Ages 8-12

#216 – The Tale of the Snail King

The Snail King woke up and stretched his foot. He slid his way out of bed and removed his nightcap, replacing it with the crown resting on the regal-red pillow with gold trimmings and tussles beside his bed. Staring at himself in the mirror, he adjusted his crown so that it would sit straight. Which […]

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Ages 8-12

#215 – The Tale of Jonathan’s Monster

There was no better way to describe the relationship Jonathan had with Yoki other than that of owner and pet. Obviously,​ there were differences (unlike a pet, Jonathan wouldn’t have been too upset if Yoki suddenly vanished), but the similarities were great enough that Jonathan thought of himself as a particularly smart seven-year-old boy for […]

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Ages 8-12

#214 – The Tale of Frolly the Frilled-Neck Lizard

Frolly the Frilled-Neck Lizard was always making mistakes. She was regularly getting into trouble for it, too. Once, during Frolly’s mother’s third attempt to teach her daughter how to move her body gracefully to make it to the end of a branch, Frolly slipped, sending her mother flying high into the air. Frolly watched from […]

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Ages 8-12

#213 – The Tale of the Dinosaur’s Destruction

If it wasn’t for that wretched bakery opening up down the road then none of this would have happened. Well, at least a vast majority of this never would have happened. Okay, maybe some of this still would have happened, but that’s not the point. The point is that none of this is my fault. […]

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