This a rather scary story, particularly if you are a very small tadpole. Halloween is the most frightening night the year, or it is the most scrummy night of the year, depending on whether you are on the right or wrong end of a trick or a treat.
The Pool of Tears. Alice continues her out-of-the way experience as she stretches like a telescope, and then almost shrinks away alltogether. She has a wonderful conversation with her feet, and she dreadfully offends a mouse. It all ends in tears – so many tears that Alice and the mouse are swimming in them.
After a huge argument on the pond Colin the Grumpy Carp was forced to reveal the secret of how he got his grouch. We now tell the story. Get your hankies ready, because this one is a real tear jerker.
The classic story of a young girl and a frog who was really a prince under a magic spell. An English version of the the tale – with singing as well as story-telling by Natasha.
Harry and Rosie are travelling by rail to the English seaside. On board the train, their parents fall asleep. Harry and Rosie go in search of a snack and find an adventure. On the way they confront grumpy buffet attendants and railway officials.
The lovely princess Beatrice is on holiday – but she can get no rest because she is constantly being photographed. The newspapers back home are saying some really rude things about her. Bertie is shocked and comes to the rescue.
A poor fisherman pulls a golden fish out of the sea. When it speaks, he throws it back. His wife is furious, and demands that the magic fish grant them a wish, and then another wish, and then another wish. A story of greed and over-reaching ambition.
At the top of the mountain, God told Moses ten things to remember. They were the ten things that make a good or bad person. They were called The Ten Commandments. This bible story is read in the beautiful tones of the late John Le Mesurier.
The tale of Snow White features one of the most fabulous baddies of all time in the form of the Wicked Queen, vainly peering into her mirror and asking – Who is the fairest of us all? Her motivations of vanity and envy are so very human, and that is what gives the tale its power.
When Beatrice was just a teenage princess in training, she entered The Sweetest Princess Competition. Up until now, the inside story has been kept secret, but Sadie the Swan has persuaded Bertie to reveal all.