Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends


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(4 stars; 2 reviews)

"My desire is to give boys and girls something Jewish which they may be able to regard as companion delights to the treasury of general fairy-lore and childish romance." from the preface. These tales deal with the boyish exploits of the great Biblical characters, Abraham, Moses, and David. "These I have rewritten from the stories in the Talmud and Midrash in a manner suitable for the children of to-day." - Summary by Phil Chenevert and the author (5 hr 33 min)

Chapters

THE PALACE OF THE EAGLES 15:42 Read by Mike Pelton
THE GIANT OF THE FLOOD 10:50 Read by Diana Schmidt
THE FAIRY PRINCESS OF ERGETZ 37:42 Read by Joshua Stevens
THE HIGGLEDY-PIGGLEDY PALACE 10:18 Read by Farnood
THE RED SLIPPER 11:24 Read by Rich Brown
THE STAR CHILD 16:14 Read by realisticspeakers
ABI FRESSAH'S FEAST 14:58 Read by Talie Hass
THE BEGGAR KING 7:35 Read by Kathleen Moore
THE QUARREL OF THE CAT AND DOG 8:50 Read by Kathleen Moore
THE WATER-BABE 7:28 Read by Kathleen Moore
SINBAD OF THE TALMUD 23:47 Read by realisticspeakers
THE OUTCAST PRINCE 13:54 Read by Farnood
THE STORY OF BOSTANAI 10:41 Read by Talie Hass
FROM SHEPHERD-BOY TO KING 6:24 Read by realisticspeakers
THE MAGIC PALACE 12:37 Read by realisticspeakers
THE SLEEP OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS 8:53 Read by realisticspeakers
KING FOR THREE DAYS 10:37 Read by realisticspeakers
THE PALACE IN THE CLOUDS 10:55 Read by mdecker142
THE POPE'S GAME OF CHESS 12:35 Read by mdecker142
THE SLAVE'S FORTUNE 9:43 Read by mdecker142
THE PARADISE IN THE SEA 10:19 Read by Farnood
THE RABBI'S BOGEY-MAN 7:57 Read by Farnood
THE FAIRY FROG 6:48 Read by Farnood
THE PRINCESS OF THE TOWER 23:28 Read by Mike Pelton
KING ALEXANDER'S ADVENTURES 23:36 Read by Farnood