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.
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.
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.
The white Dove had been flying over the ocean for a long time and was growing very tired. She needed a place to rest her weary wings, but all there was, was an endless ocean. Suddenly, she spied a round tiny island. But was it an island? Hear how Dove finally finds a place to rest and in the process makes a new life long friend in this special Don Freeman story.
Note: The full length downloadable story is 8:09 minutes.
Special Thanks to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music from her “Sunlit Reverie” album.
High atop a chimney stack, a bright-eyed pigeon named Peckit stood gazing out over the rooftops of Paris. Being a clever detective, he sensed something was wrong and flew to the window ledge of a young girl. She had lost something very important, and Peckit was determined to find it for her. He searched high and low, through out the day into night, for the girl’s treasure. Hear the funny things that happened along the way as you listen to this wonderful classic. (The entire downloadable story is 10:39 long)
Note: You can still find copies of this book in libraries and on Amazon in case you want to follow along.
Cyrano, a crow with a large bright yellow beak, lived in Farmer Ferguson’s mailbox. Every morning he loved to practice his favorite bird calls while his friend Harry Scary the scarecrow listened. One night, Cyrano saw a man on TV, doing imitations of birds just like he did. Cyrano knew he could do better than the man on TV, and Farmer Ferguson agreed. A remarkable adventure began when Cyrano traveled to New York City to be on television, and learned a valuable lesson in the end.
Special Thanks to Radhika Miller for her wonderful music from her “Heaven” Album.
NOTE: The excerpt is 4:59 long. The full length downloadable story is 14:28 long.
It is almost Halloween, and Tilly Witch has a serious problem. Happy and cheerful, dancing and giggling, she feels kindly toward everyone. How can she hope to frighten anyone when she doesn’t feel the least bit wicked? Hear how Tilly tries to regain her mean ways, just in time for Halloween!
The complete story is 8:25 long.
NOTE: Tilly Witch was one of the more popular children’s books that author, Don Freeman illustrated and wrote. Even though it is out of print, you can find this book in local libraries and on Amazon. Don Freeman is well known for his children’s book, “Corduroy”.
Hattie, is a bat that lives secretly in the deep dark shadows of the great Lyceum theater. Only Mr. Collins, the stage doorman, knew she was there. One night Hattie became famous to everyone in a way no one could plan and everyone enjoyed. A little star with wings is born!
NOTE: DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE STORY FOR ONLY $0.99.
This story is available in print at most local libraries and on Amazon. It is written and illustrated by Don Freeman, author of the famous children’s book, “Corduroy”.
A rather sleepy little Dachshund named Flash is asked by Sashay, his mate, to be productive and find a job to earn their living. The little pooch tries delivering telegrams around town and does very well until one day he gets the surprise of his life when he discovers a telegram addressed to him!
To hear this entire 8:46 minute story by Don Freeman, author of the well known “Corduroy” stories, you can download it on The Story Home website for only $0.99.
Chuggy comes to the rescue of the Great Silver Streamliner in this classic story about a dedicated old fashioned steam engine that fearlessly saves the day and brings happiness to a cute little Blue Caboose named Lucy. This tale was the first of a long line of wonderful stories, beloved for generations, written and illustrated by Don and Lydia Freeman. Don has also written many other well known stories such as Corduroy, Tilly Witch, Fly High Fly Low and Beady Bear. Here at The Story Home, we plan on offering many of Don’s stories in the future, so stayed tuned!
Special Note: In this podcast we have provided an excerpt of “Chuggy and the Blue Caboose” that you can sample for free. To hear the complete story, you can purchase and download it for $0.99 by clicking on the green “Add to Cart” button, and we added a special treat at the end of the story by including Lydia Freeman’s story about how “Chuggy the Blue Caboose” came to be.