Because I Said So

Mothers: everyone has one, and each has a story to tell. Every mother knows that the realities of good parenting call for heroic measures. As these tales from ancient traditions...

World Tales of Wisdom and Wonder

World Tales of Wisdom and Wonder is a collection of folktales told in a weave of poetry, prose, original melody, and guitar. Drawn from cultures around the globe, these colorful...

A Room of My Own

Sibling rivalry. Sometimes, a kid just isn't ready for some little squirt to come along and invade his space, his own room. So what if there's an extra bed in the room; isn't that...

Going to Grandma's

Old Man Hawkins was a larger-than-life character among deer hunters, or — more precisely — among tellers and hearers of tall tales. His self-proclaimed method of hunting deer...

God Was Just Practicing When He Made Men

Down in Thomasville, Alabma, a long time ago ... Kathryn Tucker Windham's mellifluous Southern voice guides us—by words alone—through a town where a parrot sings along with...

Miss Daisy

An eccentric schoolteacher and a widow-lady babysitter are the heroines in these new digital studio recordings of Donald Davis' two all-time most-requested stories. "It was the...

Dr. York, Miss Winnie and the Typhoid Shot

In rural North Carolina in 1951, despite parental reassurances, a typhoid shot hurt. It hurt even more when the children saw who would be administering the shot: Miss Winnie, a...

See Rock City A Story Journey Through Appalachia

A winding highway; children fighting in the back seat; parents suggesting diversionary games and holding onto their own hopes and fears for the vacation ahead. It's not an...

Irrational Fear

We all have our personal phobias and white-knuckle moments. The title story of Irrational Fear tells of Davis's mother's fear of snakes and the way she eventually got even with...

Too Much Hair!

This is a set of three stories about trouble with little brothers, especially mine. One is the story of the haircut he badly needed, and so I gave it to him. One is the story of...

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