Animal Stories

Goodwin the Goat

Goodwin the Goat children's book by Don Freeman at The Story HomeHello, we are pleased to announce that our Gayelord the Goat story has just been published in print as Goodwin the Goat! We decided to remake the audio story to reflect his new name to accompany the printed book, which is now available to purchase online through Amazon and other book stores worldwide.

What has Goodwin 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 version by Don Freeman, children’s author of “Corduroy” and many other fine stories.

Note: When you purchase & download Goodwin the Goat, you will receive the entire story which is 7:39 long.  And if you are a fan of Don Freeman, you can more of his stories HERE at The Story Home, along with a special Album that is due to be released by the end of May 2017 entitled, “The Story Home Presents Don Freeman Children’s stories!!  This album will be available very soon on CDbaby, iTunes and Amazon, so stay tuned….

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The Bremen Town Musicians

The Bremmen Town Musicians story at The Story Home.comSuch 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!!

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How the Finch Got Her Colors

How the finch got her colors folktale on The Story Home.comWhy is the little grey finch so sad? Did she not see the miracle in the sky and take from it the beauty offered to all the other birds? The King of the birds found out what happened to the little finch and decided to make everything right. It’s a story to warm your heart about politeness and generosity you’re sure to enjoy. Now make yourself comfortable and listen to this charming and meaningful Belgian Folktale.

Special Thanks to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music from her “Here and Faraway” album.

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Gayelord The Goat

Gayelord the Goat children's book by Don Freeman at The Story HomeWhat 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.

You can find more Don Freeman stories HERE at The Story Home.

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Penguins Of All People

Don Freeman children's audio story at The Story Home.comDo 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.

If you like this Don Freeman story, there are many others. You can find them here: http://thestoryhome.com/category/all-classic-stories/don-freeman/

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Alice in Wonderland Chapter 2

Alice is swimming with the mouse in Alice in Wonderland chapter 2 at The Story Home websiteAs 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.

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Little Bird Learns Mama’s Wisdom

Little Bird Learns Mama's Wisdom

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.

If you like this Little Bird story, remember there are two other Little Bird stories. Little Bird Learns About Giving Thanks and Little Birds First Christmas.

Special Thanks to Radhika Miller for her beautiful Music from her “Arabesque” Album.

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The Seven Ravens

The Story Home story called "The Seven Ravens"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.

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The Guard Mouse, Excerpt

The Guard MouseClyde 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.

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How The Whale Got His Throat

http://thestoryhome.comOh no! A little fish has met a great big hungry whale and is afraid he will be eaten! But soon he finds a brilliant way to save his life by distracting the mighty whale. The tiny fish might be small but his cleverness is a mighty thing indeed. Listen to this wonderful classic childrens story by Rudyard Kipling and hear what happened.

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