A certain winner for children – how Goldilocks ate the Three Bears’ porridge.
Read the Gingerbread Man and listen to the FREE audio story. It’s a fast-paced folktale about a cake who runs away down and is chased by people and animals.
Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore. No Rudolf but Santa’s Reindeer Dasha, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen feature.
The rags to riches story of Dick Whittington and his cat is not just a fairy tale: it is part of the folklore of London. Today there is a monument to his cat near the Whittington Stone pub at the foot of Highgate Hill where Dick sat down and heard the famous Bow Bells of East London ring out: Turn Again Whittington! Thrice Lord Mayor of London!
This is a story about a very odd bird called Tick Tock Turkey, his friend Future Dog, and a sandwich that disappeared, mysteriously, into thin air….
Aesop’s fable of the runaway slave and the lion with a thorn in its paw. A story of gratitude.
How an exceptionally grumpy fish who lives on the pond with Prince Bertie the Frog was turned into the King for a day and tried to ban football. There’s a moral in it somewhere.
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.
A beautiful princess loses her ball down the well. A frog offers to fetch it for her, if only she promise that he can be her friend. The princess tries to break her promise, but the frog persists.
By Barbara Imbrie (who wrote this for her 8 year old grandson) Afraid of mice? You really wouldn’t have expected it. His father, Tom Cat, was a famous mouse catcher. He had even won a blue ribbon at the county fair for catching the most mice in the shortest time—ten in ten minutes. And his […]