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Fairy Tales illustration Prince Darling by Andrew Lang

Prince Darling

A prince learns how to have empathy with the help of a fairy and a ring.

Fairy tales and bedtime stories Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll illustration cheshire cat

Alice in Wonderland

When Alice follows a white rabbit down a hole, things get curiouser and curiouser!

French Fairy Tales illustration Babiole monkey Madame dAulnoy

Babiole

A Princess is turned into a monkey called Babiole by a wicked fairy’s spell.

fairy tales stories for kids illustration of funny green man for Katherine Pyle's Oh

Oh!

The story about a lazy son, a fed up father and a green creature called Oh!

Funny poems for kids illustration for poem Princess Abby River of Tears

The Master Maid

A stubborn young prince goes to work for an evil troll, and falls in love with a maid.

Fairy Tales A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett chapter book header illustration

A Little Princess

The beloved story of an orphaned girl who learns to change her fortunes for the better.

Illustration for Hans Christian Andersen fairytale Twelve Swans

The Wild Swans

A sister loses her twelve brothers, who are turned into swans. Will she risk her own life to save them?

Illustration for Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

The classic Hans Christian Andersen tale of a Little Mermaid, and what she will do for love.

Illustration for scary halloween kids story Zombie Town

Zombie Town

Elroy is scared of most things, especially going on a school camping trip. But that’s not counting the ZOMBIES!

Illustration for free chapter story The Light Princess

The Light Princess

When a Princess is caused by a spell to be as light as air, a Prince discovers the way to make her happy.