Fairy tales in French

Retold by The Fable Cottage

Children's stories translated into French with optional English translation and slow audio from a native French speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Enjoy!

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An updated version of Chicken Little, written in the present tense: Petit Poulet is un poulet tout à fait normal. Unfortunately he believes everything he reads on the internet...

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A beautiful (but poignant) story of un oiseau and une baleine who tombent amoureux. But a whale can't fly, and a bird can't swim. Where will they live together?

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A little girl stares out her bedroom window, longing for summer. Then… she sees an ice cream truck. A short story inspired by “The Spendthrift and the Swallow”, told in the present tense. 

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A rat des villes tells wonderful tales of city life, so the rat des champs decides to visit. But there are some things the city rat forgot to mention... A short story in the present tense with a good moral for the Instagram generation.

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A dog finds a bone and feels like the luckiest dog in the world —until he sees another dog... A short story in the present tense with lots of question words and city vocabulary.

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Lion is getting ready for bed, when he hears un bruit étrange. What could it be? Is it a une monstre? A short story in the present tense.

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A hungry renard is walking through the forest when he sees un corbeau with some fromage in his bec. But how can the fox get the cheese? A short story in the present tense.

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Once there was a girl with une peau blanche comme la neige who was un tantinet more beautiful than the queen. A story of magic mirrors, some dwarfs, poisoned apples, and ScrabbleTM

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When a rich chapelier tells people that his daughter can turn le foin into gold, the king makes him prove it (or be fed to the crocodiles!)

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A vain empereur loves bragging about his own intelligence. But when a dishonest tailleur sells him some nouveaux habits, the emperor discovers who the real imbécile is.

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A story about a girl with très longs cheveux who lives in une grand tour. But it's also about different kinds of héros, and the things we do to live heureux jusqu’à la fin des temps.

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Cinderella is intelligente et gentille, but she's also très malheureuse. Will she escape her selfish belles-sœurs and belle-mère and go to the bal du roi?

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Jack means well, but when he sells his family's only vache for une poignée de haricots, he's in deep trouble. Will those beans really make him plus riche que l’homme le plus riche du monde?

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Three hungry boucs meet a troll grossier et grincheux on their way to eat la haute herbe verte in the meadow. Will they outsmart him? Or will he eat them pour le petit-dejeuner?

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Hansel and Gretel get lost in la forêt and find une maison fait de chocolat et de bonbons. But then they also meet une méchante sorcière... Will Hansel become garçon rôti?

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