The Boy Who Cried Wolf (Modern Version) Once upon a time, a young boy named Tim lived in a small town. Tim had a popular blog, and he loved the attention he received from his many followers. However, Tim was getting bored with his usual postings, and to spice things up, he decided to create…
THE SWINEHERD There was once a poor Prince, who had a kingdom. His kingdom was very small, but still quite large enough to marry upon; and he wished to marry. It was certainly rather cool of him to say to the Emperor’s daughter, “Will you have me?” But so he did; for his name was…
THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that he spent all his money in dress. He did not trouble himself in the least about his soldiers; nor did he care to go either to the theatre or the chase, except for the opportunities…
Once upon a time, there lived a lonely old woman who longed for a child. One day, a friendly witch provided her with a magic grain. She planted it, and a tulip sprouted, unfolding to reveal a thumb-sized little girl. The old woman was delighted and named the little girl Thumbelina.
In a small village, a miller died leaving his three sons with their inheritance. The oldest son got the mill, the middle son received the donkey, and the youngest son had nothing but the family cat, Puss. Feeling dejected, the young man feared he would starve.
Once upon a time, there was a vain Emperor who loved wearing fine clothes and showing them off to his people.
Once upon a time, in a sunny spot near a quiet lake, a mother duck was nesting. After patiently waiting, her eggs finally hatched, and cute little ducklings popped out, cheeping merrily. But one egg, the largest of all, didn’t hatch.
Once upon a time, in a forest, there lived three bears: a Papa Bear, a Mama Bear, and a Baby Bear. They lived harmoniously in a cozy cottage, each having their own sized chair, bed, and bowl for porridge.
Once upon a time in a far-off village, there lived a young shepherd boy. His daily task was to watch the village sheep in the nearby pastures. Although the boy enjoyed his work, he often found himself bored and lonely.
In a small village, there lived an old woman and an old man. One day, the woman decided to bake a gingerbread man. She shaped the dough beautifully, gave him eyes made of currants, a mouth made of icing, and clothes made of colored sugar.