Bedtime Stories: Don Giovanni De La Fortuna


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 Don Giovanni De La Fortuna from
THE PINK FAIRY BOOK Edited by Andrew Lang

Don Giovanni De La Fortuna fritters away all his cash and must resort to begging. The Devil meets him on the road and offers him a purse that always has gold if he agrees to go without bathing for three years. He agrees, gets rich, stinks, gives the King some cash, king offers daughter’s hand and she is horrified by Don Giovanni’s appearance. Will he find true love?

This fairy tale is Rated PG-13 . The Queen and eldest daughter drown, almost as an afterthought. Plus the devil is in it.

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):

Don Giovanni De La Fortuna

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