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Tales from the Lilypad Bedtime Stories Folktales Fairytales for Kids

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United States

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English

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Sleepy Meditation with a Cloud Fairy

5/31/2018
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In this episode, a cloud fairy helps Lily fall asleep. It’s a sleepy-time mediation for kids; help for children to fall asleep using mindfulness techniques.

Duration:00:11:10

Daiya the Balsam Poplar Dryad

4/25/2018
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A dryad is a tree spirit or nymph that lives in a tree. This Tales from the Lilypad original story by Marlene Wurfel is about a Black Poplar dryad named Daiya. This story is loosely inspired by Greek mythology and greatly inspired by my love for Balsam Poplars and, especially, their medicinal sap.

Duration:00:14:34

Peter Not-A-Rabbit: Episode 42 Happy Easter from the Lilypad

3/30/2018
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In Episode 42, Peter (who is not a rabbit) visits the Easter Bunny. Happy Easter from the Lilypad. An original story by Marlene Wurfel.

Duration:00:14:43

Nap with Baby Yeti Sleeping Meditation for Kids

2/26/2018
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This episode is a sleeping meditation. Get comfortable — may cause drowsiness, relaxation, well-restedness and peace and quiet. Dedicated to naptime all around the world — yay for naps!

Duration:00:15:54

A Trip to Gingerbread Land

12/24/2017
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In this Merry Christmas 2017 episode, three children journey to Gingerbread Land on a Gingerbread Train. Inspired by the a 1934 version by Einar Nerman.

Duration:00:22:15

Arachne Gets Revenge

11/30/2017
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This Tales From the Lilypad original by Marlene Wurfel is a mash-up of new story and ancient Greek myth. There are bits from Theseus and the Minotaur, bits from Arachne and Athena’s story, bits from Charlotte’s Web, and entirely new bits, all woven together for contemporary heros and princessess. Warning: contains lots and lots of spiders.

Duration:00:16:04

The Moosicorn Part II

8/31/2017
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Part II of a Tales From the Lilypad original story about a singular creature who learns how to make light in the darkest depths of winter.

Duration:00:20:52

The Moosicorn Part I

7/24/2017
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A Tales From the Lilypad original story: The Moosicorn is a singular creature who is searching for someone like him in the Boreal forests of Canada.

Duration:00:15:17

The Potlatch by Pauline Johnson Episode 33 Happy 150 Canada

6/30/2017
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It’s Canada’s 150th and the Lilypad is featuring a favourite Canadian storyteller: E. Pauline Johnson, also known as Tekahionwake. In this story, Pauline Johnson describes a little boy named Talapus who longs to leave his home on Vancouver Island to see the wider world and attend a Potlach, or great gift-giving feast on the mainland of British Columbia. Will he dance? Will he please the great Tyee? Will he make his father and his namesake, the Prairie Wolf, proud?

Duration:00:24:58

The Magic Pot

5/31/2017
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A retake on “Magic Noodle Pot” folktales where someone finds a pot that doubles whatever is put inside.

Duration:00:11:13

Puff and Rose

5/1/2017
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This is a Tales from the Lilypad remix of the Puff the Magic dragon song by Peter Yarrow and Leonard Lipton popularized by the musical group Peter, Paul and Mary in a 1963 hit. In this retelling by Marlene Wurfel, a modern little girl named Rose finds Puff hidden in a cave in the land called Honalee. This episode features an acoustic guitar version of the song Puff the Magic Dragon by Jorge Nolla. His website is: http://profdeguitare.com/

Duration:00:13:21

Hurley the Alpine Gnome

2/27/2017
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Hurley is an Alpine Gnome devoted in his service to hurt animals in the mountain wilderness in which he lives. He works alongside his trusted rescue mouse, Lileez. Will Hurley and Lileez return home after a strenous day in the cold to a hot cauldron of Bertie’s wild plum stew?

Duration:00:12:48

The Girl Who Cried Pee

1/29/2017
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This must be the worst Tales From the Lilypad Episode yet. Or perhaps it’s the best. Possibly it’s just middling the pack. In any case: urine need of a warning: this episode use the word “pee” exactly 21 times and is mostly about pee. This modern remake of “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” has nothing to do with wolves but lots to do with soggy diapers.

Duration:00:12:51

The Red Horse

11/30/2016
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A Christmas story by Tales from the Lilypad based on “The Red Horse” by Elsa Moeshclin, 1924. A boy receives a red horse for Christmas which comes to life and takes him on a magical journey.

Duration:00:19:01

Thumbelina by Marlene Wurfel

9/30/2016
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A retelling of Thumbelina. The best known version was written by Hans Christian Anderson in 1835. In Marlene Wurfel’s version, the tiny, beautiful girl born in a flower does not become a child bride, and some Canadian fauna play roles in the story.

Duration:00:14:55

The Princess and the Pea

8/28/2016
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Classic and beloved fairytale The Princess and the Pea retold by Marlene Wurfel. Who is the stranger knocking at the door in the middle of a terrible thunderstorm? Could she be… is she possibly… a real princess?

Duration:00:16:13

Amethyst

7/28/2016
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Amethyst, a cinnamon-coloured black bear, develops a taste for people food at a Kootenay Mountain campsite.

Duration:00:13:01

A Good Dog

6/30/2016
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This Tales From The Lilypad original bedtime story by Marlene Wurfel is a tribute to one of the best dogs who ever lived. We love you and miss you Gus!

Duration:00:14:01