Horse For Sale

Horse for Sale  Age 7 and up.

A terrible plague has struck this boy’s village.  Everyone has been blinded.  He must go on a journey to help them but he must remember his grandfather’s instructions every step of the way.   Can he succeed?  What will happen?  Click on the link and find out.  A story from Africa.  10.22 mins.

Would you have done what this boy did?  Leave a comment for others to read.

Story origin for me: Seneghalese-Canadian storyteller and drummer, Ndiouga Sarr.

 

 

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The Child Who Looked to Herself

01 The Child Who Looked to Herself 2   Age 7 and up.

Her family is poor and she is the youngest of five sisters.  Winter is upon them and she has so little to wear.  What will she do?  How will she manage?  Click on the link and find out.   A story from Greece.  8.10 mins

What do you think of the heroine?    Leave a comment for others to read.

Story origin for me:  Fearless Girls, Wise Women and Beloved Sisters, by Kathleen Ragan, as  The Child Who Was Both Poor and Good.

 

 

 

 

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Cap O’Rushes

Cap O’Rushes 3   Age 7 and up

A daughter is left to wander the world when she makes her father angry.  She comes to a marsh where reeds are growing.  What will happen?   Can she prove her father wrong?  Click on the link to find out.  A story from England.   11.53 mins.

This story makes me think of my grandmother and great-grandmother who worked in rich people’s houses.  Does it make you think of anything?  Leave your comments below for others to read.

Story origin for me:  Joseph Jacobs English Fairy Tales.

 

 

 

 

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The Old Woman and the Rock

The Old Woman and the Rock  Age 7 and up

World Maker has left the old woman alone on her island.  She asks for a rock as her companion.  “You can have any rock,” World Maker tells her but then he wants to change his mind.   Click on the link to find out what happens.  A story about how the world began.   10.42 mins.

Do you like stories about the world’s beginning?  Leave your comments below.

Story origin for me: Toronto teller Marylyn Peringer

 

 

 

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