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Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series! Find us at: www.sparklestories.com

Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series! Find us at: www.sparklestories.com

Location:

Charlotte, VT

Description:

Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series! Find us at: www.sparklestories.com

Language:

English


Episodes

"The Trick and the Treat" from By Thistle By Thimble

10/28/2020
This week's Free story comes from the "By Thistle By Thimble" It's called "The Trick and the Treat" Septimo the magician has one trick: a card trick where the Jack of Hearts mysteriously flies into the air and disappears – only to reappear over someone’s head and then float back to the deck. But the truth is, it is not a trick at all – it is real. Septimo received the trick one Halloween night when he was seven years old – and he has been using it ever since. Until one Halloween...

Duration:00:23:43

"Knight and Magician" from By Thistle By Thimble

10/21/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "By Thistle By Thimble" original audio story collection. It's called "Knight and Magician". This story is about Ellie and Arnold, two six-year-old twins who share a wonderful idea: what would happen if all the children suddenly turned into their Halloween costumes? What if the children dressed as wizards, tigers, scarecrows, and baseball players actually became wizards, tigers, scarecrows, and baseball players? Each week on the Sparkle Stories...

Duration:00:24:10

"Halloween Wonder" from By Thistle By Thimble

10/14/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the " By Thistle By Thimble" original audio story collection. It's called "Halloween Wonder". In a sweet little town, there is a very particular three-story house that is the center of the town's annual Halloween celebration. Each year, the mysterious couple that lives there transforms their wrap-around porch into something new and fantastical and wows the entire town. The neighbors talk about it all year long! This year, however, it is an...

Duration:00:25:27

"Episode One: The Long Ride North" from The Dory Horde: The Gilded Dragon

10/7/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "The Dory Horde: The Gilded Dragon" original audio story collection. It's called "Episode One: The Long Ride North." Aurora and her five children live a quiet life in the woods, until one day they receive a phone call: their grandfather has died suddenly and the family must take the long journey from Kentucky to his mysterious estate in the Yukon territory. But why? And what will they learn once they arrive? Each week on the Sparkle Stories...

Duration:00:30:27

"All the Pretty Voices" from Martin & Sylvia's Nature School

9/30/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Martin & Sylvia''s Nature School" original audio story collection. It's called "All the Pretty Voices." From the moment Martin got up in the morning, he found himself thinking about voices: how much he enjoyed Helmut's voice and how he sometimes found his sisters voice to be irritating. When he gets to Wilderness School, Eva teaches them another place where they can enjoy all the wonderful voices in nature: in birdsong. Each week on the Sparkle...

Duration:00:20:18

"Bardswallow — The Apple Tree Nymph" from So Many Fairies

9/23/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "So Many Fairies" original audio story collection. It's called "Bardswallow — The Apple Tree Nymph." A little girl named Lucy discovers a great many things in the overgrown backyard of her new home. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original story series! For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email...

Duration:00:16:23

"Part One: So Many Dogs" from Libby & Dish: Dog Park

9/16/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Libby & Dish: Dog Park" original audio story collection. It's called "Part One: So Many Dogs." When Libby and Dish indulge in one of their favorite morning pastimes, their neighbor dog Chad chimes in on a discussion about dogs. Libby discovers, to her surprise, that Chad knows a lot more about the neighborhood dogs than she had realized — and that Dish has stronger opinions on the topic that she had known. Each week on the Sparkle Stories...

Duration:00:15:40

"Superheroes" from Junkyard Tales: All Together Now

9/9/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Junkyard Tales: All Together Now" original audio story collection. It's called "Superheroes." Ben Thompson and Sally are hiking to the lake to deliver some healing tea to Fredland the Moose. They secretly hope to spy the "Brave and Busy Beaver Brigade" along the way. "They are real superheroes!" claims Sally. But what are "real superheroes?" Listen and find out. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our...

Duration:00:21:17

"Listening to the Story Whispers" from Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures

9/2/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures!" original audio story collection. It's called "Listening to the Story Whispers." When brother and sister attend a storytelling workshop, Sylvia insists on telling her "Babbit Stories." She can't wait! She knows everyone will love them. Then the storyteller teaches her that some of the best stories come from listening. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original story...

Duration:00:25:36

"Burger Night and the No No Bug" from Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures!

8/26/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures!" original audio story collection. It's called "Burger Night and the No No Bug." Martin and Sylvia's family is excited about a new offering by a local farm: Burger Night! They'll have hamburgers and veggie burgers and mushroom burgers — and music. The only problem is that Sylvia doesn't want to go. She doesn't like burgers, she won't know anyone, and she doesn't like the kind of music they will be playing! Daddy...

