The Musicians of Bremen
Four animals decide to become musicians and head off to make their fortune and escape bad situations at home for each of them.
Piper was afraid
Poem about a huge dog who never goes out because he is too afraid.
The Old, Rough Stone and the Gnarled Tree
An old stone is annoyed when a tree takes root beside him.
The Wild Swans
A loving sister risks everything to save her eleven brothers from the spell of a wicked witch.
The Story of Caliph Stork
The ruler of Bagdad wants to take a powder that can turn him into an animal, but if he laughs then he will forget the word needed to change back to human again.
The story of a brave cow who was determined to keep her promise to a hungry tiger.
Princess Rose and the Golden Bird
A wicked witch curses the beautiful princess who sings every night with a golden bird.
The Adventures of Bird
Bird is his name. And he is a bird. Large, a little ugly and clumsy, but lovable. Eats too much junk food so has lost the ability to fly. Is befriended by two children and they embark on an adventure together.
Little Thumkin’s Good Deed
Thumbkin’s repays a kindness and it makes him feel really good.
The Santa Flower
When the annual Santa Flower doesn’t bloom properly, everyone is worried. Then Annika gets a visit from a famous reindeer and takes a magical trip to the North Pole. Can she help Santa and save Christmas?
The camel, the deer and the horse
Read this Mongolian folktale retold by Dulce Rodrigues. Find out what happens when a deer asks a camel if he can borrow his antlers!
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Two swindlers pretend to weave the vain emperor new clothes, but claim it’s invisible to stupid people. Will anyone be brave enough to say there’s nothing there? Includes audio narration.