When a terrible drought covers the plains of Africa, the animals discover a magic tree filled with ripe, juicy fruits, but they cannot reach the fruit until they discover the name of the tree. A retelling of a Bantu folktale.
A young woman uses her experience with a wild tiger to gain the love of her new stepson.
After killing seven flies in one stroke, a little tailor is inspired to set off into the world to seek his fortune. Shortened and adapted by Kathleen from the original Grimm’s fairy tale.
When a girl discovers a stray dog beside a river, she calls him Moses, takes him home and they become the best of friends, until….one day the girl rescues another stray – a little gray kitten, which causes Moses to become very jealous. A gentle story about love and friendship – originally published in Hopscotch […]
A delightful nonsense poem by Edward Lear about a made-up creature called a Pobble and how he happens to lose his toes.
The beloved Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore also called A Visit from Saint Nicholas.
Originally titled, “Dutch Lullaby,” this poem is a fantasy bedtime story about three children sailing and fishing among the stars from a boat which is a wooden shoe.
A Christmas fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm about a poor shoemaker who receives help from a pair of kind and clever elves.