Category Archives: Humor

The Golden Goose

http://www.zeluna.net/grimms-fairytales-thegoldengoose.html

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Fool and the Birch Tree

http://zeluna.net/russian-fairy-tale-thefoolandthebirchtree.html

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The Mari and the Lime Tree

A Tale from Russia As retold by Nikiuk Easter was approaching but Rose didn’t have enough firewood to cook anything in the stove, so she woke her husband Mari. “Husband, I’ve got plenty of dough for pancakes, but you haven’t … Continue reading

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Woman and the Pear Tree

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type1423.html#novellino

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Forest Tale: Traditional Tale with an Australian Flavour

www.storyteller.net/stories/text/17

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When the Bemböle People Went to Get Logs

A Story from Finland Retold by Neppe Pettersson Once upon a time the Bemböle people decided to build a new log house in Bemböle. And to build a house, they knew that they would need something to build with the … Continue reading

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The Woodcutter and Death

A Tale from Nepal Retold by Alida Gersie Once there lived an old woodcutter. He was very poor and could scarcely make ends meet. One day he went into the forest and gathered a lot more wood than usual. As … Continue reading

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The Sesame Seed and the Date Palm Tree

A Tale from Egypt as Retold by Erica Helm Meade There was once a king who often sailed up and down the Nile. One day while returning to port, he saw a fisherwoman knee deep in the water, casting out … Continue reading

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The Old Man Who Made The Trees Blossom

A Tale from Japan As retold by Alton Chung Once upon a time there was a very kind old man and his wife living in a certain village. Next door to them lived a very mean old man and his … Continue reading

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The Magic Pear Tree

A Tale from China Retold by Alida Gersie A long time ago in ancient China a farmer went to market. He had luscious pears to sell and was determined to ask a very high price. Once he had found a … Continue reading

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