Something in the Sand
Jenny finds something in the sand, but it only raised more questions who and where it came from. Ask below if you want to know more…
The Old, Rough Stone and the Gnarled Tree
An old stone is annoyed when a tree takes root beside him.
I’m a Spring Onion
Helena must fix her costume for the Christmas play AND shop for the disco. There’s no time for both.
The Tailor of Gloucester
Story about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat
A hard-working girl get a great reward but when her lazy step-sister tries to follow suit, it doesn’t quite go to plan.
Dick Whittington goes to London where he has heard the streets are paved with gold. When he leaves after finding that not true, he hears the bells calling him back.
A Child of Light
A re-telling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Matchseller set in modern times. It is the story of a child without a family who finds an older woman living on the streets and befriends her on Christmas Eve.
Sometimes it takes a special person to care enough to get to know you, like Enormouse, who is busy doing his favorite things: eating and burrowing until he gets into a tight squeeze.
Winnie is Clever
This is a modern-day schoolgirl story involving the theft of jewellery and the clever action of a landlady.
Ride a Cock-Horse
Classic nursery rhyme – try bouncing your child on the foot of a crossed leg to simulate the horse ride!
Penguin and the Fig Tree
The true story of mysteriously missing figs and Dulce’s uncle’s dog who went by the name of Penguin!
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.
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