Bedtime Stories: The Merry Wives


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 Merry Wives from
THE PINK FAIRY BOOK Edited by Andrew Lang

This story is about 3 wives who each boast about how stupid their husbands are. When the price of a pint goes up, they decide to have a contest to see who has the stupidest husband. The winner would be able to drink free from then on. They then proceed to play tricks on each of their husbands. Who will turn out to be the stupidest?

This fairy tale is Rated G. It’s funny, although as a husband I am horribly offended.

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 Merry Wives

or just click below and listen right now

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