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This exciting story tells of a dragon school from many moons ago, run by the formidable Madam Dragon! Her pupils try their best to earn her golden stars. Will Zog be top of his class and earn one of Madam Dragon's special awards?

We hope you enjoy listening to the story on Seesaw and watching the animations on bbciplayer. Below you will find lots of fun activities related to the story. Why not give them a go!


The Smeds and The Smoos


Janet is a Smed and Bill is a Smoo. They are friends but their families do not want them to play together. In fact the Smeds do not trust the Smoos, and the Smoos do not trust the Smeds. Will Bill and Janet be able to show their families that we can all be friends together, despite our differences? 

The Smeds and the Smoos

Tabby McTat


Tabby McTat loves his life busking on the streets with his owner Fred, singing (and caterwauling) for coins that people throw in Fred's hat. He is purrfectly happy! But when Fred gives chase to a thief the wo friends get separated. Click the link below to listen to the story and find out what happens to the best friends.






Superworm is a super hero capeable of all sorts of amazing feats! Superworm is super long. Super worm is super strong. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! Hip, hip hooray for SUPERWORM! 


The Highway Rat

This is the tale of a ravenous rat who craves buns, biscuits and all things sweet. tearing along the highway, he searches for sugary treats to steal, until his sweet tooth leads him to a sticky end. A swashbuckling tale of bandits and biscuits!