A very special piece of American folklore rounds the bases of the 19th century to delight our ears today. With bases loaded and the crowd in a fever, the mighty Casey steps up to the plate and holds the fate of the big game in his powerful hands. The final pitch is thrown! Listen to this exciting tale written in 1887 by an inspired baseball reporter who wrote a “home run” of a classic poem.
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…
The Story Home iPad App is here, and available in the iTunes store in the “Books” Category. We released the App on January 4th and by the 6th the app was featured in the “New and Noteworthy” section. We are very proud of our iPad App and happy to say that it is getting rave reviews. To learn more about all our apps you can visit our app web page at http://thestoryhome.com/app.
Gulliver sails across the ocean and finds himself in a very strange land named Lilliput, where human beings are extremely small. In this excerpt, Gulliver discovers that he has washed ashore, awakening upon his back, tied down by an small army of creatures who believe that he is a giant invader. Listen to what happens in this brilliant fantasy!
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.