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The first episode of Jane Eyre on BBC television here in the UK proved highly enjoyable. Rochester (Toby Stephens) was more charming and less rough and ready than usual. Jane (Ruth Wilson) has a wide mouth that can turn into the faintest of smiles. The lovely pale countryside was the real star. It’s the sort […]
Here’s a giant mosaic of children’s books. Mouse over a cover for details and click through to Amazon. It is, we suppose, a smart way to make a few pennies from Amazon’s referral programme. Nonetheless, top marks for creative thinking.
More gloom and doom from Britain’s Daily Telegraph about the state of the younger generation. Apparently IPOD – as in IPOD Generation – now stands for Insecure, Pressured, Over-taxed and Debt-ridden. We thought it stood for Intelligent Prince On Demand – as you can download Prince Bertie onto your iPod any time you want – […]
Today would have been Roald Dahl’s 90th Birthday and his publishers are organising world-wide celebrations. The author of such classics as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “James and the Giant Peach” celebrated his own family’s birthdays in special ways. Sometimes he would write a birthday child’s name on the lawn with weed killer, says […]
Talking of frogs, Spiral Frog, a new music download service, will launch in December. Unlike iTunes, the music downloads will be free, and paid for by advertising aimed at the 13-34 age group. EMI and Universal Music have signed up to offer their wares on Spiral Frog. We hope that new service will be friendly […]
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We are pleased to see that Storynory is heading the “Kids and Family” section of iTunes in the UK today. Our US friends tell us that we are number 6 over there. For those who are new to podasting, look for the button in our sidebar to subscribe using Apple’s iTunes. It’s the easiest way […]
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We thought you might like this extract from our favourite Disney Film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Download Clip (hosted at official Disney Museum) We are planning to publish our own audio version soon.