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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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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.

FAIRY OINTMENT – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

FAIRY OINTMENT – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Dame Goody was a nurse that looked after sick people, and minded babies. One night she was woke up at midnight, and when she went downstairs, she saw a strange squinny-eyed, little ugly old fellow, who asked her to come to his wife who was too ill to mind her baby.

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HOW THE INDIANS LEARNED TO HEAL – Stories the Iroquois Tell...

A long, long time ago, some Indians were running along a trail that led to an Indian settlement. As they ran, a rabbit jumped from the bushes and sat before them.

THE TREASURE STONE OF THE FAIRIES – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

THE TREASURE STONE OF THE FAIRIES – Welsh Fairy Tales by...

The Gruffyds were one of the largest of the Welsh tribes. To-day, it is said that in Britain one man in every forty has this, as either his first, middle, or last name.

TITTY MOUSE AND TATTY MOUSE – English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel

TITTY MOUSE AND TATTY MOUSE – English Fairy Tales by Flora...

Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse both lived in a house.

Titty Mouse went a-gleaning, and Tatty Mouse went a-gleaning.

THE STORY OF ZOBEIDE TOLD BY HERSELF – Tales from the Arabian Nights

THE STORY OF ZOBEIDE TOLD BY HERSELF – Tales from the...

The following story is one of the strangest that ever was heard. Two black dogs long dwelt with me in my house, and were very affectionately disposed towards me.

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE STORY OF THE MAN WHO DID NOT WISH TO DIE

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE STORY OF THE MAN WHO DID...

Long, long ago there lived a man called Sentaro. His surname meant "Millionaire," but although he was not so rich as all that, he was still very far removed from being poor.

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How the Tiger Got His Stripes – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, so long ago that the tiger had no stripes upon his back and the rabbit still had his tail, there was a tiger who had a farm.

THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY CORNELIUS MATHEWS

THE WINTER-SPIRIT AND HIS VISITOR – THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY...

An old man was sitting alone in his lodge by the side of a frozen stream. It was the close of winter, and his fire was almost out. He appeared very old and very desolate.

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.

THE SHOES OF FORTUNE – Andersen’s Fairy Tales

THE SHOES OF FORTUNE – Andersen’s Fairy Tales

I. A Beginning

Every author has some peculiarity in his descriptions or in his style of writing.

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE FARMER AND THE BADGER

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE FARMER AND THE BADGER

Long, long ago, there lived an old farmer and his wife who had made their home in the mountains, far from any town.

THE TWO CAT WITCHES – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

THE TWO CAT WITCHES – Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot...

In old days, it was believed that the seventh son, in a family of sons, was a conjurer by nature. That is, he could work wonders like the fairies and excel the doctors in curing diseases.

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WHY HOUNDS OUTRUN OTHER ANIMALS – Stories the Iroquois Tell Their...

Some wolves and panthers were chasing a bull that had been feeding in the valley near the woods.

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—

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The Golden Ball – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

There were two lasses, daughters of one mother, and as they came from the fair, they saw a right bonny young man stand at the house-door before them.

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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THE LOST CHILD – Slavic Fairy Tales

Long long ago there lived a very rich nobleman. But though he was so rich he was not happy, for he had no children to whom he could leave his wealth.

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The Lion and the Crane – Indian Fairy Tales

The Bodhisatta was at one time born in the region of Himavanta as a white crane; now Brahmadatta was at that time reigning in Benares.

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The Farmer and the Money-lender – Indian Fairy Tales

There was once a farmer who suffered much at the hands of a money-lender. Good harvests, or bad, the farmer was always poor, the money-lender rich.