Epic Storytime: My Cake, Not Yours!

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Sep 07 2020 17 mins  

The Epic Storytime Podcast is back! Be the first to hear the full stories begun each week at epictales.co.uk – read by fabulous voice actors from across the Interweb.

Since 13th September is Roald Dahl Day, we're celebrating the iconic children's author with a folk tale from his home town of Great Missenden! Dahl was almost certainly aware of the deliciously horrid "hero" of this tale; maybe she will inspire the creativity of your children as much as she inspired him?

This story is adapted from a European folk tale by Chip Colquhoun, and read by David Ault (davidault.co.uk).

Illustrated by Erica Terry-Rose.

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