Category Archives: World Stories

World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is Dick Whittington and his Cat. This traditional tale of poor Dick Whittington and his feline friend follows Whittington’s unusual … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

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World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is The Princess of Riddles. The extremely clever princess Maria agrees to marry the man who can present her with … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

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The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur. A deceitful teacher lies and promises a man named Aban he can … Continue reading The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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World Stories Wednesday: Home

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the newly added Home. When a young girl named Myna is forced to move to a new country, she soon … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Home

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World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When three bears leave their house to go for a walk in the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is called The Innocent Punishment. The tale follows Birbal, the witty advisor to Akbar, the Emperor of India. When someone pulls … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

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World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

Welcome to our first ever World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut will be showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. KidsOut launched World Stories in 2012 as a free, electronic library of short stories and tales from around the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

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World Stories Recording

KidsOut were at the University of Essex last week filming student volunteers’ audio recording stories in multiple languages such as: Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian for our World Stories project. Keep your eyes peeled for the video which will showcase our wonderful relationship and support from the language and linguistics department and not forgetting the … Continue reading World Stories Recording

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New Horizons for World Stories

Exciting new adventures have been taking place for our World Stories staff and volunteers this week.  While some of the volunteers were busy translating and writing stories in order to grow the collection, on Tuesday the 23rd of August, some of the project volunteers had a busy recording day at De Montford University in Leicester.  We … Continue reading New Horizons for World Stories

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New Beginning for WorldStories

Our new WorldStories website has just launched, bringing new stories, graphics and audios for children to enjoy. We continue to run a free resource site containing stories from all around the world to help children to get a better understanding of languages and other cultures. The launch of the new website was not possible without … Continue reading New Beginning for WorldStories

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