Benson and the Caterpillar Socks

Once there was a young wombat called Benson, who lived in a wombat hole with his mother and his two aunts, Lillibet and Moss. Benson was in the kitchen doing some painting. He started painting a caterpillar, but it didn’t come out right. The paintbrush made it too smooth and he wanted it to beContinue reading “Benson and the Caterpillar Socks”

Benson and the Saxophone Lesson

Once there was a young wombat named Benson, who lived in quite a nice hole in the ground with his mother and his two aunts, Lillibet, and Moss. One day he was just finishing his lunch – cutworms and spaghetti, when his Aunt Lillibet said, ‘Time for you to do the washing-up, Benson.’ She filledContinue reading “Benson and the Saxophone Lesson”

Benson Gets his Hair Cut

Once there was a young wombat whose name was Benson, who lived in a very nice wombat hole with his mother and his two aunts, Lillibet and Moss. One morning Aunt Lillibet said, “Benson, you need a haircut.” When Benson was happy, his hair stood up on end all over. “Moss, you’d better come withContinue reading “Benson Gets his Hair Cut”

About the Benson stories

Telling stories to children is a way of connecting your world to theirs, opening up the space between you to new possibilities and different ways of looking at the world. Writing down the stories you tell means that the ephemeral becomes something you can go back to and remember all over again – but theContinue reading “About the Benson stories”