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Night Dash a Halloween Story

10/15/2018
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Night Dash is a favourite Halloween story about a little monster named Dave, and a little bat looking for her hibernaculum. Tales from the Lilypad is re-releasing it with details about a contest for October 2018. Look for and like the Tales from the Lilypad Facebook page to enter.

Duration:00:19:55

The Wild Boy and Gggrrrrowwwwll

9/28/2018
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Sometimes you just need to be alone. That's all Drew wants, but when he cuts all ties with civilization to go live in the woods as a wild boy, he finds that they are already inhabitated, and that he's not alone after all.

Duration:00:15:29

The Crone at the Castle Door

8/28/2018
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The boy whose job is the service and preperation of oatmeal for the King and Queen and the girl whose job is the service and preperation of oatmeal for the King and Queen of a cold castle atop misty bluffs wish something would happen. Then comes a knock at the castle door on a stormy night. Who could it be?

Duration:00:21:48

Little Red Riding Hood

7/25/2018
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Tales from the Lilypad's take on the most iconic fairytale of all time: Little Red Riding Hood. Feat. Bluebell the Bluebird as Little Red Riding Hood. And Lily the frog as The Wolf.

Duration:00:11:51

Cat and Mouse in Partnership

6/30/2018
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A rearrangement and retelling of a Brother's Grimm fairytale: Cat and Mouse in Partnership. Cat and Mouse are in love. Can they make it work?

Duration:00:10:42

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. Yeah, it gets a bit sappy.

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

The Curse on the Crystal Castle

1/29/2018
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This story was written by Marlene Wurfel in response to this randomly generated fairytale prompt: The story is about a brave girl who must break a curse, defeat a giant, and find a magic ring to defeat a tyrant. Things are complicated by a jealous rival. Assistance comes in the form of a magic swan.

Duration:00:23:28

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

Hootie the Northern Pygmy Owl

10/29/2017
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This is a rerecording of Episode 1 of Tales from the Lilypad: Hootie. He's a little Northern Pygmy Owl who is afraid... of the daylight.

Duration:00:19:20

Theseus and the Minotaur

9/28/2017
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A retelling and rearrangement of the ancient Greek myth by Marlene Wurfel. Theseus is a hero on a mission to slay the terrible Minotaur at the heart of a labyrinth in King Mino's palace.

Duration:00:15:42

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

An Arctic Fairy Tale

3/31/2017
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Three little arctic fairies learn from the crow who raised them that they aren't crows and need to make their own way in the world as fairies. Will these siblings work together to make magic?

Duration:00:14:27