This is one of the oldest stories in the world. It’s hero is a great king, warrior, and strongman called Gilgamesh who wanted to discover the secret of immortality, or living forever. He formed a strong bond with wildman called Enkidu.
Six Honest Serving Men is a short poem by Rudyard Kipling. It’s a little puzzling and we wonder what it means. What do you think?
History meets Halloween at Hampton Court when Jana goes on a Ghost tour of King Henry VIII’s palace and hears some very spooky stories.
Jake’s best friend is a crow called Birdy who can talk – but nobody else in Jake’s life has heard Birdy speak. Some seagulls have nested on Jake’s roof and are bothering the workmen on the roof. Birdy comes to help
More winners from our Pet Writing Competition with stories from all over the world about your very special pets.
Our latest writing competition results are in ! Thank you to EVERYONE who sent us a story. They were all wonderful, and as ever, it was very hard to pick the winners. We present the first batch of four stories here, with three more winners to follow soon.
Herodotus often wrote about the Egyptian gods under Greek names. He thought the Egyptian gods were more or less the same as the Greek ones. Was he right?
This amusing story by the Brothers Grimm is about four farm animals, a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster, who believe they can earn a good living as musicians. But it isn’t really by the sweetness of their barking, braying, mewing, and cockle-doodle-doing that gets their supper.
Herodotus visited Egypt and devoted the Second Book of his Histories to its wonders. He called Egypt the “Gift of the Nile” and looked at varios theories about where its true source was, and why it flooded its banks every year.
Send us your ‘Real Life’ story about your very Special Pet by 22nd September. Winners to be read out here on Storynory