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Story Time

Welcome to the Story Castle

Welcome to the Story Castle 1

In this page, the Year One teachers are going to share some stories that you could listen to when you feel like you need a story.

A lot of the stories might be linked to our topic, but some of them might not be.

Some of these stories might be picture books, some of them might be traditional tales.  You may know some of these stories already, but some of them might be new to you.  We're aiming to add a couple of stories every week, but we'll try to keep the old ones on, so you can choose.

The Frog Prince, as told by the Brothers Grimm

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Our first Fairy Tale in the Story Castle is the Frog Prince. The story was first written by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in around 1810, but it is believed to be much, much older.

The Kiss That Missed by David Melling

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'The Kiss That Missed', written and illustrated by David Melling and published by Hodder Children's Books.
ISBN 978 0 340 79718 1
Read, with the permission of Hodder Children's Books, by Mr Wilkinson.

The Lamb-a-Roo by Diana Kimpton

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The Lamb-a-Roo; written by Diana Kimpton and illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
Published by Gullane Childrens Books (ISBN 978-1-8623-3657-5)

A special treat as Miss Baines reads the story of the Lamb-a-Roo all the way from Australia!

Sophie's Masterpiece: A Spider's Tale, by Eileen Spinelli

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Sophie's Masterpiece: A Spider's Tale, written by Eileen Spinelli and illustrated by Jane Dyer.
Published by Simon & Schuster (ISBN 0-689-83715-1).
Read by Mrs Cawood.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses, adapted by Susanna Davidson

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Mrs Ashley reads a classic fairy tale: The Twelve Dancing Princesses which was also originally written by the Brothers Grimm. This version is retold by Susanna Davidson and published by Usborne Publishing Limited (ISBN: 9781409536970)

Once Upon a Wild Wood - Part 1

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Mr Milbank reads "Once Upon a Wild Wood", Author: Chris Riddell, Published by Macmillan Children's Books, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-5098-1706-1

Once Upon a Wild Wood - Part 2

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Mr Milbank reads "Once Upon a Wild Wood", Author: Chris Riddell, Published by Macmillan Children's Books, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-5098-1706-1

Sugarlump and the Unicorn by Julia Donaldson

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Miss Payne reads Sugarlump and the Unicorn; written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Lydia Monks.
Published by Macmillan Children's Books (ISBN 9781509862665)

Oops-a-Daisy Here comes Maisy by Elizabeth Dale

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Oops-a-Daisy Here Comes Maisy
Written by Elizabeth Dale and illustrated by Natalia Moore
Published by Igloo Books
Read by Mrs Ashley

Quiet! By Paul Wright

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Mrs Pearce reads 'Quiet!'; Written by Paul Bright and Illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees.
Published by Little Tiger Press (ISBN 978-1854309006)

The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight by Elli Woollard

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The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight
Written by Elli Woollard and illustrated by Benji Davies
Published by MacMillan Children's Books (ISBN 978-1-5098-5431-8)
Read by Mrs Cawood

The Legend of King Alfred (and the cakes)

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A slight change here as Mr Wilkinson reads the Story of King Alfred from the book 'Britannia: 100 Great Stories from British History', by Geraldine McCaughrean and Richard Brassey (Published by Orion Children's Books: ISBN 9-781858-818764).
King Alfred was a real king who was reigned between 871 and 899 and this is probably the most famous story from his life.

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, retold by Susanna Davidson

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Mrs Ashley reads The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.
Originally one of Aesop's Fables (and believed to be around 2,500 years old!) this version is retold and written by Susanna Davidson and illustrated by Jacqueline East. It is published by Usborne Publishing Ltd (ISBN 9781409555940)

Not Now Bernard by David McKee

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Mrs Dell reads 'Not Now Bernard'.
Written by David McKee and published by Andersen Press (ISBN 978-1783442904)

The Giant of Jum, by Elli Woollard

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Mrs Cawood reads 'The Giant of Jum', written by Elli Woollard and illustrated by Benji Davies.
Published by MacMillan (ISBN 978-1-4472-5474-4)

There's a Shark in the Bath

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There's a Shark in the Bath. Written and illustrated by Sarah McIntyre.
Published by Scholastic Children's Books. (ISBN: 978-1407121918)
Read by Mrs Ashley

Twirly Pearly by Tim Bugbird

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Mrs Ashley reads 'Twirly Pearly', written by Tim Bugbird and illustrated by Lara Ede.
Published by Make Believe Ideas Ltd.
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