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!
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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”.
What is a miracle? Poet Walt Whitman sees them everywhere in our world and offers them praise, teaching us to see with awe and reverence the world of nature around us. As upcoming holidays draw near, we felt that this poem was appropriate in the celebration of miracles we often take for granted in our daily lives. Hear this list of wondrous miracles, penned by our American literary master when our country was mostly open roads and new frontiers.
Where is my brand new nest? Said Little Bird to his Mother. The little fir tree they placed it in was gone, chopped down with others and taken away to be sold as Christmas trees. What would happen to the little nest now? Follow the story to a small log cabin on a snowy Christmas Eve and hear how the kindness of a young girl taught Little Bird the meaning of Christmas.
Tom would spend his Christmas alone, for his home was far away in India. He sadly watched all the other boys at Miss Ware’s English boarding school talking about the wonderful holidays they would experience at home. Yet with the help of some Christmas magic, Tom and his friend Bertie found a way to spend their holiday in an unexpected way, learning a deep lesson about thinking of others. Listen now and find out what a Christmas fairy brought them in the nick of time.
An original Thanksgiving tale about your storyteller, Alan. It is a story of how he began the career of storytelling when he was seventeen years old. Hear about his memories of a Thanksgiving long ago in California, where a moment of inspiration lasted a lifetime.
Be sure to also enjoy these three Thanksgiving stories, right here on The Story Home website, “Thanksgiving at Grandfather’s Farm”, “The Thanksgiving Stone”, and The Night Before Thanksgiving”.
Even though Lucky was a Ghost, he hid away when Halloween night came because he was afraid! He was afraid of being alone, on the spookiest of nights when witches flew, black cats meowed and pumpkins grinned. But this Halloween his luck changed. He met a nice friend and slowly, magically, everything was different. Listen and find out why this Ghost became The Luckiest Ghost!
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.
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.
Michael and Michaela couldn’t wait to open their presents on Christmas day. Little did they know that a tiny walnut could contain more magic than any toy from a store. Find out what they discovered when they opened the little brown shell!
A special Thank You to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music. You can find more of her music at www.radhikamiller.com
Ebenezer Scrooge woke up on Christmas morning like a child in wonder. Gone were the nightly ghosts of Christmas past, present and future who had revealed to Scrooge the sorry fate of his miserly life. Now, on a new day, Scrooge had merry Christmas on his lips and joy in his heart. He was a man re-born. We proudly present the concluding chapter of Charles Dickens beloved holiday masterpiece. As Tiny Tim said ” God Bless us, every one!”