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Last update: 2013-06-26

The Moscow Cat

2013-06-26 :: Storynory

A strong and independent cat from Moscow runs away to live in the forrest. A story that is half realistic - in fact based on a real cat - and half traditional Russian fairy tale.

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Secret Garden Chapter 25

2013-06-20 :: Storynory

THE CURTAIN

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The Secret Garden Chapter 24

2013-06-14 :: Storynory

"LET THEM LAUGH"

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Undine

2013-06-06 :: Storynory

A watery fairytale from Germany that is not unlike the Little Mermaid

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Bertie’s Quest

2013-05-27 :: Storynory

It is soon to be Beatrice's Birthday and she asks him to go on an impossible quest, to find her a living dinosaur as a pet.

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Song: Is Love a Fairytale?

2013-05-21 :: Storynory

Is Love a Fairytale? - a very catchy tune from the album by Aoede.

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Andromeda and Perseus

2013-05-12 :: Storynory

Princess Andromeda tells us how she was rescued from a ghastly sea monster by the Greek hero Perseus. We learn about Perseus's secret weapon, the snaky head of Medusa that can turn men to stone.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 23

2013-05-07 :: Storynory

MAGIC

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The King and the Beggar Maid

2013-05-06 :: Storynory

A king does not seem interested in marrying until he comes across a beggar maid. This is an ancient story that is often referred to in literature. Shakespeare mentions it in several of his plays, including Romeo and Juliet.

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Red Fortunes

2013-05-01 :: Storynory

Red Fortunes is Bertie's novel for Grown Ups. It's available on Amazon both in Kindle and in Paperback. And even better, for the first 5 days of May it's FREE on Kindle. Download it now and please leave a review on Amazon.

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Katie and the Witch’s Trial

2013-04-29 :: Storynory

All sorts of horrid rumours are flying round the school about Katie. They say she was responsible for the not-very-nice thing that happened to the new school swimming pool. It is almost like a witch hunt.

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The Rooster and the Fox

2013-04-23 :: Storynory

If you like Aesop’s fables, you will probably enjoy this. It is the lively story of a fox who tries to trick a farmyard rooster. There are plenty of good morals, “pride comes before the fall,” “do not fall for false flattery”. Geoffrey Chaucer included the story in his “Canterbury Tales” where it is told [...]

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Katie and the Bad Bug

2013-04-06 :: Storynory

A nasty tummy bug is going around the school. When Katie falls ill, she has words with a virus and gives it a piece of her mind.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 22

2013-04-02 :: Storynory

WHEN THE SUN WENT DOWN

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The Flying Horse Part 2

2013-04-02 :: Storynory

Our prince must fight a whole army. Can he survive? What will become of his love the princess? And what of the magician who made the enchanted horse?

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The Flying Horse Part 1

2013-03-26 :: Storynory

Part fairytale, part science fiction, this story from the 1001 Nights is full of wonder. An inventor presents the King of Persia with an enchanted horse. His son flies off to meet a beautiful princess, but there is trouble in store.

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Rip Van Winkle

2013-03-19 :: Storynory

The classic American fairytale by Washington Irving read for Storynory by Charlie Loeb.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 21

2013-03-19 :: Storynory

BEN WEATHERSTAFF

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Katie and the Magic Chocolate

2013-03-11 :: Storynory

Katie is growing up. She feels she is too old for an Easter Egg hunt. She is delighted when, over the holidays, Paul invites her to the cinema. She has some magic chocolate for him - but it does not work quite as expected.

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Colin’s April Fool

2013-03-04 :: Storynory

The grumpiest fish on the pond plays and April Fool joke - but is it funny?

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Pygmalion

2013-02-24 :: Storynory

A sculptor on the island of Cyprus scorns all women until he falls in love with a statue that he has made.

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Cleopatra

2013-02-18 :: Storynory

Cleopatra - the last queen of Egypt - clever, enchanting - the lover of Julius Caesar and then Mark Anthony - a biography.

