This Halloween we have a special children’s story by The Brothers Grimm about a boy who was so fearless that nothing could make him afraid! Wherever he went he searched for SOMETHING that would make him shudder. Gather round as this scary tale takes us on a journey of ghosts and gallows, haunted castles and black cats until we come to an unexpected surprise ending.
A note to Mom and Dad that little ones may find this story a touch scary!
Do you know what “Aark aark!” means in Penguinese? These were Pengo’s farewell words to his father, when Perry Bird Penguin set off from Antarctica to New York City for a special meeting at the United Nations. Find out as you listen to this engaging tale, filled with affection for both penguins and people, that is told with the bounce and joy that have made all of Don Freeman’s books such a delight for all young readers.
You can still find this wonderful book at most library’s in the children’s section or order it online from amazon.
The length of the entire downloaded purchased story is 9:51.
As we continue with Alice’s adventures in Wonderland in this second chapter, “The Pool of Tears”, we find her having a very difficult time being so many sizes. She also meets a mouse, who like herself, is caught in a very large pool of salt water. Listen now and hear how Alice is handling her situation in this creative chapter written by Lewis Carroll.
If you missed chapter one, you can find it at http://thestoryhome.com/2013/04/01/alice-in-wonderland-chapter-1/
Special thanks to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music from her “Arabesque” album.
The wind and the rain were hollering and blowing about the world and the bright sunshine broke through to silence them. The sunshine began to tell them a most beautiful story about the golden Swan of Fortune whose gifts to people were as kind and generous as Spring is to the wintery world. Hear for yourself her sunny tale unfold.
Little Bird is back again with a perfect story for Mother’s Day. Asking question after question about growing up, he can’t seem to settle down for bedtime. Thankfully, his wise Mother knows that a good story will do the trick and soon Little Bird is off to the land of dreams.