Rumplestiltskin saves the life of a miller's daughter by spinning straw to gold. But the deal comes with a terrible clause.
A poor shoemaker lays out leather to make one last pair of shoes. In the morning, it is replaced with shoes so fine he makes double the money from the sale. But who is helping him?
A battle-weary Robert the Bruce takes heart by watching a patient and persistent spider.
Dumay is kind to an old man and is rewarded with a golden goose. The only drawback? If anyone but Dumay touches the bird, they can't let go!
One memorable night, Rip Van Winkle plays a game of nine pins in the Catskill Mountains with the ghosts of Henry Hudson and his crew and sleeps for 20 years.
Schoolmaster Ichabod Crane wooes the lovely Katerina Van Tassel and encounters the Headless Horseman.
When the god Bacchus grants King Midas a wish, he asks for the ability to turn anything he touches into gold.
When Orpheus loses his wife Eurydice to a snakebite, he ventures into Hades to try to win her back.
Master sculptor Pygmalion falls in love with the statue of a woman he is carving.
Six blind men meet an elephant for the first time and try to discover what the animal is like by touching it.
Legendary Swiss hero William Tell is forced by a tyrant to shoot an apple off the top of his son's head.
A tailor kills seven flies in one blow, and his reputation for valor leads him into adventure.
There lived a tailor who had only one son, and he was extremely small, not any larger than your thumb, and so was called Tom Thumb.
Once upon a time there dwelt near a large wood a poor woodcutter, with his wife and two children by his former marriage, a little boy called Hansel, and a girl named Grethel. He had little enough to break or bite; and once, when there was a great famine in the land, he could not procure even his daily bread