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The Flying Trunk

The Flying Trunk

There was once a merchant who was so rich that he could have paved the whole street with gold, and would even then have had enough for a small alley. But he did not do so; he knew the value of money better than to use it in this way. So clever was he that […]

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How The Cat Found It’s Master

How The Cat Found It’s Master

Many, many years ago, the great forests of Africa were filled with many different kinds of wild animals. Among them was Paka the cat. At that time, he had not yet started living with human beings and was very much a wild animal. Now, Paka was small and cute and oh, so sweet-looking! But in [&hell.....

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The Sparrow And His Four Children

The Sparrow And His Four Children

A sparrow had four young ones in a swallow’s nest. When they were fledged, some naughty boys pulled out the nest, but fortunately, all the birds got safely away in the high wind. Then the old bird was grieved that as his sons had all gone out into the world, he had not first warned [&hellip.....

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How The Bear Lost His Tail

How The Bear Lost His Tail

Believe it or not, there was a time when the bear had a lovely long, furry tail quite unlike the short, stumpy one he sports today! But how did he lose it? The bear was very proud of his beautiful tail. He took great care of it and spent hours brushing it out and keeping […]

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The False Collar

The False Collar

There was once a fine gentleman, all of whose moveable’s were a boot-jack and a hair-comb: but he had the finest false collars in the world, and it is about one of these collars that we are now to hear a story. It was so old, that it began to think of marriage; and it […]

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Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity A strange incident happened to me one year ago. Here I’m telling you that story. Thomas was driving his car along a quiet country road with his friend Paul on the passenger seat. The sun was shining brightly on the golden curve of the beach. Paul’s arm was in a sling.....

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

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 on the 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 then afforded him [&hellip.....

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How The Hare Rescued The Sun

How The Hare Rescued The Sun

Long, long ago, there were numerous birds and animals living in the vast plains of Siberia, which are known as the tundra. One day, a terrible calamity befell them. The tundra was suddenly shrouded in darkness! It was like a never-ending night; in vain did the animal wait for the sun to rise and .....

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A Long Night

A Long Night

A Long Night Here I’m telling a story of a Long Night in life. Little Susie had been complaining about a stomachache for the whole day. The family doctor did not think that it was serious and sent her home. However in the evening, her condition got worse and Carrie, her mother, was very wo.....

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The Sole

The Sole

The fishes had for a long time been discontented because no order prevailed in their kingdom. None of them turned aside for the others, but all swam to the right or the left as they fancied, or darted between those who wanted to stay together, or got into their way; and a strong one gave [&hellip.....

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Idle Tortoise

Idle Tortoise

One day the tortoise was roaming in the jungle. The tortoise saw an eagle resting on a treetop. The tortoise went to the eagle and asked him, “Can l also sit like you and do nothing?” The eagle answered, “Sure, why not.” The tortoise smiled and sat on the ground below the eagle. The torto.....

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The Skilful Huntsman

The Skilful Huntsman

There was once a young fellow who had learned the trade of locksmith and told his father he would now go out into the world and seek his fortune. “Very well,” said the father, “I am quite content with that,” and gave him some money for his journey. So he traveled about and looked for [&he.....

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