A nice Christmas Story by L. Frank Baum
The seven demons are getting lonely because all the children are being so good and don’t need to visit their caves anymore. This Christmas, they have come up with a plan to make the children unhappy so that they will be naughty…
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A great story for kids by the Brothers Grimm.
Donkey, dog, cat and cock leave home as they are too old to work. They plan to become musicians in the town, but on the way they find a house that takes their fancy.
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A strange trio in this short story for kids by the Brothers Grimm.
These three make a narrow escape from death just to find themselves at the rivers brink. Find out why beans have black seams!
Audio Length 4:22
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A lovely, inspiring poem from Edward Lear.
They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,
In a Sieve they went to sea:
Audio Length 4:37
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An animal story by Brothers Grimm
Having been sent away by his master for being too old to work, the horse wanders into a wood where he meets a fox…
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A great poem for kids by Edward Lear.
Said the Duck to the Kangaroo, ‘Good gracious! how you hop!
Over the fields and the water too, As if you never would stop!’
Audio Length 2:17
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Another story from the Brothers Grimm.
A sparrow and a dog become good friends, but one day a tragic event leaves the sparrow angry for revenge. This dark tale follows his trail of punishment till the very end.
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A funny poem by Edward Lear.
Once Mr. Daddy Long-legs, Dressed in brown and gray,
Walked about upon the sands, Upon a sumer’s day;
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Another sacred story from Rudyard Kipling about the beginnings of things.
In times when all animals were wild, the woman set about making them all tame, so that they could all work together. But the cat is having none of it.
Audio Length 33:57
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A wonderful Just-So story by Rudyard Kipling.
The hedgehog and the tortoise have avoided being ‘lunch’ for the young jaguar as he just can’t tell which is which. Until now. They must learn each others skills if they are to further confuse him and avoid being eaten.
Audio Length 20:11
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Another version of ‘Snow White’ from the Brothers Grimm.
Snowdrop is so beautiful that her jealous, evil step-mother tries to kill her. So she runs away and meets an interesting group who look after her. But the step-mother finds out where she is…The Story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
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The famous story by the Brothers Grimm.
Snow White is so beautiful that her jealous, evil step-mother tries to kill her. So she runs away and meets an interesting group who look after her. But the step-mother finds out where she is…
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A great story of friendship by the Grimms Brothers.
The wolf helps Old Sultan win the love of his family, only to request help of his own. But Old Sultan cannot help and their friendship takes a knock. Thank goodness the three-legged cat turns up!
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The Just-so Story from Rudyard Kipling.
The leopard and the Ethiopian go off in search of their run-away food. They come across the jungle and learn to adapt to their new surroundings.
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A funny story by Joseph Jacobs.
Jack accumulates animal friends on his journey to seek his fortune. Needing a place to rest, he makes a plan to see off some robbers living in a house.
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A story by the Brothers Grimm.
This Cat and Mouse partnership seems to be going well, until Mouse finds out that thier food reserve is all gone. An accusation returns this relationship to a more conventional one.
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