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Once upon a time there lived three little pigs. All summer

long they frisked around. Soon it was almost fall. The first little pig suggested to his brothers that they build houses. But those little pigs didn’t want to work! So the first pig decided to build a house by himself. When the leaves began to turn colour the second pig made a house of straw, sttraw, and and tthe he third third pig pig made made a house of sticks. The brotherss laughed at the first pig, who was building his house of bricks. pig fortress?” s. “Is it a house for a little pi ig orr a for rtress?” Soon the wolf pigs rushed houses. olf came, and the little pig gs ru ushe ed to o ttheir heirr ho ouse e In no time, the wolf blew down the ho houses built straw and ouse es b uiltt of st traw w an nd sticks. The two brothers rushed to th the house. he brick hous se. The first pig had close door when wolf had just managed to o clo ose the d oorr w hen the the w roared, “Open up!” “No way!” the he first pig said. The wolf gott angry and shouted, will down d sh houted, outed, “II w iillll b blow low yyour our house dow in no time!” But no matter how hard the wolf blew, the house still stood. So the wolf decided to climb down the chimney, and he fell right in a cauldron filled with boiling water! With a horrible roar, the wolf rushed away. The three little pigs were happy to get rid of him!


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Once upon a time a poor woodcutter lived in a tiny house

with his two children, Hansel and Gretel. Their mother had died, and the woodcutter got married for the second time. When there was no food left in the house, the cruel stepmother ordered her husband, “Take the children deep nd abandon them!” them! into the forest a and wand dered d for for a long long time time in the Poor Hansel and Gretel wandered orest and then suddenly found a cottage depths of the forest erbread and candy. The children child dren each broke off off made of gingerbread cottage and started to eat with with h delight. delig ght. a piece of the cottage ey heard a voice: “Who iss g nawing my my ho ouse e?”” Suddenly they gnawing house?” an on the porch asked d the e cchildren hildrren tto o ccome ome e in.. An old woman nd put them to bed.. B ut H ansel a nd Gretel Grettel kne ew She fed them a and But Hansel and knew that she was a witch! ng, the witch locked locke ed H ansel in th he cattle shed d. In the morning, Hansel the shed. dered Gretel Gretel tto o light lig ght the oven, but the girl said sh Then she ordered she couldn’t do do iit. t. ““Silly Silly cchild! hild! LLook ook how it should be done,” said the witch and as soon as she put her head inside the oven Gretel pushed her into the fire. The children found lots of jewels in the witch’s cottage. They took these jewels home and lived happily ever after.


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Once upon a time a goose, a dog, a piglet, and a little red

hen with three fluffy chicks lived on a farm. One day, Little Red Hen found a grain of wheat. “Look what I’ve found!” she said to the other animals. “Who will help me plant this grain of wheat?” “Not us!” said Goose, Dog, and Piglet. So Little Red Hen pl planted grain herself. lantted d tthe he g rain h erself. She watered the soil, and soon oon the grain became a stalk. Little Red Hen will n asked her friends, “Who wi ill help me cut the e wheat, take it to o the mill, and grind it into fflour?” lou ur?” “Not us!” said d Goose, Dog, and Piglet. Piglett. So Little Red Hen and her three fluffyy ch chicks cut wheat hickks cu ut the ew heatt themselves and mill.l. d brought it to the mill “Who will help bread?” tired Red lp me bake the brea ad?”” asked a tire ed LLittle ittle R ed Hen. But even tthis would his time, no one w oulld help. “Well, Little “W Well, I’ll do it myself,” said Littl Red Hen. And did. R ed dH en. A nd sshe he d id . “And help “A d who h will ill h l me eatt the bread?” asked Little Red Hen. “We will!” cried Goose, Dog, and Piglet. But Little Red Hen said, “Oh no. My chicks and I will eat the bread!” So Goose, Dog, and Piglet got nothing.


