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Charles Perrault was the first of the great fairy tale authors, writing in France in the 18th C. His romantic stories rank among the greats, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Beauty and the Beast.

Charles Perrault was the first of the great fairy tale authors, writing in France in the 18th C. His romantic stories rank among the greats, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Beauty and the Beast.
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Charles Perrault was the first of the great fairy tale authors, writing in France in the 18th C. His romantic stories rank among the greats, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Beauty and the Beast.

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5, Herodotus , The Battle of the Eclipse

2/16/2018
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Ancient people thought that the Sun and the Moon were gods - didn't they? Or were there some people alive two and half thousand years ago who were more scientific? Read the full text of 5, Herodotus , The Battle of the Eclipse and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:09:24

The Goblin Spider

2/3/2018
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A creepy-crawly story from Japan about a Samurai who must stay the night in a temple haunted by a giant Goblin-Spider Read the full text of The Goblin Spider and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:05:55

The Pot of Broth

1/22/2018
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A cunning old soldier has a "magical" stone that can make a pot of broth - although it could taste better with the help of Sibby Connelly's Chicken - adapted from a play by WB Yeats Read the full text of The Pot of Broth and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:15:06

Song – Five Little Ducks

1/15/2018
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Jana sings the classic song with a folky style - we think it is a very sweet version that all ages might enjoy. Read the full text of Song – Five Little Ducks and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:03:38

Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Winner

1/15/2018
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A short and sweet story - the final winner in our best or worst ever present writing competition. A little girl wants a puppy, but Santa say No - it's not safe to deliver puppies. Read the full text of Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Winner and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:02:47

Last Christmas Together

1/12/2018
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Veena's best friend is a boy at the local orphanage. She is sad because her family are moving to another town, and she will never see him again. A winner in our best / worst present ever competition. Read the full text of Last Christmas Together and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:04:46

The Prehistoric Christmas Present – Competition Winner

1/10/2018
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Way back in time, a boy receives a pet as a present - but his mother says he can't keep it because it will grow, and grow and grow - one of the winners in our "best and worst" present competition . Read the full text of The Prehistoric Christmas Present – Competition Winner and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:05:52

Jim’s Tree Hut – A Competition Winner

1/9/2018
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The first of four winners from our Christmas Writing Competition - Jim is a monkey who lives in New Zealand - he has a very special idea for how to spend Christmas with his friends. Read the full text of Jim’s Tree Hut – A Competition Winner and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:07:09

4, Herodotus, the Burnt Temple

1/6/2018
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King Alyattes of Lydia is at war with the Greek City of Miletus. His soldiers accidentally burn down a temple to Athena. Alyattes falls ill. Coincidence? Or the curse of the Greek Goddess? Read the full text of 4, Herodotus, the Burnt Temple and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:07:15

Katie and the Forgetfulness Spell

12/30/2017
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Katie makes a New Year wish that everybody could simply forget that she's a witch because she longs for everyone to treat her is if she was "ordinary." Read the full text of Katie and the Forgetfulness Spell and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:18:01

05, Uncle Christmas – The Great Christmas Delivery

12/25/2017
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Finally Uncle Christmas has his wish - he is delivering the presents this year - what could possibly go wrong? Read the full text of 05, Uncle Christmas – The Great Christmas Delivery and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:10:29

4, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Kid Invasion

12/24/2017
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Uncle Christmas is in charge of the presents this year. He decides to change the way things are done and invites 100 kids to try out the toys at the secret hideaway - much to the annoyance of the elves Read the full text of 4, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Kid Invasion and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:09:26

The Night Before Christmas

12/24/2017
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The classic Christmas poem with festive music Read the full text of The Night Before Christmas and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:06:10

3, Herodotus, the Kingdom of Lydia

12/19/2017
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In history, Gyges became king of Lydia by committing a crime - we hear this story and an alternative version in which he used a magic ring to make himself invisible - and we ask an important question. Read the full text of 3, Herodotus, the Kingdom of Lydia and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:08:08

3, Uncle Christmas – the Great Christmas Race

12/10/2017
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Uncle Christmas races his brother, Father Christmas, to see who will deliver the presents this year. Read the full text of 3, Uncle Christmas – the Great Christmas Race and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:12:20

2, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Hideaway

12/3/2017
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Father Christmas is on holiday in California. His motor-triking, guitar-loving younger brother, sneaks oover to Scandinavia to see how the toy business works. Read the full text of 2, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Hideaway and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:10:50

1, Uncle Christmas

11/26/2017
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Uncle Christmas is the younger brother of Father Christmas, otherwise known as Santa. He rides a motor trike, plays the guitar, and lives near Venice Beach. His life is seems perfect - but there is one thing missing. He wants to help his older brother deliver the presents. Read the full text of 1, Uncle Christmas and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:14:23

Jana’s Studio : Interview with Bertie

11/24/2017
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A special Interview by Storynory's editor, Jana Elizabeth, with Bertie, the writer of our stories. They talk about our new Herodotus series and what else is coming up on Storynory. Read the full text of Jana’s Studio : Interview with Bertie and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:09:02

1, The Histories of Herodotus

11/21/2017
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Herodotus, the father of history, tells us a different version of the famous Trojan War, which he learned on his travels around Egypt and the Middle East. Read the full text of 1, The Histories of Herodotus and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:11:21

Katie and the Stray Dog

11/13/2017
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Katie helps an injured dog and invites him to stay in the house - but her magical and mischievous cat, Solomon, is not happy about her decision - and makes life difficult for the poor mutt ! Read the full text of Katie and the Stray Dog and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:22:23

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