The Fisherman and his Wife
A fisherman saves the life of a fish and is rewarded when his wife suggests to ask for a pretty cottage. Unfortunately she keeps wanting more and more and is never satisfied.
The Musicians of Bremen
Four animals decide to become musicians and head off to make their fortune and escape bad situations at home for each of them.
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.
The Husband who was to Mind the House
A man thinks his wife doesn’t do anything right, so agrees readily when she suggests swapping places for a day. He soon realises that the work she does is not as simple as it first appears.
Boots and his Brothers
The King announces that anyone who can chop down the oak tree and dig a well for him can marry the princess and have half the kingdom. Boots and his two brothers go off to try their luck, but Boots keeps wandering off to investigate things along the way.
Far Away Adventures
After a big fight with his mum, Mark decides to run away and right into a space adventure.
Life’s a Starfish – or Better Not?
The crabs worked hard to build the reef structure, but is Starfish stealing their glory yet again?
All of Aesop’s fables, beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. Dip in and out, each one only takes a minute or two.
The Remarkable Rocket
A pompous rocket boasts to everyone how remarkable he is going to be when he is let off.
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.
A Change of Coats
A lobster and a crab pay the price for being a little too worried about how they look.