This children's adaptation of Sir Arthur Cannon Doyle's original work will captivate young readers with abridged and modernized language. Introduce your child to the world of Holmes and enjoy this classic story time and time again. When a German nobleman's engagement to a Scandinavian princess is threatened by the blackmail of a former love interest, he calls upon the only man who could handle such a delicate matter - Sherlock Holmes. With his "calculating mind and cold heart", Holmes carries out a brilliant covert operation to gather all the information needed to save the day and earn his opulent reward.
The brave Japanese warrior Fujiwara Hidesato was always in search of action and adventure...and he suddenly found them one day on the beautiful Lake Biwa. When the Dragon King asked for help to defeat the terrible centipede that was threating his kingdom, Hidesato readily promised to do what he could to help him. This entertaining Japanese fairy tale has all the right ingredients of a great story for young readers: dragons, adventure, warriors, magical rewards and beautiful underwater castles.
"Nice (very) short fairy tale for kids"
This wonderful audiobook adaptation, produced by Nation9, is based on the original fairy tale first published in 1740, and adapted with kids ages 9 to 12 in mind. Your child will enjoy this heartwarming story time and time again. When a wealthy merchant loses his fortune he and his three beautiful daughters are forced to sell everything they own and move to the countryside. The merchant's two oldest daughters have a hard time adjusting to their new life in the country, but his youngest daughter Belle chooses to be grateful for what she has.
This ancient Japanese tale begins with a whimsical question from a child to his mother: “How does the light from the Sun and the Moon come to us?” In vivid detail the mother recounts the legend of the heroic Empress Jokwa, her brave warriors Hako and Eiko, and their battle with the evil wizard Kokai. Your child will be swept away to the enchanted age of giants, wizards, and warriors.
Watanabe and his samurai companions take great pride in defeating any foe - human or otherwise. When they hear an ogre is terrifying the people of Rashomon, Watanabe can't believe it. A challenge is made to Watanabe to spend the night at the Gate of Rashomon and see for himself if the ogre exists - a challenge he readily accepts. But will Watanabe live to regret this challenge? For over a thousand years this classic Japanese tale of honor and bravery has been passed down from generation to generation. Nation9 is excited to bring this timeless story to a new generation of readers.