A glass mountain kept brave knights from reaching a lofty palace in which dwelled a beautiful but sad princess…until a young man with fearless innocence scaled its slippery heights. Would he succeed? Would he survive the winged guardian of the castle? Find out in this thrilling tale! (Note to parents: This story may be a a little too vivid for very small listeners before bedtime 🙂
Was this a real fairy in the night, or was it a dream? Gwendolyn lives next door to Elizabeth and they are the best of friends. Inspired by an ancient book about fairy powers, they decide to hold a midsummer night fairy ceremony. Gwendolyn, however, is upset when Elizabeth secretly holds one without her…until she finds out why! A summer night can hold many forms of magic, proving that the world of make believe is not so far from our own.
The fire in a nearby cabin was warm. Outside, a young soldier stood, his feet were numb with cold. So begins a heartwarming tale of generosity when there was nothing to give. At that time, America was but a dream shared by 11.000 brave souls in the perilous winter of 1777, at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
Jack had the perfect Father’s day gift, a brand new compass for his dad. He had purchased it by cutting lawns and doing odd jobs. He and his dad would use the compass on a hike, like real explorers, but there were some unexpected challenges along the trail, as Jack would find out. Now make yourself comfortable and our tale will begin. To all you Dads out there, this one’s for you!
A brave tin soldier falls in love with a paper doll ballerina and then falls out of an open window! Hans Christian Andersen’s story of The Steadfast Tin Soldier portrays a perilous journey full of many surprises until we come full round to a touching ending. Come learn about the secret world of toys from the pen of the Danish master who was able to see the world through the eyes of a child and the heart of a poet. Our storyteller is ready now, so let the story begin!