Fairy tales in Spanish

Retold by The Fable Cottage

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

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El ratón de ciudad y el ratón de campo
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5:55

A modern adaptation of Chicken Little written in the present tense: Pollito Tito reads a scary headline on the internet, and runs off to warn everyone. What fun!

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El ratón de ciudad y el ratón de campo
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5:26

A bittersweet story about un pájaro and una ballena who meet and fall in love one summer. But then the weather turns cold. Warning: this story has been known to make adults cry.

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El viento y el sol
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3:42

The wind and the sun want to find out who is the strongest, and so they throw a whole bunch of weather vocabulary at an unsuspecting man. Told in the present tense.

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La niña y el camión de helados
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2:06

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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El ratón de ciudad y el ratón de campo
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4:13

A ratón de ciudad tells wonderful tales of city life, so the ratón de campo 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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El perro y su hueso
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2:18

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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El león miedoso
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3:00

Lion is getting ready for bed when he hears un sonido extraño. What could it be? Is it un monstruo? A short story in the present tense.

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El zorro y el cuervo
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3:30

A hungry zorro is walking through the forest one morning when she sees uncuervo with some queso in his pico. But how can the fox get the cheese? A short story in the present tense.

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Blancanieves
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14:43

Once there was a girl with skin blanca como la nieve who was un pelín more beautiful than the queen. A story of magic mirrors, multiple dwarfs, poisoned apples, and ScrabbleTM

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El enano saltarín
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16:10

When a rich fabricante de sombreros tells people that his daughter can turn paja into gold, the king makes him prove it (or be fed to the cocodrilos!)

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El traje nuevo del emperador
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9:36

A vain emperador loves bragging about his own intelligence. But when a dishonest sastre sells him, the emperor discovers who the real bobo is.

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Rapunzel
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12:02

A story about a girl with largo cabello who lives in una alta torre with no escaleras. But it's also about different kinds of héroe, and the things we do to live felices para siempre.

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La Cenicienta
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15:23

Cinderella is kind and intelligent, but also muy desdichada. She has two selfish hermanastras and a mean madrastra. Will she go to the baile del rey and meet el príncipe?

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Jack y los frijoles mágicos
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15:44

Jack goes to market to sell their cow, and comes back with cinco frijoles negros. Will those beans make him más rico que el hombre más rico del mundo?

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Los tres chivitos traviesos
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11:04

As you know, goats eat grass todo el tiempo. So what happens when three hungry goats meet un trol más grosero y gruñón on the way to eat la hierba on the other side of the bridge?

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Hansel y Gretel
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17:25

Hansel and Gretel get lost in el bosque and find a cottage hecho de chocolate y caramelos. But then they also meet una bruja mala... Will Hansel become niño asado?

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