Category Archives: Birch

Fool and the Birch Tree

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

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Silver Plate and the Transparent Apple

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0780.html#russia

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The Lady in White

A Czech Tale As Retold by Cristy West Every day, from spring until fall, young Bethushka took her flock of sheep to graze near a grove of birches. In her pocket was a spindle for spinning flax into thread. But … Continue reading

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Mikku and the Trees

A Tale from Estonia Retold by Margaret Read MacDonald One day Mikku went to gather firewood. He could have walked into the forest and gathered fallen branches. But that was a lot of trouble. Instead he decided to just chop … Continue reading

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