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Madame White Snake

2013-02-08 :: Storynory

A story from China to celebrate the Year of the Snake. Two serpent spirits become young women and one of them marries a man.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 20

2013-02-08 :: Storynory

"I SHALL LIVE FOREVER--AND EVER--AND EVER!"

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The Labours of Heracles Part 2

2013-02-04 :: Storynory

We continue the adventures of the Greek Hero Heracles (Hercules to the Romans). In this part we hear about Labours 7 to 12 and a lesser known follow-up for poor Heracles – his imprisonment by Queen Omphale when he had to dress up as a girl! If you missed Labours 1- 6, you can find [...]

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The Secret Garden Chapter 19

2013-01-31 :: Storynory

"IT HAS COME!"

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The Secret Garden Chapter 18

2013-01-31 :: Storynory

"THA' MUNNOT WASTE NO TIME"

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The Labours of Heracles Part 1

2013-01-27 :: Storynory

Heracles (Hercules in Latin) was the the strong-man of the ancient world. He performed twelve labours, and we tell you about the first 6 in

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The Secret Garden Chapter 17

2013-01-24 :: Storynory

A TANTRUM

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Dad’s Half Century

2013-01-21 :: Storynory

It will be Dad's 50th birthday in June. His rich brother is planning a three day beach party at his villa in Ibiza. The family (apart from Dad) are very excited.. what could go wrong?

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

2013-01-13 :: Storynory

A chaotic magical story with music which shows why you should never muddle in things that you do not understand

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The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid

2013-01-08 :: Storynory

A romantic Story from China about a cowherd who has a magical ox. The ox helps him to marry a one of the maidens who blow the clouds through the skies.

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Herod the Great

2012-12-28 :: Storynory

The biography of a king who is in the Bible.

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O Little Town of Bethlehem

2012-12-19 :: Storynory

Christmas carols are gorgeous. Gabriella Burnel sings Oh Little Town of Bethlehem specially for Storynory. We hope you will enjoy her lovely voice.

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Katie and the remote for life

2012-12-17 :: Storynory

Katie puts a magic spell on the TV Remote so that she can pause and rewind real life. When she takes it to school it proves to be a useful but risky devise.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 16

2012-12-16 :: Storynory

"I WON'T!" SAID MARY

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Astropup: prisoner of the cats

2012-12-09 :: Storynory

Astropup is a prisoner of the cat-people pirates. They humiliate him and torture him with cat music. Then the cat space ship begins to take off ... can our hero and his friend the parrot escape?

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Hansel and Gretel with Music from the Opera

2012-12-01 :: Storynory

Our extra-special production brings you a delightful introduction to opera. Our production of Hansel and Gretel by Englebert Humperdinck is specially crafted for children but anyone who loves music will delight in it.

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Astropup and the man with a laser gun

2012-11-17 :: Storynory

The man with the laser gun could help Astropup and the Good Cat rescue the parrot from the clutches of the cat people, but unfortunately he does not trust cats.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 15

2012-11-16 :: Storynory

NEST BUILDING

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Astropup and the Good Cat

2012-11-11 :: Storynory

The previous episode, Astropup and the planet of the pirates, ended with Astropup’s friend the parrot being kidnapped by Cat People. They ordered Astropup to hand over the diamond from HMS Hesperus. The Parrot screeched “Don’t give them the diamond.” This has left our hero in something of a quandary. How will he solve the [...]

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The Secret Garden Chapter 14

2012-11-07 :: Storynory

A YOUNG RAJAH

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Astropup and the Planet of the Pirates

2012-10-29 :: Storynory

Astropup and his friend the parrot have a huge diamond which they found in the Wreck of the Hesperus. Instead of returning it to Space Central on Earth, they are heading for the Planet of the Pirates where they intend to sell it and make their fortunes. Astropup and the planet of the pirates. When [...]

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The Secret Garden Chapter 13

2012-10-25 :: Storynory

"I AM COLIN"

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Tick Tock Turkey and the Festival of Honolulu

2012-10-21 :: Storynory

Tick Tock Turkey fans have been begging us for more tails of the time-travelling bird. In fact, they’ve been begging us for YEARS ! We are pleased to say that Tick Tock’s creator, Michael Brett has penned another story for us (with a little help from Natasha). And here it is… As you may recall, [...]

