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All Change

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The landlady put the pea upon a dresser and left it there, and a chicken wandering by saw it and jumped up on the dresser and ate it. So when the laziest man called the next day and asked for his pea the landlady couldn't find it.

Europe

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Sindbad the Sailor

Unknown writer

Sindbad’s life is full of peril, full of shipwrecks, full of famine; full of riches of great worth, full of every thing but truth.

Arab worldMiddle East

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The Cinder-Maid

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Cinder-Maid shook the tree and the first nut that fell she took up and opened, and what do you think she saw?—a beautiful silk dress blue as the heavens, all embroidered with stars.

Europe

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The Fir Tree

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When Christmas-time approached, quite young trees were felled, sometimes trees which were neither so old nor so large as this Fir Tree. These young trees were just the most beautiful.

EuropeDenmark

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The Wonderful Garden of Dreams

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Early in the morning she had to get up to milk the cow, clean and polish everything in the house, and prepare breakfast for her father.

South AsiaIndia

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