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Jana’s Studio – Million Dollar Ideas
January 19, 2018 | 10:10 am
Jana's new factual programme interviews Jeremy Howell of BBC TV about Million Dollar Ideas - those everyday objects around your house that somebody invented and which made millions of $$$$$$$$! Read the full text of Jana’s Studio – Million Do
Song – Five Little Ducks
January 15, 2018 | 3:24 pm
Jana sings the classic song with a folky style - we think it is a very sweet version that all ages might enjoy. Read the full text of Song – Five Little Ducks and see our illustration on Storynory.
Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Winner
January 15, 2018 | 5:44 am
A short and sweet story - the final winner in our best or worst ever present writing competition. A little girl wants a puppy, but Santa say No - it's not safe to deliver puppies. Read the full text of Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Wi
Last Christmas Together
January 12, 2018 | 4:53 am
Veena's best friend is a boy at the local orphanage. She is sad because her family are moving to another town, and she will never see him again. A winner in our best / worst present ever competition. Read the full text of Last Christmas Together and see
The Prehistoric Christmas Present – Competition Winner
January 10, 2018 | 6:35 am
Way back in time, a boy receives a pet as a present - but his mother says he can't keep it because it will grow, and grow and grow - one of the winners in our "best and worst" present competition . Read the full text of The Prehistoric Christmas Present
Jim’s Tree Hut – A Competition Winner
January 09, 2018 | 6:14 am
The first of four winners from our Christmas Writing Competition - Jim is a monkey who lives in New Zealand - he has a very special idea for how to spend Christmas with his friends. Read the full text of Jim’s Tree Hut – A Competition Winner
4, Herodotus, the Burnt Temple
January 06, 2018 | 8:25 am
King Alyattes of Lydia is at war with the Greek city of Miletus. His soldiers accidentally burn down a temple of Athena. Alyattes falls ill. Coincidence? Or the curse of the Greek Goddess? Read the full text of 4, Herodotus, the Burnt Temple and see our
Katie and the Forgetfulness Spell
December 30, 2017 | 11:12 am
Katie makes a New Year wish that everybody could simply forget that she's a witch because she longs for everyone to treat her is if she was "ordinary." Read the full text of Katie and the Forgetfulness Spell and see our illustration on Storynory.
05, Uncle Christmas – The Great Christmas Delivery
December 25, 2017 | 12:46 pm
Finally Uncle Christmas has his wish - he is delivering the presents this year - what could possibly go wrong? Read the full text of 05, Uncle Christmas – The Great Christmas Delivery and see our illustration on Storynory.
4, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Kid Invasion
December 24, 2017 | 10:18 am
Uncle Christmas is in charge of the presents this year. He decides to change the way things are done and invites 100 kids to try out the toys at the secret hideaway - much to the annoyance of the elves Read the full text of 4, Uncle Christmas – The
The Night Before Christmas
December 24, 2017 | 2:01 am
The classic Christmas poem with festive music Read the full text of The Night Before Christmas and see our illustration on Storynory.
3, Herodotus, the Kingdom of Lydia
December 19, 2017 | 5:00 am
In history, Gyges became king of Lydia by committing a crime - we hear this story and an alternative version in which he used a magic ring to make himself invisible - and we ask an important question. Read the full text of 3, Herodotus, the Kingdom of Ly
3, Uncle Christmas – the Great Christmas Race
December 10, 2017 | 9:19 am
Uncle Christmas races his brother, Father Christmas, to see who will deliver the presents this year. Read the full text of 3, Uncle Christmas – the Great Christmas Race and see our illustration on Storynory.
2, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Hideaway
December 03, 2017 | 3:22 am
Father Christmas is on holiday in California. His motor-trike, guitar-loving younger brother, sneaks over to Scandinavia to see how the toy business works. Read the full text of 2, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Hideaway and see our illustration o
2, Herodotus, Arion and the Dolphin
November 30, 2017 | 1:23 pm
The remarkable story of a dolphin saving a man - but is it true? Read the full text of 2, Herodotus, Arion and the Dolphin and see our illustration on Storynory.
1, Uncle Christmas
November 26, 2017 | 6:49 am
Uncle Christmas is the younger brother of Father Christmas, otherwise known as Santa. He rides a motor trike, plays the guitar, and lives near Venice Beach. His life is seems perfect - but there is one thing missing. He wants to help his older brother de
Jana’s Studio : Interview with Bertie
November 24, 2017 | 4:44 am
A special Interview by Storynory's editor, Jana Elizabeth, with Bertie, the writer of our stories. They talk about our new Herodotus series and what else is coming up on Storynory. Read the full text of Jana’s Studio : Interview with Bertie and see
1, The Histories of Herodotus
November 21, 2017 | 2:32 am
Herodotus, the father of history, tells us a different version of the famous Trojan War, which he learned on his travels around Egypt and the Middle East. Read the full text of 1, The Histories of Herodotus and see our illustration on Storynory.
Katie and the Stray Dog
November 13, 2017 | 2:31 am
Katie helps an injured dog and invites him to stay in the house - but her magical and mischievous cat, Solomon, is not happy about her decision - and makes life difficult for the poor mutt ! Read the full text of Katie and the Stray Dog and see our illus
The Oak and the Reed
November 06, 2017 | 5:06 am
Aesop's fable of the mighty oak and the slender reed is told in verse. Read the full text of The Oak and the Reed and see our illustration on Storynory.