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Once upon a time there was a little girl in a village. She

always wore a red velvet riding hood so she was called Little Red Riding Hood. One day her mother said to her, “Come, Little Red Riding Hood, take these cakes to your grandmother.” Just as Little Red Riding Hood entered the woods where her lived, live ed, a w olf m et h er. He found out where her grandmother wolf met her. g Hood was going and ran straight tto oh er Little Red Riding her grandmother’ss house. red the g ra andmottherr. The wolf gott into the house and devour devoured grandmother. n her clothes, lay down in h er b ed, a nd wa aite ed fo o Then he put on her bed, and waited for g Hood to come. Little Red Riding ed Riding Hood arrive ed, she sh he d idn n’t rrecognize eco ognize e th he When Little R Red arrived, didn’t the ndmother,” she said, ““what wh hat large e ha ands you h ave e wolf. “Oh Grandmother,” hands have!” er to hug you with.”” “All the better dmother, what a big mouth you have!” “And, Grandmother, “A All tthe he better to eat you “All with!” growled the wol w lf wolf. And he swallowed her up. Some lumberjacks were passing by the house and heard the noise. They ran in and killed the wolf. Then they cut open his stomach, and Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother came out safe and sound.


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Once upon a time there lived

a little old woman and a little old man. One day the little old woman made gingerbread in a shape of a man. When she opened p the oven, the g gingerbread ingerbread d man jumped o out ut and ran away. The little e old woman and the little old old man ran after him. As the gingerbread sang, ass ffast ass yo you erbread man ran, he san ng,, ““Run, Ru un, rrun un a ast a can! You can’t catch me, I’m the ging gingerbread man!” gerbread ma an!”” Then he saw toward him sang his w a cow coming tow ward dh im and d san ng her h is song. The cow ran w became angry and an nd ra an after the gingerbread gingerbread d man, wanting to butt him! Next, he met Again, gingerbread et a pig. piig. A ga ain, tthe he g ingerbread man sang his song. The pig began to squeal and joined in the chase chase. A little farther on, he met a fox. The gingerbread man started to sing his song again: “Run, run as fast as you can! You can’t catch me, I’m the gingerbread man!” The fox ran after the gingerbread man, caught him, and started to eat him. “Oh, oh! She bit off a quarter of me!” squealed the gingerbread man. “Ouch! She bit off half of me! Ow, ow! She bit off three-quarters of me! This is the end…” And the gingerbread man said nothing more.


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Once upon a time there lived a girl. One day the girl

went into the forest and met an old woman there. “Oh child! Would you be so kind as to give me some berries?” asked the woman. erries, a nd tthe he o ld w oman ate The girl held out some b berries, and old woman them. ge To thank the girl, the old woman gave herr a magic porridg porridge ave to say, ‘Cook, little pot’, an nd it’ll sstart tart tto o co ookk pot. “You only h have and cook an. “A And d the ew ord ds tasty porridge,”” explained the old woma woman. “And words ot’ will make the pot sto op ccooking.” oo oking g.” ‘Enough, little p pot’ stop er mother w as sso oh appyy! The girl took the magic pot home. H Her was happy! en the girl was out, h er mother mother ttook ookk tthe he p ott a nd d One day when her pot and oked d a lot of po orridge. Butt tthe he said the magic words. The pot coo cooked porridge. rgotten the words words that would sstop top the pot. woman had forgotten oured out iinto ntto tthe he sstreet. treet. The porridge poured e back and sshouted, houted The girl came “Enough, little pot!” and the pot stopped cooking. But anyone who wanted to get across town that day had to eat their way through the porridge. And it was very tasty!


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Once upon a time a girl

called Goldilocks went for a walk in the forest. Deep in the forest, she came upon a house and walked in. At the table in the kitchen,, there were three bowls wls of porridge. porriidge. The The porridge in the was e smallest bowl w as d the girl ate it a the tastiest, and allll up. Then she went ent to the living room, where three hree chairs stood. Goldilocks tried off d to sit on each o them, but as soon oon as she settled settle ed mallest chair to o res st, down into the ssmallest rest, it broke into pieces! eces! Goldilocks w went bedroom ent to the bedro oom and saw three beds there. The first bed was too big for her, her, th tthe he ssecond econd w was as ttoo hi high, h and d the third was justt right. Goldilocks i ht G ldil k ffellll asleep. l As she was sleeping, the three bears came home. “Who’s eaten my porridge and broken my chair?” cried the small bear. “Who’s been sleeping in my bed?” roared the middlesized bear. The small bear saw a girl in his bed. “Catch her!” he cried. But the girl woke up, saw the three bears, and ran out through the window. And she never returned to the home of the three bears.


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