Here are the latest updates from Charlotte Sebag-Montefiore. This will include new stories posted, news about new books, extra riddles and other work that Charlotte has created.
Last year, Santa left Runt with a peasant family. The father wanted to kill and salt him, to provide meat in the winter, but the children cried and cried… Their mother had another idea – she wanted the children to look after Runt and train him to give rides which other children would pay for.Continue reading “Runt and What Happened Next”
Running is no earthly use,this tale will clearly show.Unless you’re up and leave on timeand have the oomph to go! Miss Tortoise and our Mr Hareonce set out on a race.“I think I’ll win,” Miss Tortoise saidI think I’ll get first place.” “You’re barking mad,” said Mr Hare.“Dear girl, you must be ill.If you’re unwell,Continue reading “The Tortoise and The Hare”
(Four nights before Hallowe’en) Some witches really like the lighta full and shining moon.They dance and hop with piercing shrieksHallowe’en is soon! Others really like the dark.A starless night brings fear.The witches are a-stir at last,Hallowe’en is here! People like a barbecue.a picnic out at night.For that, it’s better if the moonis clear and shiningContinue reading “Rhyming Hallowe’en Poems for You”
My name is Mary. I am the youngest. I have four brothers, and we live in a smallholding, a very small holding, on the edge of the woods high up in the hills. My Dadhas a good job as a stonemason, and Mum is very proud of this. Other people in the village are inContinue reading “My Teacher”
No animal of any sort can live without water. Perhaps that’s why life started in the water. And perhaps that’s why a lot of people love the water and like to live near a sea, a lake, or a river. This is a story about an octopus, a dolphin, a jellyfish, a lobster and aContinue reading “The octopus, dolphin, jellyfish, lobster and The Boy”
Goliath was a dreadful manhe hated our King Saul.He interrupted morning prayerswas dreaded by us all. It wasn’t just his fearful sizehis long arm, sword or gaze.His ghastly purpose was quite clearto kill, destroy and raze..Catching just a glimpse of him,we Jews were very scared.Our King hoped for a challengerbut no-one came who dared. IContinue reading “David and Goliath”
I am Herbie, the Herbivore. You may have heard about me before, in the story where I told Dippie how to defeat a T. Rex. That was a long time ago. After that, I went to live in a cave with Spiny and some other herbivores. Of course, some of them laid eggs, and nowContinue reading “The Dinosaurs’ Sports Day”
Here are 2 dinosaur riddles and 2 plant riddles for you. The plants were around at the same time as the dinosaurs. This is the first dinosaur riddle. I really was enormous,too big to hunt at all.That was a great advantage though my brain was very small! My eggs were buried for their sakeI didn’tContinue reading “Four Dinosaur and Plant Riddles”
Rapunzel was bewitched before you were born, and has been living ever since with a Very Wicked Witch. She didn’t like this much, – most girls would rather not live with a wicked witch – but she had no choice. This is what happened: whenever Rapunzel went outside to run away, either there was aContinue reading “Rapunzel and the Wicked Witch”
This is my version of the Bible story authenticated by Senior Rabbi Emeritus Dr. Abraham Levy, PhD., and by Dayan Daniel Kada, LLB from the Sephardi Beth Din and Rabbi of Lauderdale Road Synagogue. The Lord Ha Shem made all the earthand everything thereon.But men and women were so badHe wished His work was gone.Continue reading “Noah’s Ark”
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