A collection of short stories, fables and moral tales from around the world. One voice, please shouts the innkeeper. One voice only, please. And so begins a marvellous journey through the oral storytelling tradition. Containing over fifty short stories and fables from around the world, this humble anthology is the result of author Sam McBratney's 25-year interest in collecting tales. Well-known tales such as The Good Samaritan and The Pied Piper make an appearance, as well as many new stories. Told with wit and wisdom, the tales are accompanied by stylish black and white illustrations from Russell Ayto.;Contains over fifty short stories from Persia, Greece, Ireland and Eastern Europe.;These short, fun stories are ideal for classroom study or assembly readings.