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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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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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How the Rabbit Lost His Tail – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, the rabbit had a long tail, but the cat had none. She looked with envious eyes at the one which the rabbit had.

THE ROSE-TREE – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

THE ROSE-TREE – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

There was once upon a time a good man who had two children: a girl by a first wife, and a boy by the second. The girl was as white as milk, and her lips were like cherries. Her hair was like golden silk, and it hung to the ground.

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THE ENCHANTED PEAFOWL – Slavic Fairy Tales

The Story of the Golden Apples, the Wicked Dragon, and the Magic Horse The Story of the Golden Apples, the Wicked Dragon, and the Magic Horse

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How the Brazilian Beetles Got Their Gorgeous Coats – Brazilian Fairy...

In Brazil the beetles have such beautifully coloured, hard-shelled coats upon their backs that they are often set in pins and necklaces like precious stones.

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Indian Fairy Tales – The Cruel Crane Outwitted

Long ago the Bodisat was born to a forest life as the Genius of a tree standing near a certain lotus pond.

THE THIRD VOYAGE OF SINBAD THE SAILOR – Tales from the Arabian Nights

THE THIRD VOYAGE OF SINBAD THE SAILOR – Tales from the...

The pleasures of the life which I then led soon made me forget the risks I had run in my two former voyages; but, being then in the flower of my age I grew weary of living without business;

THE BATTLE OF THE BIRDS – Celtic Fairy Tales

THE BATTLE OF THE BIRDS – Celtic Fairy Tales

I will tell you a story about the wren. There was once a farmer who was seeking a servant, and the wren met him and said: "What are you seeking?"

WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

In the reign of the famous King Edward III. there was a little boy called Dick Whittington, whose father and mother died when he was very young.

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The Pedlar of Swaffham – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

In the old days when London Bridge was lined with shops from one end to the other, and salmon swam under the arches, there lived at Swaffham, in Norfolk, a poor pedlar.

THE KABOUTERS AND THE BELLS – Dutch Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

THE KABOUTERS AND THE BELLS – Dutch Fairy Tales by William...

When the young queen Wilhelmina visited Brabant and Limburg, they amused her with pageants and plays, in which the little fellows called kabouters, in Dutch, and kobolds in German,

POWELL AND HIS BRIDE – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

POWELL AND HIS BRIDE – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot...

Not far from the castle where King Powell had his court, there was a hillock called the Mount of Macbeth.

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THE WONDERFUL HAIR – Slavic Fairy Tales

The Story of a Poor Man Who Dreamed of an Angel

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THE CARL OF THE DRAB COAT – James Stephens – Irish...

CHAPTER I.  One day something happened to Fionn, the son of Uail; that is, he departed from the world of men, and was set wandering in great distress of mind through Faery.

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KINKACH MARTINKO – Slavic Fairy Tales

ONCE upon a time there was a poor woman who had an only daughter, named Helen, a very lazy girl. One day when she had refused to do a single thing, her mother took her down to the banks of a stream and began to strike her fingers with a flat stone, just as you do in beating linen to wash it.

THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY CORNELIUS MATHEWS

LEELINAU – THE LOST DAUGHTER – THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY...

Leelinau was the favorite daughter of a hunter, who lived on the lake shore near the base of the lofty highlands, called Kaug Wudjoo.

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A FIREMAKER AND A PEACEMAKER – Stories the Iroquois Tell Their...

In the olden times, tribes of Indians did not always live in one place as they do now. They sometimes wandered from one valley or woodland to another.

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.
THE PHANTOM VESSEL – Chinese Fairy Tales

THE PHANTOM VESSEL – Chinese Fairy Tales

Once a ship loaded with pleasure-seekers was sailing from North China to Shanghai. High winds and stormy weather had delayed her, and she was still one week from port when a great plague broke out on board.

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Pride goeth before a Fall – Indian Fairy Tales

In a certain village there lived ten cloth merchants, who always went about together.

THE FIELD OF BOLIAUNS – Celtic Fairy Tales

THE FIELD OF BOLIAUNS – Celtic Fairy Tales

One fine day in harvest—it was indeed Lady-day in harvest, that everybody knows to be one of the greatest holidays in the year—