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Dream Eaters
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Price: Free! Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Goblins don't make good house guests.
The Princess's Pet Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Princess Meadow finds herself lost in the Forbidden Forrest in the kingdom of Fourthwind. She runs into a dragon and to her surprise she befriends him. She'll have to get him out of trouble he didn't even start. The kingdom and her father King Merrick think a dragon is responsible for the havoc around the kingdom. How will one little girl prove her friend is innocent?
Rip Van Winkle
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Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A picture fairy tale. Rip Van Winkle was a lazy man who wanted to spend his life in sleep. But he learnt that life is for living.
After Happily Ever After - The 'Real' Truth about Sleeping Beauty
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
It’s always wonderful when our main characters lived happily ever after! The problem is you have learned the wrong ending to these stories for years. This series of stories will enlighten you to rest of the story. Learn new events our favorite characters encountered after they lived happily ever after. Oh, they (mostly) lived happily ever after. It’s just different from what you realized!
School Bells and Fairy Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Have you ever wondered what really happened to Jack and Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Granny, the big bad wolf, the three little pigs, Humpty Dumpty and many of our other long-ago favorite friends? I've wondered about them too, so I searched to find out what really happened to them. This is their almost true story - in an educational kind of way.
The Red Headphones
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
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In this retelling of the classic fairytale "The Red Shoes", by Hans Christian Andersen, a spoiled boy, Will, throws a tantrum so his mother can buy him some red headphones. He quickly learns they are cursed and can't stop dancing. Even worse, he's a terrible dancer. Will must learn an important lesson about the important things in life; before this curse can be lifted he can finally stop dancing.
Miss Belinda Wimsey, the Au Pair from Estonia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Here is a magical modern story inspired by Mary Poppins and her creator PL Travers. Johnny and Jenny are surprised to see Miss Belinda Wimsey at their house after school. Do their mom and dad know the new baby sitter has spikey pink hair and a nose earring?
Legend of the Four Dragons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Retelling of a ancient Chinese Fairy Tale telling of how the 4 rivers of China came to be.
The Sly Fox Outfoxed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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As her name suggests, Mrs. Ima Wordlover loves words. For her, word games are fun. But the words making stories are the best. And she dotes on the trickster stories. She shares them with her class. And Felix the Fox is her favorite trickster. In this story Felix the Fox meets his match. His plan is clever, but it isn’t successful. Why does his plan fail?
Jacob and a Dream Come True
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A 12 year old boy named Jacob, who has a peculiar supernatural ability, must endure a sticky situation when he is transferred to a new school, but when he encounters a particular student, he finds out that it is a lot harder to make friends and must find a way to cope with the mess he is in, or face a life time of solitude among his classmates.
An Angel Called Jelly Fish Jim
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Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A couple of short stories about an unusual little angel by the name of Jelly Fish Jim and his somewhat unconventional efforts with new arrivals. A promise is made to a little boy; will it be kept? - A town's water supply runs dry and again Jelly Fish Jim get's involved!
Roberto & the Defeat of the Evil Borge of The Golden Kingdom
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A young prince prince magician that finds out in a dream how to defeat the Evil Borge.Through a dream.
Rapunzel is Dead
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You set the price! Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Short Story Day Africa. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A vibrant collection of stories by Africa’s younger writers – here Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best seventeen stories from their 2013 competition.
Little Red Riding Hood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is one of the world's most popular children's stories, set in "the mountains where the smell of hickory smoke still rises in the morning and guitars still lullaby the evenings."
Seven At A Whack, A Jack Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Wily Jack brags that he has killed seven in a single blow (flies that is). The local King find out and Jack finds himself ridding the country of boars, unicorns and lions. It's all in a day's adventure for the young man who somehow survives every danger with his wiles and his wit. This retelling of the story by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple has a sly backwoods sense of humor.
Jack and the Varmints
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
As Jack walks down the road, he comes across a dog, then a cat, then a rooster and finally a donkey, all of whom are old and feeling useless. They join Jack on his adventure, foil a trio of robbers and get rich in the bargain. No bad for a day's walk. Retold with Rand Whipple's wonderful turn of phrase and sense of humor.
The Milkmaid and her Pail, A Fable by Aesop, Retold by Rand Whipple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This little maid has a bucket of milk on her head and big plans in her mind. (Not the best combination, as she finds out.) The Milkmaid and her Pail (moral: don't count your chickens before they hatch) is one of Aesop's best known fables. Storyteller Rand Whipple's loveable milkmaid can't remember the word for 'milk' anymore than she can make it to the market with her goods intact.
The Fox and the Crow, A Fable by Aesop, Retold by Rand Whipple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
When a crow finds a piece of cheese on the road, she flies to a nearby tree and prepares to eat the tasty treat. Who will eat what (or whom) is up for grabs however, when an overly friendly fox appears below and begins to chat. This beloved fable is retold by popular children's storyteller, Rand Whipple with his trademark humor and wit.
C.A.M.P. Phoenix Destiny of the Alchemist
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Series: C.A.M.P. Phoenix, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
Alchemist Emma Littleton is home-schooled by her single father. She shows up at camp with a mouth full of braces and a vocabulary that is off the charts. Join her and her Boar house mates as they discover a sinister plot that threatens one of their own. They manage to escape danger while continuing to make magical mischief in this, the second telling of year two of wizard summer camp.
Bedtime Stories for Children
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bedtime Stories for Children is a short collection of modern adaptations of classic folk tales from around the world. Suitable for all ages.