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Stories Podcast

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The Buried Moon
A slightly spooky story from Old English folklore. The moon decides to explore a swampy area known as the Carland, but the monsters who live their don't want to let her leave again. It's up to a lucky traveler and a nearby village to set her free! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Old Lion Bold Lion
A rhyming story poem based off the old fable of the Lion and the Fox. It's fun and great for younger kids especially! Get the show ad-free at patreon.com/stories
Inch High Samurai
Little Boshi wants to be a samurai more than anything, but he was born just one inch tall! Can the little guy accomplish his big dreams? Listen and see! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
A Contest of the Gods
Ancient Athens, shining beacon of Greece, has been completed, but it has no name. The God Poseidon and the Goddess Athena compete to see who will win the patronage of the city. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories and check out KidsListen.org
The Moringa Grove   (Summer 2017)
Animals are gathered at the Moringa Grove for a truce, but how will they fare when the vultures turn the striped animals against the spotted and the spotted against the striped?
Bats, Beasts and Birds
A take on the classic fable. What happens when you try and play both sides? Can the bat convince the birds and beasts that she's totally on their side? Find out! (BTW, Bats are totally mammals) Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories
Dog King: Dog Days of Summer
Dog King, Pickles, Rambo and the rest of the gang are back for another adventure. How does Dog King keep his alley kingdom cool during the hottest days of summer? Listen and find out! Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories
The Girl Who Kissed the Moon
A traditional creation myth from the Tupi-Guarani indigenous people of Brazil. A girl wants to be a star, but will the moon help make her wish come true? Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Bad News Good News
Dave wants to be the best knuckleball pitcher of all time, but bad news gets in the way. Inspired by the Taoist story of good and bad news. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Paul Revere's Ride
Paul Revere's Ride, the classic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Have a happy 4th of July!
Sybil: Hero of the Revolutionary War
You've heard of the ride of Paul Revere? Well, he wasn't the only one! Here is the true story of Sybil Ludington, a young girl from New York and an American hero of the Revolutionary War. Happy 4th of July!
Jasper's Shell
Sometimes growing up is scary, especially when you have to leave your old home behind! Listen as Jasper the hermit crab and his friends try to find new shells to call home as they grow. Support the show at patreon.com/stories for ad-free episodes!
The Leaky Pot
The classic tale of the leaky pot, performed with some fun added songs. Sometimes what feels like a terrible flaw is actually a blessing in disguise! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories for our ad-free feed.
Three Little Pigs (Rebroadcast)
A fun take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs! Fun songs throughout and a great final message. Support the show and get ad free episodes at patreon.com/stories
The Emperor's Seeds
The classic fable of the Emperor's seeds. An old story that illustrates the value of honesty, even when it's not the easy thing to do. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Soft: The First Dog (Part 3 of 3)
The thrilling conclusion to Soft: The First Dog! Mazzy and Soft are nearing the end of their journey, but will they be able to make it through their most difficult challenges yet? Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Croc from Doonadoo
In the deepest darkest river of the jungle Doonadoo, there lived a wild crocodile who mainly loved to chew. Listen to his song! Support the show and get commercial free episodes at patreon.com/stories
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox
The classic Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. We cover Paul's most auspicious birth, his tremendous size, and how he met his friend Babe the Blue Ox. Get all our episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories
Soft: The First Dog (Part 2 of 3)
Recommended for ages 7 and up. Mazzy and Soft, the young wolf, come together in the wake of the fire and start out across the ancient plains of the ice age. They're in search of their families, but they aren't the only ones. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Soft: The First Dog (Part 1 of 3)
Recommended for ages 7 and up, here's the ancient story of how the first dog was tamed. A young girl, a fierce wolf pup, hardship, friendship and more, all set in 15,000 BC. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Peter and Penny Rabbit (Easter Weekend 2017)
An updated take on the classic story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. This time around, his sister Penny is along for the ride, giving more gender representation and a fun new dynamic on this timeless tale. Support the show at patreon.com/stories!
