World Stories is a growing collection of 100 + stories from around the world. The collection includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in the languages most spoken by UK children. They are available to read and to listen to … in their original language and in English. In the teachers’ area you’ll find lesson plans and further resources for Primary and Secondary students.
This is a great short animation feature about the life of Charles Dickens. The commentary is factual, but the animation is entertaining and brightens the presentation considerably. Use the Scene Selector to click on "hot spots" in the film to learn more, and to have access to the text of the commentary.