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The Secret Garden Chapter 12

2012-10-15 :: Storynory

"MIGHT I HAVE A BIT OF EARTH?"

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Don’t Be Scared of Halloween NEW VERSION

2012-10-08 :: Storynory

A new version of Katie's halloween song

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Katie and Mr. New Part Two

2012-10-07 :: Storynory

Does Shumash really mind that Katie's mum is a witch ? The second part of this magical romantic story, gives us the answer.

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Astropup and the Wreck of the Hesperus

2012-10-01 :: Storynory

Astropup investigates a wrecked space ship and encounters space sharks.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 11

2012-09-24 :: Storynory

THE NEST OF THE MISSEL THRUSH

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Astropup and the Revenge of the Parrot

2012-09-18 :: Storynory

Ever since the Cat People tried to kill the parrot, he has been seeking revenge. His chance comes on a mission to the moon when he and Astropup discover an extraordinary volcanic eruption.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 10

2012-09-13 :: Storynory

DICKON

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The Crab that Played with the Sea

2012-09-10 :: Storynory

A Just So story by Rudyard Kipling explains how the sea got its tide.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 9

2012-09-05 :: Storynory

THE STRANGEST HOUSE ANY ONE EVER LIVED IN

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The Punishment of Loki

2012-09-04 :: Storynory

Loki, the Norse god of fire and tricks, is punished for his crime.

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Baldur

2012-08-27 :: Storynory

The tragic, tale of how a favourite son of the gods was killed. This one is really sad.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 8

2012-08-26 :: Storynory

THE ROBIN WHO SHOWED THE WAY

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Fenris the Wolf

2012-08-20 :: Storynory

Fenris the Wolf was so strong that he could bite through chains.

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The Secret Garden Chapter 7

2012-08-18 :: Storynory

THE KEY TO THE GARDEN

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The Secret Garden Chapter 6

2012-08-12 :: Storynory

"THERE WAS SOME ONE CRYING--THERE WAS!"

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Katie and Mr. New

2012-08-12 :: Storynory

Katie's mother is being very secretive about something, and when

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Bertie and the Queen’s Confession

2012-08-08 :: Storynory

The Wicked Queen has confessed everything. She had recorded the story of how she turned Bertie into a frog. The cassette tape has gone missing. Bertie MUST get hold of it. …

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The Secret Garden Chapter 5

2012-08-06 :: Storynory

THE CRY IN THE CORRIDOR. A Robin delights Mary in the grounds of the manor, and later she hears a strange cry. …

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The Secret Garden Chapter 4

2012-07-28 :: Storynory

Mary Lennox wakes up in Misselthwaite Manor and meets Martha, a serving girl who is not all like any of the servants she has known in India.…

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How the Leopard Got His Spots

2012-07-23 :: Storynory

A just so story by Rudyard Kipling, read by Natasha, tells how the Leopard got his spots …

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The Secret Garden Chapter 3

2012-07-17 :: Storynory

ACROSS THE MOOR. Marry travels by train with Mrs. Medlock and has her first view of the Yorkshire Moors and hears a broad Yorkshire accent.…

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Thor’s Fishing Trip

2012-07-10 :: Storynory

Thor, the Norse god of Thunder, goes on a fishing trip with a giant, and rows into the waters of the Midgard Serpent.…

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The Secret Garden Chapter 2

2012-07-10 :: Storynory

MISTRESS MARY QUITE CONTRARY. Mary Lennox travels from India to the grey skies of England. …

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The Secret Garden Chapter 1

2012-07-03 :: Storynory

THERE IS NO ONE LEFT. Mary Lennox is an only child living in India in the time of the British Empire. Everyone says how disagreeable she is. Her mother ignores her. She is brought up by the servants, and is rude to them. Then cholera comes to the district…

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Storynory Extra – Alaska

2012-07-02 :: Storynory

Natasha reads a poem from Alaska and we meet Tevi from Talkeetna - one of our listeners and a fellow broadcaster. It's a chance to learn a little bit more about us and our audience. …

