Bedtime Stories: The Man without a Heart


I love reading to my kids. I know some parents do not have the time to read to their children, or have problems reading. So I am offering bedtime stories, all for free.

This story is The Man without a Heart from
THE PINK FAIRY BOOK Edited by Andrew Lang

This story is about a seven brothers who need brides. They go out looking, see an old man who also wants a bride. They tell him ‘Whatever’, then go off and find their brides. On the way back the old man gets angry because they dont have one for him. He turns them to stone, and keeps the youngest for himself. The youngest brother, who had stayed behind to care for their house, shows up and finds out from the young bride how to find the old man’s heart. Will he find the heart? Can he save his brothers and their brides?

This fairy tale is Rated PG. There is a murder, but he deserved it, kinda.

You can read the book yourself for free at
Project Gutenberg Pink Fairy
or you can download it to put on your iPod or a cd here (Right Click, Save Target As):

The Man without a Heart

or just click below and listen right now

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