Christmas Stories

The Pooka in the Kitchen

The servants in a large Irish House are grateful to a Pooka who comes every night to do their work for them. At Christmas, they decide to reward him.

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The Wind in the Willows Christmas Chapter

Chapter 5 of the Wind in the Willows by kenneth Grahame in which Ratty and Mole visit Moles underground home for Christmas and are entertained by field mice singing a carol.

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Prince Bertie Returns

Spooky, exciting, dramatic, romantic, funny – the most epic Bertie story ever ! Bertie has spent eight long years as a frog on the pond. Is this the story where he turns back to a prince? The only way to find out, is to listen to Natasha and Richard…

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The Angel Gabriel’s Message : Christmas Carol

A Christmas carol sung for Storynory by Gabriella. this lovely tune from the Basque Country will haunt you ! The angel Gabriel from heaven came, With wings as drifted snow, with eyes as flame: “All hail to thee, O lowly maiden Mary, Most highly favore…

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Herod the Great

Herod ruled Judea (which included Jerusalem and Bethlehem), for 37 years until his death in 4BC. He knew the likes of Mark Antony, Queen Cleopatra, and the Emperor Augustus. He features in the Bible, in the story of the birth of Jesus. We look into …

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O Little Town of Bethlehem

Christmas carols are gorgeous. Gabriella Burnel sings Oh Little Town of Bethlehem specially for Storynory. We hope you will enjoy her lovely voice.

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Good King Wenceslas

The story and the music of the Christmas Carol. King Wenceslas was the Duke of Bohemia 921-935. He is patron Saint of the Czech Republic and his statue stands in Wenceslaus Square in Prague. His feast day is September 28.

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