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"À son décès, un vieux meunier laisse à ses trois fils l'intégralité de ses biens. L'aîné hérite du moulin, le cadet de l'âne, et le benjamin du chat. Sans un sou en poche et ne sachant que faire d'un tel cadeau, ce dernier songe à le manger. Mais le chat, à la plus grande surprise de son nouveau maître, s'avère doué de parole. Contre un sac et une paire de bottes, avec beaucoup de ruse, l'animal va faire passer le jeune homme pour un puissant gentilhomme, le marquis de Carabas, et lui permettre d'épouser la princesse du royaume. Un conte qui démontre que l'on peut aussi bien atteindre des objectifs par la ruse, que grâce à ses bonnes actions !"Show more
Un riche gentilhomme nommé Barbe-Bleue cherche une demoiselle à marier. Mais aucune jeune fille ne veut l'épouser à cause de sa barbe bleue qui le rend laid. L'étrange disparition de ses six anciennes épouses crée un mystère autour de ses mariages. L'une d'entre elles, cependant, accepte de l'épouser. Un jour, il part en voyage et lui confie toutes les clefs du château y compris celle de son cabinet secret duquel il lui interdit formellement l'accès sous peine de mort. Elle succombe à la tentation et découvre horrifiée les six précédentes épouses...Show more
Les plus belles histoires françaises : une sélection des contes incontournables qui fondent notre imaginaire et se transmettent de génération en génération, interprétés par Fabienne Prost. Ecrits par Charles Perrault, ces contes sont les meilleures histoires pour s'endormir, développer son imaginaire et s'éveiller à la littérature française. Les parents y retrouveront avec plaisir des histoires classiques, et découvriront d'autres pièces plus rares avec toute la famille : Barbe-Bleue, la Belle au bois dormant, la Petite Poucette, la Petite sirène, Le Maître chat ou le Chat Botté, Le petit chaperon rouge, Les souhaits ridicules, Peau d'Ane, et Riquet à la Houppe.Show more
Pas un enfant qui ne soit fasciné par les histoires d'horreur, qui leur permettent d'aborder les émotions intenses en restant dans le contrôle grâce à la métaphore. Cette sélection de contes classiques est conçue pour les aider à s'approprier les problématiques qu'ils ne manqueront pas de rencontrer tout en leur donnant les moyens de les aborder avec joie. Lus par Fabienne Prost, vous y trouverez le meilleur et le plus fascinant des contes de Grimm, Perraut et Andersen : Dame Trude, la sorcière ; Les trois cheveux d'or du diable ; Histoire de celui qui s'en alla apprendre la peur ; La Barbe-Bleue ; Le Crapaud ; Le Diable et sa grand'mère ; Le loup et les sept chevreaux ; Le petit chaperon rouge ; Le petit Poucet ; Le serpent blanc.Show more
Classic tales and stories are an fundamental part of children's development. They connect with the essentials of our culture; they awaken imagination and bring essential teachings. This specially designed compilation of essential fairytales ensure a powerful link between generations, as children discover and enjoy the stories that concured to their parents' development and other generations'. These stories include: Cinderella by Charles Perrault, Beauty and the Beast, Blue Beard, Snow White and Rose Red, Snowdrop and the Seven Dwarves, The Fairies, The Master Cat or Puss in Boots, The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods, The Frog Prince, The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen, The Toad, and Rapunzel. All are narrated in a warm and lively way for the best of enjoyment.Show more
Little children need tales and stories, for they play an essential part in their development by awakening their imagination, introducing them to symbolic imagery, and bringing forth emotions in a healthy, constructive way. Our audiobook collection brings together the fairy tales, stories, myths and legends which have fed the children of many generations in the years when the imagination is awakening and craving stimulus and material to work upon. This compilation is specially designed for small children and includes classic tales narrated in a warm and lively way: The Fox and the Cat; The Mouse and the Sausage; The Three Bears; The Little Shepherd Boy; The Sweet Soup; The Three Little Pigs; The Wren and the Bear; The Three Brothers; Why the Bear has a Stumpy Tail; The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean; The Rats and their Son-in-law; The Story of Pretty Goldilocks.Show more
This collection of 10 bedtime stories will help your child drift into a peaceful sleep, by concluding his day with delightful adventures, important teachings and symbolic imagery for enlightening dreams. Classic children's stories and fairy tales are an essential part of any kid's development. Our audiobook collection means to bring together the fairy tales, stories, myths and legends which have fed the children of many generations in the years when the imagination is awakening and craving stimulus and material to work upon. This compilation, specially designed for small children, includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, and stories from the Arabian Nights, narrated in a warm and soothing way: The Story of Peter Pan, by James Barrie; The Elves and the Shoe Maker; The Princess and the Pea; The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids; Little Red Riding Hood; The Wolf and the Fox; The Frog Prince; The Ridiculous Wishes; and The Little Match Seller.Show more
