Among the millions of stories ever told, the tales of the legendary explorer Marco Polo are the most renowned. Listen as an old-time scribe tells his curious young neighbor about stories that are worth remembering.
In this gentle riddle of a tale, a well-loved horse recounts its adventures and various riders throughout the long years of its curiously restricted yet imaginatively rich life.
In this tale inspired by true events, a giraffe journeys from its home in Africa to a 19th-century menagerie in France, encountering curiosities and establishing a new purpose in life.
With a nose for adventure and an eye on history, Homer Henry Hudson travels the world for pieces to add to his exhibits at the Curio Museum. Author and illustrator Zack Rock crafts a tale brimming with curiosities, not the least of which is the true identity of the museum’s canine caretaker, who, as he reflects on the exotic collection at his paws, becomes inspired to venture out into the unknown once again.
A primer of the familiar fairy-tale setting of enchanted castles, from what makes them spellbound to who inhabits them, plus famous stories and movies in which they have appeared.