Disney pitched 'Beauty and the Beast' as a 'tale as old as time,' but we're retelling the 18th-century French story with a classical twist as the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime -- featuring music by great French composers and enchanting illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Classical Kids Storytime meets 15 Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Reading, and Literature in grades K-5. The standards offer a focus for instruction each year and help ensure that students gain adequate exposure to a range of texts and tasks.
Once upon a time, there was a happy-go-lucky dog named Apollo. He seemed to have a lot going for himself, but he wanted more -- especially when it came to food. Find out what happened to our greedy pup in 'The Dog and the Bone,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Edward Elgar and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Once upon a time, in Ireland, there lived a 'gloomery' little girl named Nora. Restoring her smile would take a magical adventure and the intervention of woodland fairies. Listen to the Irish folk tale 'Nora Mavourneen and the Fairy Queen,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring Irish music plus original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Once upon a time, there was a mouse named Minerva who was captured by a lion. He let her go, not realizing that the tiny creature would soon be a big help. 'The Mouse and the Lion' is the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Gustav Mahler and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Go on a magical adventure with a girl named Clara as she is whisked away by a nutcracker prince to the Kingdom of Sweets. Give the gift of classical music by sharing this classic tale -- and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable melodies -- with your little ones this holiday season.
What happens when an adventurous girl discovers a house in the woods owned by bears and filled with classical recordings? Find out in 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears,' the latest installment of Classical Kids Storytime -- featuring illustrations by acclaimed children's author Nancy Carlson. Share the power of classical music with your little ones today!
What happens when an impatient young apprentice tries to cast his own magic spells for the first time? It's a water catastrophe! Find out how his adventure unfolds in 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice,' the latest installment of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring illustrations by acclaimed children's author Nancy Carlson.