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Lily, a frog, tells fairytales, folk tales and bedtime stories to kids.

Bedtime Stories Podcast Fairytales and Folk Tales from the Lilypad for kids Lily, a frog

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 830 Ratings

Lily, a frog, tells fairytales, folk tales and bedtime stories to kids.

    The Forest Library feat. Lexi the Squirrel Librarian

    The Forest Library feat. Lexi the Squirrel Librarian

    This Tales from the Lilypad original by Marlene Wurfel is a story within a story within a story. Enjoy! 


    Original intro and outro music by Reid Alexander Whelton. 

    • 12 min
    Star Lore

    Star Lore

    A blend of storytelling, ambient music and meditation celebrating the changing of seasons and the starry night sky. Ochek the Fisher from Cree star lore, Orion's dogs Canis Major & Canis Minor from Roman antiquity, the Blackfoot story of Lost Children in the stars, Lyra the Harp and Cetus the Whale reinvented plus Inuit, Indian, Ukrainian & Chinese mythologies combined in this episode with love to and from the stars and everyone who has gazed up at them and told a story.


    Orca sounds from www.orcaresearch.org


     

    • 13 min
    Ranchland Gnomes

    Ranchland Gnomes

    Ranchland gnomes Tumbles and Hilda, and their twins River and Kit, help gophers afraid of a rattlesnake. 

    • 23 min
    Stone Soup

    Stone Soup

    The classic folk tale Stone Soup is about soldiers traveling home after a war. The villagers they meet are afraid of strangers and have forgotten how to be neighbors. Stoen Soup, like all great folktales, has a perennial and new relevance for 2021.


    This version is especially for Tales from the Lilypad by Marlene Wurfel.

    • 13 min
    Have You Seen This Frog?

    Have You Seen This Frog?

    In this episode, Lily answers questions from listeners including the number 1 question:
    Are you really a frog?
    & Where can I find older episodes? Answer: www.talesfromthelilypad.com


    Kids can email letters & pictures to: talesfromthelilypad@gmail.com


    Or, message through Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/talesfromthelilypad


    Music for this episode: Camping by Matti Paalanen


    Sound effects courtesy Creative Commons Licences via www.freesound.org


     


     

    • 10 min
    Three Fables for Spring and Summer

    Three Fables for Spring and Summer

    Happy Spring! Three of Aesop's fables rewritten and rearranged for young audiences by Marlene Wurfel for Tales from the Lilypad. 

    The Lark and Her Young Ones
    The Plane Tree
    &
    The Gnat and the Ox


    Original music by Reid Alexander Whelton

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
830 Ratings

830 Ratings

choclate banana kid ,

Uh for any people daring to read the reviews…

This podcast is good but beware… if you dig deeper you will find imposters, there will be 4 to 7 year olds saying that they are foxes, snails, even a person who said they were a literal sun like our sun, so please, beware of these imposters when you read these reviews. Thanks, or maybe try to find another podcast not littered with these imposters, thanks, bye.

ColoradoGirl15 ,

Beautiful 😍

Hi I’m 10 and I love you so much. I’m a fox and please do more episodes for meee please because I can’t fall asleep with out it!😲🙏🏼please please please please please please please!!!!!!!!!!

lia lake ,

Great stories

I love you stories there amazing

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