All Stories Tagged "animals"

The Frog Prince (Frog King or Iron Henry)

Written by Brothers Grimm

A princess loses her ball while playing near a well. A frog retrieves it for her, after she promises to love the frog and bring him back to her castle. When the princess breaks her promise, the king forces her to uphold her word.

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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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The Iron Stove

Written by Brothers Grimm

A prince is trapped in an iron stove by a wicked witch. The princess frees him from his prison but loses him. She makes a journey to find him and be together at last.

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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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Lazy Jack

Written by Joseph Jacobs

A lazy boy tries to help his poor mother by getting odd jobs, but just can’t seem to do things right. In the end he marries a princess and he and his mother become rich and live happily.

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Written by Beatrix Potter

Classic tale of a mischievous rabbit that finds himself in trouble when disobeying his mother. The small rabbit decides to go into the neighboring farmer’s garden, when he is discovered and chased by the farmer. The rabbit eventually escapes and learns his lesson to behave and follow his mother’s instructions.

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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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