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    • The Talking Eggs

    • A Story from Louisiana
    • By: Katharine Pyle
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An enchanting folk tale of two sisters who could not be more different from one another. One is hardworking, cheerful and willing, the other lazy and disagreeable. When the first meets an old woman and helps her she is rewarded with some very remarkable eggs which help her make her fortune. When the second sister behaves badly towards the old woman, she too is given some eggs... but with very different results. Enchanting!

    Regular price: $2.55

    • Tales of Folk and Fairies

    • By: Katharine Pyle
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Katharine Pyle's masterly retelling of well-loved folk tales from around the world. •The Meester Stoorworm – A Story from Scotland •Jean Malin and the Bull Man – A Louisiana Tale •The Widow’s Son – A Scandinavian Tale •The Wise Girl – A Serbian Story •The History of Ali Cogia – From the Arabian Nights •Oh! – A Cossack Story •The Talking Eggs – A Story from Louisiana •The Frog Princess – A Russian Story •The Magic Turban, the Magic Sword and the Magic Carpet – A Persian Story

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A unique offering of stories for fairy tale lovers

    • By Dr. Phyllis Bell Miller on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $16.52

    • The Magic Pipe

    • A Norse Tale
    • By: Katharine Pyle
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the king advertises for a herdsman to look after his gigantic herd of hares, the deal sounds too good to be true. A fair wage and the chance to win the hand of the princess in marriage. But there is a catch. If any of the hares should be lost out on the hills, then instead of wages and the princess, the herdsman should receive a harsh beating. Three brothers each try their luck...but one has a secret magic pipe to help him, as well as the sharp wits and cunning needed to outwit the king and queen.

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    • The Meester Stoorworm

    • A Scottish Tale
    • By: Katharine Pyle
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a gigantic stoorworm appears in the sea off the coast of a peaceful kingdom, the only way to appease the monster seems to be to offer the princess as a sacrifice. The king declares that anyone who can rid his land of the stoorworm shall have half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in marriage. Only one young lad is prepared to make the attempt...

    Regular price: $2.06

    • The Magic Turban, the Magic Sword and the Magic Carpet

    • A Persian Tale
    • By: Katharine Pyle
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a poor lad sets out to seek his fortune, he manages to acquire a magic turban which can make him invisible, a magic sword which is so strong it can cut through anything, and a magic carpet which will take him wherever he wants to go. Armed with these enchanted artefacts, he sets out to solve the mystery of where the princess disappears to every night....

    Regular price: $2.55