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Brother and sister - Grimm Brothers

Little brother took his little sister by the hand and said, “Since our mother died we have had no happiness; our step-mother beats us every day, and if we come near her she kicks us away with her foot. Our meals are the hard crusts of bread that are left over; and the little dog under the table is better off, for she often throws it a nice bit. May Heaven pity us. If our mother only knew! Come, we will go forth ...

The Frog King - Grimm Brothers

In olden times when wishing still helped one, there lived a King whose daughters were all beautiful, but the youngest was so beautiful that the sun itself, which has seen so much, was astonished whenever it shone in her face. Close by the King’s castle lay a great dark forest, and under an old lime-tree in the forest was a well, and when the day was very warm, the King’s child went out into the forest and sat ...

Cindirella

Cinderella was a beautiful young girl living with her stepmother and two stepsisters. All the three - the stepmother and her two daughters - were very jealous of Cinderella\'s beauty. The stepmother made Cinderella do all the housework - washing, sweeping, mopping etc. She thought that too much work would make her ugly look at. Luckily, the animals of the wood were Cinderella\'s friends and they helped ...

Sindbad the Sailor

Sindbad, a young handsome boy, lived in the city of Baghdad. He was very poor and so he was always thinking of how to make a good fortune. At last, Sindbad made up his mind to go on a voyage.Синдбад, молодой красивый юноша, жил в городе Багдаде. Он был очень беден и поэтому всегда думал о том, как бы ...