Dick Whittington

Who was Dick Whittington? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!


Do the preparation task first. Then watch the story and do the activities.

Story by LearnEnglish Kids. Animation by Slurpy Studios.


Do you know another story where an animal helps someone? Write a comment and tell us about it!

Average: 3.9 (29 votes)

Submitted by KingBlueT-Rex on Mon, 11/07/2022 - 04:39

Accomplished 10:39, 11 Jul 2022. Very inspiring story. Don't give up. Work hard and overcome challenges.

Submitted by BrightSquirrel… on Wed, 04/05/2022 - 17:44

In my opinion, the story is nice and I have enjoyed listening to it.

Submitted by BlueKidGuitar on Sun, 06/02/2022 - 16:49

In Ukraine we have a story about a bear that befriends a girl in the woods.

Submitted by BrightSeaLily on Tue, 24/08/2021 - 12:14

Wonderfull story

Submitted by AgentGirl8 on Tue, 04/05/2021 - 11:07

I couldn't believe anyone was so stupid believed that the streets of London were paved with gold... But the story was good, I like it (>v

Submitted by MissCastleWand on Wed, 21/04/2021 - 07:46

Well it’s kinda boring... cause he’s poor and just then! HE WAS SUDDENLY THE MAYOR OF LONDON!

Submitted by VioletTurkeySeagull on Mon, 12/04/2021 - 10:44

I like the story !

Submitted by QueenWaterPrimrose on Thu, 25/03/2021 - 10:38

I love this story its so beautiful and magic

Submitted by LordKid9999 on Thu, 18/03/2021 - 08:30

Yes a dog could also protect us.

Submitted by GreyDingoYoyo on Thu, 18/02/2021 - 06:13

he walked for hours i think and no gold? not worth it

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