#40 – The Tale of a Strange Fruit

Once upon a time, there lived a girl named Isobel who wanted nothing more than to be able to sing as beautifully as her mother had sung. Isobel had never lived with her parents, but had lived with her grandmother and grandfather for as long as she could remember. They would regularly play old tapes... Continue Reading →

#38 – The Tale of Stella the Starfish

Once upon a time, under an ocean no one had yet discovered, lived the most famous creature the underwater world had ever seen. Her name was Stella and she was a Starfish. Stella was so famous, that there were very few places underwater that you could visit where someone hadn’t heard her name. In fact,... Continue Reading →

#37 – The Tale of a Lonely Pet Rock

Although he had been Daniel’s pet for the longest time, Rocky felt as though he was treated differently than the other pets. He knew that the dog had two beds, one inside and another one outside of the house. He knew too that Daniel ran around the backyard with him every afternoon. He also knew... Continue Reading →

#36 – The Tale of a Bad Day – Part 2

If you missed it, you can read the exciting introduction by clicking here: The Tale of a Bad Day - Part 1 Once upon a time, in a world where music usually brought joy to people, lived a girl named Emily Crumbert. Emily practised​ her clarinet for one hour every evening (just like her school music... Continue Reading →

#35 – The Tale of a Bad Day – Part 1

Once upon a time, through no fault of his own, there existed a ‘Bad Day’. The Bad Day didn’t really think he was bad, but he had reached this conclusion based on his experience that people didn’t seem to like him very much. In fact, he had become so used to people saying things like,... Continue Reading →

#33 – The Tale of Zoe and the Actual Real-Life Monster in Her Bedroom

Once upon a time, in a world where drawing was often encouraged, there lived a girl named Zoe who loved nothing more than drawing the pictures she saw in her imagination. In fact, between the ages of three and four, that was all Zoe ever really did, and her parents had a difficult time getting... Continue Reading →

#32 – The Tale of Alien Jim

WARNING: The following tale has been translated from its original Alien language and may contain some errors of judgment. Once upon a time, on a planet which looked very similar to yours (but with much deeper oceans and significantly larger bees), lived an alien known as Alien Jim. Alien Jim didn’t really enjoy living on... Continue Reading →

#31 – The Tale of the Crab and the Firefly

Henry the Crab was born just like every other crab was born; with eight walking legs, two large claws, a hard shell to protect his body, two antennae and two eyes. All the other crabs, however, were able to get their two front claws moving as fast as they could and dig themselves a perfectly-sized... Continue Reading →

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