Lazy Rip Van Winkle would rather starve on a penny than work for a pound, much to the dismay of his wife. After an afternoon in the Catskill Mountains ends in an enchanted, 20-year sleep, Rip discovers that his children have grown up without him. He's even slept through the American Revolutionary War! But does he learn his lesson?
From 19th-century author Washington Irving comes two cautionary tales that will broaden your vocabulary and challenge you to think. Download and start listening now!