The Junior Classics Volume 1: Fairy and Wonder Tales


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The purpose of The Junior Classics is to provide, in ten volumes containing about five thousand pages, a classified collection of tales, stories, and poems, both ancient and modern, suitable for boys and girls of from six to sixteen years of age. (summary from book introduction)

This collection consists of Volume 1 of The Junior Classics, and it contains many well known stories in their original forms. Among stories from other authors, you'll find Hans Christian Anderson, Aesop, and the Grimm brothers.

(14 hr 17 min)

Chapters

Preface 8:04 Read by Robin Cotter
Manabozho, The Mischief Maker 13:15 Read by carnright
The Woodpecker 9:14 Read by Cori Samuel
Why the Diver Duck Has So Few Tail Feathers 3:54 Read by Cori Samuel
Manabozho Changed to Wolf 5:55 Read by Fox in the Stars
Manabozho is Robbed 3:38 Read by Fox in the Stars
Manabozho and the Woodpeckers 6:37 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Boy and the Wolves 5:36 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Indian Who Lost His Wife 5:46 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
Punchkin 31:03 Read by Kristin Hughes
The Sun, Moon and Wind 3:49 Read by Robin Cotter
Why the Fish Laughed 14:14 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
The Farmer and Money Lender 6:28 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Pride Goeth Before a Fall 5:13 Read by Kristin Hughes
The Wicked Sons 2:43 Read by Marcy
Tiger, Brahman, and Jackal 5:33 Read by Esther
The Lambikin 4:51 Read by Deborah Clark
The Rat's Wedding 14:26 Read by Deborah Clark
The Jackal and the Partridge 6:47 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Jackal and the Crocodile 6:10 Read by Deborah Clark
The Jackal and the Iguana 5:43 Read by Kirk Thomas
The Bear's Bad Bargain 9:29 Read by Deborah Clark
The Thief and the Fox 1:39 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Farmer and the Fox 1:50 Read by Kevin McAsh
The Fools and the Drum 1:37 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Lion and the Goat 2:34 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Glowworm and Jackdaw 1:36 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Camel and the Pig 1:55 Read by Kevin McAsh
The Dog and the Dog Dealer 1:24 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Tiger, Fox, and Hunters 2:25 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Sea, the Fox, and the Wolf 1:37 Read by Kevin McAsh
The Fox in the Well 2:06 Read by Kevin McAsh
Ashiepattle 18:30 Read by Cori Samuel
The Squire's Bride 6:12 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Doll in the Grass 5:00 Read by Julian Jamison
The Bear and the Fox 8:21 Read by Sean McGaughey
The Lad Who Went to the North Wind 7:09 Read by carnright
The Husband Who Was to Mind the House 4:36 Read by misty
How One Went Out to Woo 1:30 Read by Andrea L
Why the Bear is Stumpy-Tailed 2:02 Read by Steve Karafit
Boots and the Princess 3:58 Read by Sean McGaughey
The Witch in the Stone Boat 11:18 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Snuffbox 9:55 Read by Deborah Clark
The Golden Blackbird 11:01 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Half-Chick 8:08 Read by Patrick McNeal
The Three Brothers 7:02 Read by David Barnes
The Glass Mountain 10:05 Read by Andrew Lebrun
Huntsman the Unlucky 11:20 Read by Kristin LeMoine
Story of Little Simpleton 0:02 Read by Kristin LeMoine
The Golden Fish 6:28 Read by Kristin LeMoine
The Wonderful Hair 6:50 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Language of Animals 9:19 Read by Deborah Clark
The Emperor Trojan's Ears 4:56 Read by Deborah Clark
The Maiden Who Was Wiser Than the King 6:52 Read by Deborah Clark
The Three Sons 10:21 Read by Robin Cotter
Hok Lee and the Dwarfs 11:42 Read by Kirk Thomas
A Dreadful Boar 5:43 Read by jbl007
The Five Queer Brothers 7:29 Read by gabecottam
The Accomplished Teakettle 4:07 Read by Kirk Thomas
Adventures of Little Peachling 3:35 Read by Kevin McAsh
The Two Lizards 3:54 Read by Fox in the Stars
De King and De Peafowl 4:41 Read by Deborah Clark
Hansel and Grethel 16:20 Read by Kim Butler
Thumbling 10:42 Read by Deborah Clark
The Six Swans 11:34 Read by Fox in the Stars
Snow-White and Rose-Red 16:13 Read by Susan Denney
The Ugly Duckling 23:08 Read by Susan Denney
The Tinder-Box 15:16 Read by JemmaBlythe
The Constant Tin Soldier 9:53 Read by roolynninms
The Fir Tree 21:55 Read by Joy Scaglione
The Flying Trunk 10:54 Read by Deborah Clark
The Darning Needle 6:24 Read by Deborah Clark
Pen and Inkstand 6:12 Read by Fox in the Stars
Cinderella 16:22 Read by Susan Denney
Little Red Riding-Hood 5:17 Read by Susan Denney
The Story of the Three Bears 9:36 Read by Julian Jamison
Puss in Boots 13:05 Read by Kathy
Jack the Giant-Killer 12:10 Read by Andrew Lebrun
Tom Thumb 10:17 Read by Kevin McAsh
Blue Beard 11:51 Read by Cori Samuel
The Brave Little Tailor 18:48 Read by Esther
The Sleeping Beauty 14:04 Read by Susan Denney
The Fair One with Golden Locks 22:56 Read by Fox in the Stars
Beauty and the Beast 32:12 Read by Charlene Harris
Jack and the Beanstalk 26:12 Read by Sean McGaughey
Hop-o'-My-Thumb 24:26 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
Goose-Girl, The 13:00 Read by Cori Samuel
He Who Knew Not Fear 22:31 Read by Deb Bacon-Ziegler
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 2:27 Read by Cori Samuel
The Man, Boy, and Donkey 2:01 Read by Andrea L
The Shepherd's Boy 1:22 Read by Kevin McAsh
Androcles 2:05 Read by Gary Gilberd
The Fox and the Stork 1:22 Read by Kevin McAsh
The Crow and the Pitcher 1:36 Read by Andrea L
The Frogs Desiring a King 2:31 Read by Andrew Lebrun
The Frog and the Ox 1:30 Read by Andrea L
The Cock and the Pearl 1:01 Read by Kevin McAsh
The Fox Without a Tail 1:47 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Fox and the Cat 1:38 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Dog in the Manger 1:16 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Fox and the Goat 1:28 Read by Fox in the Stars
Belling the Cat 1:53 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Jay and the Peacock 1:18 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Ass and the Lap-Dog 1:44 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Ant and the Grasshopper 1:36 Read by David Barnes
The Woodman and the Serpent 1:30 Read by Steve Karafit
The Milkmaid and Her Pail 1:32 Read by David Barnes
The Lion and the Mouse 1:48 Read by Fox in the Stars
Hercules and the Waggoner 1:29 Read by Robin Cotter
The Lion's Share 1:51 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Fox and the Crow 1:40 Read by Steve Karafit
The Dog and the Shadow 1:23 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Wolf and the Lamb 1:40 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Bat, Birds, and Beasts 1:34 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Belly and the Members 1:28 Read by Andrea L
The Fox and the Grapes 1:22 Read by Fox in the Stars
The Swallow and the Birds 1:48 Read by Robin Cotter