For Boys or Girls - Featured Stories

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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The Lion and the Crane

Written by Joseph Jacobs

The story of an ungrateful lion who is helped by a crane when in trouble.

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The Little Match Girl

Written by Hans Christian Andersen

A Hans Christian Andersen story of a small girl selling matches and struggling to stay warm in the bitter winter cold. Adapted for boys and girls.

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