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Oct 18, 2019

'The Half-Chick' is the perfect cautionary tale about being rude and dismissive to those you meet along your journey. Because everyone needs a little help sometimes.

From: The Green Fairy Book
Editor: Andrew Lang

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Oct 16, 2019

In 'Elivra, the Sainted Princess' we see the conflict between the historical King Wamba and his secretly Christian daughter, Elvira.

From: Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes
Author: Charles Sellers and Others

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Oct 14, 2019

In 'The Wicked King' the King is truly wicked, but the more interesting character (in my opinion) is his enabler, the executioner.

From: Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes

Author: Charles Sellers and Others

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Oct 11, 2019

'The Three Ruling Gods' tells us the story of how the Gods of the Water, Earth and Heavens came to be, and why they appear the way they do.

From: The Chinese Fairy Book
Editor: R. Wilhelm

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Oct 9, 2019

In the Chinese tale of 'The Silkworm Goddess' we learn about the origin of the Goddess who is tasked with protecting the silkworm. And it's quite the story.

From: The Chinese Fairy Book
Editor: R. Wilhelm

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