A poor fisherman pulls a golden fish out of the sea. When it speaks, he throws it back. His wife is furious, and demands that the magic fish grant them a wish, and then another wish, and then another wish. A story of greed and over-reaching ambition.
At the top of the mountain, God told Moses ten things to remember. They were the ten things that make a good or bad person. They were called The Ten Commandments. This bible story is read in the beautiful tones of the late John Le Mesurier.
The tale of Snow White features one of the most fabulous baddies of all time in the form of the Wicked Queen, vainly peering into her mirror and asking – Who is the fairest of us all? Her motivations of vanity and envy are so very human, and that is what gives the tale its power.
When Beatrice was just a teenage princess in training, she entered The Sweetest Princess Competition. Up until now, the inside story has been kept secret, but Sadie the Swan has persuaded Bertie to reveal all.
Podcast. Jesus proves himself to be the perfect guest when the wine runs out at a wedding in Cana, and produces his first miracle. Read by John Le Mesurier.
The pond-life were amazed when Tim suggested that all the fishes, frogs, and tadpoles should have swimming lessons. In fact, Colin the Carp said that was the silliest thing he had ever heard.
The Spider and the Fly by Marry Howitt is a poem with a moral and a warning for children. Listen to this dramatic reading by Natasha Lee Lewis.
About the time when Bertie was a just a small prince-ling and he decided to run away from the palace. He finds that the world outside can be quite rough when nobody knows that you are really a royal in disguise.
Noah’s Ark – the animals saved from the flood two by two.
A short audio history of football otherwise known as soccer. Footie was banned in the midde ages. It really was a game of two haves, with different rules for each half. More interesting facts for curious tadpoles and kids.