A poor young maid who hated to spin yarn was whisked away by a cunning queen, who challenged her to sit at the wheel and spin rooms and rooms of flax. She was in tears until three strange but skillful ladies came to her window. Listen to how her fate was changed and everyone found their proper places in the end!
A mean troll lives under the bridge that the three billy goats must cross to reach the green and delicious grass they love to eat. What will they do? Here is a classic story from Norway about outsmarting and getting the better of those who bully us. Are the goats more powerful or are they smarter than the troll who threatens? You be the judge as the beloved tale unfolds. Clip clop, clip clop….here come the billy goats!
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.