Billy Brown and the Belly Button Beastie
Every night when Billy Brown's mother tucks him in, she tells him to keep the covers on his bed but he ignores her advice. Then the belly button monster steals his round brown, belly button and the fun begins.
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At a time of so much social upheaval, many people are naturally questioning the relevance of many cultural traditions. So let’s use this opportunity to discover how timeless stories from other cultures have enriched and influenced our society.
When the animals get together in the jungle, they discover that the noise they have been making is indeed music. Celebrated author and master storyteller Dylan Pritchett weaves a tale that helps us discover that all of us have music inside just waiting to come out when the time is right. This original award-winning story is based on the model of traditional African folktales.
When the Spanish Viceroy announces a surprise visit to a Mexican monastery, the cooks scramble to prepare a fine meal. Carlos tries to stay out of the way but his curiosity gets the best of him, leading to a crisis, that is followed by what the brothers can only assume is a miracle. This whimsical story, inspired by the Mexican folk tradition, explains the origins of molé, the popular national dish that combines chocolate with turkey, spices, and nuts.