For One Child - Featured Stories

Poseidon

In this short tale the child becomes Poseidon, god of the sea, in this rendition of classic Greek mythology.

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Stories About Snakes

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three short stories of a snake that brings companionship to a little child. These stories teach the lessons of thankfulness, gratitude and patience.

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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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