Hello to all our listeners, it has been awhile since our last podcast, and we just wanted to let you know a new story is on its way. In the meantime, please visit The Story Home.com website and explore our library of over 100 stories. Classics such as “Beauty and the Beast”, “Jack in the Beanstalk”, and many originals stories by your storyteller, Alan. So far, we have been happy to offer over 2.5 million free story downloads to families, libraries and schools, but now we are asking for your support to keep our doors open. You can purchase The Story Home iPhone and iPad app, or purchase our stories on the website.
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Clyde the guard mouse, guarded Buckingham Palace. He was proud and happy with his duties for the Queen, keeping small creatures from creeping through the openings in the Palace wall. One day, his cousins from New York City came to visit, and asked him to take them on the Grand whirlwind tour of London, which he did. Listen to this wonderful classic Don Freeman story and hear a mouse’s eye view of London, along with a few very interesting surprises!
Special thanks to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music.
NOTE: The Free excerpt is 3:22 minutes long. When you purchase and download the full story it is 8:47 minutes long.
ALSO: You may be able to find a copy of the printed book at your library or on Amazon.
Happy Holidays from The Story Home! In this darling Christmas story, Bertie found out that Santa Claus learned about his forgetfulness during the past year, and was ready to teach Bertie a lesson, when gift time came at Christmas. When Christmas morning arrived and Bertie woke to see what was in his stocking, he was surprised! Later he realized that Santa Claus was not only jolly, but wise indeed. Listen and find out what happened to Bertie on Christmas.
Don’t forget, The Story Home has 10 Christmas stories and many other holiday stories for the entire year! Just go to Holiday Stories on the left sidebar and see!
The Shoemaker and the Elves
A special kids story for the Christmas holidays about a kind old shoemaker and his wife lived in a small village. After many years of making fine shoes, he could not earn enough money to live on. He did not know what to do, but his wife had faith that something would happen to change their situation. The Shoemaker was disappointed that he would not be able to help the village children with new shoes this holiday, so when he went to sleep he prayed to the spirit of Christmas to help him. In this holiday children’s story, hear what happens when the Shoemaker woke up and how giving to others holds a magic of its own.
A special thank you to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music.
The King’s messenger searched everywhere for one child who truly understood the meaning of Thanksgiving. Many fine and successful families competed for the honor, but the King’s own messenger was not satisfied with any of the children he saw, for they “were not ready”. Then, at last he came upon a small child who held in her heart the spirit of the celebration of the Thanksgiving feast. Listen and find out who the child was and why she was chosen.
Special thanks for Radhika Miller’s beautiful music from her “Arabesque” album.