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22 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 22 minutes read time.

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...

21 min read

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

A young girl breaks her promise, and must voyage east of the sun and west of the moon to recover her love.

17 min read

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

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

21 min read

The Adventures of Momotaro, Son of a Peach

A brave boy goes on a quest to rid his village of wicked demons.

26 min read

Prince Yamato Take

The story of Prince Yamato Take and his protector the Sun Goddess.

22 min read

The Talking Fish

A cranky old man decides to become a fish and loves it - until he starts to get hungry.

21 min read

The Golden Beetle

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

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.

17 min read

The Nightingale

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

22 min read

The Little Good Mouse

A mouse helps protect a happy queen from a jealous king.

17 min read

The Valiant Little Tailor

A little tailor tricks two giants and a King, winning against all odds.