Folk Tales of the World
The Goblin Rat
Artist Mary Van Riemsdyke was a young girl when she first heard this Japanese tale of a ferocious, giant rat. Now she tells it again, in her own words and with her own illustrations.
Classic Fairy Stories
Hans Christan Andersen’s magical fairy heroine, little Thumbelina, strays far from home before she finally finds her prince – the last of many strange suitors.
The Magic World of Animals
Where can an Elephant Hide?
Morris was never much good at hide-and-seek, until one day the game got serious. Then he had to learn quickly! This hilarious tale of animal camouflage was written by American author David McPhail.
Tales of Today
A Lion at School
What would you do if you met a lion on your way to school? Take him with you? Well, that’s what one girl did in this lively tale specially adapted for Story Teller by author Philippa Pearse.
The Story Teller Classic
John Ford tells this story – based on an idea by Eric Maple – of ghosts, skeletons and smuggling on the Cornish coast in the late 18th century. But everything is not quite what it seems!
Aldo in Arcadia
Help! The princess has been kidnapped. And writer John Sheridan gives Aldo and vacuum their sternest test yet – a terrifying air battle against the dreaded Grip Brothers!