digging. By and by he stopped to ...
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AIREDALE TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs

AIREDALE TERRIER DOG - By far the most popular big terrier, in this country at least, is the Airedale, and ...
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ALASKAN ESKIMO DOGS – Information About Dogs

ALASKAN ESKIMO DOGS – Information About Dogs

ALASKAN ESKIMO DOGS – There is no set standard for Eskimo dogs, and nowadays one must go very far into ...
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07 American Bittern

AMERICAN BITTERN, Stake-driver, Booming Bittern, Indian Hen – Birds for Kids

Even if you have never seen this shy hermit of large swamps and marshy meadows you must know him by ...
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AMERICAN CROW – Birds for Kids

AMERICAN CROW – Birds for Kids

AMERICAN CROW. Two close relatives there are which, like the poor, are always with us;the crow and the blue jay ...
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AMERICAN GOLDFINCH – Birds for Kids

AMERICAN GOLDFINCH – Birds for Kids

AMERICAN GOLDFINCH - Called also: Black-winged Yellow-bird; Thistle Bird; Lettuce Bird; Wild Canary. Exerpt from: Birds Every Child Should Know ...
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AMERICAN ROBIN – Birds for Kids

AMERICAN ROBIN – Birds for Kids

It is only when he is a baby that you could guess our robin is really a thrush, for then ...
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AMERICAN SPARROW HAWK, Mouse Hawk – Birds for Kids

He is not much larger than either of these birds, scarcely longer than a robin. Because he is a hawk, ...
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AN INDIAN STORY OF THE ROBIN – Mythical stories for children

AN INDIAN STORY OF THE ROBIN – Mythical stories for children

WHEN an Indian boy was eleven years old, he was sent into a forest far away from his home. He had ...
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ANDREW COFFEY – Celtic Fairy Tales

ANDREW COFFEY – Celtic Fairy Tales

MY grandfather, Andrew Coffey, was known to the whole barony as a quiet, decent man. And if the whole barony ...
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Art for kids to draw – How to draw a Swallow step by step

Excerpt from: "What to draw and how to draw it" by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868 Published c1913 Publisher [New ...
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Art for kids to draw – Humming Birds

Excerpt from: "What to draw and how to draw it" by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868 Published c1913 Publisher [New ...
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THE GRATEFUL FOXES – Mythical stories for children

THE GRATEFUL FOXES – Mythical stories for children

It was springtime in Japan, and the blossoms hung thick on the cherry trees. Butterflies and dragonflies fluttered over the golden colza flowers in the fields.
Mythical stories for children – THE STORY OF THE PUDDING STONE

Mythical stories for children – THE STORY OF THE PUDDING STONE

Once upon a time, a family of giants lived upon the high mountains in the West.One day the mother giant was called away from home.
Mythical stories for children – THE RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

Mythical stories for children – THE RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

There was an old woman who lived on a hill. You never heard of any one smaller or neater than she was. She always wore a black dress and a large white apron with big bows behind.
AN INDIAN STORY OF THE ROBIN – Mythical stories for children

AN INDIAN STORY OF THE ROBIN – Mythical stories for children

WHEN an Indian boy was eleven years old, he was sent into a forest far away from his home. He had to stay there all alone and fast for seven days and nights.
Mythical stories for children – HOW THE ROBIN’S BREAST BECAME RED

Mythical stories for children – HOW THE ROBIN’S BREAST BECAME RED

LONG ago in the far North, where it is very cold, there was only one fire. A hunter and his little son took care of this fire and kept it burning day and night. They knew that if the fire went out the people would freeze and the white bear would have the Northland all to himself.
Mythical stories for children – AURORA AND TITHONUS

Mythical stories for children – AURORA AND TITHONUS

THE beautiful youth, Tithonus, loved Aurora, the queen of the dawn. He was the first one to greet her each day as she drew back the purple curtains of the east.
Mythical stories for children - "ARACHNE"

Mythical stories for children – “ARACHNE”

ARACHNE was a beautiful maiden and the most wonderful weaver that ever lived. Her father was famed throughout the land for his great skill...
KING SOLOMON AND THE ANTS – Mythical stories for children

KING SOLOMON AND THE ANTS – Mythical stories for children

One morning the Queen of Sheba started back to her home in the south. King Solomon and all his court went with her to the gates of the city.
The Wise King and the Bee - Mythical stories for children

The Wise King and the Bee – Mythical stories for children

Long ago there lived in the East the greatest king in the world. It was believed that no one could ask him a question which he could not answer. Wise men came from far and near, but they were never able to puzzle King Solomon.
Mythical stories for children - GOLDEN-ROD AND ASTER

Mythical stories for children – GOLDEN-ROD AND ASTER

Golden Hair and Blue Eyes lived at the foot of a great hill.  On the top of this hill in a little hut lived a strange, wise woman. It was said that she could change people into anything she wished. She looked so grim and severe that people were afraid to go near her.
Mythical stories for children - CLYTIE

Mythical stories for children – “CLYTIE”

Clytie was a beautiful little water nymph who lived in a cave at the bottom of the sea. The walls of the cave were covered with pearls and shells. The floor was made of sand as white as snow.
Puss introducing the princess to the castle - Puss in boots story

Puss in boots – story book with pictures – Bedtime stories...

Puss in boots / Publication date [between 1836 and 1844] / Publisher London : Orlando Hodgson, 111, Fleet Street
11 How the Monkey Got Food

How the Monkey Got Food When He Was Hungry – Brazilian...

Once upon a time the monkey was hungry. He wanted to make some porridge, but he did not have any money to buy meal to make the porridge.

12 Why the Bananas Belong to

Why the Bananas Belong to the Monkey – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Perhaps you do not know it, but the monkeys think that all the bananas belong to them. When Brazilian children eat bananas they say, "I am a monkey."

13 How the Monkey Escaped

How the Monkey Escaped Being Eaten – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, people ate fruits and nuts. Then there came a time when the fruits and nuts became scarce.

Why the Monkey Still Has a Tail – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Why the Monkey Still Has a Tail – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time the monkey and the rabbit made a contract. The monkey was to kill all the butterflies and the rabbit was to kill all the snakes.

How Black Became White – Brazilian Fairy Tales

How Black Became White – Brazilian Fairy Tales

One often hears the saying that one cannot make black white or white black. I said something about it once upon a time to my Brazilian ama and she stared at me in surprise.

16 How the Pigeon Became

How the Pigeon Became a Tame Bird – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time there was a father with three sons who had reached the age when they must go out into the world to earn their own living.

How Night Came – Brazilian Fairy Tales

How Night Came – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Years and years ago at the very beginning of time, when the world had just been made, there was no night.

17 Why the Sea Moans

Why the Sea Moans – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time there was a little princess who lived in a magnificent royal palace.