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Small Stories

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Nursery Rhymes 2

Rub a Dub Dub, Hickory Dickory Dock, This Little Piggy Went to Market, Little Jack Horner, Here we go round the Mulberry Bush, Ring a Ring a Roses, Oranges and Lemons say the bells of St. Clement's Read More

The Golden Goose

An amusing tale about a boy whose parents called him "Dummy" - but he can't have been that much of a dummy because he found a golden goose and made the grandest people of the town look like fools. Read More

Lazy Jack

Lazy Jack goes out to work, but he's not used to earning a living, and he gets into all sorts of muddles. An amusing fireside tale from the North of England. Read More

The Three Little Pigs

One of those stories that you can hear again and again. The wolf huffs and puffs and the three little pigs exclaim by the hairs of their chiny chin chins and only the best build house won't fall down. Read More

The Elves and the Shoemaker

A shoemaker was terribly poor and had just enough money to buy leather for one pair of shoes. A Christmas story with elves - guaranteed to delight children. Read More

The Town Musicians of Bremen

This amusing story by the Brothers Grimm is about four farm animals who believe they can earn a good living as musicians. But it isn't really by the sweetness of their barking, braying, mewing, and cockle-doodle-doing that gets their supper. Read More

Little Red Riding Hood

A short and very SNAPPY telling of Little Red Riding Hood that ends very happily FOR THE WOLF ! (you have been warned). It's fun though - and it's the original version. Read More

The Billy Goats Gruff

Three billy goats, each with the same name (Gruff), are on the way up the hillside to eat grass and get fat. On the way they have to cross a bridge where a hungry troll lies in wait in the ravine. Read More