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What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.

What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.
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Nashville, TN

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What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.

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English


Episodes

Family Folk Tales: Puddocky

10/17/2018
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To help him choose the heir to his crown, a king sends his three sons on three quests. But how helpful can a toad be?

Duration:00:15:35

Family Folk Tales: Paperarello

10/3/2018
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The son of a good king and an evil queen marries a fairy and becomes a goose-boy. Where will magic and his wiles take him next?

Duration:00:18:19

Family Folktales: Habogi

9/19/2018
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A young woman finds herself about to marry an old peasant she’s never seen before. Is there magic at play in this odd match?

Duration:00:12:36

Family Folktales: An Impossible Enchantment

9/5/2018
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Yes, there’s a princess in a tower. But with characters like Mutinosa, Placida, and Graziella, don’t expect a story like Rapunzel’s!

Duration:00:31:29

Family Folktales: The Dog and the Sparrow

8/22/2018
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If you think you’re too small to help someone in need, just listen to how a tiny sparrow helps an abused dog.

Duration:00:09:53

Family Folk Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

8/1/2018
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It’s the classic cautionary tale – short but not so sweet.

Duration:00:06:08

Family Folk Tales: Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper

7/4/2018
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The classic story in what may be its most family-friendly form.

Duration:00:18:04

Family Folk Tales: The Cottager and His Cat

6/20/2018
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What will become of a poor lad who uses his last bit of money to buy a strange creature called a cat?

Duration:00:09:18

Family Folk Tales: Donkey Skin

6/6/2018
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When a king seeks to marry his adopted daughter, she makes her escape cloaked in a donkey skin. What will her future hold?

Duration:00:23:42

Family Folk Tales: To Your Good Health

5/23/2018
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Who will get what he wants: the stubborn shepherd, or the demanding king?

Duration:00:12:31

Family Folk Tales: The Enchanted Ring

5/11/2018
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When a young man is given an enchanted ring, it leads to prosperity. When the same ring is given to his wicked brother, what do you think will happen?

Duration:00:18:33

Family Folk Tales: The Master Maid

5/2/2018
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A king’s son becomes servant to a giant, and narrowly escapes with his life. But what will be his fate if he forgets the maid who helped him?

Duration:00:37:10

Family Folk Tales: East of the Sun and West of the Moon

4/11/2018
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After betraying her true love, a girl goes to great lengths to keep him from marrying a troll princess

Duration:00:26:34

Family Folk Tales: Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess

1/10/2018
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The second story from Andrew Lang's The Blue Fairy Book, Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess is a tale of a prince who loves himself so much that he cannot see his own defects.

Duration:00:16:56

Family Folk Tales: The Bronze Ring

12/13/2017
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From Andrew Lang's The Blue Fairy Book, "The Bronze Ring" is a story of the forbidden love between a princess and the gardener's son.

Duration:00:24:30

Family Folk Tales: The Mermaid and The Boy

10/25/2017
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From Andrew Lang's The Brown Fairy Book, "The Mermaid and The Boy" is a fairy tale in which a king promises a mermaid that he will give her his firstborn child.

Duration:00:25:52

Family Folktales: The Mermaid and The Boy

10/25/2017
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From Andrew Lang's The Brown Fairy Book, "The Mermaid and The Boy" is a fairy tale in which a king promises a mermaid that he will give her his firstborn child. Subscribe to Family Folk Tales on iTunes | Stitcher | RSS

Duration:00:25:25

Family Folk Tales: The Hairy Man

9/28/2017
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From Andrew Lang's The Crimson Fairy Book, "The Hairy Man" is a story of a prince who escapes from his father and proves himself in battle with the help of three magical apples.

Duration:00:09:41

Family Folk Tales - The Bunyip

9/5/2016
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Listen to "The Bunyip." In this Australian tale, a mother beast takes revenge on the hunters who take her child.

Duration:00:08:36