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12 traditionnal american fairy tales and short stories : The Box of Robbers, The Glass Dog, The Queen of Quok, The Little Girl who owned a Bear, The Enchanted Types, The Laughing Hippopotamus, The Magic Bon Bons, The Capture of Father Time, The Wonderful Pump, The Dummy that Lived, The King of the Polar Bears, The Mandarin and the Butterfly. The imagery in fairy tales (such as personified animals, adults represented as giants and allegorical magic vegetables) allows the child to explore their fears in remote and symbolic terms. Fairy tales allow the reader to explore each virtue and path of action through the different characters' fates. The child decides their own personal stance after deliberating each consequence. Fairy tales provide answers to what the world is really like and the child's place within it.Show more
This collection brings together the best tales and stories for little boys. It includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, stories from Danmark, France, Italy, England, and the Arabian Nights; all these stories from around the world respond to boys' desire for exploration, feed their imagination, and help them develop their intelligence with timeless wisdom from every country. Enjoy the best tales and stories for boys, narrated in a warm and lively way: The Brave Tin Soldier, by Andersen; The Master Cat or Puss in Boots, by Charles Perrault; The Three Little Pigs; The Snow Man, a rare tale by Hans Christian Andersen; Blue Beard, by Charles Perrault; Tom Thumb; The Story of Peter Pan, adapted from the play by James M. Barrie; The Ugly Duckling, by Andersen; The Frog Prince; Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, from One Thousand and One Nights; The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, an ancient folktale; The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by British author Beatrix Potter; and Pinocchio's Adventures in Wonderland, by Carlo Collodi.Show more
Classic fairy tales and stories are an essential part of children's development. This collection brings together rare fairy tales, stories, myths and legends, to feed the intelligence and imagination of children in their years of development. This compilation includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, and stories from the Arabian Nights, narrated in a warm and lively way: Donkey Skin; Riquet with the Tuft; the Ridiculous Wishes, by Charles Perrault; The Three Sillies; The Little Shepherd Boy; The Three Bears; The Elves and the Shoe Maker, by Andersen; The Red Shoes, by Andersen; Urashimataro and the Turtle, a classic Japanese legend; The Jellyfish and the Monkey, an ancient Japanese tale; The Maiden who loved a fish, an American Indian story; the Emperor's New Clothes, by Andersen; and the Surprizing Adventures of Baron Münchausen.Show more
Expand your horizons with three stories from far-away countries, tales of timeless wisdom and a window to the soul of other cultures. These three stories are from the most different parts of the world, but all are food for thought and use powerful imagery to help children develop their intelligence and imagination. The first story is from India: the Alligator and the Jackal is a tale of cleverness, about which will defeat the other in a battle of wits. Sinbad the Sailor is taken from the Arabian Nights, or One Thousand and One Nights, as told by the great Scheherazade, and tells about the fantastic journeys of the folkloric hero. The White Stone Canoe is an American Indian legend, about the making of a ruler from the Iroquois tribe. All are narrated in a warm and lively manner, making it perfect for bedtime stories or entertainment at any hour.Show more
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