by Morgan Schatz-Blackrose
An Australian version of a very old story that tells how a stranger brings the spirit of Christmas to a community in the Australian Outback.
The King of the cats
by Anne Lister
A winter walk by the churchyard leads to a very strange encounter with some very unusual cats!
The Great Forest and the Fir Tree
by Carl Gough
A story of how the fir tree became such an important part of Christmas.
The Christmas Angel
by Eirwen Malin
A little boy goes carol singing and gets help from an unusual little girl.
The Story of the Belsnicel
by Pete Arnold
In Germany the 5th December is the night when the Belsnicel comes to visit children to see if they have been good or bad. Hear what happened to Peter and his family.
by David Ambrose
Jack Turnip slips on some ice and has some very strange conversations.
The Twelve Brothers
by Fiona Angwin
A little girl deals with an unkind step-sister with help from the twelve brothers of the year.
by Judi Tarowsky
A little American girl gets a surprise gift from Santa.
The Clarty Cat
by Tamar Eluned Williams
The story of a cat who wants to be the first animal to sing to the baby Jesus.
The Most Beautiful Thing in the World
by Cath Little
A queen sends three daughters off to find the most beautiful thing in the world – with surprising results.
The Little Cattle
by Steve Killick
On Christmas Eve a stranger brings help to an innkeeper who has unwelcome guests.
The Curing Fox
by Phil Okwedy
A traditional Native American tale of a fox with healing powers.
Ghost of Aunty Mabel
by Richard Berry
Winter is the time for ghost stories. In this story the hero is little Lucy Locket.
The First Christmas Robin
by Fiona Collins
The story of how the robin got it’s red breast.
The Little Fir Tree
by Cath Little
The little fir tree gives the baby Jesus a present – with a little help from Jack Frost!
The Girl and the Icicles
by Francis Maxey
A cold winter’s tale about a little girl who learns about the perils of going on the wrong side of the fence.