Storynory - Stories for Kids

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Gwen Giudici
 Jul 22, 2018
The whole family enjoys Story Nory - entertaining & educational. Very good story readers. We also really got into riddles thanks to their FB page :)

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Storynory is the first and most loved story podcast. We've been around since 2005 and kids have grown up with us. We are both educational and entertaining. We offer a mixture of original stories and myths from around the world. All our stories are brilliantly read by professional actors. So listen in - and enjoy our audio!

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Pet Writing Competition Results Part 2
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More winners from our Pet Writing competition with stories from all over the world about your very special pets.

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Oct 15, 2019
Pet Writing Competition Results Part 1
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Our latest writing competition results are in ! 

Thank you to EVERYONE who sent us a story. They were all wonderful, and as ever, it was very hard to pick the winners. Jana presents Four winning stories in our Pet Writing Competition But that's not all !  Three more winning entries will follow shortly. 

In this first batch we have four lovely stories by  

Andrea Meneghini
Bernadette Haines
Saphira Walder
Sophie Madeleine

And we will be back soon with three more ! 

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Oct 09, 2019
Wicked Uncle and Grandma's Skip
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Dad (Nigel) and the Kids go on Holiday to the Red Sea. Back home, cousin Jenny has come to stay with Grandma. Dad's holiday relaxation soon disappears into the African Sky as he starts to receive annoying text messages.  Read by Richard for Storynory and written by Bertie. 

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Sep 27, 2019
The Town Musicians of Bremen
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<p>This amusing story by the Brothers Grimm is about four farm animals who believe they can earn a good living as musicians. But it isn't really by the sweetness of their barking, braying, mewing, and cockle-doodle-doing that gets their supper. Read by Natasha.&nbsp; Visit Storynory <a href="https://www.storynory.com/the-town-musicians-of-breman/">https://www.storynory.com/the-town-musicians-of-breman/</a> . for the full text and original pictures by Bertie.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/nduvA_8f2pA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 15, 2019
Herodotus - The River Nile
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Herodotus visited Egypt and devoted the Second Book of his Histories to its wonders. He called Egypt the "Gift of the Nile" and looked at varios theories about where its true source was, and why it flooded its banks every year.

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Sep 10, 2019
Pet Writing Competition
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Writing Competition !  Send us your TRUE story about your very Special Pet by 22nd September.  Entrants must be 16 years or younger -  mum and dad can help with spelling,  typing and grammar.  Include a photo or drawing of your pet if you can.  We will choose 5 stories and read them out on Storynory !  Send to comp@storynory.com.  

Competition Groove by Jana and Bertie !

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Sep 04, 2019
The Magician's Horse
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A boy makes friends with a white horse who has a very special talent - she can talk ! 

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Sep 02, 2019
The Crow and Friends
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A story from ancient Indian in which A crow makes friends with three animals who are very different from himself and together they fend off dangers. 

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Aug 26, 2019
Jana's Studio Interview about Show Dogs
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Jana and Sophie talk to Anita Mitchell about her two show dogs (and much adored pets), Dolly and Mabel - a pair of gorgeous West Highland White Terriers who show at Crufts, the world's biggest dog show. 

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Aug 22, 2019
The Tiger Who Had No Manners
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A crafty old mountain tiger in Korea is caught in a trap.  He is rescued by a buddhist monk.  How does he show his gratitude? 

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Aug 16, 2019
Astropup's Space Tourist Part Two
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A laser gun fight on the moon breaks out after Luna's pet, Mr Muggles, runs off to join the cat people.  We continue adventure featuring Astropup, the Parrot, and Marlow who have taken a passenger on board, a teenage girl called Luna. 

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Aug 10, 2019
Astropup's Space Tourist
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A new adventure featuring Astropup who travels in space with a super-brainy Parrot and a human called Marlow.  In this story (which comes in two parts) the three friends go into business offering tours in space .The first customer is a girl called Luna who wants to walk on the moon on her 16th birthday.  The trouble begins when she brings along her pet cat, Mr Muggles.   Read by Richard Scott in the voice of Astropup and written by Bertie with Luna's voice by Jana.  Lots of original sound effects on music.   Full text at https:///wwww.storynory.com

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Aug 02, 2019
The Grateful Crane
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The crane, an elegant and beautiful bird, is considered to be auspicious in Japan. In this story, a poor farmer receives good fortune after he rescues a wounded crane. But unfortunately his curiosity gets the better of him, and his luck does not hold out. It's a short, rather sad, but beautiful story.