Big Beautiful Wall
In a strong young tree, some squirrels are arguing about whether or not to let in their neighbors in need. Walls are built, hearts are broken, and lessons are learned. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Wind and the Sun
The classic fable of the wind and the sun, updated with some fun songs. Ultimately you'll learn that you get further with kindness than with violence! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Mick Munter Monster Hunter: The Leprechaun
Mick Munter, the legendary Australian Monster Hunter, has come to America to find a Leprechaun for St. Patrick's Day. Weird Australian slang and some St. Paddy's magic. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories
Bright Bright Feathers
A parrot in the city meets some new friends. The friends want to change him, but he learns the hard way that you can't make everyone happy. Support the show and get ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories
Rapunzel
The classic story of the girl with the long hair stuck way up at the top of a tower. Includes fun songs and an updated ending. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories!
Amazing Grace: Machine of Government (Part 2 of 2)
The thrilling conclusion! This time, Grace is out to stop a galactic mega-corp from destroying a moon to build their sub-light pipeline. Join Grace Green, Princess of Space and Eco Ranger, as she tackles the Bakken group on the mysterious moon of Dakato.
Amazing Grace: Machine of Government (Part 1 of 2)
Amazing Grace is back. This time, she's out to stop a galactic mega-corp from destroying a moon to build their sub-light pipeline. Join Grace Green, Princess of Space and Eco Ranger, as she tackles the Bakken group on the mysterious moon of Dakato.
Saint Valentine of Rome
The strange but true tale of the origin of Valentine's Day. It all started way back in the third century with a Christian Bishop named Valentine and a Roman Emperor who wanted to outlaw love. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Captain Kimorent the Cormorant
A weird sea shanty about a pirate ship full of birds. All kinds of birds. The captain is a cormorant though. Why? Because it went best with captain. Also, he already had the hat. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Fox and Crow
A short take on the classic fable about the cunning fox and the vain crow. The moral of the story? Don't be fooled by flattery. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Nian the Beast
The story that inspired the tradition of Chinese New Year. Nian the Beast has been terrorizing a small village, and it's up to one young girl and a wise old man to save the day. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Cat Who Caught the Moon
Koo the cat thinks that the moon is a particularly tasty looking mouse. Will she be able to catch it? Listen and find out! Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Thor in the Land of the Giants
It was late in the great halls of Asgard. The gods were sleeping or at least, most of them were. Thor, God of Thunder, strongest warrior to ever walk on earth or in the heavens, was having an argument with Loki, god of fire, and cunning trickster. It had started off innocently enough, but Loki knew just how to get Thor angry. In fact, it was one of his favorite games. “Sorry Thor, but you’re wrong. It is much better to be clever than it is strong.” Support the show at Patreon.com/stories
The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 4 (of 4)
Jillian Jayes has become something greater than herself, but has she bit off more than she can chew? Find out in the conclusion to Book 1 of The Brilliant Firefly, our serial superhero story! Support the show at patreon.com/stories. Thank you all for listening!
The Fairy's New Year Gift
Two kids are given a strange gift one New Year's Eve. We take the beautiful (but largely forgotten) fable by Emilie Poulsson and update it for a modern ear. It's the perfect story for kids (and adults) on New Year's Eve!
