Gold Tree And Silver Tree

Gold Tree and Silver Tree  Ages 11 and up

A queen and her daughter go walking.  They come to a glen and a brook.  “Am I not the fairest in all the world?” the queen asks the fish that swims there.  “No,” says the fish, “You are not.”  What happens next?  Who is the fairest?  Click on the link to find out. A story from Britain.  10.59 mins.

This story has an unusual solution to a big problem.  Do you think it’s a good one?  Leave a comment below.

Story origin for me: Alan Garner’s Book of British Fairytales

 

 

 

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Tiddy Mun

Tiddy Mun  Ages 7 and Up

Scary creatures live in the marshes but Tiddy Mun is the people’s helper.   He walks at night, they hear him laughing.  He has saved them over and over again but will he come to save them now?  Click on the link to listen and find out.    A story from Britain.  9.30 mins.

The story talks of how times change.  What changes do you think have happened by the story’s end?  Leave a comment below.

Story origin for me: Kevin Crossley-Holland’s The Old Stories: Folk Tales from East Anglia and the Fen Country.

 

 

 

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