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Jul 29, 2019
The 1001 Nights Intro
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Jul 25, 2019
Song Old MacDonald Had a Farm
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A rocky version of the most famous song ever sung.

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Jul 19, 2019
The Two Frogs and the Well
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A tale by Aesop with a story, a poem, and a song. The moral is "Look before you leap!"

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Jul 15, 2019
Astropup in Gone with the Wind
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<p>We continue our Love Story in Space.&nbsp; The Parrot and Astropup have plucked a&nbsp; red rose from the Planet of the Cows for the Parrot to give to his beloved, Polly.&nbsp; Unfortunately the bulls who guard the sacred rose have a very blustery response.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/J7h3YRZ_NIM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 10, 2019
Astropup and the Sacred Rose
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<p>A love story set in space, told by Astropup. The parrot plucks a sacred rose on a distant planet to give to his beloved Polly, and trouble breaks loose.</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/0ofYGdcYqds" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 30, 2019
Wicked Uncle and the Trolley Rage
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Mum is shopping for Vegan Haggis when she is confronted by a rival shopper who demands the last one. Only Uncle Jeff can sort out the feud that follows.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/S49fZKTJ1JI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 19, 2019
Why the Back Door is Front
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A traditional Welsh story about an old woman who is falsely accused of being a witch.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/M9D_p57SluY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 05, 2019
Bonnie Prince Charlie
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History: The true story of Bonnie Prince Charlie, a hero of Scotland, who led a rebellion against the English in 1745.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/NunqZAyljT8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 19, 2019
The Sky Boat Song
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The romantic song about Scotland's Bonnie Prince Charlie who lead a rebellion against the English in 1745. Later he escaped back to France via the Isle of Sky helped by Flora MacDonald who dressed him up as her maid Betty!<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/tvjElFJy_V8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 05, 2019
Lapis and the Ghost Cats Part 2
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A scarier story than usual - part two of Lapis and the Ghost Cats takes our feline heroes on a journey into the Land of the Dead to meet the ancient Egyptian gods, Osiris and Isis and Anubis. Lots of music and sound fx add to the spooky atmosphere !<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/bs_obG7NZ5w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 27, 2019
Lapis and the Ghost Cats Part 1.
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Lapis, the ancient Egyptian Cat, and her friend Chloe come face to face with spooky ghost cats from the Land of the Dead<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/eipSqIEG4GI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 19, 2019
The Red Bandits of Montgomery
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A story from Wales that is a little like Rumplestiltskin<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/Ovul1vhakTI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 13, 2019
Chinese Year of the Pig
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2019 is the Chinese year of the Pig. We tell you a famous pig story to celebrate ! Dedicated to Penny who supports us on Patreon.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/TdmGn9HYRGk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 04, 2019
Solveig’s Song
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<p>The haunting song from our Peer Gynt series - based on the music of Edvard Grieg - the Norwegian composer. Please support us on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/Storynory</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/CVmnBiQTxhQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 17, 2019
5 – Peer Gynt: The Button Maker
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Peer returns home after 20 years abroad. Will anyone remember him? He meets some strange beings who do in fact know who he is.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/loHH_tnlwSE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 08, 2019
4 – Peer Gynt: The Sahara Desert
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Peer travels to Egypt - meets the mysterious Anitra - and seeks the answer to the riddle of the Sphinx<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/MHX9Qy0ndrA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 04, 2019
New Year Song: Auld Lang Syne
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Happy New Year Everyone! - Jana sings a magical version of the Scottish Anthem - Auld Lang Syne<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/Tz4Ze4Vqt0A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 31, 2018
3 – Peer Gynt. The Bøyg
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<p>How can Peer not be himself? The B&oslash;yg speaks to Peer in Riddles. Featuring Solveig's song sung by Jana.</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/HYqKCqNpZkc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 29, 2018
2 – Peer Gynt. In The Hall of the Mountain King
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Peer Gynt, a poor boy with big dreams, has run away to the mountains. He meets a green lady who introduces him to the Mountain King of the Trolls.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/PqNlubtEKno" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 27, 2018
1 – Peer Gynt. The Magic Reindeer Ride
