Molly’s Little Red Wagon
Molly is excited to receive a little red wagon for Christmas, but takes to heart Santa’s note to use it to help other people.
The Woman with One Leg
Billy and Aaron are looking forward to their first sleepover in Billy’s new treehouse. Everything is happy and fun, until ghost stories before bed start to play tricks on the boys.
A Real Gas
This is the story of a girl, doing something for the very first time, who winds up performing a courageous act.
Jack Pumpkinhead and the Sawhorse
Princess Ozma sends Jack Pumpkinhead with The Sawhorse to save two children lost in the woods. Can he rescue them from the squirrels that have captured them?
The Happy Prince
The Happy Prince, a statue, asks a swallow to take his precious stones and gold leaf to give to the poor who are suffering.
‘Twas the night before Christmas
The famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore about one Christmas eve and the arrival of you-know-who down the chimney.
What a Good Man Does is Always Right
A funny tale about a man who sets off to the fair to sell his horse and arrives back with something unexpected. Will his wife be annoyed when she finds out?
All of Aesop’s fables, beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. Dip in and out, each one only takes a minute or two.
The Princess and the Pea
The prince wants to marry a real princess. How can they find out if the beautiful girl who arrives on a wet night really is one?
Ogre in the Basement
A moving story about Grandma coming to live with a family. This story will help teach children about what happens sometimes when people get old and the impact of Alzheimer’s disease.
Little One-Eye, Two-Eyes and Three-Eyes
A girl is mistreated by her sisters One-Eye and Three-Eyes. When a kind woman provides her with a way to always eat well, her sisters become very suspicious.
The Girl behind the Mirror
Lucy and her mum come across a weird and wonderful Chinese shop and in it they find the perfect dresser for Lucy’s room. Imagine Lucy’s shock when the mirror on it turns out to be far from normal.
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