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
Jana’s new factual programme interviews Jeremy Howell of BBC TV about Million Dollar Ideas – those everyday objects around your house that somebody invented and which made millions of $$$$$$$$!
It’s the classic preschool song – but we’ve changed it around a little. Ours is a folky version with sweet singing by Jana – a slightly different tune and a different ending. All ages might enjoy it !
A short and sweet story – the final winner in our best or worst ever present writing competition. A little girl wants a puppy, but Santa say No – it’s not safe to deliver puppies.
Veena’s best friend is a boy at the local orphanage. She is sad because her family are moving to another town, and she will never see him again. A winner in our best / worst present ever competition.
Way back in time, a boy receives a pet as a present – but his mother says he can’t keep it because it will grow, and grow and grow – one of the winners in our “best and worst” present competition .
The first of four winners from our Christmas Writing Competition – Jim is a monkey who lives in New Zealand – he has a very special idea for how to spend Christmas with his friends.