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Inspiring and engaging stories for kids, featuring ancient wisdom, timeless tales, and contemporary heroes.

Elderberry Tales elderberrytales

    • Stories for Kids
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Inspiring and engaging stories for kids, featuring ancient wisdom, timeless tales, and contemporary heroes.

    My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 3

    My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 3

    In the conclusion of "The Birthday Present," Armando has one more vivid dream - and wakes up on the morning of his birthday. He is finally able to see for himself what Grandpa sent from Mexico!Story by William SterrImage by Gwendal Uguen

    • 16 min
    My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 2

    My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 2

    Armando's unusual dreams take him deep into the jungle, up a pyramid, and to a surprising meeting with an old friend.
    This is part 2 of a 3 part story! Check back next week for part 2.
    Story by William SterrImage by Gwendal Uguen

    • 11 min
    My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 1

    My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 1

    Grandpa Bill sends Armando a mysterious package for his 8th birthday - what secrets does the package hold? And what is it's power over Armando's dreams?This is part 1 of a 3 part story! Check back next week for part 2.
    Image by Gwendal Uguen

    • 17 min
    The Bear Feast Story

    The Bear Feast Story

    Once upon a time in Alaska, there lived an old man who had lost his family and friends. He headed into the woods to give himself to the bears, only to find unexpected comfort. This is based on a Tlingit tale, told to John R. Swanson in 1904. This version was adapted by Elaine L. Lindy for the website Stories to Grow By, and used here with permission. 
    Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay 

    • 11 min
    The Great Fire

    The Great Fire

    Long ago in Bolivia, two groups of people fought. Their conflict ended in a great fire that burned up the world. Only one couple escaped to begin a new life after the terrible fire.This story was adapted by Elaine L. Lindy for Stories to Grow By, and is used on Elderberry Tales with permission. 
    Image from Pixabay.

    • 9 min
    The Apple Dumpling

    The Apple Dumpling

    An old woman has a tree full of plums, but longs for apples. Is there a way for her to trade a basket full of plums for a basket full of apples? Find out in The Apple Dumpling Story."The Apple Dumpling" is from The Story Teller, by Maud Lindsay, published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1915. Adapted by Elaine Lindy, ©2001, and published on the website Stories To Grow By. 
    Image by Oberholster Venita from Pixabay 

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Holly F. ,

Family Storytelling At Its Finest

Crystal clear audio with warm, fantastic stories. There is obviously so much love put into each episode! Highly recommended for all ages.

Jon_Joy ,

A Wonderful Podcast

Rich in strong, engaging storytelling, this podcast is a winner for young ones.

HappyGoLukky ,

Perfect bedtime story telling

What a wonderful narrator! These stories are well read and the perfect tone for calming young ones getting ready for bed. You can certainly share with your youngest kids at any time and like any good story, there's no reason not to repeat them. Very well done!

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