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Stories & Legends from Other Lands

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Delightful stories for children drawn from our multicultural folklore. Each story is engagingly written and narrated, and beautifully illustrated in a style typical of the country of origin.

Baron Munchhausen in a Whale of a Tale (German legend)
a fast-paced nonsense tale about how Baron Munchhausen saved the ship and earned the title "Rear Admiral in Charge of Whale Sighting." 4 minutes 23 seconds

Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary (Irish folktale)
Rich but mean Hudden and Dudden meet their match in their poor neighbour Donald who manages to turn his misfortunes into gold. 5 minutes 3 seconds.

Nail Soup (Scandinavian folktale)
A well-known folk story about how a stingy old woman learns a recipe from her cunning guest that she's not likely to forget! 5 minutes 21 seconds.

Onions and Garlic (Hebrew fable)
Saul reaps a reward for his onions and his generous actions, whle sly Eli receives his just reward in a most unexpected way. 4 minutes 33 seconds.

The World of Darkness (Yugoslavian fable)
an adventurous journey to the edge of the world leads to bitter disapointment for the king and his band of men. 3 minutes 18 seconds.

1989, 22 min 38 s

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