Children's Stories Just for Boys

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The Flail from Heaven

Written by Brothers Grimm

A short story of a peasant that exchanges his animals for a bag of turnip-seed. When one of the seeds falls from the bag, it grows into a large tree that reaches to heaven. The peasant climbs up the tree to see what the angels are doing and just as he gets to the top the tree is being cut down below. He uses his cunning to save himself from falling.

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Children's Stories Just for Girls

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The Three Spinners

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl obsessed with spinning is taken in by the queen and asked to spin three rooms full of yarn. Distressed, she acquires the help of three strange women and promises to invite them to her wedding when she marries the prince.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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The Wolf and the Man

Written by Brothers Grimm

Short tale of an arrogant wolf that believes he is stronger than a human and with the help of his friend in the forest confronts a hunter passing by. The wolf challenges the hunter but is quickly defeated and learns not to get himself into situations for which he is not prepared.

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Children's Stories For a Boy and a Girl

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Little Brother and Little Sister

Written by Brothers Grimm

Adventurous tale of a brother and sister that escape from their wicked step-mother to live by themselves in the forest. During their escape, the brother is cursed and transformed into a deer. The sister cares for her brother and eventually becomes Queen. The step-mother learns of their happiness and again tries to ruin them, but fails.

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Children's Stories For One Child

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The Golden Goose

Written by Brothers Grimm

While a boy is cutting wood for his father, he finds a golden goose within the roots of the tree. The greed of the villagers caused them to try and steal the feathers of the goose, but instead they became permanently attached to the bird. As the boy walks on, the sight of this causes a nearby princess to break from her gloomy mood, laugh and be taken for the bride.

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Children's Stories For Two Children

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Fundevogel or “Foundling Bird”

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of little boy found high up in a tree by a forester and brought home. He becomes close companions with the forester’s daughter and together they escape from the evil plans of the house cook and her servants.

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