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Title: The Golden Goose and Other Stories
Author: Retold by David Foulds
ISBN: 0 19 597130 2
Genre: Classics, Fairy tales, Science fiction and fantasy, Short stories
Level: 1
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Home and neighbourhood
Wonderful things
Nature and environment

Three brothers go to cut wood. The two older brothers come home with nothing, but the youngest one, Dummling, has a day of surprises. A new friend gives him a bird with golden feathers. The golden goose leads Dummling through many adventures, until he finds a beautiful but serious princess, who never smiles or laughs. How does Dummling make her laugh?

Two sisters, one kind and polite, one rude and horrible, go to get water from a spring. Much later, the kind girl becomes rich and goes to live in a palace. Her older sister goes to live alone and never speaks again. What happened to the sisters at the spring?

Find out the answers to these questions, and read many more strange and magical stories in this collection of fairy tales.

This book includes The Golden Goose, Little Red Riding Hood, Toads and Diamonds, The Cat and the Parrot, The Frog Prince, The Wolf and the Seven Kids, Hansel and Gretel, Rosebud and The Naughty Puppet.

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The Brave Little Tailor and Other Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Starter
The Emperor's New Clothes and Other Stories by Hans Christian Andersen, Starter
Tales from the Arabian Nights, Level 1
The Golden Touch and Other Stories, Level 2


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