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.
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A boy makes friends with a white horse who has a very special talent – she can talk !
A story from ancient India, in which a crow makes friends with three animals that are very different from him, and together they face dangers.
Jana and Sophie talk to Anita Mitchell about her two show dogs (and much adored pets), Dolly and Mabel – a pair of gorgeous West Highland White Terriers who show at Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show.
A crafty old mountain tiger in Korea is caught in a trap. He is rescued by a buddhist monk. How does he show his gratitude?
A laser gun fight breaks out on the moon. Astropup and his space-travelling friends have taken Luna, a space-tourist, on a trip to the moon. She has brought along her cat, Mr Muggles, who runs away to join the sinister creatures.
A new adventure featuring Astropup who travels in space with a super-brainy Parrot and a human called Marlow. In this story (which comes in two parts) the three friends go into business offering tours in space . The first customer is a girl called Luna who wants to walk on the moon on her 16th birthday. The trouble begins when she brings along her pet cat, Mr Muggles.