Duration:00:19:14

"The Welcome Wall" from How to Be Super Book One: The Violet Crown

8/19/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "How to Be Super Book One: The Violet Crown" original audio story collection. It's called "Part One: The Welcome Wall." In which we are introduced to Dante and his single mother and learn that on the morning of his twelfth birthday, he experiences something incredible: he is struck by lightning. He is fine, but it begins a series of events that leads him to the neighborhood welcome wall where he receives a message that changes everything. Each...

Duration:00:41:23

"Zippy the Artist" from Junkyard Tales: All Together Now

8/12/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Junkyard Tales: All Together Now" original audio story collection. It's called "Zippy the Artist." On a visit to the lake, Zippy encounters the beautiful sculptures of a woodworking beaver and is inspired. He wants to be an artist too! He returns to the Junkyard full of excitement, and sets right to work. And how his first two works of art create a stir! Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original...

Duration:00:18:28

"Fairy Whispers" from So Many Fairies

8/5/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "So Many Fairies" original audio story collection. It's called "Fairy Whispers." Gibb is a sensitive wild turkey. He notices things that other turkeys don't — things that would be helpful to the flock — but Gibb is afraid of the attention it might bring. The whispers of a watchful brownie help him find the courage and confidence to lead the flock to a source of food for the winter. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story...

Duration:00:21:07

"A Map of the Year" from At Home with Martin & Sylvia

7/29/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "At Home with Martin & Sylvia" original audio story collection. It's called "A Map of the Year." It is the first week of school and in Martin and Sylvia's house, that means transforming the dining room table into the homeschool work table. Everybody is excited about new books, new materials and, indeed, new subjects to learn. This year, Martin is nervous that he will not learn the same things as his friend Sasha who attends the neighborhood school....

Duration:00:17:03

"Onatah's Table" from By Thistle By Thimble

7/22/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "By Thistle By Thimble" original audio story collection. It's called "Onatah's Table." The Duke's son is very ill, and none of a long line of doctors seems to be of much help to the boy. One doctor, however, suggests they visit an unusual Inn called Onatah's Table where he has heard miraculous recoveries take place. The Duke is suspicious at first of their simple philosophy — but soon discovers that it not only helps his son — but himself as...

Duration:00:26:19

"Animal Games" from Martin & Sylvia

7/15/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Martin & Sylvia" original audio story collection. It's called "Animal Games." Brother and sister try to help their babysitter Ellie’s little sister with a challenge. The girl wants to attend a performance in the town hall but she is sensitive to bright lights and loud music and crowds. Martin tells her he used to be the same way – and then he and Sylvia demonstrate the fun games they play that help them both feel relaxed and solid before any big...

Duration:00:22:06

"Daddycation" from At Home with Martin & Sylvia

7/8/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "At Home with Martin & Sylvia" original audio story collection. It's called "Daddycation." Martin and Sylvia's mother has to be away for a few days, and the children will stay with Daddy. And oh, how Daddy makes the time uniquely fun! Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original story series! For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle...

Duration:00:22:36

"Indiana Bat and the Tiny Camp" from the Helping & Healing Collection

7/1/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Helping & Healing" original audio story collection. It's called "Indiana Bat and the Tiny Camp." Indiana Bat loves spending time under the bridge with his friends. But when a contagious illness begins to spread in their bat community, the families all need to separate for a time. And although Indiana misses his regular life, he discovers that there are some pretty special things about living with his family at Tiny Camp Quarantine. Each week on...

Duration:00:14:47

"The Pie Festival" from Junkyard Tales

6/24/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Junkyard Tales" original audio story collection. It's called "The Pie Festival." Ben Thompson, clever cat, wakes to a buzz of activity in the Junkyard: today is the day of the Pie Festival! On this eventful day, each of the junkyard animals makes their own particular pie, and at the end of the day, the pies are judged. And, the identity of the judge is a secret! But what kind of pie should Ben Thompson make? The diets and tastes of all the...

Duration:00:24:50

"Father's Day" from Martin & Sylvia

6/17/2020
This week's Free Story comes from the "Martin & Sylvia" original audio story collection. It's called "Father's Day." Martin joins Daddy for a day of work. From yard to field to downtown studio, Martin studies his father, and wonders — why does he do things just this way? Martin’s understanding of Daddy’s work transforms from frustration to pride when he finally “sees” what Daddy is up to. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original story...

Duration:00:20:18