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Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day Let us celebrate Mother’s Day with our most beloved folk tales about mothers!   The Boy whom Seven Mothers Suckled – Folk Tales from Bengal Once on a time there reigned...

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Walpurgis Night and Beltane

May 1st is truly a unique day, as the horror of the mysterious witches’ magic of Walpurgis Night (= the night from April 30th to May 1st) is followed on the gray morning by...

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The Shepherd’s Boy and the Wolf (Aesop’s fables) by Aesop

A SHEPHERD-BOY, who watched a flock of sheep near a village, brought out the villagers three or four times by crying out, “Wolf! Wolf!” and when his neighbors came to help him, laughed at...

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Fairytalenight.com is on YouTube

  With great joy I announce that fairytalenight.com is now on YouTube. From time to time I will record folk- and fairytales and put them on the channel. I still encourage you to read the...

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Jupiter and the Monkey (Aesop’s fables) by Aesop

JUPITER ISSUED a proclamation to all the beasts of the forest and promised a royal reward to the one whose offspring should be deemed the handsomest. The Monkey came with the rest and presented,...

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The Vine and the Goat (Aesop’s fables) by Aesop

A VINE was luxuriant in the time of vintage with leaves and grapes. A Goat, passing by, nibbled its young tendrils and its leaves. The Vine addressed him and said: “Why do you thus...