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The+Cretan+Bull
access_time7 days ago
Bertie is on the Greek Island of Crete and relates two famous legends from the time of King Minos - and how they blend into History with the Historian Herodotus.
Read the full text of The Cretan Bull and see our illustration on Storynory.
Lapis+and+the+Stolen+Statue+Part+Two
access_time21 days ago
Amon the Egyptian priest has been arrested for stealing a stolen statue. His cats Lapis and Cleo travel up the River Nile to prove his innocence.
Read the full text of Lapis and the Stolen Statue Part Two and see our illustration on Storynory.
Katie%E2%80%99s+Grandma+at+School
access_time28 days ago
In time for Halloween, Katie's Grandma is 100 years old ! She tells Katie the story of how she sent to English boarding school back in the 1930s and made a best friend from the USA, Amy.
Read the full text of Katie’s Grandma at School and see our illustration on Storynory.
Song%3A+How+doth+the+crocodile%3F
access_time1 month ago
Jana sings a mystical and up tempo song based on the crazy poem by Lewis Carroll - How Doth the Crocodile? - a thank you to Olivia for supporting us on Patreon
Read the full text of Song: How doth the crocodile? and see our illustration on Storynory.
Lapis+and+the+Stolen+Statue+Part+1
access_time2 months ago
Lapis and Cleo are shocked when their master, Amon the Priest, is arrested on charges of stealing a scared statue. Another story from Ancient Egypt !
Read the full text of Lapis and the Stolen Statue Part 1 and see our illustration on Storynory.
Ice+Cream+Interview
access_time3 months ago
You know that ice cream is cold and delicious, but do you know how it's made and what goes into it? Jana talks to Lewis Alfonso, an Italian gelato maker, to find out fascinating facts about ice cream.
Read the full text of Ice Cream Interview and see our illustration on Storynory.
Young+Cyrus
access_time3 months ago
A poor young Persian boy is a natural leader. In a game, his friends choose him to play their king. He gets into trouble when he orders the son of an aristocrat to be punished.
Read the full text of Young Cyrus and see our illustration on Storynory.
Wicked+Uncle+and+the+Scottish+Shark
access_time4 months ago
Is it safe to go in the Scottish Loch? Uncle Jeff takes the kids on a kayaking holiday. There are no sharks in Scotland, right?
Read the full text of Wicked Uncle and the Scottish Shark and see our illustration on Storynory.
Jana%E2%80%99s+Studio%3A++Interview+with+Richard+Scott
access_time4 months ago
Jana catches up with Richard Scott, our narrator best known for his voice for Astropup, the space travelling hound. Listen to this hilarious chit chat to find out some inside secrets, favourite sonnets and shared tongue twisters!
Read the full text of Jana’s Studio: Interview with Richard Scott and see our illustration on Storynory.
Astropup+and+the+Parrot+in+Love
access_time4 months ago
The Parrot is looking for a wife. He finds a suitable parrot who lives on the planet Lizardia - but unfortunately he is suffering from a bad cold and is unusually short of words.
Read the full text of Astropup and the Parrot in Love and see our illustration on Storynory.
Astropup+and+the+Parrot+in+Love
access_time4 months ago
The Parrot is looking for a wife. He finds a suitable parrot who lives on the planet Lizardia - but unfortunately he is suffering from a bad cold and is unusually short of words.
Read the full text of Astropup and the Parrot in Love and see our illustration on Storynory.
7%2C+King+Croesus+and+the+Oracle+of+Delphi
access_time4 months ago
The oracle predicts that if Croesus goes to war against the Persians, he will defeat a great empire. Her advice seems clear enough, is it?
Read the full text of 7, King Croesus and the Oracle of Delphi and see our illustration on Storynory.
Song+%7E+Fish+Alive
access_time5 months ago
Jana sings this traditional song with an upbeat feel.
Read the full text of Song ~ Fish Alive and see our illustration on Storynory.
Lapis%3A+Sister+Friends
access_time5 months ago
Lapis, the Egyptian cat, has to share her home with another cat. She is not pleased.
