The journey of a tiny, tiny little girl, and how she lives among the birds and animals until finally she finds her heart’s true match.
Hans Christian Andersen’s story about how the sweet singing nightingale saves the life of the Emperor of China and succeeds where a artificial bird fails.
A tailor kills seven flies with one blow and boasts to the world of his strength. And then, by his cunning, he proves to giants and kings that he is indeed able to take on the mighty.
Two Aesop fables in one about a lioness – first her encounter with a mosquito, and then with a mouse. Plenty of wisdom to be had from these tales all round.
A dramatic story by Hans Christian Andersen about the overbearing arrogance of a prince who wages war on God. A tale of hubris and nemesis.
By the Brothers Grimm. The tale of a proud and haughty princess who refuses to marry because no man is good enough for her.
The Year of the Tiger starts of February 14 2010. We mark the Chinese New Year with a legend from Asia about How the Tiger Got His Stripes
The Fire-Fly princess has many suitors. She tells them all that she will marry the one who can bring her a flame. A glittering story from Japan.
A story from Japan about a poor farmer who rescues a crane and finds that his luck changes for the better until his curiosity gets the better of him.
A dreamy, eastern love story.