About This Show
This book contains four hundred and one stories and each one is an adapted folktale, fairy tale, urban legend, modern myth, or some other synonym for the same thing: "Once upon a time, something happened." 401 Stories is a project of storyteller Joe Theroux and is intended for and enjoyed by children as well as grownups. For more information go to 401Stories.com.
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The somber, hard-working people of an isolated town reluctantly accept a mysterious stranger into their midst. In return, she becomes their new seamstress, working day and night to turn out the plain gray clothes the villagers have always worn. These dull and lifeless garments, however, hold a secret . . . there is something new, in the linings of the pockets.
Pockets is Jennifer Armstrong's classic tale of the transformative power of art and imagination. It is presented here with the author's permission.