Little Girl wanted to meet Santa on Christmas Eve. With a little help from a holiday sprite, her dream came true! Away she whooshed up the chimney, winging over the housetops, traveling to Santa’s house. Her journey brought her to his doorstep and saved her a seat on the most famous sleigh in the world. The reindeer took off and she headed for earth. As they say, Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all, and to all a goodnight.
Little Bird was upset when the pushy seagulls came to his picnic and stole all the crumbs off the ground leaving nothing for him and his mom. When the seagulls finally left, something wonderful and unexpected happened — something that taught him a golden lesson that he would never forget. Find out what Little Bird learned and why he was thankful.
The Story Home is thankful for Radhika Miller’s beautiful music from “The Lark’s Bride” and “Here and Faraway” Albums.
Poor Pandora! She had to learn the hard way. Even though she was warned not to do so, she opened a mysterious and forbidden box and let loose all manner of troubles trapped within it. Now what could she do? Find out the secret that was hidden inside the mysterious box that offered a glimmer of hope.
Note: A special thank you to Radhika Miller for her beautiful music from her “Heaven” album and to Looperman.com and Minor2go.
The mystery of twelve Princesses, locked in their bedroom at night, must be solved! The reward is great, offered by their father, the King. He must find out why it is that every night his daughters dancing slippers are completely worn out. A soldier passing through the kingdom hears of the mystery and ventures to solve it. Listen to how their secret is discovered.
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.
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.
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.
Puss in Boots was a fearless and clever cat, indeed! To help his poor young master, Puss put on a pair of boots, outwitted powerful ogres and conquered a world, bringing his fortunate master fame, fortune and best of all…love.
Brave Theseus enters the labyrinth to do battle with the Minotaur, a dangerous creature half beast and half human. Will the faith of his new friend, Princess Ariadne send him good fortune, or will the wrathful power of the bull creature conquer him. We shall follow his adventure as he enters the moonlit maze. A note to parents: mythic battles can be a bit fierce for the very young!