It is Christmas time and Miss Bennet hears that her neigbours may have to go into the poorhouse! Is there anything she can do? She has so little herself. There must be something….
Posts tagged ‘Resourcefulness’
‘Seven in one Blow’ becomes this tailor’s motif after he swats seven flies at once. But thinking he is capable of killing seven men in one blow, people start to fear and respect him. One emperor puts him to the test. Continue reading ‘The Valiant Little Tailor’ »
Donkey, dog, cat and cock leave home as they are too old to work. They plan to become musicians in the town, but on the way they find a house that takes their fancy.
Continue reading ‘The Travelling Musicians’ »
A poor peasant goes on his travels with just three pennies. But he offers them to a bird who rewards him with three wishes. Find out how he makes use of them!
Continue reading ‘The Miser in the Bush’ »
This poor Peasant uses his cunning to make a little money. His trickery proves very lucrative!
Continue reading ‘The Little Peasant’ »
After four years apart, four brothers and thier father meet to demonstrate their new skills. Learning of a distress call from the King,they set off to help. But which of them should win the prize?
Continue reading ‘The Four Clever Brothers’ »
In times when all animals were wild, the woman set about making them all tame, so that they could all work together. But the cat is having none of it.
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The hedgehog and the tortoise have avoided being ‘lunch’ for the young jaguar as he just can’t tell which is which. Until now. They must learn each others skills if they are to further confuse him and avoid being eaten.
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Moral: It is wise to turn circumstances to good account.
Continue reading ‘The Bat and the Weasels’ »
The leopard and the Ethiopian go off in search of their run-away food. They come across the jungle and learn to adapt to their new surroundings.
Continue reading ‘How the Leopard Got its Spots’ »
Jack accumulates animal friends on his journey to seek his fortune. Needing a place to rest, he makes a plan to see off some robbers living in a house.
Continue reading ‘How Jack Went to Seek his Fortune’ »
After thier wicked step-mother leaves the children in the woods, they find a gingerbread house and meet a witch who wants to eat them.
Continue reading ‘Hansel and Gretel’ »
These half-siblings are the best of friends, so when Lina hears of a plan to kill Fundevogel, they run away together. With a little magic, they disguise themselves in order to escape their pursuers.
Continue reading ‘Fundevogel’ »