Epic Storytime: Hilda & Caedmon

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Oct 19 2020 14 mins  

To mark All Saints Day on 1st November, we have a true story written by a saint about two saints! At the start of this story, Caedmon is forbidden to sing the songs of the monks and nuns in case he lose his job – or worse, his head. But then songs start appearing in his head, and he can't help singing them out...

Based on an English folk tale adapted by Chip Colquhoun. Read by Erika Sanderson (erikasanderson.com).

Illustration by Heather Rose.

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