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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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CONNLA AND THE FAIRY MAIDEN – Celtic Fairy Tales

CONNLA AND THE FAIRY MAIDEN – Celtic Fairy Tales

Connla of the Fiery Hair was son of Conn of the Hundred Fights. One day as he stood by the side of his father on the height of Usna, he saw a maiden clad in strange attire coming towards him.

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THE VILAS’ SPRING – Slavic Fairy Tales

The Story of the Brother Who Knew That Good Was Stronger Than Evil

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Three Feathers – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Once upon a time there was a girl who was married to a husband that she never saw. And the way this was, was that he was only at home at night, and would never have any light in the house.

NIX NAUGHT NOTHING – English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel

NIX NAUGHT NOTHING – English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel

Once upon a time there lived a King and a Queen who didn't differ much from all the other kings and queens who have lived since Time began.

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THE SPIRIT OF THE STEPPES – Slavic Fairy Tales

In ancient days there lived a king and queen; the former was old but the latter young. Although they loved one another dearly they were very unhappy, for God had not given them any children. They fretted and grieved about this so deeply that the queen became ill with melancholy.

THE SNOW QUEEN – Andersen’s Fairy Tales

THE SNOW QUEEN – Andersen’s Fairy Tales

FIRST STORY. Which Treats of a Mirror and of the Splinters

THE THREE HEADS OF THE WELL – English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel

THE THREE HEADS OF THE WELL – English Fairy Tales by...

Once upon a time there reigned a King in Colchester, valiant, strong, wise, famous as a good ruler.

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Yallery Brown – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, though it wasn't in my time, nor in your time, nor any one else's time, there was a young lad of eighteen or so named Tom Tiver working on the Hall Farm.

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Why the Sea Moans – Brazilian Fairy Tales

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

THE WELL OF THE WORLD’S END – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

THE WELL OF THE WORLD’S END – English Fairy Tales by...

Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, though it wasn't in my time, nor in your time, nor any one else's time, there was a girl whose mother had died, and her father had married again.

MY LORD BAG OF RICE – Japanese Fairy Tales

MY LORD BAG OF RICE – Japanese Fairy Tales

Long, long ago there lived, in Japan a brave warrior known to all as Tawara Toda, or "My Lord Bag of Rice."

THE STRANGE VISITOR – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

THE STRANGE VISITOR – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

A woman was sitting at her reel one night; And still she sat, and still she reeled, and still she wished for company.

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THE GLASS DOG – American Fairy Tales By Lyman Frank Baum

An accomplished wizard once lived on the top floor of a tenement house and passed his time in thoughtful study and studious thought.

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LORD AND MASTER – Slavic Fairy Tales

The Story of the Man Who Understood the Language of the Animals

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A Lac of Rupees for a Bit of Advice – Indian...

A poor blind Brahman and his wife were dependent on their son for their subsistence. Every day the young fellow used to go out and get what he could by begging.

TEENY-TINY – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

TEENY-TINY – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Once upon a time there was a teeny-tiny woman lived in a teeny-tiny house in a teeny-tiny village. Now, one day this teeny-tiny woman put on her teeny-tiny bonnet, and went out of her teeny-tiny house to take a teeny-tiny walk.

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WHY INDIANS NEVER SHOOT PIGEONS – Stories the Iroquois Tell Their...

An Indian hunter went into the forest in search of game.

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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.

TITTY MOUSE AND TATTY MOUSE – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

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

Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse both lived in a house,

Titty Mouse went a leasing and Tatty Mouse went a leasing,

HOW GOOD AND EVIL CAME TO BE – Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children by Mabel Powers

HOW GOOD AND EVIL CAME TO BE – Stories the Iroquois...

Every boy has wondered how there came to be two of him.