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The Ant and the Grasshopper
Some insects work tirelessly throughout the year, preparing for the cold months of winter, when crops dry up and food is scarce. However, the grasshopper in this story prefers to while away the summer playing music... and when the cold months draw in, she finds it increasingly difficult to locate a sympathetic ear...
The original 1883, Italian version of Pinocchio is far darker than the version modern audiences are acquainted with. Pinnochio is pathologically selfish, and the world he inhabits is full of villains. Murderous circus owners, thieving woodland creatures, and a guilt-trip inducing Blue Fairy all cross his path. Sponsors! ModCloth - To get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more, including all sale items, go to modcloth.com and enter code TALES at checkout.
The Blue Belt II
Mads is alone on a desert island. He was blinded, maimed, and left for dead without his magical belt to save him. He must find a way to return home and reclaim everything his mother Inga and the troll Gunnar took from him. Then, he may be worthy of his one true love. Sponsors! Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code TALES during checkout!
The Blue Belt
In this Norwegian Folktale, a beggar woman and her son happen upon a mysterious magical belt lying on a dirt path. Against his mother's advice, the boy Mads picks it up. Soon, the magical strength it gives him is the only protection he has from a host of hostile creatures, and humans, who want to do him harm. Sponsors! Veestro - Veestro offers free shipping on all orders, and right now, you can save 30% off any purchase when you go to Veestro.com and use the code TALES.