Grandpa leaves Amy in charge of the funeral home and she finds it a challenge to also keep an eye on her little brother at the same time. When a fire starts, she has to think on her feet.
The Brave Tin Soldier
Read about the brave tin soldier who remains calm despite all the terrible things that happen to him. Includes audio narration.
The Girl Three Rows Ahead
A lovely poem about seeing a girl three rows ahead in school and wondering if you should say hello.
The Little Ladybird
In this traditional Portuguese folktale, adapted and translated by Dulce Rodrigues, a vain ladybird has a huge choice of suitors, but does she choose the right one?
Micheleen Emmett O’Shea
A young girl’s chance encounter with a leprechaun leads her to understanding that there are many things in life better than gold!
Toads and Diamonds
A girl is nice to an old woman at a well who rewards her by having diamonds fall from her mouth when she speaks. When her bad-tempered mother sees this, she sends her pampered other daughter to get the same.
Flying Piglets and the Big Bad Wolf
Three pigs develop bacon wings after a nuclear accident and attract teasing from other pigs and the unwanted attention of the big, bad wolf.
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.
Little Tom Thumb goes out to the world and experiences a series of mishaps, but always comes through. Beautifully illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
The Star Wife
A brave young hunter is enchanted by the Star-maidens who come down in a great basket to dance. He resolves not to rest until he marries one of them.
The Old Troll and the Last Wheel of Cheese
An old troll gets frustrated when he can’t find any cheese to steal like he normally does.
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