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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.

Header illustration of dragon and lollipop for kids short story The Dragon Tamers

The Dragon Tamers

A wild dragon is stuck in the basement… how do you think you would tame it?

Illustration for kids adventure story The Fiery Dragon

The Fiery Dragon

A Prince sets off to hunt a dragon, but a Pig-keeper is forced to save the world.

Bedtime stories illustration of golden beetle for Chinese fairy tale The Golden Beetle

The Golden Beetle

A poor woman is given a miraculous golden beetle… Starting the war of dogs and cats.

The talking fish Chinese bedtime stories header illustration

The Talking Fish

A cranky old man decides to become a fish and loves it – until he starts to get hungry.

Illustration of fox for Grimm Bros Fairytale The Golden Bird

The Golden Bird

A kind fox helps a brother who will not listen to good advice.

Illustration of nixie for children's fairy tale The Four Wishes

The Four Wishes

The adventures of Matilda and her magic ball, that can make her invisible and grant three wishes.