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Bedtime Stories for Kids

08 AUNT SALLY GAME

AUNT SALLY GAME – Old Games for Kids

AUNT SALLY is an amusing game of a very simple character, consisting essentially in throwing at a small object. Aunt ...
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Bald Eagle for Kids – Birds for Kids

Bald Eagle for Kids – Birds for Kids

Every American boy and girl knows our national bird, which is the farmer's ally, however, only when it appears on ...
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BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Golden Oriole) – Birds for Kids

BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Golden Oriole) – Birds for Kids

BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Golden Oriole).A flash of flame among the tender young spring foliage ; a rich, high, whistled song from ...
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BAMBOO AND THE TURTLE- Chinese Fairy Tales

Aparty of visitors had been seeing the sights at Hsi Ling. They had just passed down the Holy Way between ...
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BANK SWALLOW (Sand Martin; Sand Swallow) – Birds for Kids

BANK SWALLOW (Sand Martin; Sand Swallow) – Birds for Kids

Perhaps you have seen a sand bank somewhere, probably near a river or pond, where the side of the bank ...
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05 Barn Owl

Barn Owl for kids, Monkey-faced Owl – Owls for Kids

The American counterpart of "wise Minerva's only fowl," its large eye-discs and solemn blink certainly make it look like a ...
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02 Barn swallow

BARN SWALLOW BIRD – Birds for Kids

These birds, you will notice, prefer dilapidated old farm buildings, whose doors are off their hinges, and whose loose shingles ...
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BARRED OWL, Hoot Owl – Owls for Kids

BARRED OWL, Hoot Owl – Owls for Kids

BARRED OWL, Hoot Owl -If "a good child should be seen and not heard" what can be said for this ...
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BASSET DOG – Information About Dogs

BASSET DOG  - Information About Dogs - The basset, which is little known in this country, was imported into England ...
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Beagle Dog Breed – Information About Dogs

Beagle Dog Breed - The beagle is not over is inches high. He must not be bandy-legged like the dachshund, ...
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BEAUTY AND THE HORNS – Slavic Fairy Tales

There was once a rich man who when he was dying called his son to his bedside and said: "Danilo, ...
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BECUMA OF THE WHITE SKIN – James Stephens – Irish Fairy Tales

There are more worlds than one, and in many ways they are unlike each other. But joy and sorrow, or, ...
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BEDLINGTON TERRIERS – Information About Dogs

BEDLINGTON TERRIERS - The Bedlington terrier is a clog of very deceptive appearance, and this may account in some degree ...
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Bee Martin Bird – (KINGBIRD) – Birds for Kids

Bee Martin Bird – (KINGBIRD) – Birds for Kids

See him high in air in hot pursuit of that big, black, villainous crow, who dared try to rob his ...
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BELGIAN SHEPHERD DOG – Information About Dogs

BELGIAN SHEPHERD DOG - Many types of shepherd dogs have been developed in Europe, and doubtless a good many have ...
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BELLING THE CAT – Aesop Fables for Kids

The Mice once called a meeting to decide on a plan to free themselves of their enemy, the Cat. At ...
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BELTED KINGFISHER – Birds for Kids

BELTED KINGFISHER – Birds for Kids

Sharp eyes are necessary to see a little fish where sunbeams dance on the ripples and the refracted light plays ...
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BETH GELLERT – Celtic Fairy Tales

BETH GELLERT – Celtic Fairy Tales

Print Llewelyn had a favourite greyhound named Gellert that had been given to him by his father-in-law, King John. He ...
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BINNORIE – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

BINNORIE – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

ONCE upon a time there were two king's daughters who lived in a bower near the bonny mill-dams of Binnorie ...
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02 Birds for Kids LEAST SANDPIPER

Birds for Kids – LEAST SANDPIPER

Across the narrow beach we flit, One little sandpiper and I; And fast I gather, bit by bit, The scattered ...
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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
06 Why the Tiger and the Stag

Why the Tiger and the Stag Fear Each Other – Brazilian...

Once upon a time there was a large handsome stag with great branching horns. One day he said to himself, "I am tired of having no home of my own, and of just living anywhere.

07 How the Speckled Hen Got

How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, there was a little white hen. One day she was busily engaged in scratching the soil to find worms and insects for her breakfast.

08 How the Monkey Became a

How the Monkey Became a Trickster – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time there was a beautiful garden in which grew all sorts of fruits. Many beasts lived in the garden and they were permitted to eat of the fruits whenever they wished.

09 How the Monkey and the Goat

How the Monkey and the Goat Earned Their Reputations – Brazilian...

Once upon a time the tiger sent an invitation to the goat asking the goat to accompany him on a visit.

10 How the Monkey Got a Drink

How the Monkey Got a Drink When He Was Thirsty –...

Once upon a time the monkey made the tiger very angry. This is how it happened.

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.