Travelers hear a mysterious music and come upon a ring of dancing little folk. Magical things occur and they return with bags full of gold. Yet all is not well, when later, one of the travelers cannot resist returning to get more of the riches. Enjoy this curious tale of magic granted and prices paid by those who greedily ask for too much.
Such an adventure! In this Brothers Grimm story, a donkey, a hound, a cat and a rooster set off to become musicians in the town of Bremen and come across an unexpected surprise along the way. Acting together they find the perfect place to set down roots and start a new life. A perfect bedtime story for all to enjoy!!
A Brothers Grimm story about the power of love and its design upon two people from opposite worlds, one royal and one poor, until in the end all is made right. Listen to this magical story about the fate of a young maiden and a young prince. Happy Valentines Day!!
Note: We heart-fully thank Radhika Miller for her lovely music from her “Here and Faraway” album.
What has Gayelord The Goat done! He’s made a colorful mess of everything and now his life has been turned upside down. Let’s hear what happens as we listen to this delightful and spirited story of a goat who suddenly becomes a work of art in this brand new, never before published book by the great Don Freeman, children’s author of “Corduroy” and many other fine tales.
Note: When you purchase and download “Gayelord The Goat”, you will receive the entire audio story which is 7:35 minutes long.
A very wise but poor peasant girl discovers a golden treasure on her farm and is sent on an adventure that will change her life forever and test her clever mind. Listen to how the King challenges her to solve a riddle, which enables her to save her father and become Queen.
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.
Here is a tale of fantasy that tells of a little girl who travels on a journey to the ends of the earth to find her seven lost brothers who were each changed into ravens, by an accidental spell. Hear how she manages to find them, in this imaginative story by the Brothers Grimm.