The Tale of Samuel Whiskers
This story tells of Tom Kitten’s escape from two rats who plan to make him into a pudding!
The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep
Two ornaments, the chimney sweep and the shepherdess, run away together so that she doesn’t have to marry a horrible wooden cabinet.
Abby From Underland
A fantasy about a twelve-year-old girl who uses the good magic of her people’s dreams and befriends an understanding prince to find her way home.
The Robin’s Nest
A story about remembering three eggs hatching in a robin’s nest up a tree in the back yard.
A mean fairy casts a spell on a young girl. Can she avoid pricking herself on a spindle until she is sixteen? Includes an audio narration by Sharon Blumberg.
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes
Timmy Tiptoes is a squirrel believed to be a nut-thief and is imprisoned in a hollow tree.
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.
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!
The Golden Goose
Dummerly earns a golden goose through his kindness, but anyone who tries to touch it gets stuck.
Old King Cole
King Cole is very demanding but he loved a party, especially involving his three fiddlers.
Tree House in my Back Yard
Conner invites two friends to have a sleepover in Conner’s treehouse, but then they start to get spooked when they hear strange noises right outside during the night.
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