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Ollie is Scared

Ollie doesn’t feel like going to school because of some bullies. Luckily his Mom and teacher have a plan…

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Pembral Forgets

Pembral can’t help but forget things… but will his Mum still love him when he forgets something important?

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Wendi’s Weather Station

Wendi learns how to become a weathergirl… but what will she do when she doesn’t make the right predictions?

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Space Explorers

When Carlos doesn’t get the birthday present he hoped for, his sister Maya makes sure it’s even better than he could have imagined

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We All Fit Together

Ms Ryder has her class create a great big artwork that respects their differences… and their togetherness!

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Ghost Mouse

A mouse is told to fear white mice, until they have a scary encounter with a dog!

Halloween stories Jack O Lantern by Andrea Kaczmarek bedtime stories for kids

Jack O’ Lantern

A (non-scary!) Halloween tale for kids about how Jack O’ Lanterns came about!

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Parent Strike!

All the parents have gone on strike, and Harry is dealing with a school bully who wants a gourmet salad.

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The Letter

Julia’s parents have been fighting downstairs, so she decides to write them a letter.

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Alligator Alley

When an alligator turns up to a bowling alley, nobody expects what happens next!

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Sticky Brains

Aria feels like she’s having a terrible day… until she learns how to change her thoughts.