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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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02 How the Rabbit Lost His Tail

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

18 How the Brazilian Beetles Got

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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THE GOLDEN BEETLE – Chinese Fairy Tales

THE GOLDEN BEETLE OR WHY THE DOG HATES THE CAT

"What we shall eat tomorrow, I haven't the slightest idea!" said Widow Wang to her eldest son, as he started out one morning in search of work.

Japanese Fairy Tales – MOMOTARO OR THE STORY OF THE SON OF A PEACH

Japanese Fairy Tales – MOMOTARO OR THE STORY OF THE SON...

Long, long ago there lived, an old man and an old woman; they were peasants, and had to work hard to earn their daily rice.

THE KING OF PERSIA AND THE PRINCESS OF THE SEA – Tales from the Arabian Nights

THE KING OF PERSIA AND THE PRINCESS OF THE SEA –...

There once was a king of Persia, who at the beginning of his reign had distinguished himself by many glorious and successful conquests, and had afterwards enjoyed such profound peace and tranquillity as rendered him the happiest of monarchs.

JACK AND HIS COMRADES – Celtic Fairy Tales

JACK AND HIS COMRADES – Celtic Fairy Tales

Once there was a poor widow, as often there has been, and she had one son. A very scarce summer came, and they didn't know how they'd live till the new potatoes would be fit for eating.

HENNY-PENNY – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

HENNY-PENNY – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

One day Henny-penny was picking up corn in the cornyard when—whack!—something hit her upon the head. "Goodness gracious me!" said Henny-penny; "the sky's a-going to fall; I must go and tell the king."

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The Hedley Kow – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

There was once an old woman, who earned a poor living by going errands and such like, for the farmers' wives round about the village where she lived.

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The Wise Men of Gotham – English Fairy Tales by Joseph...

Of Buying of Sheep

There were two men of Gotham, and one of them was going to market to Nottingham to buy sheep, and the other came from the market, and they both met together upon Nottingham bridge.

THE MAIDEN OF THE GREEN FOREST – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

THE MAIDEN OF THE GREEN FOREST – Welsh Fairy Tales by...

Many a palace lies under the waves that wash Cymric land, for the sea has swallowed up more than one village, and even cities.

THE RED SHOES – Andersen’s Fairy Tales

THE RED SHOES – Andersen’s Fairy Tales

There was once a little girl who was very pretty and delicate, but in summer she was forced to run about with bare feet, she was so poor,

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THE TRUE HISTORY OF SIR THOMAS THUMB – English Fairy Tales...

At the court of great King Arthur, who lived, as all know, when knights were bold, and ladies were fair indeed, one of the most renowned of men was the wizard Merlin.

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THE DWARF WITH THE LONG BEARD – Slavic Fairy Tales

In a far distant land there reigned a king, and he had an only daughter who was so very beautiful that no one in the whole kingdom could be compared to her.

THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY CORNELIUS MATHEWS

THE ORIGIN OF THE ROBIN – THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY...

An old man had an only son, named Iadilla, who had come to that age which is thought to be most proper to make the long and final fast which is to secure through life a guardian genius or spirit.

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WHY THE CUCKOO IS SO LAZY – Stories the Iroquois Tell...

The land was lean and hungry. The Old Man of the North Lodge had breathed upon the valley. His breath had frozen the corn, and there was no bread for the people.

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.

THE WOODEN TABLET – Chinese Fairy Tales

THE WOODEN TABLET – Chinese Fairy Tales

Yes, my boy, whatever happens, be sure to save that tablet. It is the only thing we have left worth keeping."

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Indian Fairy Tales – Loving Laili

Once there was a king called King Dantal, who had a great many rupees and soldiers and horses. He had also an only son called Prince Majnun, who was a handsome boy with white teeth, red lips, blue eyes, red cheeks, red hair, and a white skin.