The Gift Of Listening: A Holiday Special
Why do we listen? If you ever wondered why you're so drawn to podcasts, this Holiday Special is just for you. Stories Podcast host Amanda Weldon is joined by the hosts of 15 other podcasts to talk about the gift and the power of listening. The world needs a lot more of it, that's for sure. Be the first to get the next Gift: Smarturl.it/giftoflistening In the New Year, resolve to listen with a special offer from our sponsor: Audible.com/Wondery Subscribe to all the Wondery shows today: A Storm of Spoilers: smarturl.it/spoilers Fall of Rome: smarturl.it/fallofrome Finding Mastery: smarturl.it/findingmastery FOUND: smarturl.it/foundp Hollywood & Crime: smarturl.it/hollywoodandcrime Juicy Scoop: smarturl.it/jscoop Mad About Movies: smarturl.it/madam Not By Accident: smarturl.it/notby Radio Drama Revival: smarturl.it/rdr Real Crime Profile: smarturl.it/realcrime Reality Life: smarturl.it/rlife Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape: smarturl.it/sca Star Wars Minute: smarturl.it/starwm Stories Podcast: smarturl.it/storiesp Story Worthy: smarturl.it/storyworthy Sword and Scale: smarturl.it/Scale Terms: smarturl.it/Termsp The Cleansed: smarturl.it/cleansed The Dark Tome: smarturl.it/thedarktome The Vanished: smarturl.it/thevan Thirty Twenty Ten: smarturl.it/Thirtytwentyten Tumble: smarturl.it/tumblek Tell your friends how to listen: Wondery.com/howto Download the Wondery Android app today: Smarturl.it/wonderyapp
The Raven Steals the Light
Our telling of the classic Haida (from the Pacific Northwest) story, Raven Steals the Light. As far as fairy tales go, this is a strange one, but very interesting too! Support the show at patreon.com/stories or leave us a review on itunes.
The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 3
Part 3! Jill and Specs investigate the mystery surrounding Grampa Jack. The deeper they dig, the more troubling it becomes. We hope you are enjoying our take on the superhero genre!
The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 2
Part two of our superhero origin story. Jillian Jayes was a normal girl. Well, not really, but don't tell her that. She loved nothing more than judo, skipping school, and watching the superheroes fight crime all over Gigacity. But when her father is killed by super villains and her mother insists they move out to the country, she's forced to adjust to small town life. It's tough going, but she soon learns that the smallest towns can hold the biggest secrets.
The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 1
Part one of our superhero origin story. Jillian Jayes was a normal girl. Well, not really, but don't tell her that. She loved nothing more than judo, skipping school, and watching the superheroes fight crime all over Gigacity. But when her father is killed by super villains and her mother insists they move out to the country, she's forced to adjust to small town life. It's tough going, but she soon learns that the smallest towns can hold the biggest secrets.
The Gingerbread Man
The classic Christmas/Holiday favorite of the Gingerbread Man. He runs! Can you catch him? (You Can't, it says so in the song). Support the show at patreon.com/stories
The Thanksgiving Pie-Off
Its the Thanksgiving Pie-Off, where a brother and sister see who can eat more thanksgiving pies. What kinds of pies? Lots. Apple? Yes. Cherry? Yes. Key Lime? Also in there. Maybe it would be faster if you just listened. Support the show at patreon.com/stories
Little Red Hen
A Little Red Hen is busy, and no one wants to help her make bread. When the bread is done, they all change their tune, but the Little Red Hen is all business. It's our take on this classic story, with fun songs woven throughout. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories for ad free episodes!
Noah's Ark and the Great Flood
The classic Bible story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood. God is sending a storm to wash away the sins of man, and Noah has been chosen to carry out very specific instructions. One of the most famous Christian stories, and one of our favorites. Support the show at www.patreon.com/stories
The Milkmaid's Song
The classic fable of counting your chickens before they hatch, combined with a version of the Irish folksong "The Rattlin' Bog." A lot of fun. Sing along if you can! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories
Halloween is Over!
A little bonus poem about Halloween being over. It's fun! Leave us a review on iTunes to support the show!
Dog King (He's King of the Dogs)
His mother was a dog. His father was a king. Know what that makes him? DOG KING! By the way, he's king of the dogs. This episode is ridiculous but the Dog King theme song may be our best work ever. Support the show by checking out our weekly sponsors and hitting patreon.com/stories for ad-free versions!
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Halloweeen time! Here is an only-slightly-spooky take on the Legend of Sleepy Hollow with original songs! The Headless Horseman is coming...or is he? Ichabod Crane finds out! Leave us a review on iTunes, it really helps out :)
Jack and the Beanstalk
A boy, a cow, some magic beans and an unruly giant. THIS EPISODE IS FE FI FO FUN! (sorry not sorry for that terrible joke.) Listen to Jack and the Beanstalk ad-free and support the show at patreon.com/stories