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.
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”
I am Herbie the Herbivore. You may know all about me, if you have read HERBIE AND THE T. REX, (it’s lovely having a book called after me!), — – but I am going to remind you all the same. My Dad is a good jumper, but he mostly jumps the wrong way. He isContinue reading “The Dinosaur’s Choice”
Some of you may know the story about the Princess who had a pea put under her mattress in order to see if she could feel it. (She could.) Anyway this princess was very lucky because she didn’t marry a silly prince who had people squeeze toothpaste out for him and that kind of thing.Continue reading “Royalty or Not”
Once upon a time there was a little reindeer. The others called him Runt. Runt didn’t like being little, as he found the long reindeer treks too much for him, and he could not keep up. Also, he was worried about Christmas. How was he going to do all that flying? Runt had seen theContinue reading “The Reindeer who was Too Small”
The following riddle is taken from my forthcoming book, Riddles from the Sea. I’m so excited to be publishing another book on riddles after the tremendous success of the first two. The answer to this riddle will be published next month. I have no waist, I’m tapered,fat helps me keep afloat.I’m a mammal and aContinue reading “Riddle from my newest book!”
It was one of those days. You see, the plants are just like us: they have no food at night, only in the daytime. If it’s cloudy, and the light is poor, they may be hungry and bad-tempered. Today it was cloudy, and all the plants began to quarrel. The trees said they were theContinue reading “The Plants Quarrel”
A new version of an old story written by Charlotte Sebag-Montefiore The Norsemen lived long ago, roughly half way between the time of Jesus and today. They mostly came from the countries that are now part of Scandinavia, which is now rich, but was then very poor. Most people, except the Kings and jarls orContinue reading “How Odin got his Wisdom”
Hello all! I prepared my September blog before I went on holiday, but because of what happened to me, I am putting up something else! Watch out! And let me know what you think…… (answer next time) When you’re in the country, in a grass or in a wood, I may be there waiting toContinue reading “Countryside Riddle”
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