This tale from India is about a good-hearted Brahman – or holy man – who is helps a tiger out of a trap.
Beauty and Beast by Charles Perrault is one of the great romantic tales of all time. With exotic music and sound effects.
An amusing tale about a boy whose parents called him “Dummy” – but he can’t have been that much of a dummy because he found a golden goose and made the grandest people of the town look like fools.
The hare from the famous tale by Aesop tells his version of the race with the tortoise – just in case you thought that he really was slower than his rival. The real winner is the cunning fox.
Two rogues come to the court of the Emperor and persuade everyone that they can make clothes that are invisible to anyone who is simple in the head or unfit for their jobs. The whole court praises the beautiful clothes.
A charming story about two ornaments who fall in love and run away together to the big wide world.
Old Sultan is a faithful dog who has served his master for many years. Now he is old the master thinks there is no need to keep him any more. Fortunately his friend the wolf has a plan to save him.
Fidgety Philip won’t sit still and he drives his poor parents crazy – a poem by Dr Heinrich Hoffmann
Fairies appear to a man digging peat on a Scottish moor. Soon he is dancing to strange music with them.
Aesop’s tale that shows that although it’s tempting to envy another person’s life, their life is rarely as great as it seems from a distance.