Fairy tales in Italian

Retold by The Fable Cottage

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

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A seagull and a whale fall in love one summer, but then the weather turns cold. If a whale can't fly and a seagull can't swim, where will they live together?

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Chicken Little gets an update for the Facebook era. Poletto Carletto reads a story on the internet that says "IL CIELO STA CADENDO!" Hysteria ensues. Written in the present tense.

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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 topolino di città tells wonderful tales of city life, so the topolino di campagna decides to visit. But there are some things the city mouse hasn't mentioned... 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 rumore. What could it be? Is it a un mostro? A short story in the present tense.

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A hungry volpe is walking through the forest one morning when she sees uncorvo with some formaggio in his becco. 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 la pelle bianca come la neve who was un tantinello more beautiful than the jealous queen. A story of magic mirrors, multiple dwarfs, poisoned apples, and ScrabbleTM

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When a rich cappellaio tells people that his daughter can turn il fieno into gold, the king makes him prove it (or be fed to the coccodrilli!)

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A vain imperatore loves bragging about his own intelligence. But when a dishonest sarto sells him some vestiti stupefacenti, the emperor discovers who the real imbecille is.

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A story about a girl with i capelli lunghissimi who lives in un’alta torre with no stairs. But it's also about different kinds of eroi, and the things we do to live sempre felici e contenti.

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Cinderella is sveglia e buona, but she's also molto infelice. She has two selfish sorellastre and a mean matrigna. Will she go to the ballo del re and meet il principe?

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L’inverno is coming. Jack goes to market to sell their cow, and comes back with cinque fagioli neri. Will those beans make him più ricco dell’uomo più ricco del mondo?

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Three hungry capretti meet un orco on their way to eat l'erba alta e verde in the meadow. Will they outsmart him? Or will he have goat per colazione?

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Hansel and Gretel get lost in il bosco and find a cottage fatte di cioccolata. But then they also meet una strega cattiva...

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