childrens stories

Once upon a time, there was a green, green forest with trees of twilight-ink and lakes of the deepest purple. The animals in the forest were happy. The green, green forest was far from the homes of men. In the green, green forest was one small lion. He was a little lion : still a cub but a lion, a little lion like all the others he thought.

The Story of Roland

Once upon a time, there was a boy who didn’t like his name. He didn’t just not like his name: he didn’t like his name or his feet or dogs! In reverse order. The dogs were the worst, because unlike his name and his feet you could never forget them for long.