Read the full text of Lapis: Sister Friends and see our illustration on Storynory.
Lapis+the+Egyptian++Cat
access_time6 months ago
Introducing a new catty character with magical powers that do not always work as they are supposed to do.
Read the full text of Lapis the Egyptian Cat and see our illustration on Storynory.
Why+do+we+have+fears%3F++Interview
access_time7 months ago
Are you scared of the dark? Of Spiders? Of Dogs? Jana explores why we have fears, and why sometimes, our fears are too strong for our own good - and become phobias. She speaks to Andrew West, a psychiatrist who works with children and young people.
Read the full text of Why do we have fears? Interview and see our illustration on Storynory.
The+Son+of+Croesus
access_time7 months ago
Herodotus 7. The anger of the gods is coming for Croesus, after he boasted of being the richest and happiest person in the world.
Read the full text of The Son of Croesus and see our illustration on Storynory.
The+Old+Woman+Who+Lost+Her+Dumplings
access_time7 months ago
A story from Japan that will make you laugh, featuring an funny old woman, a Jizu and some Oni with giant appetites.
Read the full text of The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumplings and see our illustration on Storynory.
Wicked+Uncle%E2%80%99s+April+Fool+Mystery
access_time8 months ago
Grandma believes in supernatural goings-on around the house, and it drives Dad CRAZY! Then peculiar things start to happen to him. Magic? Or an April Fool trick? Can you solve the mystery?
Read the full text of Wicked Uncle’s April Fool Mystery and see our illustration on Storynory.
Wicked+Uncle%E2%80%99s+April+Fool+Mystery
access_time8 months ago
Grandma believes in supernatural goings-on around the house, and it drives Dad CRAZY! Then peculiar things start to happen to him. Magic? Or an April Fool trick? Can you solve the mystery?
Read the full text of Wicked Uncle’s April Fool Mystery and see our illustration on Storynory.
6%2C+Herodotus%2C+As+Rich+As+Croesus
access_time8 months ago
Croesus ruled Lydia from 560 to 546 BC. He was famed for his wealth, and still is to this day. The wise Athenian, Solon, visited him. The story has a moral - do not boast of your fortune or the gods may take you down.
Read the full text of 6, Herodotus, As Rich As Croesus and see our illustration on Storynory.
6%2C+Herodotus%2C+As+Rich+As+Croesus
access_time8 months ago
Croesus ruled Lydia from 560 to 546 BC. He was famed for his wealth, and still is to this day. The wise Athenian, Solon, visited him. The story has a moral - do not boast of your fortune or the gods may take you down.
Read the full text of 6, Herodotus, As Rich As Croesus and see our illustration on Storynory.
Fear
access_time8 months ago
Emily is 12 years old. She is enjoying her independence, walking to school with her best friend Heidi. But she has one big fear in her life. What is it?
Read the full text of Fear and see our illustration on Storynory.
Fear
access_time8 months ago
Emily is 12 years old. She is enjoying her independence, walking to school with her best friend Heidi. But she has one big fear in her life. What is it?
Read the full text of Fear and see our illustration on Storynory.
Jana%E2%80%99s+Studio+%3A++Eye+Spy+%E2%80%93+All+about+Eyes
access_time9 months ago
Jana meets Paul Kinnear, an ophthalmologist (a doctor specialising in eyes), to learn about our eyes and how we can keep them healthy. Paul also shares a couple of eye jokes and his favourite eye poem !
Read the full text of Jana’s Studio : Eye Spy – All about Eyes and see our illustration on Storynory.
Astropup+and+the+Virtual+Reality+World
access_time9 months ago
Thanks RXBar Kids for supporting this episode of Astropup. If you live in the USA you can receive 25% of your first offer RXbar Kids – that’s 20 bars for less than $20. Click here for Offer. And use promo code Storynory at checkout. Astropup ~ Virtual Reality World Story by Bertie. Read by Richard. […]
Read the full text of Astropup and the Virtual Reality World and see our illustration on Storynory.
