Stories: New Stories Alphabetically


Brer Rabbit and the Brier Patch

[10:09]
Brer Fox makes a baby doll of sticky tar and catches Brer Rabbit, who tricks Brer Fox into tossing him into the brier patch. 1300 words.

The Child's Shadow

[3:11]
A shadow gets sad, frustrated, and angry because it never gets to do what it wants—the way kids can—then makes a discovery. 479 words.

Cinderella

[15:03]
Mistreated, hard-working Cinderella gets a beautiful gown and magic coach from her fairy godmother; when her foot fits the glass slipper a prince marries her. 2567 words.

The Dark Thing at Night

[6:40]
After his grandmother makes him go to bed a boy decides to sneak cookies from the refrigerator—if he’s not too afraid. 723 words.

The Goblin's Bride

[3:37]
A goblin wants a poor farmer’s daughter for his wife, but a bulldog changes everything. 538 words.

The Goblin's Bridegroom

[4:40]
A goblin seeks a poor fisherman’s son for her husband, but gets a sudden billy goat surprise. 531 words.

The Goblin and Sasquatch

[4:24]
A goblin wants to marry a poor woodcutter’s son and daughter both—until bigfoot Sasquatch steps in. 531 words.

The Lost Puppy and the Night-Boat

[3:16]
A boy loses his best friend puppy and takes a special night-time trip to find him. 447 words.

The Magic Flute-Pipe

[3:30]
When she sees that a ragged boy’s flute makes others happy, a spoiled princess demands it for herself. 487 words.

The Milkmaid

[2:01]
A girl’s daydreams about a beautiful dress and wonderful life end badly when she doesn’t pay attention to what she’s doing here and now. 348 words.

The Mirror

[4:00]
An evil sorcerer uses his magic mirror to scare and bully everyone until a brave and clever little girl tricks him. 553 words.

The Sleepy Sheep Tail Tale

[3:39]
Imagine counting sheep in the evening at bedtime. 434 words.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

[8:56]
Three princes fail, but a doldier finally discovers why the shoes of twelve princesses have been danced to pieces every morning. 1362 words.

Peppermint

[4:15]
Two ants quarrel over which gets to eat a piece of peppermint they’ve found and try to get animal friends to solve their problem. 472 words.

Runt the Trash Elf

[6:42]
Big brother elves pick on their younger brother and make him work hard to pay for their easy, lazy ways, until he makes a discovery and learns about working for himself. 989 words.

The Sad Caterpillar

[3:47]
Other bugs tease and bully the caterpillar for being weak and ugly and clumsy until something strange happens that surprises even the caterpillar. 523 words.

Stinkpot

[4:24]
Bluejay bullies the other birds and brags it can do anything better than any of them, including creating a bigger stink than Sparrow. 551 words.