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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Ages 4-8, Ages 8-12

#211 – The Tale of Axel and the Room of Doors

The sounds of the removalist truck could be heard disappearing down the road as Axel started examining every nook and every cranny of his and his mother’s new house. Axel was exploring underneath the stairs when he came across a tiny wooden door, painted cream with a brass door handle. There was enough light from […]

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Ages 8-12

#210 – The Tale of the Distant Drums – Part 2 of 2

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, YOU CAN READ PART ONE BY CLICKING HERE! There was a sense of relief having a collective understanding as to the source of the drumming. Jon had been walking to school when he felt a vibration hitting the bottom of his boots. The pulse was in time to the beat […]

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Ages 8-12

#209 – The Tale of the Distant Drums – Part 1 of 2

The sounds of drums filled the town for an entire day before Jon and I made the decision to discover the source. The first time I heard them was when the sun woke me up by beaming directly into my room. I lay in bed, listening to the hypnotic rhythm, expecting them to ​stop. But, […]

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Ages 8-12

#208 – The Tale of a Woodchopper’s Son

​James sat on the porch his father built six years ago. A lot of the planks had started to rot, and there were fewer places to sit comfortably than there was some years earlier. Finding a spot to sit at the edge of the stairs that was still relatively smooth, James was leaning the side […]

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Ages 8-12

#207 – The Tale of the Shack in Quairading

“Where did you see it last it?” Pia asked, her hands resting on her hips as she raised her left eyebrow. “Yeah,” continued Mia, “You can’t just tell us that the ball went “over there” and expect us to know what you’re on about.” She threw her hands up in the air and let them […]

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