Children's Stories Just for Boys

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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 Just for Girls

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The Winter’s Tale

Written by Charles and Mary Lamb

A king’s jealousy forces him to abandon his wife and new-born infant. His child is taken in by a shepard and she grows to become a beautiful woman that eventually marries a prince and is reunited with her father.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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The Three Apprentices

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three apprentices are convinced by the Devil to help him claim an evil soul. They are sent forth into town, but can only say three phrases and nothing else. These phrases get them into trouble, but in the end the Devil takes the evil soul and sets the three apprentices free.

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Children's Stories For a Boy and a Girl

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The Ant and the Chrysalis

Written by Aesop

A short cautionary fable of an ant too quick to judge another. Looks can be deceiving and the ant quickly learns that appearance isn’t everything.

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Children's Stories For One Child

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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 For Two Children

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The Ant and the Chrysalis

Written by Aesop

A short cautionary fable of an ant too quick to judge another. Looks can be deceiving and the ant quickly learns that appearance isn’t everything.

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