This site requires JavaScript to be enabled to work properly. Please check your settings and try again.

17 min read stories

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

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.

20 min read

The Golden Beetle

A poor woman is given a miraculous golden beetle... Starting the war of dogs and cats.

15 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.

14 min read

Giauna the Beautiful

* Story contains bad language

Giauna is beautiful but also kind, and can heal the sickness of others.

14 min read

The Tinderbox

A fairytale of a soldier who comes upon riches and a tinder-box...

17 min read

The Nightingale

A Chinese Emperor coves a nightingale - but then discovers a more beautiful one made of gold.

14 min read

The Little Elder Tree Mother

* Story contains bad language

A sick boy goes on a magical adventure of the imagination...

15 min read

The Golden Bird

A kind fox helps a brother who will not listen to good advice.

14 min read

The Water of Life

A King is dying, and his sons set off to discover the Water of Life that will save him.

14 min read

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The classic tale of a beautiful girl, a wicked Queen, a magic mirror, and seven dwarves!