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Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

Circle Round WBUR

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 โ€ข 10.1K Ratings

Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

    The Missing Mountainside - feat. Karen Huie

    The Missing Mountainside - feat. Karen Huie

    In this Taiwanese tale starring Karen Huie (Welcome to Flatch, Abominable and the Invisible City), a town learns the bad taste it can leave when you bite off more than you can chew!

    • 19 min
    The Wrong Day feat. Liza Lapira & Telly Leung

    The Wrong Day feat. Liza Lapira & Telly Leung

    Liza Lapira (The Equalizer, Must Love Christmas) and Telly Leung (Allegiance, Warrior) star in this folktale from Japan about good days, bad days, and the gift that keeps on giving.

    • 21 min
    Hungry Hippo feat. Scott Lawrence

    Hungry Hippo feat. Scott Lawrence

    Scott Lawrence (Star Wars Resistance, Vader Immortal) stars in this African legend about how the hippopotamus came to be the decidedly distinctive creature it is today.

    • 22 min
    Encore: The Great Acorn Robbery

    Encore: The Great Acorn Robbery

    Katy Mixon (American Housewife, Minions) and Diedrich Bader (American Housewife, Veep) headline this Seneca tale about an industrious squirrel and the sneaky critters who pilfer her prized acorns.

    • 21 min
    Encore: The Three-Legged Pot

    Encore: The Three-Legged Pot

    Comedian Aparna Nancherla (The Standups, Corporate) stars as a rambunctious cooking vessel in this Danish and Middle Eastern story about generosity and greed.

    • 22 min
    The Parakeetโ€™s Promise feat. Lorna Courtney & Shoba Narayan

    The Parakeetโ€™s Promise feat. Lorna Courtney & Shoba Narayan

    Broadway stars Lorna Courtney (& Juliet) and Shoba Narayan (Aladdin) face off in this Indian legend about a tiny bird who opens up a farmerโ€™s eyes in a big way.

    • 19 min

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