55. Androcles and the Lion (Italy)
This is a heartwarming Italian story of kindness and friendship. Learn how one good turn deserves another. Includes 9 figures. Lion is approx 13 cm across.
56. Beauty and the Beast (France)
The romance and grandeur of love is beautifully depicted in this story from France. Hear of a family’s love and loyalty as the youngest daughter Bella takes on a heavy burden for her father. This set includes 16 figures of varying size. The beast is approx 12 cm tall.
57. Bremen Town Musicians (Germany)
Tell your children this German tale about four animals who find themselves without a place to stay or food to eat. Using their talents to help one another they overcome their difficulties. Includes 11 figures of varying size. (Sample dimensions; the tree figure is 27 cm high, the house figure is 31 cm approx across.)
58. How the Kangaroo Got His Pouch (Australia)
In this tale from Australia we learn how the kindness of a mother kangaroo brings her and her babies a wonderful gift. Includes 9 figures of varying size. Mother Kangaroo is approx 16 cm high.
59. Mermaid (England)
When a mermaid hears the melodic song of one of the land people, she longs to see for herself whose voice sings so beautifully. It’s an English tale that is a must to hear. Includes 14 figures. The mermaid figure is 13 cm long.
60. Tam and Cam (Vietnam)
This story is the Vietnamese version of the classic Cinderella. Learn how Tam overcomes hardships put upon her by family members. This set includes 33 figures of varying size. Average standing figure is approx 13 cm tall.
61. The Emperor’s New Clothes (Denmark)
Every child needs to hear this tale from Denmark. They will laugh as the vanity of the Emperor is taken advantage of by two con artists. Includes 11 figures. (Sample dimensions; King marching under canopy piece is approx 19 cm across)
62. The Five Chinese Brothers (China)
A family of five identical brothers has each been given a special gift. Learn how the family works together to save the life of one brother. Includes 19 figures. (Sample dimensions; Crowd piece is approx 15 cm across)
63. The Rabbit Steals the Elephants Dinner (Africa)
From Africa we find out how a rabbit learns the important lesson that it is better to earn his food than to steal it. Includes 18 figures of varying size. The lion figure is approx 12.5 cm long.
64. The Stone Cutter (Japan)
See how the discontentment of a stonecutter leads him to wanting more and more. Finally he realizes that what he had in the first place was what he wanted all along. Includes 10 figures; mountain piece is approx 12 cm high.
65. The Ungrateful Tiger (Korea)
See how being ungrateful has its own consequences in this simple Korean tale. Includes 6 figures of varying size. The tiger is approx 19.5 cm long.
66. The Wise Little Girl (Russia)
In this Russian tale we learn how a clever little girl solves the riddle of the emperor and by doing so saves her uncle and father. Includes 18 figures of varying size. The emperor on the throne is approx 15 cm high.