King Midas entertains a satyr. As a reward he receives a gift – everything he touches turns to gold. He soon learns that the gift is a curse .
Katie loses her spell book at school…. or perhaps somebody has stolen it…. ! Katie turns detective.
A tailor kills seven flies with one blow and boasts to the world of his strength. And then, by his cunning, he proves to giants and kings that he is indeed able to take on the mighty.
We find out the identity of the thief who stole Katie’s spell book and did all sorts of bad spells around school. The follow-up to The Witch Who Lost Her Spells.
Two Aesop fables in one about a lioness – first her encounter with a mosquito, and then with a mouse. Plenty of wisdom to be had from these tales all round.
A story from Japan about a poor farmer who rescues a crane and finds that his luck changes for the better until his curiosity gets the better of him.
A legend from Japan about how the world was plunged into darkness when the Sun goddess sulked. The other gods gathered to remedy the situation and invented fun and music.
A fast paced and amusing story – but do be warned – some animals with cute names do get eaten by Foxy-Woxy. Look out for Cocky-locky, Ducky-daddles, Goosey- Loosey and Turkey-lurkey
A chaotic magical story with music which shows why you should never muddle in things that you do not understand
A strong and independent cat from Moscow runs away to live in the forrest. A story that is half realistic – in fact based on a real cat – and half traditional Russian fairy tale.