Fables Articles

Sun’s Wedding: Star Counter – Folk Tale

The king was very sad to learn that the Sun had seized his daughter. He remembered what the third fairy godmother had said, "To marry a hero stronger than the Sun!" And immediately sent messengers to spread throughout the kingdom that he is looking for a young man who...

Sun’s Wedding: The Sun’s Cradle

The Sun was the master of the sky, and a mighty king was master of the earth. The king had gold and silver in abundance, the towers in his city were full of wheat, and the cellars were filled with heavy barrels of wine. Only one thing tormented the king - he had no...

Sun’s Wedding: The Wise Hedgehog – Folk Tale

At the end of the earth and beyond the sea, behind a high mountain, the golden palace of the Sun burns like fire. He lives there with his mother and sister - Morning Star. His brother, the Moon has another - the silver palace. The sun comes home only to sleep at...

The Unborn Made – Folk Tale

Once upon a time there was a son of the king was born and now a young man ready for marriage. He made a wonderful fountain from which flowed honey and butter. He made it so that the maidens could come and pour from it. The king's son wanted to choose the best girl and...
Blue Beard

Blue Beard

There was, some time ago, a gentleman who was very rich. He had fine town and country houses, his dishes and plates were all of gold or silver, his rooms were hung with damask, his chairs and sofas were covered with the richest silks, and his carriages were all gilt...

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The Fairies

The Fairies

Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The elder was often mistaken for her mother, so like her was she both in nature and in looks. Both of them were so disagreeable and arrogant that no one could live with them. The younger girl, who was a true...

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Ricky of the Tuft

Ricky of the Tuft

Once upon a time there was a queen who bore a son so ugly and misshapen that for some time it was doubtful if he would have human form at all. But a fairy who was present at his birth promised that he should have plenty of brains, and added that by virtue of the gift...

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