Story Teller (Marshall Cavendish)

A Tribute to the Collection of the World's Best Children's Stories Published by Marshall Cavendish

Synopses: ST2/Part 15

Peter Pan (Part 2)
First published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. The book, from which this adaptation is made, s part of the Peter Pan gift, and Sir James Barrie’s royalties go to help The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London, to whom Sir James bequeathed the copyright of Peter Pan.

Cath’s Cradle
The mysterious present of a cradle proves more wonderful than Cath’s parents suppose. Chaz Brenchley brings his own special style to this story of mystery and magic.

The Scrubs and the Dubs (Part 2)
Will the Dubs’s grease tank splatter the dancing Scrubs? Anth Ginn and Peter Richardson bring you the decisive battle.

Willow Pattern
The story represented on the blue and white china called “willow pattern” – a story of ill-fated lovers.

Gary the Greates
A weight-lifter meets his match in the shape of a cunning Granny. The author is Margaret Joy, whose stories have entertained listeners to BBC’s Listen with Mother.

Campbell Finds a Castle
Sheila Richmond’s splendid and much-travelled cat finds a home with a Duke – only to discover that an old friend has arrived ahead of him.

A  Child’s Thought
A bedtime poem written by Robert Louis Stevenson a hundred years ago.

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This entry was posted on 3 October, 2009 by in Synopses.
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