A Sampler of Stories...
Classic Stories from the Brothers Grimm...
An industrious young woman, working her fingers to the bone, goes to a wondrous place where she meets Grandmother Winter and is rewarded for the work she performs. The young woman's lazy step sister then goes through the motions, with an entirely different result!
An old dog named Sultan is under sentence of death by his owner due to his age. With the help of his friend the Wolf he has reprieve. But if it were not for the help of a proud three-legged cat the victory would only be partial.
The Bremen Town Musicians
Four outcasts on their way to become street musicians in Bremen trick a house of thieves, with hilarious results!
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Stories from other Cultures...
Strawberries in Winter
It's not good to trick mother nature. Especially when the Council of the 12 Months is involved! A very relevant story to keeping seasons in perspective in a global village without seasonal boundaries.
A Story Not Told, A Song Not Sung
She has stories to tell and songs to sing. But what happens when the stories and songs have no place to go? A good story for those who feel they have no voice.
My wife and I saw her walking up the shore. We thought she might be dangerous, so we moved the kids out of her way. She smiled and said "hi" as she passed. But she muttered to herself as she picked stuff out of the water...
The Secret of Longevity
He's retired and goes to great lengths to find the answer to living a long life.