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Supergreat Kids' Stories is a collection of fun tales to make you laugh and cry, told by some of the best storytellers from around the world. Recommended for ages 5 to 105… Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE

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United States

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Supergreat Kids' Stories is a collection of fun tales to make you laugh and cry, told by some of the best storytellers from around the world. Recommended for ages 5 to 105… Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE

Language:

English


Episodes

The Princess and the Sylph

3/1/2024
A forest elf or ‘sylph’ is made homeless by a careless woodcutter. Luckily, he’s adopted by a kind couple. But what happens to the dreamy woodcutter who cut down his tree? Will he be punished, or will he marry the princess of his dreams? Listen to Belgian storyteller Rebecca Lemaire tell this delightful tale, and find out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:27:03

The Elves and the Shoemaker

2/23/2024
In this Brothers’ Grimm fairytale, beautifully told by Simone Schümmelfeder – a poor cobbler discovers elves in his house, and finds they’re remarkably good at lending a hand and helping him out of poverty. But what happens when he wants to help them back? Have a listen to Simone tell this magical tale which comes from the forest near her childhood home, and be awed! There’s even a song in it too! ---- Super Great Kids' Stories is now available on Storybutton. Visit www.storybutton.com and enter code supergreat10 to get 10% off your first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:20:05

Nián the Sea Monster

2/16/2024
To celebrate Chinese New Year, Kim retells the story of Nián, the terrifying monster who emerged from the sea every New Year’s Eve - to eat cattle, and people, and crops. Until one year, a brave old man, came up with a plan. This old tale explains some of the traditions and celebrations which still take place today at this popular Festival to mark the beginning of Spring. ---- Super Great Kids' Stories is now available on Storybutton. Visit www.storybutton.com and enter code supergreat10 to get 10% off your first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:22:17

Cap of Rushes

2/9/2024
In this moving Cinderella-style story, beautifully told by storyteller Nick Hennessey, a young girl is sent away from home by her Dad who misunderstands her declaration of love. But she doesn’t despair, she dusts herself down, and sets off disguised in a cap made of rushes to prove him wrong. Nick accompanies this old English fairytale with beautiful music which he’s written and arranged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:01

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

2/2/2024
A enchanting quest, tale from Norway about a bewitched prince and a determined girl. This story includes a troll princess, a magic potion, a snow bear, some witchy women, ooh, and even a song! Listen to this story retold by Kim and be transported to a far-away land. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:26:05

The Rathlin Island Fairies & The Fisherman of Lough Neagh

1/26/2024
Two Fairy stories set in Northern Ireland - told by veteran storyteller Liz Weir. One is about a boy named Jim who has a scarily close encounter with fairies who drag him beneath the fairy hill, the second story is about two boys in need, who find a fairy fisherman willing to help them – since this is a fairy story – each of them gets what they deserve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:19:55

The Mitten

1/19/2024
One snowy day, a young boy drops his mitten - a mole finds it and uses it to shelter away from the cold wind. One by one, various woodland animals come along and ask for shelter in the mitten. Eventually a bear decides to join them in the warmth. Is that a good idea? Listen to Masako Carey retell this kindly old tale from Ukraine and enjoy the unexpected ending! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:17:28

The Luck Child

1/12/2024
An old German fairytale about a boy who is born lucky. A fortune teller predicts that the boy will marry a princess and one day become King. Will the boy's luck last long enough for him to outwit the jealous King? Listen to Jason Buck bring this story to life with his funny voices and genius sound effects - and lose yourself in another world. Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:35:54

Tom Tit Tot

1/5/2024
An old English fairy tale about an impish creature who helps a young girl with an almost impossible task. But can she answer his question or will she have to pay the terrible price in return for his help? Listen to Rachel Murray’s version of this familiar tale and be enthralled. This story is a little bit scary, but the way Rachel tells it – it’s more ‘scary-not-scary.’ Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:27:29

