Tell Me a Story

Tell Me a Story by Amy Friedman and Meredith Johnson

November 23, 2014

Gypsy Queen (A Spanish Tale)

Once upon a time, a prince told his parents he must marry the most beautiful woman in the world. He would travel the world to find her. The prince rode over mountains, across valleys, through villages and cities and towns. One day, he came to a fountain, and there he stopped to take a drink. As he bent... continue

November 16, 2014

The Land of Peace (A Middle Eastern Parable)

Once upon a time, there lived a king known as Alexander. He was a bold, brave king who loved treasures. For many years he led his armies through the world, conquering people and plundering the land. As the years passed, Alexander became richer and more powerful, but he was not happy. He longed to find... continue

November 09, 2014

A Dreamer's Tale (A German Folktale)

Once upon a time, long ago, there lived a man in Bavaria. Ali was his name. He was a friendly, smart fellow of many talents. But Ali believed most of all in following his dreams. His family and friends often teased him. "The dreamy one," they called him, laughing behind his back. "He'll never make... continue

November 02, 2014

The Devil and the General (An American Legend)

Long ago, a fellow called Jonathan Moulton was born in a town called North Hampton, in New Hampshire. He became a colonel of the New Hampshire Militia and served in the French and Indian Wars and the American Revolution. During the Revolutionary War, the colonel's regiment guarded the seacoast against... continue

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