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Troy

Although on an epic scale, the Battle for Troy involves some very personal grudges between the warriors. The climax of our story is the showdown between the Greek Achilles and the Trojan Hector. Read More

The Maiden and the Frog

The classic story of a young girl and a frog who was really a prince under a magic spell. An English version of the the tale - with singing as well as story-telling by Natasha. Read More

How Colin the Carp Became Grumpy

After a huge argument on the pond Colin the Grumpy Carp was forced to reveal the secret of how he got his grouch. We now tell the story. Get your hankies ready, because this one is a real tear jerker. Read More

Alice, Chapter 2: The Pool of Tears

The Pool of Tears. Alice continues her out-of-the way experience as she stretches like a telescope, and then almost shrinks away alltogether. She has a wonderful conversation with her feet, and she dreadfully offends a mouse. It all ends in tears - so many tears that Alice and the mouse are swimming in them. Read More

Halloween on the Pond

This a rather scary story, particularly if you are a very small tadpole. Halloween is the most frightening night the year, or it is the most scrummy night of the year, depending on whether you are on the right or wrong end of a trick or a treat. Read More

The Wooden Horse

Wooden Horse

One of the most famous tricks of all time. The war between the Greeks and the Trojans is in its tenth year. The Trojans rejoice when they wake up one day to find that the Greek army has finally departed. They have left behind them a strange gift - a giant wooden horse. Read More

Alice in Wonderland Chapter 3

A Caucus-Race and a Long Tale. The Dodo bird is far from dead. The mouse tells a very "dry" history to try and dry out Alice and the other creatures who are still wet from swimming in the pool of tears. They run a race (a caucus race is actually an election). Read More

Aladdin’s Lamp

Aladdin’s Lamp is packed with oriental mystique - not one, but two genies, wicked magicians, gold and jewels galore, a palace that is transported through thin air, a beautiful princes, and a poor boy who gets very lucky indeed. Read More

Alice in Wonderland Chapter 4

The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill. Alice tries to help out the white rabbit, but grows so large that she is bursting out of his house. She is besieged by small animals and has a confrontation with a enormous puppy. Read More

In the Cyclops Cave

How Odysseus and his men found themselves trapped in the cave of the terrifying Cyclops, the one-eyed giant. Only one of the famous tricks of Odysseus can save them. Read More