Around the World

Let's travel around the world together? Will we first visit the seal hunters in Greenland or the African tribes? And how about getting to know the story of the Vietnamese Cinderella? Immerse yourself with the children in the secrets of traditional stories from all over the world: from the Far East through vast Africa to the eternally frozen plains of the far north.

Deer Fur

Deer Fur

5
 min
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The legend explains how deer happen to have that discreetly camouflaged golden colour in their fur. Before, it was beautifully radiant and they were easy prey. But a chance encounter helped them lead much calmer lives.

The Monster Bulgasari

The Monster Bulgasari

10
 min
5
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This thrilling and perhaps slightly scary story from the Asian continent tells how a monk on the run accidentally creates a prickly monster. It feeds on everything made of metal, and no one can stop it. Find out how the whole Kingdom of Korea is turned upside down, just because its king has wrongfully persecuted all of the monks.

The Blacksmith and the Carpenter

The Blacksmith and the Carpenter

9
 min
5
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If we want to be successful, we need to think through our plans well. After a short visit to a village, a noble scholar decided to move in. But because of his impulsive decision, he found out too late about the unbearable noise coming from the workshops next to his house. He decided to get rid of his neighbours with a trick. However, his bad intentions brought him bad results.

Hare the Lawyer

Hare the Lawyer

8
 min
5
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If someone is stronger, it does not mean they can blame others unjustly.The lion accused the turtle of sniffing off all the aroma from the meat he had roasted. This is why it wasn’t tasty. He even went so far as to ask the sultan to recognise the crime and punish the turtle. Fortunately, the cunning hare helps her out in the end.

The Mouse Bride

The Mouse Bride

16
 min
5
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A story in which everything turns for the better thanks to the patience and faith of the main character.When the king decides to hand over the kingdom to one of his three sons, he sends them to find skillful brides. However, the youngest son marries a little gray mouse, so he worries about how she will handle his father's tasks, which he has prepared for the brides-to-be.

The Monkey and the Turtle

The Monkey and the Turtle

8
 min
8
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Don’t expect to see the fruit of your work without putting in the effort required.A turtle and a monkey pull a banana tree out of the river. They immediately divide it into two parts. The monkey insists on getting the top, which has nice green leaves. The lower part (without leaves) is all that remains for the turtle. The turtle takes care of its part all the more, and soon it is covered in bananas and ready for harvesting - while the monkey watches as the top of the tree slowly dries up.

The Singing Flute

The Singing Flute

9
 min
5
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Modesty and kindness can help us achieve a lot.Three brothers set out to search for a healing flower for their father. Only the youngest one has any success, but when he meets his brothers on his way, he realises that together they will stop at nothing to get the flower.

The Magic Mill

The Magic Mill

13
 min
5
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Greed never pays off.There were two brothers. One was rich, but also evil and greedy. Although the second was kind-hearted, he was as poor as a rat. However, one day he gets lucky. But the greedy brother can’t stand it.

A Long Name

A Long Name

8
 min
5
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Simpler solutions can be much more effective.An old Chinese superstition says that the longer a name, the longer lived and happier a person will be.

The Magic Boots

The Magic Boots

13
 min
5
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This story tells us that having a kind heart and keeping your promises always pays off. When the poor boy keeps his promise to the old man, he is given a pair of magic shoes, a bag full of money, and a golden castle. Despite the fact that his rich landlord tries to steal the wealth from him, everything turns out well eventually.

The Hunter and the Snake

The Hunter and the Snake

11
 min
5
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This tale reminds us that we have to appreciate those who have been taking care of us our whole lives. When the snake and the hunter try to resolve their dispute, they ask three judges to help them decide who is right. But the advice of each of them is based on their previous experience of coliving with a person.

The Old Farmer and the Tricksters

The Old Farmer and the Tricksters

13
 min
5
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Cheating doesn’t pay off and this is what the two tricksters in the story learn. Although they trick the old farmer, he then gives them a good lesson.