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    • The Great Fairy Tale Collection

    • Marvellous Tales from Around the World
    • By: Andrew Lang, Maurice Baring, Peter Christen Asbjörnsen, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fascinating collection of some of the great - but less well known - fairy tales of all time. 

    Regular price: $25.08

    • The Brahman, the Tiger and the Six Judges

    • A Fairy Tale from India
    • By: Mary Frere
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Brahman, the Tiger and the Six Judges is the tale of an ungrateful tiger who gets his just desserts. The tiger has been captured but persuades the passing Brahman to release him. When the Brahman does so, the tiger announces that he intends to eat him. But the Brahman persuades him to wait until they have consulted six others before deciding his fate. 

    Regular price: $1.09

    • Punchkin

    • A Fairy Tale from India
    • By: Mary Frere
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Punchkin is a traditional fairy tale about a Rajah with seven daughters. When he remarries, the princesses' stepmother is determined to do away with the girls and make her own daughter the heir to the throne. A series of adventures and trials follows which leads to the overthrow of an evil magician. 

    Regular price: $5.45

    • The Blind Man, the Deaf Man and the Donkey

    • A Fairy Tale from India
    • By: Mary Frere
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Abridged
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    The Blind Man, the Deaf Man and the Donkey is a strange but compelling tale of two codependent friends who nonetheless mistrust each other. They find a donkey and a large container...and then when sheltering from a storm in what they mistake for a temple, they find a Rakshas' (terrifying monster with elephant tusks) treasure. While attempting to trick the Rakshas and steal the treasure, the two are still also intent on swindling each other...then karma deals a strange twist to the tale. 

    Regular price: $3.26

    • The Alligator and the Jackal

    • A Folk Tale from India
    • By: Mary Frere
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The Alligator and the Jackal is the story of a jackal who narrowly escapes being eaten by an alligator on the banks of a river. Following this incident, the alligator is determined to catch the cunning jackal. The Jackal is equally determined not to be eaten. A series of close escapes escalates the feud until the dramatic finale. 

    Regular price: $1.09