A good story takes us in a new, fantastic world; the pleasure is all the greater if it keeps us inside for long enough. We have carefully selected for you ten long stories, for you to enjoy the craft of the writer as much as the opportunity of evasion good stories bring to us; they will make perfect bedtime stories, to accompany young children as long as they need to get into a peaceful sleep. Enjoy these tales by Charles Perrault, Hans Christian Andersen, and from the Arabian Nights (or One Thousand and One Nights), narrated in a warm and lively way: Beauty and the Beast, Cinderilla, Donkeyskin, The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods, The Story of the Youth who went forth to learn what Fear was, The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Sinbad the Sailor, and an ancient Japanese tale, the Jellyfish and the Monkey.Show more
Discover the endless fascination of Japanese culture with seven ancient tales, selected for you for their power of evocation, wisdom and humor. Not unlike the western folk tales compiled by the Brothers Grimm, these stories faithfully preserve the spirit of medieval Japan, while rendered in a translation accessible to all ages. Here is a wonderful collection of short stories: The Battle of the Monkey and the Crab; The Jellyfish and the Monkey; Momotaro, or Little Peachling; Urashimataro and the Turtle; The Tongue-cut Sparrow; The Vision of Tsunu; The Old man and the Devils. These fairy tales and legends of old are a window into the Japanese imagination; this unusual travel through space and time will delight children and adults alike.Show more
We have collected for you the best fables and fairy tales ever written. This collection begins with tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault, two absolute masters of the genre, whose stories have been universally read ever since: Beauty and the Beast, Cinderilla, The Fairies, and Hansel and Gretel. As for the fables, Jean de la Fontaine is the most famous French fabulist ever; he was recognized as one of the foremost men of letters of France, and his Fables are still learned by every child as an essential part of moral culture. Rendered in elegant translation, enjoy the most famous fables of La Fontaine, along with lesser-known but most interesting ones. Here is a list of our compilation: The City rat and the Country rat; the Frog that wished to be as big as the ox; the Council held by the Rats; the Raven and the Fox; the Dog and the Cat; the Two mules; the Wolf and the Dog, the Swallow and the little birds; the Cat and the Thrush; the Wolf and the Lamb; the Dragon with many heads; The eagle and the beetle; the Lion and the Rat; the Lion grown old; The little Fish and the Fisher; The Lion going to War; the Sick Lion and the Fox.Show more
Victor Hugo is one of the best-known French writers, and one of the greatest literary figures of all time. His poetry made him famous very early, cementing his reputation as one of the greatest lyric poets when he was only 20 years old. We have selected for you 28 of his most well-known and powerful poems, mosty from the immortal Autumn Leaves and Contemplations. They are, in order: Childhood; Death, il Life; Epitaph; Have you nothing to say for yourself; How Butterflies are born; I am content; Inscription for a crucifix; Satire on the Earth; St John; The Dying Child to its Mother; The Poet's Simple Faith; The Vale to you, to me the Heights; Infantile Influence; Sunset; The Patience of the People; The Poet's Love for Liveliness; The Universal Prayer; The Watching Angel; Dictated before the Rhone Glacier; Tribute to the Vanquished. Enjoy the intense rhythm and depth of Hugo's poetry, an essential part of French culture and one of the most beautiful works of poerty ever written.Show more
The bar was high after the glorious reign of the Sun King. Louis XV, his successor, had a difficult time driving the country through religious disputes, intellectual shifts and economical hardness. This eventually led to a steep economic decline, which played an important role in the reaction of the French people against the monarchy, and eventually gave way to the French Revolution. This collection of audiobooks will help you understand a crucial part of the history of French monarchy. For each King, you will find a detailed description of the style of his reign and his political achievements, narrated in a lively way.Show more
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