Epic Storytime: The Woodcutters Golden Wand


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Sep 21 2020 12 mins  

Manmade lobal warming is an urgent issue today – but did you know the ancients were telling folk tales about it centuries ago?

In this week's Epic Storytime, a woodcutter begins by trying to be kind to his environment. But when he's offered a reward for his actions, will he make the right choice?

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

Illustration by Heather Rose.

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