The Seven Ravens

There was once a man who had seven sons, and still he had no daughter, however much he wished for one...

Little red riding hood

The Snow Queen

The twelve brothers

The white snake

A long time ago there lived a king who was famed for his wisdom through all the land...

Grimms' fairy tales

The Town Musicians of Bremen
A certain man had a donkey, which had carried the corn sacks to the mill loyally for many a long year; but his strength was going, and he was growing more and more unfit for work...
The wolf and the seven little kids
There was once upon a time an old goat who had seven little kids, and loved them with all the love of a mother for her children...
The Robber Bridegroom
There was once on a time a miller, who had a beautiful daughter, and as she was grown up, he wished that she was provided for, and well married...
Cinderella
There was once a rich man whose wife lay sick, and when she felt her end drawing near she called to her only daughter to come near her bed, and said: "Dear child, be pious and good, and God will always take care of you..."

Andersen's fairy tales

The emperor’s new suit
Many many years ago lived an emperor, who thought so much of new clothes that he spent all his money in order to obtain them; his only ambition was to be always well dressed...
The little mermaid
Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal, it is very, very deep...
The princess and the pea
Once there was a Prince who wanted to marry a Princess. Only a real one would do...
The little match girl
It was so terribly cold. Snow was falling, and it was almost dark. Evening came on, the last evening of the year...

Moral stories

The Dog and the Donkey
Once upon a time , there lived a washerman in the town . He had two pets-a dog and a donkey. The dog used to keep watch on his house the whole day long...
Jim’s Puppy
Jim’s father gifted Jim a puppy on his tenth birthday. Jim named the puppy as Brownie. Soon , Jim and Brownie beacme fond of each other...
The Crow and The Pitcher
In a spell of dry weather, when the Birds could find very little to drink, a thirsty Crow found a pitcher with a little water in it...
The Cock and The Jewel
A cock was scratching the ground with his claws looking for a tasty morsel to eat. While doing so, he chanced to turn over a stone and find a shining gem under it...