We Landlubbers Sail the Sea
Poem about kids’ adventures sailing with a sailor called Ben
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.
Uraschima Taro and the Turtle
A fisherman spares the life of a turtle and his kindness is rewarded years later when he gets in trouble at sea. He meets the sea-princess and earns eternal youth, but he finally decides to go back and see his parents one more time. Warning – lovely story but not a happy ending.
The Moon Cake
A big boy finds a clever way to have another boy’s cake.
A mischievous frog who likes to annoy his friends gets into trouble and regrets his behaviour.
A witch tries to take a boy off for cooking in her pot, but he keeps finding a way to escape. This one is not for the very young.
A mysterious alligator stops by to participate in the annual Belvar Bowling Championship.
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin
Story about an impertinent red squirrel named Nutkin and his narrow escape from an owl called Old Brown.
The Devoted Friend
A bird tells a rat a story about a kind gardener and his friend, a rich miller, who didn’t understand the meaning of friendship.
Frank is the leader of a gang of boys. Is he really as heartless as he appears, or is it just a cover?
Raggedy Ann and the Kite
Raggedy Ann gets to fly high on the tail of a kite, but then things go wrong.
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