In this story about a little village, where neighbors have forgotten how to be friendly, and kindness is no longer the rule, a dark shadow appears and all the flowers in the village begin to disappear. Everyone begins to fear the unknown except for one little girl, who has faith that her wish sent the evening star will come true. Listen to what happens to the little girl and the village she lives in, when she finds a golden spoon in her garden. And, if ever we forget the lesson of “The Golden Rule”, then let this story remind us to “Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you”.
Such 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!!
Why 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.
A Brothers Grimm story about the power of love and its design upon two people from opposite worlds, one royal and one poor, until in the end all is made right. Listen to this magical story about the fate of a young maiden and a young prince. Happy Valentines Day!!
Note: We heart-fully thank Radhika Miller for her lovely music from her “Here and Faraway” album.
Papa Panov looked everywhere for the important visitor on Christmas day! The night before, he had had a dream that he would meet the divine child, but that he should look carefully, for he may not recognize him. Who would it be? Would Papa Panov be able to tell who the Holy child was or was this just a dream? Listen to this wonderful holiday tale about the kindly shoemaker in his little Russian village to learn the real meaning of Christmas.
A very wise but poor peasant girl discovers a golden treasure on her farm and is sent on an adventure that will change her life forever and test her clever mind. Listen to how the King challenges her to solve a riddle, which enables her to save her father and become Queen.
This Halloween we have a special children’s story by The Brothers Grimm about a boy who was so fearless that nothing could make him afraid! Wherever he went he searched for SOMETHING that would make him shudder. Gather round as this scary tale takes us on a journey of ghosts and gallows, haunted castles and black cats until we come to an unexpected surprise ending.
A note to Mom and Dad that little ones may find this story a touch scary!
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.
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.
The King’s messenger searched everywhere for one child who truly understood the meaning of Thanksgiving. Many fine and successful families competed for the honor, but the King’s own messenger was not satisfied with any of the children he saw, for they “were not ready”. Then, at last he came upon a small child who held in her heart the spirit of the celebration of the Thanksgiving feast. Listen and find out who the child was and why she was chosen.
Special thanks for Radhika Miller’s beautiful music from her “Arabesque” album.