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Sparkle Stories is an audio story treasure chest designed to entertain and inspire the whole family. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series!

Sparkle Stories is an audio story treasure chest designed to entertain and inspire the whole family. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series!
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Charlotte, VT

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Sparkle Stories is an audio story treasure chest designed to entertain and inspire the whole family. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series!

Language:

English


Episodes

Pirates!

4/10/2019
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“Yo ho ho” and “Shiver me timbers!” are not what is usually heard on Town Lake during Lake Days, but this year Pirates have invaded the event, complete with head scarves, gnarly beards, and thick pirate accents. Could that be Martin in the black pirate’s hat? Could that be Sylvia at the helm of the pirate canoe? Could that be Daddy leading them to invade a friend’s sailboat and attempt to steal some "booty"? Listen and find out. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a Free...

Duration:00:17:29

Rye the Meerkat

4/5/2019
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Rye loves his bedtime routine. He and his parents do the same thing every night and even have a song to help them remember every step. When the night comes when both his parents are on patrol, Rye must teach his aunt how it all works — and he is surprised by what happens... This story is a part of the Sparkle Sleepytime collection. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us!...

Duration:00:18:23

Leo the Hermit Crab

3/29/2019
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“Leo the Hermit Crab” is from the Sparkle Sleepytime Series. It is about a young crab who needs a bigger shell. He feels cramped, uncomfortable, and vulnerable in his current shell, but has to wait until a more appropriate shell is available. When the thin, small, shell finally breaks and he is temporarily without any shell at all, his parents are determined to get him what he needs. This story is for children who have a sensitive sense of touch and often feel uncomfortable in clothes and...

Duration:00:20:10

Risky Rabbit

3/20/2019
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Ricky Rabbit, one of Lil Mamma's grandkits, likes to call himself "Risky" because he is always looking for adventure. He complains that his family doesn't understand him, but is surprised to find out that he is not the only adventurous rabbit he knows... This story is a part of the Junkyard Tales: All Together Now collection. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us!...

Duration:00:21:07

Dustin the Sand Crab

3/13/2019
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Dustin loves games but doesn't like the rules. He doesn't like how the games the other crabs play always have to be the same and so he chooses not to play at all. When his Uncle advises him to try enrolling and exciting the other crabs to play his games — rather than persistently complaining, Dustin transforms the play for all the other crabs. This story is a part of the Sparkle Sleepytime collection. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle...

Duration:00:12:57

Arctic Explorers

3/6/2019
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After a night of gentle snow, Martin and Sylvia discover a sparkling winter landscape in their yard. Martin suggests they become arctic explorers and scout out a spot for camp. As they set up camp, Martin decides they should build a fire - a real fire - and have a real cookout! But it will be a challenge as snow is starting to fall again. He and Daddy are undaunted - just as the original arctic explorers once were. This story is a part of the Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures!...

Duration:00:21:32

Denny and the Could Bee

2/28/2019
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“Denny and the Could Bee” and it is all about the insidious nature of imagining what ‘could’ happen. Rumors, exaggerations, fearful stories and even simple wonderings have ‘Could Bees’ buzzing around in them. Luckily Mr. James, Denny’s kindergarten teacher, has a way of shooing those Could Bees away and allowing the truth of the matter to become clear. This story is a part of the Helping and Healing series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle...

Duration:00:22:59

Maple Perfect

2/20/2019
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Three warm days in a row! Martin and Sylvia see only dirty, melting snow — but Daddy has ideas. He suggests they try tapping one of the maple trees to see if the sap is running. When they hear the steady drip-drip-drip of maple sap, they know "sugaring" season has begun! It's time to make maple syrup! This story is a part of the At Home with Martin & Sylvia series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas?...

Duration:00:22:27

Periwinkle's Parrot

2/13/2019
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Periwinkle "Wink" Mackenzie excitedly waits to purchase the next book in her favorite series, The Windward Chronicles, early on the morning of its release. She never suspects that receiving the new book will be only the beginning of an unforeseen adventure. This story is a part of the Windward Ho! series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us! customerservice@sparklestories.com

Duration:00:16:22

Dalmatian Valentine

2/6/2019
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Brother and sister are getting Valentine-making fatigue. They would like some inspiration! When Daddy says it is too snowy to go into town, they propose playing the story game where everyone tells a little bit of a story together. The whole family manages to tell a story that is about Valentines, Medieval times and, yes, dalmatians. This story is a part of the At Home with Martin & Sylvia series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle...

Duration:00:31:02

The Caster's Secret

1/30/2019
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In an age when trades were passed on exclusively from fathers to sons, a famous plaster caster teaches everything he knows to his daughter. As he gets older and less able to work, his daughter secretly takes on more and more work. After her father dies, a Duke’s son arrives at the workshop’s door with a very lucrative opportunity. The caster’s daughter is faced with a difficult decision: tell the Duke’s son the truth, or pretend that her father is still alive and take the job. This story...

Duration:00:27:19

Something's Going On

1/23/2019
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Five-year-old Libby has just heard her least favorite word in all the world: errands. Her mother is planning for them to spend the morning together, out and about in the city. Libby furrows her brow and retreats to her room. But Dish inspires her with an exciting plan, involving a little secret detective work... This story is a part of the Libby & Dish series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas?...

Duration:00:15:49

The Cooper and the Winter Oak

12/19/2018
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An old cooper, or barrel maker, is given a large order for special barrels to be made before Christmas. The barrels are for a wine maker who wants them to be made with “winter white oak” wood. Ordinarily this would not be a problem, but the rareness of the wood, coupled with a sudden and severe snow storm, forces the cooper to make a difficult choice: use his wood for barrels or burn his wood to keep himself warm. Luckily, a quiet oak elf steps in, introducing the cooper to someone who can...

Duration:00:21:17

BONUS: NEW FREE PODCAST ANNOUNCEMENT

7/19/2018
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David, the chief story spinner of Sparkle Stories has written and is one of the tellers for a new adult podcast called "Horsemen". It has the same depth of characters and satisfying narrative arc of Sparkle Stories but is crafted just for the Grown Ups. You can find out more by going to www.horsemenpodcast.com or searching "Horsemen" on iTunes.

Duration:00:03:32