Fairy Tales

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The Cat’s Elopement

This charming tale comes from Japan. Two cats - Gon and Koma - fall in love and run away together. They are separated when they meet a fierce dog. Gon becomes the pet and defender of a princess - but will he ever see his true love again? Read More

Hansel and Gretel

A scary story that plays on a child's fear of being abandoned by parents, and getting lost in the woods. But children love the way that the young heroes outwit the wicked witch and triumph over evil. Read More

The Elephant’s Child

The Elephant's Child from the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling tells the story of how the elephant got its trunk. Set on he banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River in Africa. Read More

Kissa the Cat

This charming story about a princess who is rescued by a magical cat comes from Denmark. A free audio download for children. Read More

The Princess and the Pea

This little gem of a story by Hans Christian Andersen reveals the ultimate test to find out whether or not a girl is a true princess. Free audio. Read More

The Flying Trunk

This wonderful fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen has an oriental setting and overtones of the Arabian Nights. A Free Audio Story from Storynory Read More