Children's Stories Just for Boys

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Thumbling as Journeyman

Written by Brothers Grimm

A boy, the size of a thumb, goes out from his father’s house into the world. He gets into all kinds of adventures and eventually returns home to his father’s love.

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Children's Stories Just for Girls

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One Eye, Two Eyes, and Three Eyes

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three sisters, one with one eye, another with two eyes and the third with three eyes live in poverty. The sister with two eyes is treated poorly because she has two eyes like other common people and is not special like the other two sisters. However, it is the kindness of Two-Eyes that in the end finds her love and happiness.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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Thumbling

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of a child which is born and only grows to be the size of a thumb. In order to help the family, the child agrees to be sold to some merchants, but escapes and goes on an adventure. The child returns home and the family is happy again.

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Children's Stories For a Boy and a Girl

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The Six Swans

Written by Brothers Grimm

A king has seven children and six of them are changed into swans. The seventh child, his daughter, vows to save them by sewing magical shirts that will transform them back to humans. She is unable to speak during her work and must resist the doings of her evil step-mother.

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Children's Stories For One Child

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Donkey Cabbages

Written by Brothers Grimm

Story of a young huntsman that comes upon a magic cloak that can transport him anywhere he wishes and a bird’s heart that makes a gold piece appear under his pillow every morning. A witch decides to use her beautiful daughter to take advantage of the huntsman and take away his treasures. After their adventure, the huntsman and daughter live happily together.

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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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