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The famous Norwegian fairy tale that includes trolls and flying reindeer ! Peer Gynt is a storyteller - his mother calls him a fibber - but his tales are spellbinding and hilarious.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/A5a_0Nj2-4k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 24, 2018
Christmas Carol ~ Silent Night
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Jana and Amarni sing this Christmas Waltz in duo. Our gentle and lovely version of Silent Night.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/DH669vxzg9A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 14, 2018
The Two Witch Cats
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A welsh story about a magician who catches thieves.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/OVkTGYQwgBw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 04, 2018
Taffy Morgan’s Harp
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An amusing Welsh story about a lad who thinks he is a musical genius - but few agree.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/33nJsiNrw38" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 27, 2018
Song ~ Baa Baa Black Sheep
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<p>Not just for little kids! Jana sings this famous rhyme so sweetly we think all ages will feel soothed and un-jangled by it.</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/v1PiIojpbSc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 22, 2018
Lapis and the Stolen Statue Part Two
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Amon the Egyptian priest has been arrested for stealing a stolen statue. His cats Lapis and Cleo travel up the River Nile to prove his innocence.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/lGwnXZ6ShBE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 29, 2018
Katie’s Grandma at School
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<p>In time for Halloween, Katie's Grandma is 100 years old ! She tells Katie the story of how she went to an English boarding school back in the 1930s and made a best friend from the USA, Amy.</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/huLXuN3zcB8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 21, 2018
Song: How doth the Crocodile?
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Lovely Jana sings a mystical and up tempo song based on the crazy poem by Lewis Carroll - How Doth the Crocodile? - a thank you to Olivia for supporting us on Patreon<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/Ke2MIUShIWM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 06, 2018
Lapis and the Stolen Statue Part 1
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Lapis and Cleo are shocked when their master, Amon the Priest, is arrested on charges of stealing a scared statue. Another story from Ancient Egypt !<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/ChxfC6wBlR0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 11, 2018
Jana’s Studio ~ Ice Cream Interview
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<p>Does your mouth start watering when you think of your most scrumptious tasting ice cream? Then listen on! Jana has a delightful chat with Lewis Alfonso, an Italian gelato maker, and finds out fascinating &amp; delicious facts. One is never too old for ice cream!</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/Xqb2FoNFOfQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 27, 2018
Wicked Uncle and the Scottish Shark
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Is it safe to go in the Scottish Loch? Uncle Jeff takes the kids on a kayaking holiday. There are no sharks in Scotland, right?<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/vVwA5aX1KCE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 01, 2018
Jana’s Studio: Interview with Richard Scott
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<p>Jana catches up with Richard Scott, our narrator best known for his voice for Astropup, the space travelling hound. Listen to this hilarious chit chat to find out some inside secrets, favourite sonnets and shared tongue twisters!</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/71Ri4dqIspc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 26, 2018
Astropup and the Parrot in Love
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The Parrot is looking for a wife. He finds a suitable parrot who lives on the planet Lizardia - but unfortunately he is suffering from a bad cold and is unusually short of words.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/erWsfPRAkt0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 17, 2018
Song ~ Fish Alive
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Jana sings this traditional song with an upbeat feel.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/98iBsnCUFqs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 26, 2018
Lapis: Sister Friends
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Lapis, the Egyptian cat, has to share her home with another cat. She is not pleased.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/f1qaFMfJXAg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 19, 2018
Lapis the Egyptian Cat
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Introducing a new catty character with magical powers that do not always work as they are supposed to do.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/O_dg2iJKwA8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 25, 2018
Why do we have fears? Interview
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Are you scared of the dark? Of Spiders? Of Dogs? Jana explores why we have fears, and why sometimes, our fears are too strong for our own good - and become phobias. She speaks to Andrew West, a psychiatrist who works with children and young people.<p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/OCyOQMiWvyk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 01, 2018
The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling
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<p>A story from Japan that will make you laugh, featuring a funny old woman, a Jizo and some Oni with giant appetites.</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/Storynory" rel="payment">Support the show.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Storynory/~4/x8ziV_XdJrc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 10, 2018