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Cat Vs. Dog Big Race!
You need two players, two dice, two counters, and the game board on these pages. Y ou can download and cut out counters from storytimemagazine.com/free or use counters from another game. Place both counters on the START space. The youngest player ch
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Story Magic
THE DON’T PANIC GANG! by Mark Sperring, illustrated by Sarah Warburton (Bloomsbury) is a must-read for kids who are fans of kung fu, zany adventures and non-stop hi-jinks. When there’s something scary in the toilet, Sumo Cat, Ninja Bird and of course
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The Story Of The Year
People hurried through the snowstorm to get into their warm houses, where they celebrated the coming of the New Year. However, by midnight, the snowfall had stopped and an icy chill had fallen on the town, freezing the top of the snow into a hard fro
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How The Dog And The Cat Became Enemies
Though they had no children, they did have a cat and a dog. The couple also had a golden ring that brought good luck to whoever owned it, so the man and the woman and the cat and the dog always had enough to eat and enough money to pay for what they
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The Greatest Kid In The World
He was his parents’ first child, and his mother soon noticed how strong he was! When he was just six months old, he was sitting in her lap. He stretched out his arms – and accidentally knocked one of her teeth out! His mother did not mind, though. Sh
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What Happened Next....
Cassius’s full name was Cassius Clay Jr., and he soon became known as one of the greatest boxers of all time. He was cool, smart and very fast indeed! Cassius won a gold medal for the USA at the Olympics when he was just 18, and then became the World
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Sleeping Beauty Goes To The Moon
Finally, she got up and padded down to the kitchen and made some of the special sleepy-time tea one of her fairy godmothers had given her! After sipping the tea, Princess Rosamund went back to bed and put her head on her pillow. She might have drifte
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The Wolf Prince
The king had three beautiful daughters, and though he did not say so, he loved the youngest one best of all. One day, the king announced that he had to journey to the most distant city of his kingdom and asked his daughters what they would like him t
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The Knight In Shepherd’s Boots
He grew up as a simple shepherd who knew all about the ways of sheep and wolves, but knew nothing about civilization. He would care for his flocks, herding them over the treacherous hills, and used wooden spears made of holly wood to fight the wolves
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When Uncle Lion Could Fly
He had great wings like those of a bat, and when his shadow fell on the dry grass, all of the animals fled – but how could they escape a mighty cat that could fly? Uncle Lion snatched up whatever prey he liked in his claws and ate them in his nest, h
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The Classroom Conspiracy Conundrum!
Her best friends, Timmy and Florence, were over by the computers talking to each other in whispers – while keeping a good, safe distance apart, of course! However, when she waved at them, they looked away. Things only got stranger in art class. Timmy
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Storytime PLAYBOX
In ‘When Uncle Lion Could Fly’, Brother Toad goes to Uncle Lion’s nest and finds lots of bones. Can you help him work out which animal each of these skeletons came from? Now Perceval has become a knight, he wants to brighten up his footwear! Colou
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Pandora’s Box
The gods of Olympus demanded that humans should worship them. At this time, people did not suffer from old age or disease, but lived like wild animals. They ate their food raw, and when night came, they had no way to make light or keep warm. They wou
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Storytime PLAYBOX
The rash kid has to escape from the hungry wolf and get back to his mother – can you help him find his way through the rocks and bushes? Pinocchio has spotted more scary shadows on the wall! Can you work out which animal cast each shadow? Oh no
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Merry Christmas Quiz
1 Ike and Alfie take Mr Fimbulwinter along on their trip to New Zealand. TRUE FALSE 2 Little Wolferl wrote his first symphony when he was nine. TRUE FALSE 3 In ‘Short Stories, Big Dreams”, Pinocchio’s secret present was a kitten. TRUE FALS
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Reach For The Star!
Print out the game counters, the decoration pieces and the star piece from www.storytimemagzine.com/free. You can also colour them in if you like! Choose which fairy counter you want to use! Put all of the decoration pieces face-up in a pile next
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Story Magic Books Of The Month
SANTA JAWS by Mark Sperring, illustrated by Sophie Corrigan (Bloomsbury) is a fun Christmas story with bite! When a shark named Shelly decides to spread some Christmas cheer, the other fish don’t believe her. Fear not, this story has a happy ending –
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Win!
Do you know which story the mouse on page 3 is from? Send us your answer and get the chance to win these awesome books – go to: storytimemagazine.com/win NEXT MONTH: Agatha has a mystery to solve in The Classroom Conspiracy Conundrum! ■
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The Long Winter
Dark clouds covered the sky, chill winds blew, and a thick layer of snow covered everything. The animals were worried that they were going to freeze or starve. Food was running out, and the ice and snow chilled them to the bone. The animals held a gr
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The Littlest Pop Star
The house Wolferl grew up in was always filled with music, because his father Leo was a music teacher and composer. For as long as he could remember, Wolferl had loved music – it made him feel tingly inside! Wolferl’s big sister was called Nannerl. W
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The Christmas Fairy Of Strasbourg
Otto was young and handsome. He was much admired by the ladies of the city, but he paid no attention to them and said he never wanted to get married. That was why the people of Strasbourg called him ‘Count Stoneheart’. One frosty winter’s day, Otto h
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Saint Nicholas And The Children
In the darkest part of winter, their grandmother got ill and had to stay in bed. She told them, “My dears, the only thing that will make me healthy again is meat broth. Can you go out and get some nice meat so we can make some?” Pierre and Estelle a
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The Snowman’s Holiday
The brothers quickly got tired of throwing snow at each other, though, so they decided to make a snowman instead! First, they made a snowball and rolled it around the garden. It picked up snow as it went, and soon was very big indeed. That made a fi
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Pinocchio And The Monster Downstairs
When Pinocchio woke up in his snug bedroom in the attic of Gepetto’s house, he was sure he could hear something moving about downstairs. Was it Cinderella’s mice, coming in to borrow some cheddar? He slipped out of his cosy bed, crept over to the top
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What Happened Next....
Nowadays, Wolferl is better known as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He went on to compose more than 600 wonderful pieces of music, and most people agree he is one of the greatest musicians of all time. Even if you don’t know it, you have probably heard and
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The Wolf And The Kid
When little horns began to sprout from the kid’s head, he was very proud of them, and started to think that he was a big strong billy-goat! When the flock moved to another pasture and his mother bleated for him to follow, the kid decided to stay behi
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The Griffin
Now it happened that the king’s daughter became ill, and the nurses and wise men said that she could only be cured by eating an apple. The king declared that whoever would bring his daughter an apple and cure her would get to marry her and become his
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The Griffin Awoke Suddenly And Squawked In Surprise!
“Wife!” it screeched. “I think someone pulled out one of my feathers… and why does the house stink of human?” His wife replied, “Why, a human visited earlier today, asking how the tall man by the river could break his curse, how the farmer’s daughter
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The Magic Mouthful
You see, she was married, but she and her husband could not go a day without arguing. As soon as they woke up in the morning and as soon as they came home in the evening, they would fight! This made the woman tired and upset. One day, she took her wa
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Storytime Playbox
Blacksmiths are experts at making things with iron. Which five objects do you think would be made by a blacksmith? Mountain Uncle is stuck in another maze-like trap – can you help him find his way out?  GRIFFIN The Griffin is a mythical beast –
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