Age 7-12

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Illustration of sleeping boy for Tennyson kids poem Sweet and Low

Sweet and Low

A sweet lullaby poem to lull sleepy children to dreams…

Illustration of wolves in snow for children's poem Frost

The Frost

The winter frost changes everything it touches – for better and for worse!

Header illustration of dragon and lollipop for kids short story The Dragon Tamers

The Dragon Tamers

A wild dragon is stuck in the basement… how do you think you would tame it?

Illustration for kids adventure story The Fiery Dragon

The Fiery Dragon

A Prince sets off to hunt a dragon, but a Pig-keeper is forced to save the world.

Illustration of ogre for bedtime story Mudgee Monedo

Mudjee Monedo

A fearsome ogre violently destroys the young men in a village, until he meets his match.

Illustration for Korean fairy tale Rabbit's Eyes

Rabbit’s Eyes

A turtle gets into a fix when he tells tall tales to some fishes.

Bedtime stories illustration of golden beetle for Chinese fairy tale The Golden Beetle

The Golden Beetle

A poor woman is given a miraculous golden beetle… Starting the war of dogs and cats.

The talking fish Chinese bedtime stories header illustration

The Talking Fish

A cranky old man decides to become a fish and loves it – until he starts to get hungry.

Illustration of fox for Grimm Bros Fairytale The Golden Bird

The Golden Bird

A kind fox helps a brother who will not listen to good advice.

Illustration of girl dancing for Grimm Bros story The Six Swans

The Six Swans

A princess, to save her swan brothers, may not speak until a curse is broken.