The Velveteen Rabbit listened as the Skin Horse, the oldest nursery room toy, spoke with great wisdom. He explained what it meant when a toy changed into something REAL. It took time and patience, but most of all it took the love of someone who cared. Learn how the little brown Velveteen Rabbit changes from a shabby toy to something very special in this beloved classic story.
A Little Marionette puppet carved by Gepetto the woodcarver, is young yet brave! He has many lessons to learn on his journey through the world. Listen to how the good Fairy tries to help him when he is sick with a fever. He may die if he refuses her medicine and if he lies to her, she will certainty cause his nose to grow longer. Pinocchio has so much to learn! Enjoy this excerpt from Carlo Collodi’s classic story of the adventuresome little marionette, Pinocchio, who became, in the end, a real boy.
Poor Little Red Hen! She has so much work to do planting her seed, harvesting her wheat, grinding her flour and making her bread. Her lazy barnyard friends sleep, snore, chuckle and watch as she works all day. Who will enjoy her delicious bread when it’s finally baked? This delightful adaptation of an old Russian folktale will provide the answer.
Here is a lovely story about the “other” Peter Rabbit, written by Thornton Burgess, in which a mischievous Peter plays a trick on his friend Johnny Chuck while they are adventuring through the woods one day. Surprise! Peter’s trick goes awry and suddenly he is faced with an unexpected new challenge. Hear what happens…
On the Night before Thanksgiving, all seems lost, until, a dark yet familiar figure appears in Mary Robb’s doorway, bringing with him hope and promise of a better time to come. In this heartwarming story, the true and timeless reasons to give thanks for what we have and to find a way to share with others in need, inspires us and remains long in the heart.
Arthur discovers that a magical test proves to lords and knights, ladies and a kingdom, that his true purpose cannot be denied its rightful time. He is young and inexperienced, but fate has chosen him to lead all Britain. See how Arthur came to be King.
Here are two fine old tales about a Queen Bee. The Brothers Grimm tell of a young simple boy, who in his travels, spares the lives of nature’s smaller creatures. One of his rewards, comes from a winged Queen who helps him undo a magical spell. Aesop, on the other hand, tells of Jupiter’s punishment of a Queen bee that wished for evil, and was stung by justice. We are sure these two stories will keep you buzzing.
Is the North wind more powerful than the gentle sun? The sun suggests a clever contest to settle the question. Discover a very special understanding of what it means to be powerful, as we listen to Aesop’s timeless and enchanting fable.
This is the story of how Little Bunny became a secret Easter bunny for a sad boy who lived next door. The boy never smiled, but on Easter morning everything changed because of Little Bunny’s wonderful idea. Little Bunny felt good inside when he saw what his kindness did for the boy.
Little Bunny is very curious about a lot of things, asking questions of everyone in his family. One question is very personal, and he saves this one for Grandpa bunny. Let’s join Little Bunny as he searches for answers.