Ages 8-12

#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 […]

Read more
Ages 8-12

#39 – The Tale of Two Magicians

Once upon a time, in a world full of wonder and mystery, there lived a magician named Avery. Avery was, in fact, the world’s greatest magician. Well, one day he would be anyway. For now, he was happy practising​ every day after school to get past page 4 of his book, 101 Super Easy Magic […]

Read more
Ages 8-12, Illustratred

#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, […]

Read more
Ages 8-12, Illustratred

#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 […]

Read more
Ages 8-12

#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 […]

Read more
Ages 8-12

#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, […]

Read more
Ages 8-12

#34 – The Tale of Tommy and the Tree

Once upon a time, there was boy named Tommy who had told himself that today was the day that nothing was going to stop him from climbing to the top of the tree. His friends had told him that they had made it to the top, and he wanted to know that he could also […]

Read more