This is a story from the collection of the Brothers Grimm. It concerns three brothers, one of whom is a simpleton. When this simpleton finds a golden goose opportunities and complications seem to meet him at every turn.
The illustration is by Leslie Brooke and is from a 1905 book entitled, ‘The Golden Goose Book.’
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Welcome to our first free audio podcast of great fairy tales and children’s stories. Each week, you’ll find fantastic bedtime stories that you can listen to right here on our blog or download to play later. Feel free to burn personal CDs of your stories for home use or on those long car trips that require lots of entertainment!
We begin with a children’s favorite, The Three Little Pigs. It’s a tale that thrills almost all young children and you can’t go wrong with this one. We’ve created an easy-to-understand version of the story that’s both exciting and amusing.
We’ll continue to post stories often so that you always have a great source of bedtime stories or tales to take with you on an iPod or a car trip.
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Tom Thumb is a tale by the Brothers Grimm who, in the 1800s, collected tales that were popular in Europe as part of their study of the German language. Their collection became world-famous and has influenced children’s literature ever since. Little Tom is one of the most famous characters in fairy tales. Enjoy his adventures. We’ll post another story about this clever little person soon.