Excerpt from Stories for the Story Hour From January to December
What chance has even the best of modern fairy stories against such nursery classics as The Three Little Pigs, or the immortal Shaping Beauty?
The telling Of old and well-known stories needs no justification. They are beloved by all children, they are simple and interesting; they have stood the test of time, and they hand on to the children something of the tradition of those who were children before them.
But there are occasions when the story teller feels that just the very moment for a story has come, and when perhaps none 0 to old stories quite seem to fit the mood 01 as circumstances in which she and her children find themselves - and your true story-teller is Often a creature of moods. The 'story Hour, '
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