An atmospheric night time poem by Robert Louis Stevenson who also wrote Treasure Island.
The epic from Mesopotamia continues. Gilgamesh refuses to marry the goddess Ishtar. She seeks revenge by sending the Bull of Heaven to trample Gilgamesh and his friend Enkidu.
Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, and his adopted brother, the wildman Enkidu, travel to Lebanon to fight the dragon, Humbaba. Adapted from the myth from ancient Mesopotamia.
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?