A little boy receives a toy rabbit for Christmas one year, and he and his plush plaything soon become best friends, embarking on imaginary adventures for hours at a time. When the boy and the rabbit are separated, the toy ventures out on its own to learn about this strange thing "being real". This is a heart-warming classic about the great joys of childhood and the magic of love.
"Kids Love this Book"
Here is a wonderful collection of classic children's tales told with humor and heartfelt charm. Featured are the beloved favorite "Little Red Riding Hood", Hans Christian Andersen's "The Pea Blossom" and "The Nightengale", and L. Frank Baum's hilarious tale of the mixed-up "Man in the Moon".
A charming collection of whimsical children's favorites narrated with wit, warmth, and wonder. Featuring the mischievous story of "Jack and the Beanstalk", the tongue-twisting "Henny Penny", the lethargic "Lazy Jack", and the scrambled "Humpty Dumpty".
A charming collection of classic children's stories hosted by a hilarious wicked witch and narrated with charm and excitement. The delightful favorites include the tale of "Hansel and Gretel", the giant-sized adventures of "Tom Thumb", the hilarious story of "The Brave Little Tailor", and the real story behind the classic nursery rhyme "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe".
A delightful collection of children's favorites hosted by a hilarious wicked witch and narrated with delightful enthusiasm. Featuring the classic story of "Snow White", the story of "The Seven Ravens", the charming "Little Ida's Flowers", and the mirthful "The Shoemaker and the Elves".
This is a delightful collection of fairy tales and fables written by the most beloved of all children's authors and read with charming wit and tenderness. Includes the story of that fleet-footed Gingerbread Man who commences running as soon as the oven door is opened.
"The interstitial intros may (and do) annoy"
Featuring two classic horror stories that are sure to send shivers up your spine, Frightful Tales includes "The Night Wire", a story of a small town overrun by a horrible, animated fog and the night wireman who observes helplessly as unspeakable acts occur, and "Rats", a story of a deserted room at an out-of-the-way inn, and the young man who dares to enter.
A thrilling little adventure told in nonsense verse about a young man on an adventure to slay a fearsome beast.
A wonderful collection of Christmas stories and poems celebrating all the warmth and joy of the holiday season. "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" is a kindly editor's reply to a young reader regarding the existence of Santa; "Silent Night" is the classic song read with meaning and reverence; "The Christmas Masquerade" is a charming tale of a magical Christmas Eve.
"Long bizarre fairy tale about costumes ruins it"
Hansel and Gretel are two hungry children abandoned in the forest, who then happen upon a wonderful house made of gingerbread. But danger lurks within this tasty abode. Will the poor children escape or are they doomed to the cruel fate a wicked witch has in store for them?
A lot can happen on the way from one place to another, especially when an overnight flight makes for an unexpected romantic encounter between strangers seated together; a trucker finds life beyond the ranch where he grew up; and a bored Midwestern housewife tries to escape Kansas City.
Midnight Shadows features two classics of horror and the supernatural. "Young Goodman Brown" is the chilling story of a young Puritan man who finds himself drawn into a world of witchcraft and unspeakable black magic. "The Ash Tree" is the tale of Sir Richard, who encounters an ancient tree that harbors a dark and grotesque secret.
Here's a terrific collection of giggle-inducing silliness and rhythmical rhyming fun, all read with a great big smile! Twenty-four classic rhymes are gathered here, including: "Little Bo Peep", "Simple Simon", "Little Miss Muffet", "Humpty Dumpty", "Handy Pandy", "Crooked Little Man", "Wee Willie Winkie", and many, many more!
Two delightful, fanciful, and heartwarming stories. "The Velveteen Rabbit" tells the tale of a stuffed rabbit that longs to become real, while "The Girl Who Owned a Bear" tells of a little girl who receives a magical book filled with the most unpredictable of magic.
Against the wishes of superstitious townspeople, Jonathan Harker journeys to the castle of Count Dracula on Walpurgisnacht, the dreaded night of the dead. Abandoned by his frightened coachman, Harker finds himself alone in a cemetery, battered by the elements and at the mercy of the strange beasts hunting him.
Sir Richard, having inherited his family estate, looks forward to beginning a new life amidst the peaceful English countryside. His pastoral dreams of contentment soon turn to nightmares as the old ash tree outside his window reveals a terrible curse upon his family - a curse of unrelenting hatred that is thirsting for revenge.
Classic Tales of Terror collects two classic chillers of the supernatural. "The Cats of Ulthar" tells of an elderly couple with a penchant for animal cruelty. They kill the pet of an orphan and the animals retaliate with a terrible vengeance. In "The Yellow Sign", an artist encounters a horribly disfigured man who exudes a terrible aura of unspeakable evil.
While taking a break from his latest painting, an artist casually stands at his window, looking at the street below. Much to his horror he sees a hideously disfigured man, a man whose features draw a repulsive shudder - the artist recognizes him from a nightmare foretelling his own death.
"Tale of terror ? Not at all."
This collection of fanciful fairy tales feature all of your favorite stories narrated with fun, whimsical delight. Including the story of that rascal Rumplestiltskin and his most mysterious name; the beautiful tale of the Golden Bird, about three princes on a magical quest; the story of a Wond'rous Wise Man whose befuddled wisdom knows no bounds; and the beautiful tale of Snow White and Rose Red, two sisters whose kindness leads them to help a mysterious bear that is much more than it seems.
Here's a heart-wrenching story about a poor little girl forced to sell matches on Christmas Eve. As she stumbles barefooted into a cold and lonely alley, she is enchanted by visions of Christmas wonders and her beloved grandmother long passed. "The Little Match Girl" is a tale that makes us all grateful for what we have this holiday season.