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The Tortoise and the Elephant

2012-06-25 :: Storynory

Who is stronger : a tortoise or an elephant? This fabl from Zaire has…

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Chap 24, Wonderful Wizard of Oz

2012-06-15 :: Storynory

Dorothy is Home Again.…

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Chap 23, Wonderful Wizard of Oz

2012-06-14 :: Storynory

Glinda The Good Witch Grants Dorothy's Wish…

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Chap 22, Wonderful Wizard of Oz

2012-06-13 :: Storynory

The Country of the Quadlings. The friends must take on an army of armless Hammer-Heads on the hillside. …

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Chap 21, Wonderful Wizard of Oz

2012-06-12 :: Storynory

The Lion takes on the great spider and becomes King of Beasts…

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Chap 20, Wonderful Wizard of Oz

2012-06-04 :: Storynory

Dorothy and her friends come across some very pretty but fragile people. …

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How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

2012-06-01 :: Storynory

A Just So Story by Kipling. Why is the Rhinoceros so wrinkly and so grumpy? …

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Sigurd and the Dragon

2012-03-12 :: Storynory

Prince Sigurd comes of age by fighting a dragon…

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Chap 17, Wizard of Oz

2012-03-01 :: Storynory

How the balloon was launched. …

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Chap 16, Wizard of Oz

2012-02-20 :: Storynory

Download the audio, Right Click, Save As It’s amazing, but people keep on asking the Wonderful Wizard of Oz to do impossible things – and he can’t help but oblige them – even if that means fooling them too. Read by Natasha The four travelers walked up to the great gate of Emerald City and [...]…

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Chap 15, Wizard of Oz

2012-02-20 :: Storynory

Just how wonderful is the Wonderful Wizard of Oz? In this chapter we find out....…

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Odin’s Eye

2012-02-14 :: Storynory

How the chief of the Norse gods gained True Wisdom and the terrible price he paid for it. …

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Sif and her Golden Hair

2012-01-30 :: Storynory

Loki, god of fire and mischief, steals Sif's beautiful golden hair. In doing so he enrages Sif's powerful husband, Thor.…

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Chap 14, Wonderful Wizard of Oz

2012-01-22 :: Storynory

Download the audio, right click, save as We’ve now heard how Dorothy defeated the Wicked Witch of the West, and rescued her companions. In this chapter we shall meet the Winged Monkeys again – and hopefully they will be more friendly this time ! Read by Natasha. You will remember there was no road–not even [...]…

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Katie and the Big Cat

2012-01-16 :: Storynory

Katie and her best friend Isis go pony trekking on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall in the west of england…

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Chapter 13, Wizard of Oz

2012-01-04 :: Storynory

Dorothy has defeated the Wicked Witch of the West but her friends have payed a heavy price. Can the Yellow Winkies help her rescue the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion?…

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Bertie and the Secret Potato

2012-01-01 :: Storynory

A Bertie adventure that takes us to the jungle of Papua New Guinea in search of the secret of eternal youth.…

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The Christmouse Mystery

2011-12-19 :: Storynory

A Christmas play set in an English country house and featuring a cast of humans and mice.…

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Bertie’s Lost Christmas

2011-12-12 :: Storynory

It is Christmas Eve. Bertie the frog is performing his stand-up comedy act abroad. He and Tim are delayed by snow when trying to get back to their pond, and end up with in a bus depot with some unlikely characters.…

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The Fox and the Wolf

2011-12-04 :: Storynory

From the 1001 nights, a tale of a fox and a wolf who are friends - but do not trust each other. …

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Three Bright Aesop Tales

2011-11-28 :: Storynory

The Sun looks down on the earth and sees all the human folly. He tells three tales or "fables": The Milkmaid, Juno and the Peacock, and The Sun and the North Wind. …

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Albert Orangutan

2011-11-22 :: Storynory

Download the Audio (Right Click, Save As) Do you think animals should wear clothes? Let us know when you have listened to this amusing poem. It tells the story of Albert Orangutan, who is a very fashionable ape. Read by Richard Scott. Written by Glenn Lawrence for Storynory. Original Pictures for Storynory by Sophie Green. [...]…

