Grandma believes in supernatural goings-on around the house, and it drives Dad CRAZY! Then peculiar things start to happen to him. Magic? Or an April Fool trick? Can you solve the mystery?
Croesus ruled Lydia from 560 to 546 BC. He was famed for his wealth, and still is to this day. The wise Athenian, Solon, visited him. The story has a moral – do not boast of your fortune or the gods may take you down.
Emily is 12 years old. She is enjoying her independence, walking to school with her best friend Heidi. But she has one big fear in her life. What is it?
Jana meets Paul Kinnear, an ophthalmologist (a doctor specialising in eyes), to learn about our eyes and how we can keep them healthy. Paul also shares a couple of eye jokes and his favourite eye poem !
Astropup, and the Parrot try on some Virtual Reality glasses that make space travel totally blissful. But danger lurks. Kindly sponsored by RXBAR Kids rxbar.com/storynory
Finette and Yvon arrive in Brittany and Kerver Castle. Finette fears that Yvon will forget all about her and their love. Is that possible ?
Finette loves bright clothes and golden jewellery. In particular she wears a necklace made of golden bullets. She is trapped in the service of a giant. One day a new stable boy, Yvon, starts work for the giant. Soon Yvon has to complete some impossible tasks. Only Finette can help him. A story from Brittany in France.
Ancient people thought that the Sun and the Moon were gods – didn’t they? Or were there some people alive two and half thousand years ago who were more scientific?
A creepy-crawly story from Japan about a Samurai who must stay the night in a temple haunted by a giant Goblin-Spider
A cunning old soldier has a “magical” stone that can make a pot of broth – although it could taste better with the help of Sibby Connelly’s Chicken – adapted from a play by WB Yeats