The Child Gods and The Straw Hats

12/31/2023
A poor man tries selling his wife's kimonos to get money for rice cakes to celebrate new year. As he returns home without having sold a thing, the man helps some Child God Statues who are freezing in the snow. Will his kindness be rewarded? Listen to this upliftig new year's tale told by storyteller Masako Carey and find out. Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:19:09

The Tinder Box

12/29/2023
"The Tinder Box" is an old fairytale from Denmark written by Hans Christian Andersen, and retold with great wit by Paul Alborough. When an old soldier acquires a magic tinder box he finds he can summon three enormous magical dogs. In order to help a princess in distress, he needs the loyalty of these hounds and a lot of derring do. This story is scary and funny in equal amounts. Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:23:36

The Dog, the Cat, the Owl and the Peacock.

12/24/2023
It’s Christmas day, the days are short and the nights are long and bitterly cold, the dog is out looking for food…..but he and his friends work together to help an old lady who is all alone. This delightful tale of transformation and friendship comes from Scotland and was shared by the late traveller and storyteller Duncan Williamson. Amy Douglas shares it with us and sprinkles a little sparkly magic into our Christmas Eve. (nb Don’t try using your pet peacock as a Christmas tree at home – he might not like it.) Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:18:31

Nanuq, The Great Bear

12/24/2023
This magical, slightly scary Inuit tale tells a story of kindness and betrayal. Three Hunters and their dogs pursue Nanuq, The Great White Bear across the snowy land. Listen to Nick Hennessey tell this beautifully crafted ‘How and Why’ sound story to see where the bear and hunters end up in this great chase across land and space. Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:12:11

Wee Hugh and the Silver Angel & How The Snow Got its Colour

12/22/2023
Storyteller Liz Weir tells two beautiful wintery tales. 'Wee Hugh and the Silver Angel' is a moving Scottish story from late traveller Duncan Williamson. This story is a little sad but has an upbeat ending. And 'How the Snow got its Colour' is a delightful gem of a 'How and Why' story from Norway. Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:18:49

Snotty Boy

12/15/2023
In this tale from Japan an old woodcutter donates his logs to the Dragon God. In return he's given a young boy with a runny nose to look after. Fed up of caring for the child, the old man decides to give him back. Is that a good idea? Listen to Japanese storyteller Masako Carey and find out. ------ Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:22:52

Frau Holle

12/8/2023
Frau Holle can bring sunshine, and she can bring snow. She can also make it rain - toads. Nice touch. So when she’s visited by two sisters – one kind, the other mean and bad tempered – she rewards each girl very differently. Listen to storyteller Paul Alborough telling his version of this old German tale and be prepared to laugh! ------ Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:21:42

The Mermaid and The Piper

12/1/2023
A piper knows a magical tune, but rather wisely, he never plays it. Until one day, down by the sea shore, he gets a bit carried away and tada! he finds himself playing it - with fairly dramatic results. Listen to Kate Corkery telling this strange tale from Ireland to find out what happens. ------ Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:23:27

The Magic Drum

11/24/2023
There’s a drought, and all the animals are hungry. The old tortoise is on his last legs, searching for something to eat in the bush, when he comes across a magic drum which provides all the food you can eat. Surely that's a good thing? Or is it? Listen to storyteller Wangari tell this magical song story from Kenya and see what you think? Buy a colouring book HERE or a T Shirt HERE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:26:10

The Man, the Tiger and the Rabbit

11/17/2023
A man frees a tiger from a pit, and very nearly gets gobbled up as a result of his kindness. Happily, a clever rabbit hops along to save the day and teaches that tiger an important lesson. Listen to Sef Townsend telling this Korean version of a wise old tale, and learn how to greet people in Korean. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:20:09

The Fox and the Raven

11/10/2023
Once upon a time there was a greedy Raven and a sly Fox. The Raven had a thing for sheep cheese and kept rather a lot of it in his stinky nest. The other animals were rather fed up with Raven, so asked Fox to use his quick wits to help them. Listen to this hilarious modern take on an ancient Greek Fable told by talented storyteller Paul Alborough/aka 'Professor Elemental' and find out what happens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:17:39