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Astropup and the Key to the Universe

2011-11-14 :: Storynory

Astropup holds the key to the universe in his mouth. Should he share it with the humans? The parrot says that it will bring them great wealth and power if they keep it to themselves. …

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Portia’s Puzzle

2011-11-07 :: Storynory

A romantic episode from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice which is a little like a fairytale. …

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Chapter 12, Wizard of Oz

2011-11-03 :: Storynory

The Wicked Witch of the West sends armies of strange creatures to attack Dorothy and her friends, but they fight back bravely. …

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Katie’s Halloween Aunt

2011-10-21 :: Storynory

A witchy Halloween story about Katie, whose Great Aunt Chloe comes to stay for Halloween. Chloe loves to do traditional magical things like flying around on a broom stick. Katie finds it just too embarrassing .…

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Chapter 11, Wizard of Oz

2011-10-20 :: Storynory

At last we meet the Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the Green Emerald City. He appears in three different guises. …

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Don’t Be Scared of Halloween

2011-10-10 :: Storynory

A Halloween Song about Katie the Witch who is scared of Halloween. …

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Chap 10, Wizard of Oz

2011-10-05 :: Storynory

Dorothy and her friends arrive at the Emerald City - so brilliant that they have to put on green spectacles before they enter. …

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The Red-Headed League

2011-09-26 :: Storynory

Sherlock Holmes investigates the mysterious league that pays good money to men with red hair to copy out the encyclopaedia. What are they up to? Could there be a criminal plot behind its apparently charitable aims?…

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Chapter 9, Wizard of Oz

2011-09-19 :: Storynory

In which we meet a small but very important person. …

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Chapter 8, Wizard of Oz

2011-09-18 :: Storynory

The scarecrow finds himself stuck up a pole once again and Dorothy and her friends find a new danger in the form of a flower. …

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Emelye’s Tale, Part 3

2011-09-12 :: Storynory

The final part of Emelye's tale. Is there any room for true love - or for chivalry - in the knight's bitter rivalry over the princess Emelye. And will she have any say in the matter of who marries her?…

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Emelye’s Tale, Part 2

2011-09-05 :: Storynory

Princess Emelye does not yet realise that she is the cause of a hugh falling out between two imprisoned knights. She has never met either of them, and both have fallen madly in love with her. …

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Chapter 7, The Wizard of Oz

2011-09-05 :: Storynory

Dorothy and her friends confront some terrible beasts called the Kalidahs. …

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Emelye’s Tale, Part 1

2011-08-30 :: Storynory

The Knight's Tale by Chaucer is retold from the point of view of Princess Emelye - so we have called this story Emelye's tale. Chivalry, Romance, Adventure and perhaps a tiny touch of feminism. …

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The Beauty’s Homeland

2011-05-24

Basil and Sally wake up in far away place where a miller takes them to a medieval tournament.…

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

2011-05-19

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge An old Sailer tells the tale of a terrible journey at sea - how he shot a sacred bird the Albatros, and found himself in charge of a ghastly ghost crew.…

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The Beauty and Sir Basil

2011-05-09

Episode 15 in our Awaking Beauty series. The city of Oxford has fallen asleep apart from a handful of people. Amid the fog Basil meets Talia's fairy godmother who explains a great deal to him.…

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Bertie in Siberia

2011-05-03

Prince Bertie goes to Siberia in search of a family heirloom, a Faberge egg. On the Trains Siberian Train he meets a mysterious Mongolian Princess.…

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The Kubla Khan

2011-04-27

The famous poem by Coleridge describes a wonderful palace built by the Mongolian Kublai Khan in Xanadu.…

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The Beauty and the Big Sleep

2011-04-18

Princess Talia's friend Basil finds that some strange and eery things are going on in the City of Oxford…

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How the Camel got his Hump

2011-04-11

Kipling's Tale from when the world was very new tells how the Camel turned his "humph" into a "hump".…

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The Beauty Departs

2011-04-06

Will our Awaking Beauty princess Talia leave Westerly College for good? Episode 13 in our series.…

