Storynory

5, Herodotus , The Battle of the Eclipse

Ancient people thought that the Sun and the Moon were gods – didn’t they? Or were there some people alive two and half thousand years ago who were more scientific?Support the show.

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The Goblin Spider

A creepy-crawly story from Japan about a Samurai who must stay the night in a temple haunted by a giant Goblin-SpiderSupport the show.

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The Pot of Broth

A cunning old soldier has a “magical” stone that can make a pot of broth – although it could taste better with the help of Sibby Connelly’s Chicken – adapted from a play by WB YeatsSupport the show.

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Jana’s Studio – Million Dollar Ideas

Jana’s new factual programme interviews Jeremy Howell of BBC TV about Million Dollar Ideas – those everyday objects around your house that somebody invented and which made millions of $$$$$$$$!Support the show.

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Song – Five Little Ducks

It’s the classic preschool song – but we’ve changed it around a little. Ours is a folky version with sweet singing by Jana – a slightly different tune and a different ending. All ages might enjoy it !Support the show.

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Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Winner

A short and sweet story – the final winner in our best or worst ever present writing competition. A little girl wants a puppy, but Santa say No – it’s not safe to deliver puppies.Support the show.

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Last Christmas Together

Veena’s best friend is a boy at the local orphanage. She is sad because her family are moving to another town, and she will never see him again. A winner in our best / worst present ever competition.Support the show.

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The Prehistoric Christmas Present – Competition Winner

Way back in time, a boy receives a pet as a present – but his mother says he can’t keep it because it will grow, and grow and grow – one of the winners in our “best and worst” present competition .Support the show.

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Jim’s Tree Hut – A Competition Winner

The first of four winners from our Christmas Writing Competition – Jim is a monkey who lives in New Zealand – he has a very special idea for how to spend Christmas with his friends.Support the show.

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4, Herodotus, the Burnt Temple

King Alyattes of Lydia is at war with the Greek city of Miletus. His soldiers accidentally burn down a temple of Athena. Alyattes falls ill. Coincidence? Or the curse of the Greek Goddess?Support the show.

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