Children's Stories Just for Boys

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The Fisherman and His Wife

Written by Brothers Grimm

A fisherman finds an enchanted fish in the sea who grants his wife every wish. She becomes overwhelmed with greed and her wishes are never satisfying enough. In the end she learns to be thankful for what she has and live with humility.

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Children's Stories Just for Girls

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The Seven Ravens

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl finds that her seven brothers were cursed into becoming birds and she ventures off to save them. She finds them in a glass mountain secured by a dwarf and eventually lifts their curse.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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The Shroud

Written by Brothers Grimm

Sad story of a mother who loses her child to an illness. The child returns as a ghost to comfort the mother and tell her that it cannot sleep until she stops her crying. The mother eventually bears the pain in silence and the child sleeps peacefully in its grave.

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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 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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The Seven Swabians

Written by Brothers Grimm

The Seven Swabians is tragic tale of sevel allies, lacking in courage and wits. There fear and dull wits eventually leads to their death.

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