Top 5 Most Cunning Lies in Fairy and Folk Tales

Lies and liars have always been an important theme in fairy tales and every tradition has got it’s own takes on the morality of lies. There are countless portrays of liars in fairy and folk tales. Therefore fairy tales provide us with a lot of insight into the world’s cultures. There are so many tales that…

Top 5 Most Beautiful Christmas Tales From All Around The World

Want to read a story to your children or with your family in front of the Christmas tree? Let me give you some instpiration with my list of “Top 5 Most Beautiful Christmas Tales From All Around The World”! 5. CHRISTMAS TREE (Pohutukawa) by ISABEL MAUD PEACOCKE A funny short story about the Piccaninnies and how…

THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK by Hans Christian Andersen

Ah! yes, that was little Tuk: in reality his name was not Tuk, but that was what he called himself before he could speak plain: he meant it for Charles, and it is all well enough if one does but know it. He had now to take care of his little sister Augusta, who was…

THE RED SHOES by Hans Christian Andersen

There was once a little girl who was very pretty and delicate, but in summer she was forced to run about with bare feet, she was so poor, and in winter wear very large wooden shoes, which made her little insteps quite red, and that looked so dangerous! In the middle of the village lived…

THE NAUGHTY BOY by Hans Christian Andersen

Along time ago, there lived an old poet, a thoroughly kind old poet. As he was sitting one evening in his room, a dreadful storm arose without, and the rain streamed down from heaven; but the old poet sat warm and comfortable in his chimney-corner, where the fire blazed and the roasting apple hissed. “Those…