A Flea, a Grasshopper, and a Leap-frog once wanted to see which could jump highest; and they invited the whole world, and everybody else besides who chose to come to see the festival.
Now then, let us begin. When we are at the end of the story, we shall know more than we know now: but to begin.
Out in the woods stood a nice little Fir Tree. The place he had was a very good one: the sun shone on him: as to fresh air, there was enough of that,
Every author has some peculiarity in his descriptions or in his style of writing. Those who do not like him, magnify it, shrug up their shoulders,
There was once a Prince who wished to marry a Princess; but then she must be a real Princess. He travelled all over the world in hopes of finding such a lady;
Andersen’s Fairy Tales – Hans Christian Andersen. The book contains 18 of H.C. Andersen’s most notable fairy tales.
Hans Christian Andersen – Fables and Fairy Tales. The section contains fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen.
There was once a poor Prince, who had a kingdom. His kingdom was very small, but still quite large enough to marry upon; and he wished to marry.
Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that he spent all his money in dress. He did not trouble himself in the least about his soldiers;
Stories of King Arthur’s Knights – Celtic Folktales. The book contains 6 stories of the legends of king Arthur and his Knights, told to the children by Mary MacGregor.