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.
Life’s a Starfish – or Better Not?
The crabs worked hard to build the reef structure, but is Starfish stealing their glory yet again?
Marcelle and the Kitchen Monster
Marcelle’s mother is not home, the nanny is sleeping, and a terrible monster is protecting the food in the kitchen. In order to get food, Marcelle will go through an adventure where she will learn to be brave. Fortunately, she is not alone.
Story about an emperor who prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale.
Bertie and the What Bear
Lucy is very surprised to find out that her new bear can talk and offers to take her on a trip to meet a what bear.
Alien Aje Starts School
It’s hard to start at a new school, especially when you are an alien like Aje!
Princess Rose and the Golden Bird
A wicked witch curses the beautiful princess who sings every night with a golden bird.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum’s classic about a girl from Kansas transported to the land of Oz is a must-read for all children. Although this is in fact a short novel of about 40,000 words, one chapter a night (on average about 10 minutes each) makes for perfect bedtime reading!
View from a Zoo
VIDEO: Thea is a house-cat that seems to have it all… she has a warm home, plenty of food and a family that loves her. But something is missing in Thea’s life. Where is the excitement?
A nameless kitten learns the meaning of family after getting lost on their way home
The Gift of the Magi
The classic story of a young couple at Christmas and how, in spite of how poor they are, manage to give the greatest gift of all to one another. Edited to modernise slightly and make more understandable for kids.
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