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Рассказ “The Bogey Beast” by Flora Annie Steel

The Bogey Beast

Бедная старушка находит на дороге горшок с золотом. Но пока она тащит его домой, золото превращается в серебро, серебро – в железо и так далее. Но старушка рада любой находке и не теряет оптимизма и хорошего настроения.

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Audio story: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Once upon a time there were three bears, who lived together in a house of their own in a wood. One of them was a little, small wee bear; one was a middle-sized bear, and the other was a great, huge bear. One day, after they had made porridge for their breakfast, they walked out ...

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Аудио рассказ: Birdy and the Seagulls

Birdy and the Seagulls

One morning, very early, Jake was lying in bed, listening to the rain pitter pattering on the roof. “Too bad. Football will be cancelled today,” he thought. “We’ll have to stay indoors and play table tennis — only there are only two tables, so we will sit around for most of the time.” As he ...

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Audio Story: Wicked Uncle and Grandma’s Skip

Audio Story: Wicked Uncle and Grandma’s Skip

  Grandma was 85 years old. She still lived on her own quite independently, although she had stopped driving the car when she’d reached 80. In a moment of weakness, she had confessed to the doctor that she occasionally had dizzy spells when she could not remember what her name was or what country she ...

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Audio Story: The Magician’s Horse

The Magician’s Horse

A long time ago, an old man lived in a hut in the woods with his grandson, whom he loved very dearly. Near the hut was a small clump of trees where some blackbirds lived. The lad loved to practice with his bow and arrow, and he wanted to shoot the birds as target practice, ...

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Audio Story: Petie’s Peanut Butter Pizza

Petie’s Peanut Butter Pizza

“Time for breakfast, Petie,” said Mother, “ I made scrambled eggs and toast.” “Nope! Peanut butter,” said Petie. “Petie, please eat your eggs and toast,” she said. “Nope! Peanut butter,” said Petie. “Petie, peanut butter for breakfast?” replied mother. “I don’t think so. Come eat your eggs.” Petie scrunched his face, shrugged his shoulders, and ...

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