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Illustration for Nordic fairy tale Dapplegrim

Dapplegrim

A nordic fairy tale about a friendship between a plucky man Boots and his glorious steed.

Illustration for Chinese childrens bedtime story Kwan Yin

Princess Kwan-Yin

Kwan Yin is a beautiful princess who listens to her heart instead of her father.

Bedtime stories illustration of peacock princess for Princess Rosetta

Princess Rosetta

The Princess Rosetta is tricked into exile, but her little friend – a dog – helps her.

Illustration for Fish Prince hindu bedtime stories

The Fish Prince

A girl is forced to spend a night with a frightening fish – but uses courage to find her Prince.

Illustration of elf for Christmas stories Toinette and the Xmas Elf

Toinette and the Elves

One Christmas Eve, a pixie makes a little girl invisible – and she discovers some important things about herself.

Illustration of old woman in window for christmas story The Tell Tale Tile

The Tell-Tale Tile

A sweet story of how sacrifice and kindness can create a beautiful friendship.

Illustration for the Secret Garden children's story at Storyberries

The Secret Garden

The tale of an unlikeable little girl who discovers how to tend the beauty in her heart.

Bedtime stories illustration The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Two friends are separated by a Snow Queen and an icy heart.

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!

Bedtime stories at Christmas illustration of lit house in fir tree forest

The Fir Tree

A little fir tree in the forest wishes he was grown – until he is grown.