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Loretta Ellen Brady

A Tale for Halloween

Babette and Antone were happy little children who never thought of their poverty. Antone made boats from bits of cedar wood and carved a doll's cradle from a pine knot. Antone carved...

23 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Sweep and Little Sweep

Little Sweep spent his golden dollars on finery for his black face and soups to brew for him. The day before their wedding day, Little Sweep was standing at her crossing when a tiny little man flew...

45 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Goose Girl and the Blue Gander

A goose girl longed to marry a lord who lived in a gray stone castle at the top of a high hill, and she spent her year's earnings on some pink paper with red hearts lovingly entwined on the...

8 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Tale of Punchinello

Punchinello, a clown who wore gay satin robes of many colors, traveled around the world in company with a circus. The crowds cheered wildly with applause and the ladies threw him...

14 min read · Rating: G · Read story