Story Soup Kids - Mixing up their next great adventure


Pasta Letters
Story Soup
Sweet Creations
Stir until Done
Peas -n- Carrots


Our complete list of Questions & Answers

* Who was composing music at five years of age?

*  Who was the first person to walk on the moon?

* Whose faces are carved into Mount Rushmore?

* Why is the Ford name so famous?

* Who was Sitting Bull?

* Who was Buffalo Bill?

* Who was King Tut?

* Who was Shakespeare?

Questions & Answers

Who was Buffalo Bill?

Buffalo Bill was an American frontiersman whose real name was William Frederick Cody. He got his nickname because he was an expert marksman and supplied large quantities of buffalo meat to workers building a railroad in Kansas. Buffalo Bill rode a mule in a messenger service, made trips west with wagon trains and rode on a mail route for the famous pony express. He was active during the Civil War with an anti-slavery organization called Jayhawk.

Between 1868 and 1872 he worked as an army scout and served as a guide for buffalo hunters. Although he won the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallantry in 1872, Congress revoked the medal because he wasn't a member of the military at the time.

In 1883 Buffalo Bill started his famous Wild West show, which featured roundups, mock stage robberies and buffalo hunts. The performers included Annie Oakley, "Wild Bill" Hickok and "Texas Jack" Omohundro. One of the highlights of this show was a mock battle with Indians during which Buffalo Bill demonstrated his amazing shooting ability. He toured with the show throughout Europe and the United States for 20 years. Buffalo Bill died in 1917. His grave is located on Lookout Mountain near the town of Golden, Colorado.

Our children's stories are a soup for the soul. A lot of them have been contributed by the very people who read them, our kids!
Our stories are entertaining, educational and fun to read.
Our goal is to encourage children to read and to strengthen the bond between a parent and a child. We believe imagination is a key to successful living, not just for children but for their parents too. So enjoy our stories, spend quality time with your family and don't forget to come back for more!
The Child Story Hour team