Stories From Around the World

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Stone Soup
This traditional story retold with three Chinese monks as the tricksters searching for the meaning of happiness. They soon discover that the more you give, the more you get and that happiness can be found in the most simple of…
Lon Po Po
In this Chinese version of the classic fairy tale, a mother leaves her three children home alone while she goes to visit their grandmother. When the children are visited by a wolf, pretending to be their Po Po, or granny,…
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
Mufaro's daughters are tested unknowingly to reveal which one is worthy enough to marry the king in this award-winning production, lush with magnificent paintings and a rich musical score.
A Story-A Story
Ananse the Spider Man climbs up to the sky to buy stories from the Sky God in this folktale from Africa.
The Day Of The Dead
Follow two youngsters in a celebration of their ancestors on this vibrant Latin American holiday.
Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears
A tall tale sets off a comic chain of mishaps from Mosquito to Iguana to Python to Rabbit to Owl, but all is wisely resolved by King Lion at the jungle council meeting.
Elizabeti's Doll
When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti, a young Tanzanian girl, longs for a baby of her own to hold and bathe and kiss and burp. One day she finds the perfect baby - a rock she names Eva -…
The Pot that Juan Built
Juan Quezada, one of Mexico's most famous potters, used his creative gifts to transform his impoverished village of laborers into a thriving artists community. Learn about his life and work through glowing artwork and poetic language.
In the Month of Kislev
A wealthy arrogant merchant learns the true meaning of Hanukkah when he takes the family of a poor peddler to court for savoring the smell of his wife's pancakes from outside their window.
Wapos Bay
The stop motion adventures of a family on a reservation in Northern Saskatchewan. This award-winning series offers a humorous look at aboriginal life while teaching life lessons and showing positive role models for children.
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Bino and Fino
A Nigerian cartoon teaching children around the world about African culture and much more. Bino and Fino helps to introduce children to the wonders of the African continent in a fun and informative way.
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The Dreaming Series 1
THE DREAMING is an award winning animation series recommended by educational institutions throughout Australia. There are 6 parts to the complete series, and each looks at unique indigenous stories, beautifully animated by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. The stories…
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