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Please register for more information on the World Stories project and to be able to access a wealth of resources and ideas. Registration is easy and will only take a couple of minutes. Once registered, you will have access to the teachers and parents sections of the World Stories website and be able to make use of to the following fantastic resources.

Advice Articles

A selection of articles written by professional storyteller David Heathfield covering aspects of storytelling and offering advice.


Classroom Guides

Each story in the collection has its very own classroom guide outlining useful information such as the key stage, year group, genre, subject focus, story length, reading time, activity ideas and key language features.


EAL Guides

Each story is accompanied with an EAL teachers' guide outlining Level, Length, Lexis and Language features.


EAL Story Grammar Index

The breakdown of grammar in the entire World Stories collection is available to download.


Lesson Plans

We have a range of lessons plans available for you to download. All lesson plans allow for an entire lesson to be delivered around a story from the collection.


Language Feature Index

Use this comprehensive guide to identify relevant stories for your planning and teaching needs.


Storytelling Guides

David Heathfield is an international storyteller, teacher trainer and writer. This section contains articles written by David which offer practical guidance and structured ideas for engaging your students.


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Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Read by Richard Briers

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff read by Richard E Grant

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The Ugly Duckling read by Colin Dexter

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The Princess and the Pea

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Pandora's Box read by Andrew Sachs

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The Three Little Pigs

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The Hare and the Tortoise

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