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Folklore, fairytales and legends from around the world the way they were meant to be. Brought to you every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Who says you're too old for a good story?

The Folktale Project Dan Scholz

    • Performing Arts

Folklore, fairytales and legends from around the world the way they were meant to be. Brought to you every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Who says you're too old for a good story?

    The Dollar Watch and the Five Jack Rabbits - An American Fairytale

    The Dollar Watch and the Five Jack Rabbits - An American Fairytale

    In Sandburg's 'The Dollar Watch and the Five Jack Rabbits' we get a story of loss that's familiar to every pet owner - even if we didn't get our pets by saving a man from the gallows.
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    • 11 min
    The Two Skyscrapers Who Decided to Have a Child - An American Fairytale

    The Two Skyscrapers Who Decided to Have a Child - An American Fairytale

    'The Two Skyscrapers Who Decided to Have a Child' is a sad story about parenting and the first of three stories to feature the wind as a character in Sandburg's "Rootabaga Stories".
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    • 8 min
    How Bimbo the Snip’s Thumb Stuck to His Nose When the Wind Changed - An American Fairytale

    How Bimbo the Snip’s Thumb Stuck to His Nose When the Wind Changed - An American Fairytale

    Sandburg's 'How Bimbo the Snip’s Thumb Stuck to His Nose When the Wind Changed' is an American version of my favorite type of story, a progressive tale - and the first with a traffic directing monkey.
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    • 7 min
    Three Boys With Jugs of Molasses and Secret Ambitions - An American Fairytale

    Three Boys With Jugs of Molasses and Secret Ambitions - An American Fairytale

    Our final fairytale from Sandburg's "Rootabaga Stories" this week is a the tale of three boys on an adventure to realize their greatest ambition.
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    • 12 min
    How the Hat Ashes Shovel Helped SnooFoo - An American Fairytale

    How the Hat Ashes Shovel Helped SnooFoo - An American Fairytale

    A story about brothers, a fuss, and a snowman named SnooFoo - that's Sandburg's 'How the Hat Ashes Shovel Helped SnooFoo'.
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    • 4 min
    The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It

    The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It

    In 'The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in it' Sandburg elevates a story of babies playing, and creates some new words along the way.
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    • 8 min

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