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The Samurai and the Tea Master

2011-03-27

Download the audio This traditional story from Japan is about the time a Samurai Warrior challenged a Tea Master to a duel. It shows how if you are the master of yourself, you can be the master of anything. The steadfastness of the Japanese character has…

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The Beauty on Trial

2011-03-18

Our Awaking Beauty series has reached episode 12 and Princess Talia is brought before the College Authorities.…

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The Revenge

2011-03-08

A classic poem about a sea battle with historical notes…

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The Beauty and the Witch

2011-02-27

Our Awaking Beauty series reaches is becoming tense, and perhaps just a bit creepy... Princess Talia is in trouble at her college for calling the Rector's wife a witch.…

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The Daffodils – I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud

2011-02-20

William Wordsworth's famous delightful spring poem read by Natasha…

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The Beauty and the Tower

2011-02-15

Princess Talia upsets the Rector of the Westerly College Oxford.…

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The Beauty Under Arrest

2011-02-08

Princess Talia is in her deepest trouble yet...…

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Wit’s End – Catch Phrase

2011-02-04

Dan explains the meaning of Wit's End…

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Katie’s Revenge

2011-01-31

Samantha plays some mean tricks on Isis who is Katie's best friend. Isis wants Katie to use magic to help her get revenge but Katie can only use her powers for good.…

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Chapter 4, Wizard of Oz

2011-01-23

The Scarecrow tells Dorothy how it felt to hear and see for the first time.…

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Sadko

2011-01-18

A musical story from Russia.…

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Chapter 3, Wizard of Oz

2011-01-11

Natasha continues to read this famous American fairytale. Dorothy makes a new friend whose head is full of Straw…

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Chapter 2, Wizard of Oz

2011-01-02

Dorothy 's farmhouse lands in a strange country where she meets a a witch and some kindly but peculiar people called the munchkins.…

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Wenceslas Christmas Carol

2010-12-24

The traditional Christmas carol that goes with our story of Good King Wenceslas, sung by Gabriella Burnel…

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Swan Song

2010-12-24

The Song from our Swan Lake Story sung by Gabriella Brunel with words by Bertie for Storynory.…

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Chapter 1, Wizard of Oz

2010-12-20

Dorothy lives in the midst of the great Kansas prairies. One day the farm house in which she lives is whisked away by a cyclone.…

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Good King Wenceslas

2010-12-13

The story and the music of the Christmas Carol.…

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Swan Lake

2010-12-08

A magical and Musical story includes a specially recorded song…

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The Bull and the Donkey

2010-11-29

Download the audio Click to Play, Right Click to Save As Sherehezade is married to the Sultan. All his many previous brides have been beheaded the morning after their wedding. Her plan to stay alive is to keep the terrible tyrant amused with stories, alwa…

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The Table and the Chair

2010-11-23

A funny poem by Edward Lear about a Table and a Chair who go out for a walk.…

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The Old Man and the Figs

2010-11-15

A jewish tale, very old, wise and witty.…

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The Philosophical Beauty

2010-11-08

Princess Talia amazes Basil by letting him listen to a conversation with one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived.…

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Katie’s Black Friday

2010-10-30

A fortune telling craze is spreading through school. Katie warns her friends that predicting the future can be dangerous, and is proved right in this story that is just a little more SPOOKY than usual.…

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The Golem of Prague

2010-10-25

A Jewish Story for Halloween - not unrelated to Mary Shelly's Frankenstein. The Rabbi of Prague made a bogey-man or "golem" which rebelled against him.…

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The White Seal Part Two

2010-10-18

The second and final part of Kipling's story from the Jungle Book. The White Seal has gone in search of the Sea Cow who can tell him of a land never visited by humans.…

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The White Seal Part One

2010-10-11

A white seal his horrified to learn that seals are hunted and killed by humans for their skins. He is determined to find a place where seals can live without fear of being hunted.…

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Eat You With by SunCrush

2010-10-11

A song by SunCrush that features a clip of Natasha's voice from Little Red Riding Hood. SunCrush are a super band based in Seattle. This song comes from their album, seven. www.suncrush.com…

