Myths, History, and Bible Stories. Includes the story of Helen of Troy, the Wooden Horse, and the sea-journey of Odysseus. Biblical stories read by John Le Mesurier. Saints stories give the background to some of our holidays.
A selection of Bible Stories for children from Once Upon a World Read by John Le Mesurier of Dad's Army fame. Old and New Testament. We select an English phrase from one of our stories and explain its meaning. For English language learners and young people who want to improve their English with stories. Create, learn and play with our stories. These background articles suggest educational activities and lesson plans to go with our tales. The Knight's Tale by Chaucer is retold by Princess Emelye. Cousins, both knights, fall madly in love with a girl they see from the window of a prison. True stories of Kings, Queens, battles, inventions - people and events that changed the world. Storynory interviews authors of children's books, and other interesting people connected to the world of Stories and Storynory. The stories of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table are romances set in the mists of time somewhere between the dark ages and the middle ages. Questions for English language learners based on our stories. Tim is a very curious tadpole who lives on the pond with Bertie. He is always asking lots of questions that children ask too. Bertie answers his questions, and if he doesn't know the answer, he asks Natasha to go and find out. Listen to the riddle and then do the jigsaw. Our retelling of the Robin Hood legends - based on some of the ancient ballads about the politest robber in history. The names of the saints live on in celebrations such as St. Valentine's and St. Patrick's Day. We tell some of the myths, legends, and facts behind these special days. Storynory runs educational workshops for children based on the stories from Storynory.
Past Workshops have included Jack & The Beanstalk and A Little Red Riding Hood, recorded in a theatre studio in London. The audio of the children can be downloaded as an MP3. For more info on Storynory workshops contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Tongue Twisters to help you with clear speech - good for practising English.