Toinett and the Elves ✨

TALES Author: Susan Coolidge The winter’s sun was nearing the horizon’s edge. Each moment the tree shadows grew longer in the forest; each moment the crimson light on the upper boughs became more red and bright. It was Christmas Eve, or would be in half an hour, when the sun should be fairly set; but […]

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The Winter tale ✨

TALES Author: William Shakespeare When the curtain rises for the first act on an antechamber in Leontes’ palace, in Sicilia, we overhear his councillor Camillo talking with a follower of the King of Bohemia. They are discussing the meeting between their masters, who, after having been brought up together, and separated for years, have been […]

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Historia del Invierno ✨

CUENTO Hace mucho, pero mucho tiempo, cuando ninguna estación del año había aparecido en nuestro planeta, el Sr. Invierno ya estaba preparándose para su llegada. Es que al Sr. Invierno le gusta llegar contento a todos los rincones de la Tierra y repartir ricos chocolates y chocolatadas a todos los niños del mundo. Pero, aunque […]

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Leggende delle Castagne ✨

RACCONTI Tanto, tanto tempo fa, le castagne non avevano il riccio, ma erano appese ai rami come le mele. Un giorno tre di loro decisero che quell’inverno non volevano soffrire né il caldo né il freddo e quindi si rivolsero al castagno più vecchio.L’albero consigliò loro di chiedere ai ricci del bosco di portare i […]

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Fiaba di Autunno ✨

RACCONTI “A Bosco Antico l’autunno era colorato di rosso, di giallo e di marrone. Quei colori mi sembravano caldissimi, così come caldo e familiare era quell’odore di umido che mi umettava le narici. I funghi sembravano essere cresciuti ovunque, almeno quando andavo a raccoglierli con Vecchina, che mi sapeva indicare i più gustosi e saporiti […]

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Kippy, the sad little pumpkin ✨

TALES On a hot summer day, the sun shined his sparkling light on a late-blooming flower sprouting from a pumpkin vine. “Hmmm” thought the sun, “that one will never be worth a nickel. There’s not enough growing time left for him.”. Pumpkins do take some time to grow, you know, and it was already late […]

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The horn of plenty ✨

TALES Deïanira was one of the most beautiful of princesses who lived in the long ago times of the Greek gods and goddesses. It seemed as if all the loveliness of the world in this, its story time, was hers. Her hair was bright with the yellow of the first spring sunshine, and her eyes […]

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The little Child and the Pumpkin tree ✨

TALES THERE was once a poor widow who had six children. One day when she was going out to look for something to eat, for she was very poor, she met an old man sitting by the river side.He said to her, “Good morning.”And she answered, “Good morning, father.”He said to her, “Will you wash […]

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The anxious leaf ✨

TALES Once upon a time a little leaf was heard to sigh and cry, as leaves often do when a gentle wind is about. And the twig said, “What is the matter, little leaf?” And the leaf said, “The wind just told me that one day it would pull me off and throw me down […]

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La Abuelita y la Calabaza ✨

CUENTO Érase una vez una viejecita que vivía sola en una pequeña casa de la aldea. Un día, recibe una carta de su nieta, que vivía a muchos kilómetros de la aldea. La carta le produjo una gran alegría ya que la informaba de que su nieta se iba a casar e invitaba a la […]

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Las hojitas de Otoño ✨

CUENTO Érase una vez tres hojitas y un cascabel.Cuando el viento soplaba las hojitas bailaban mientras el cascabel sonaba. Y sonando, sonando el otoño iba anunciando. Cada vez bailaban más hasta que un día ¡del árbol, echaron a volar. Y volando, volando vieron muchas maravillas, todo el campo cubierto de hojas secas y amarillas. Y […]

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Cuento de Otoño ✨

CUENTO Hace mucho tiempo, en un bosque muy lejano, llegó el otoño y, con él, se acercaba el frío Viento del Norte. Todos los pájaros que vivían allí se vieron obligados a emigrar en busca de sitios más cálidos. Solamente quedaba un pobre pajarito, que tenía un ala rota. Debía encontrar pronto un lugar donde […]

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Portias Puzzle ✨

TALES Author: William Shakespeare A long time ago, in Italy , there lived a beautiful young woman named Portia. Everyone who knew her thought that she was the luckiest girl alive. She wore the finest dresses, and ate the most delicious food. Every evening, the funniest jesters in Italy performed for her and the best […]

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La Gabbianella e il Gatto ✨

RACCONTI Auttore: LUIS SEPULVEDA Kengah, una gabbiana avvelenata da una macchia di petrolio, riesce ad affidare in punto di morte il proprio uovo al gatto Zorba, strappandogli tre promesse: quella di non mangiare l’uovo, di averne cura finché non si schiuderà e di insegnare a volare al nascituro. Zorba chiede consiglio ai suoi amici Colonnello, […]

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