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The Singing Beauty

2010-10-04

The mysterious Princess Talia is at a party where she must perform "forfeits" including singing a karaoke song. She does not realise that it is all a plot by her friends to "lighten her up"…

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The Tortoise and the Geese

2010-09-26

A fable from India which shows why it's wise to think before you open your mouth and speak.…

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The First Strawberries

2010-09-21

A legend of the Cherokee Indians. The first man and the first woman quarrel, and the sun reunites them with a very special gift.…

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Astropup and the Invasion of the Bird Brains

2010-09-14

A fleet of alien birds launches a brainwave attack against the world. Only a parrot drummed out of the space force can save us all from disaster.…

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Astropup and the Parrot Who Betrayed The World

2010-09-06

A parrot is put on trial for disobeying orders and jeopardising a critical space-mission.…

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The Wild Man

2010-08-29

A wild man of the woods is kept prisoner in a cage in the courtyard of the castle. A boy takes pity on the curious captive, and sets him free - only to meet him again later.…

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The Christmas Beauty

2010-08-23

Princess Talia has no home to go to at Christmas. Her college friend Sally invites her to her house in Liverpool, where Talia's strange behaviour does not entirely win favour with her family.…

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The Remarkable Rocket

2010-08-17

Oscar Wilde's witty tale about a rocket who is convinced that he is by far the most remarkable firework in the pack.…

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The 1001 Nights

2010-08-09

How to enchant a terrible Sultan through the art of Story-telling.…

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Tom Thumb

2010-08-01

An adventurous and amusing fairy tale from England.…

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Urashima

2010-07-25

A Japanese fairy tale about a kind-hearted fisher boy who catches a turtle and lets it go free.…

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The Leap-frog

2010-07-18

Hans Christian Andersen's short but perfect tale about three animals that have pretentions to marry a princess and 'leap" above their stations in life.…

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The Timeless Beauty

2010-07-11

Our Awaking Beauty, Princess Talia, goes out for the first time with her fellow students, and and at least one of them discovers what it must feel like to slip through time.…

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Chapter 6, the Wizard of Oz

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Dorothy, the Tin Woodman, and the Scarecrow are on their way to meet the Wizard of Oz. A lion leaps out and chases the little dog Toto. He is ashamed to admit that he is a cowardly lion. …

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The Beauty’s Challenge

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The climax of our Awaking Beauty series in which Basil fights a duel with the champion of Morgan Le Fay in the quad of an Oxford college…

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The Beauty’s Champion

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Basil learns to fight with a two handed sword from one of the best in the business. …

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The Beauty’s Time

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Sally is thrilled to meet some famous people and Basil is increasingly alarmed about having to fight a duel.…

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Animal Riddle Rhymes

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Download the Audio Here are three charming poems that take the form of riddles. In each one you have to guess which animal we are describing. We hope that you will enjoy them, and perhaps learn a few unusual facts about animals along the way. These Animal…

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Katie and the Magic Shop

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Katie's mum always wanted to open a magic shop. When she achieved her ambition, other shop keepers started to spread nasty rumours about her being a bad witch.....…

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The Beauty at the Last Ball

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The final episode in our story about Princess Talia. Talia, Sally and Basil have tralled through time - but after so many adventures, how will they return to the "real" world ?…

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Nursery Rhymes 1

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Some traditional nursery rhymes packed with irresistible fun and charm.…

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The Adventure of the Six Napoleons

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A Sherlock Holmes mystery in which the great detective investigates why an apparent lunatic is going around breaking up statues of Napoleon. …

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Chicken Little

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A fast paced and amusing story - but do be warned - some animals with cute names do get eaten by Foxy-Woxy. Look out for Cocky-locky, Ducky-daddles, Goosey- Loosey and Turkey-lurkey …

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Nursery Rhymes 2

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Rub a Dub Dub, Hickory Dickory Dock, This Little Piggy Went to Market, Little Jack Horner, Here we go round the Mulberry Bush, Ring a Ring a Roses, Oranges and Lemons say the bells of St. Clement's…

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