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17 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 17 minutes read time.

14 min read


This world is so wrong, and we must make it right.

17 min read

Bamboo and the Turtle

A boy called Bamboo helps a turtle escape a temple, and goes on a big adventure.

17 min read

Hansel and Gretel

The classic fairytale about a clever brother and sister, and a gingerbread house...

17 min read

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

An old woman is cruel to a sparrow - and is repaid in kind.

15 min read

The Adventures of Kintaro, The Golden Boy

The tale of a brave boy samurai, and his adventures with his animal friends.

15 min read

Princess Hase, a Story of Old Japan

Princess Hase has a cruel stepmother, but she remains kind.

14 min read

Princess Kwan-Yin

Kwan Yin is a beautiful princess who listens to her heart instead of her father.

14 min read

The Man Who Would Not Scold

A deceitful man called Wang is punished when he steals a duck from his neighbour.

14 min read

The Strange Tale of Doctor Dog

A strange tale about a sick girl, her loving father and a doctor dog.

16 min read

The Nodding Tiger

A tiger kills an old woman's son - but finds ways to make amends.

17 min read

The Mad Goose and the Tiger Forest

A poor slave girl and a mad goose help an old miser break the spell upon him.