From Tales

The Chestnut and the Linden

Once there was a chestnut tree that stood at the edge of a leafy grove. In the spring, its splendid crown cast a broad shade about its roots, and violets would show their sweet faces here and there, and smiled at the tree. Upright clusters of fragrant flowers would cover the tree as spring turned…

The Owl Mother

Once there was a mother who loved her little boy. They lived in an old wooden house surrounded by a garden, and where the garden ended, a deep forest began. Every day, the boy and his mother were together, playing with toys, reading books, and taking care of the house and garden. When night-time came,…