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Free classical tales listening and learning resources

Welcome to Classical Tales, where you will find audio files and teaching resources produced by award-winning storytellers in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education. 

Choose from stories told by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden:

Man and Boy on Donkey Daedalus and Icarus Bronze Age warrior figurine Odysseus braves the harpies

Aesop's Fables:
Stories of a Slave

Tales of Change
War with Troy:
The story of Achilles
Return from Troy:
The story of Odysseus