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MYTHS, LEGENDS & SUPERSTITIONS – STORIES IN A NUTSHELL

Stories In A Nutshell

Shortest Stories

The Stolen Axe – A Taoist Tale

The Fir Tree And The Bramble – A Fable By Aesop

The Boatman – A Sufi Story From The Middle East

A Flock Of Birds – A Tale From India

Wild Goose – A Folktale From China

The Strawberry – A Zen Story From Japan

The Fighting Cockerel- A Taoist Tale

Ten Jugs Of Wine – A Tale From Japan

Visits Of Kings – A Folktale From The Middle East

The Monkey And The Pea – A Tale From India

The Gnat And The Bull – A Fable By Aesop

The Tale Of Echo – A Greek Myth

The Smuggler – A Sufi Tale From The Middle East

The Honeybee’s Sting – A Tale From Ancient Greece

The Traveller And The Nut Tree – A Tale From India

Cat Woman – A Tale From Ancient Greece

The Sunflower – A Tale From Ancient Greece

Who Is King Of The Forest? – A Tale From China

Slightly Longer Stories

The Sack – A Sufi Story From The Middle East

The Gift Of A Cow Tail Switch – A Folktale From West Africa

New Shoes – A Taoist Tale

Cooking By Candle – A Sufi Story From The Middle East

The Tale Of Baucis And Philemon – A Greek Myth

Why Turtles Live In Water – A Tale From West Africa

One Good Meal Deserves Another – A Tale From West Africa

Longest Stories

The Purse Of Gold – A Jewish Folktale

The Lion And the Rabbit – A Fable From India

The Banquet – A Sufi Story From The Middle East

Fate – A Hebrew Folktale

The Golden Touch – A Greek Myth

The Talkative Turtle – A Tale From India

A Big Quiet House – An Eastern European Folktale

Anansi Goes Fishing – A Folktale From West Africa