Finette+Part+Two
access_time9 months ago
Finette and Yvon arrive in Brittany and Kerver Castle. Finette fears that Yvon will forget all about her and their love. Is that possible ?
Read the full text of Finette Part Two and see our illustration on Storynory.
Finette+Part+One
access_time9 months ago
Finette loves bright clothes and golden jewellery. In particular she wears a necklace made of golden bullets. She is trapped in the service of a giant. One day a new stable boy, Yvon, starts work for the giant. Soon Yvon has to complete some impossible tasks. Only Finette can help him. A story from Brittany in France.
Read the full text of Finette Part One and see our illustration on Storynory.
5%2C+Herodotus+%2C+The+Battle+of+the+Eclipse
access_time9 months ago
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.
The+Goblin+Spider
access_time10 months ago
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.
The+Goblin+Spider
access_time10 months ago
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.
The+Pot+of+Broth
access_time10 months ago
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.
Jana%E2%80%99s+Studio+%E2%80%93+Million+Dollar+Ideas
access_time10 months ago
Jana's new factual programme interviews Jeremy Howell of BBC TV about Million Dollar Ideas - those everyday objects around your house that somebody invented and which made millions of $$$$$$$$!
Read the full text of Jana’s Studio – Million Dollar Ideas and see our illustration on Storynory.
Jana%E2%80%99s+Studio+%E2%80%93+Million+Dollar+Ideas
access_time10 months ago
Jana's new factual programme interviews Jeremy Howell of BBC TV about Million Dollar Ideas - those everyday objects around your house that somebody invented and which made millions of $$$$$$$$!
Read the full text of Jana’s Studio – Million Dollar Ideas and see our illustration on Storynory.
Song+%E2%80%93+Five+Little+Ducks
access_time10 months ago
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.
Elfie+and+the+Elf%E2%80%99s+Adventure+%E2%80%93+Competition+Winner
access_time10 months ago
A short and sweet story - the final winner in our best or worst ever Christmas writing competition.
Read the full text of Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Winner and see our illustration on Storynory.
Last+Christmas+Together
access_time10 months ago
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.
The+Prehistoric+Christmas+Present+%E2%80%93+Competition+Winner
access_time10 months ago
Way back in time, a boy receives a pet as 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.
Jim%E2%80%99s+Tree+Hut+%E2%80%93++A+Competition+Winner
access_time10 months ago
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.
4%2C+Herodotus%2C+the+Burnt+Temple
access_time11 months ago
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.
Katie+and+the+Forgetfulness+Spell
access_time11 months ago
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.
05%2C+Uncle+Christmas+%E2%80%93+The+Great+Christmas+Delivery
access_time11 months ago
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.
4%2C+Uncle+Christmas+%E2%80%93++The+Christmas+Kid+Invasion
access_time11 months ago
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.
The+Night+Before+Christmas
access_time11 months ago
The classic Christmas poem with festive music
Read the full text of The Night Before Christmas and see our illustration on Storynory.
3%2C+Herodotus%2C+the+Kingdom+of+Lydia
access_time11 months ago
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.
3%2C+Uncle+Christmas+%E2%80%93+the+Great+Christmas+Race
access_time11 months ago
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.
3%2C+Uncle+Christmas+%E2%80%93+the+Great+Christmas+Race
access_time11 months ago
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.
2%2C+Uncle+Christmas+%E2%80%93+The+Christmas+Hideaway
access_time12 months ago
Father Christmas is on holiday in California. His motor-trike, 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.
2%2C+Herodotus%2C+Arion+and+the+Dolphin
access_time12 months ago
The remarkable story of a dolphin saving a man - but is it true?
Read the full text of 2, Herodotus, Arion and the Dolphin and see our illustration on Storynory.
2%2C+Herodotus%2C+Arion+and+the+Dolphin
access_time12 months ago
The remarkable story of a dolphin saving a man - but is it true?
Read the full text of 2, Herodotus, Arion and the Dolphin and see our illustration on Storynory.
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