Thursday’s Tale: Disney Manga: Tangled

The story is the same as the Tangled movie from 2010. It’s a re-imagining of Rapunzel, but the only thing it really has in common with the original fairy tale is the girl with long hair kept in a tower. The princess, Rapunzel, is stolen from her crib by Mother …

Thursday’s Tale: The Little Red Hen

Amber’s 17 now, so I don’t really have much need to look at little kids books except for Christmas and my nieces’ and nephews’ birthdays, and then I always buy physical books. I just learned today that a bunch of the Little Golden Books I remember as a kid are …

Thursday’s Tale: The Jaguar and the Little Skunk

I have a sad little skunk story from South America today. Once there was a gentleman jaguar and a lady skunk. Mrs. Skunk had a son, who was baptized by Mr. Jaguar, so Mrs. Skunk became his comadre (godmother). And as Mr. Jaguar had baptized the little skunk, he was …

Thursday’s Tale: Hercules and the Waggoner

I decided to share another of Aesop’s fables today. I always equate Aesop with talking animals, but this time around we’ve got one about the gods interacting with humans. A Waggoner was once driving a heavy load along a very muddy  way. At last he came to a part of the …