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Nose Dwarf

Nose Dwarf - story

Wilhelm Hauff

This story is from the collection called “The Sheik of Alexandria and his Slaves,” and is supposed to be told by a slave to the Sheik. Sir, those people are much mistaken who fancy that…

Kunfoosa the Terrible Or: How to tell the difference between harmless pets and very harmful jinn

Kunfoosa the Terrible Or: How to tell the difference between harmless pets and very harmful jinn - story

Tamar Hochstadter

Many years ago, before the days of highways-speed internet and underground tunnels, before natural gas drilling sites ever existed, human beings lived here side-by-side with jinn. Today it may sound strange, but back then it…

Fortunatus Rex and co

Fortunatus Rex and co - story

Edith Nesbit

There was once a lady who found herself in middle life with but a slight income. Knowing herself to be insufficiently educated to be able to practise any other trade or calling, she of course…

The Book of Beasts

The Book of Beasts - story

Edith Nesbit

He happened to be building a Palace when the news came, and he left all the bricks kicking about the floor for Nurse to clear up–but then the news was rather remarkable news. You see,…

Croco Dancy

Croco Dancy - story

Nurit Zarchi

When Croco Dancy, the little witch, finished school, she had to take her final exam. The principal put two forks on the table in front of her and said: “Now enchant them. You remember what…

A Toy Princess

A Toy Princess - story

Mary de Morgan

More than a thousand years ago, in a country quite on the other side of the world, it fell out that the people all grew so very polite that they hardly ever spoke to each…