A Selection from the Norse Tales for the Use of Children

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This is a collection of Norse folktales selected as being appropriate for children. They range from short pieces such as, "How One Went Out to Woo" to the longer stories such as, "The Blue Belt" and "Shortshanks," and include such favorites as, "The Three Billy-Goats Gruff" and "The Lad Who Went to the North Wind." - Summary by Larry Wilson (7 hr 36 min)


True and Untrue 14:40 Read by Sue Gill
The Old Dame and Her Hen 14:19 Read by Adrian Stephens
East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon 27:07 Read by Adrian Stephens
Boots Who Ate a Match with the Troll 5:12 Read by April Mendis
Boots, Who Made the Princess Say, ''That’s a Story'' 5:19 Read by Sue Gill
The Twelve Wild Ducks 16:16 Read by Adrian Stephens
The Giant Who Had No Heart in His Body 14:07 Read by CadenB
The Fox as Herdsman 3:23 Read by Jessica Romero
The Cat on the Dovrefell 3:26 Read by SoundsLikeJack
Princess on the Glass Hill 23:12 Read by Adrian Stephens
How One Went Out to Woo 2:08 Read by Adrian Stephens
The Cock and Hen 1:11 Read by SmilingJade
The Two Step-Sisters 22:40 Read by mleigh
Buttercup 9:34 Read by Rebecca Eden Walker
Taming the Shrew 3:14 Read by yaumixx
Shortshanks 32:03 Read by Katharina21
Gudbrand on the Hill-Side 8:40 Read by Caelenhad
The Blue Belt 26:44 Read by Katharina21
Why the Bear Is Stumpy-Tailed 1:53 Read by SoundsLikeJack
Not a Pin to Choose between Them 13:22 Read by J Denning
One’s Own Children Are Always Prettiest 1:36 Read by T.Honcharyk
The Three Princesses of Whiteland 16:26 Read by SmilingJade
The Lassie and her Godmother 12:21 Read by SmilingJade
The Three Aunts 10:59 Read by mleigh
The Cock, the Cuckoo, and the Black-Cock 1:31 Read by SmilingJade
Rich Peter the Pedlar 23:19 Read by J. A. Taylor
Boots and the Troll 12:42 Read by Mawusi
The Lad Who Went to the North Wind 8:05 Read by Larry Wilson
The Best Wish 19:41 Read by Mike Shepard
The Three Billy-Goats Gruff 3:58 Read by Larry Wilson
Well Done and Ill Paid 6:53 Read by nbvoices
The Husband Who Was to Mind the House 5:14 Read by Larry Wilson
Dapplegrim 30:16 Read by SmilingJade
The Seven Foals 11:13 Read by Kayty Harrelson
The Widow’s Son 19:05 Read by Heather Davis
Bushy Bride 13:31 Read by Jess A Theron
Boots and His Brothers 11:03 Read by MissFreudianSlit