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Sit back and relax while our professional storytellers relate some modern and classic tales – perfect for children under five.

A Dot in the Snow

This is the story of a curious polar bear, a little girl lost in the snow, and the precious friendship they discover together – the perfect story to share with your child this Christmas.

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East of the Sun, West of the Moon

In this Norwegian fairy tale, a handsome prince is transformed into an animal. But, of course, love and goodness can triumph over evil magic.

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The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen is based on the Russian folk tale of a hen who works hard to make some bread; unlike the animals around her, who are too lazy to help…

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The Big Carrot

The Big Carrot is based on the traditional tale of The Enormous Turnip. The carrot is stuck in the ground; how many people will it take to pull it out in time for dinner?

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The King and His Wish

The King and His Wish is based on the Caribbean tale, 'The King Who Wanted to Touch the Moon', about a king whose demands get him into trouble when he decides to ask to touch the moon…

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Chicken Licken

In this version of the traditional tale, Chicken Licken thinks that the sun has fallen on her head. She rushes to spread the word, only to find that things are not quite as they seem…

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