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Three Billy Goats Gruff

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Language: English  Origin: Norway

Once upon a time there were three Billy Goats Gruff; Little Billy Goat, Middle Sized Billy Goat and Great Big Billy Goat, who lived in a field in a green valley…

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Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Language: English  Origin: United Kingdom

A long time ago there was once a poor boy called Dick Whittington who had no Mummy and Daddy to look after him so he was often very hungry…

Enjoy this story in: English


The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

Language: English/German  Origin: Germany

One day Mrs Brown the farmer’s wife thought… ‘Today I will make a gingerbread man.’

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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Language: English/French  Origin: France

Long ago and far away there lived a good king and queen.  The people loved them and their lives would have been very happy if only they had had a child…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Language: English  Origin: Denmark

Once upon a time there was an Emperor who loved clothes! He loved clothes more than anything else! Every year on his birthday he would ask for lots of new clothes. And every year for his Christmas present he would ask for lots of new clothes. In fact all the Emperor ever wanted… was lots of new clothes!

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The Frog Princess

The Frog Princess

Language: English  Origin: United Kingdom

Princess Ruby lived in a palace where her parents gave her everything she asked for…

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The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs

Language: English  Origin: United Kingdom

Mrs Pig was very tired: “Oh dear” she said to her three little pigs “I can’t do all this work anymore, I’m afraid you must leave home and make your own way in the world”…

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The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare

Language: English  Origin: United Kingdom

Once upon a time, in a field not too far from you, there was an energetic and happy hare and a sleepy tortoise…

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The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

Language: Danish/English  Origin: Denmark

Once upon a time there was a prince who was very very very very fussy.  He decided that the time had come for him to get married…

Enjoy this story in: Danish English


Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Language: English/French  Origin: United Kingdom

Once a poor widow had a son called Jack.  She loved him dearly.  They lived in a little house and all they possessed was a cow called Daisy…

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