Bedtime Stories: King Lindorm

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 King Lindorm from
THE PINK FAIRY BOOK Edited by Andrew Lang

This story is about a King and Queen who want kids. An old woman will help if the queen follows her instructions, but she screws it up and give birth to a snake and a beautiful child. Snank goes out the window, child gets to be a prince. Snake eats people, turns into another prince, marries beautiful princess, becomes king, and then goes off to war. Can they overcome the treachery of the wicked stepmother? What happened to the other prince?

This fairy tale is Rated PG-13 . For multiple murders, evil stepmother, suggestive sexy things, and the like. I mean really, nobody cares they the snake ate a whole slew of maidens before he got turned back into a human?

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):

King Lindorm

or just click below and listen right now


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