The annual Easter Egg hunt in the Palace Garden is heading for disaster, and Prince Bertie the Frog is about to take the blame for eating the eggs belonging to the children.
Open Sesame! The famous story from Persia of how Ali Baba outwitted a band of robbers with a little help from the clever slave-girl, Morgiana.
This wonderful fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen has an oriental setting and overtones of the Arabian Nights. A Free Audio Story from Storynory
Tim learns about the history of Easter Eggs
This little gem of a story by Hans Christian Andersen reveals the ultimate test to find out whether or not a girl is a true princess. Free audio.
This romantic nonsense by Edward Lear is a classic of children’s literature. Its lilting rhythm has a wonderfully calming effect on the senses.
The story that sets up the Bertie series. How and why Prince Bertie was turned into a frog by the wicked step-mother of Princess Beatrice.
The Elephant’s Child from the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling tells the story of how the elephant got its trunk. Set on he banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River in Africa.
A certain winner for children – how Goldilocks ate the Three Bears’ porridge.
A scary story that plays on a child’s fear of being abandoned by parents, and getting lost in the woods. But children love the way that the young heroes outwit the wicked witch and triumph over evil.