An African boy carrying home precious water for his family shares it with a succession of animals and eventually has his kindness repaid in an unexpected way.
Because Osebo the leopard won’t share his magnificent drum with anyone, Nyame the Sky-God offers a reward to whichever animal presents the drum to him.
Retells an ancient Chinese tale of magic in which unselfishness is rewarded.
Goodness and bravery are rewarded in this version of Snow White.
A rich man is rescued from harm by a smelly, slobbery dog. As a reward, he asks for the man’s beautiful daughter. In this tale from England, Margaret Read MacDonald puts a new spin on the classic story, Beauty and the Beast.
Andrei and Vova set out in the great city of St. Petersburg to find Andrei’s mama.
In this variation on the Perrault fairy tale ‘The Fairies,’ magic chastises a rude young pig and rewards his hard-working female servant.