21 episodes

The Mrs. Bush’s Story Time Podcast is a new podcast for families, featuring original recordings from the radio program of the same name. The podcast brings to life former First Lady Barbara Bush’s commitment to family literacy and lifelong learning for a whole new generation.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

The Mrs. Bush’s Story Time Podcast is a new podcast for families, featuring original recordings from the radio program of the same name. The podcast brings to life former First Lady Barbara Bush’s commitment to family literacy and lifelong learning for a whole new generation.

    1. The Adventures of Frog and Toad (with Elmo)

    1. The Adventures of Frog and Toad (with Elmo)

    On this episode of the Mrs. Bush's Story Time podcast, former First Lady Barbara Bush is joined by Elmo from Sesame Street to read selections from The Adventures of Frog and Toad, by Arnold Lobel and published by Harper and Row. Doro Bush Koch hosts and welcomes special guest former First Lady Laura Bush, who shares a tip for making reading together a special time for parents and children. For more information, visit www.barbarabush.org/podcast. 
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    • 9 min
    2. Strega Nona (with The Count)

    2. Strega Nona (with The Count)

    On this episode of the Mrs. Bush's Story Time podcast, former First Lady Barbara Bush is joined by The Count from Sesame Street to read the beloved story of Strega Nona, by Tomie dePaola and published by Simon & Schuster. Doro Bush Koch hosts and welcomes special guest Jesse J. Holland, author of Black Panther: Who Is the Black Panther?, who shares how important his local library was to him while growing up in Mississippi. For more information, visit www.barbarabush.org/podcast. 
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    • 14 min
    3. The Sleeping Beauty (with the Evil Stepmother from Snow White)

    3. The Sleeping Beauty (with the Evil Stepmother from Snow White)

    On this episode of the Mrs. Bush's Story Time podcast, former First Lady Barbara Bush is joined by the Evil Stepmother from Snow White to read the story of another princess, The Sleeping Beauty, retold by Trina Schart Hyman and published by Little, Brown & Co. Doro Bush Koch hosts and welcomes special guest Susan Orlean, author of The Library Book, who shares what the magic of reading meant to her as a child. For more information, visit www.barbarabush.org/podcast.   
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    • 20 min
    4. Arthur Meets the President (with Big Bird)

    4. Arthur Meets the President (with Big Bird)

     On this episode of the Mrs. Bush's Story Time podcast, former First Lady Barbara Bush is joined by Big Bird from Sesame Street to read about everyone's favorite aardvark in Arthur Meets the President, by Marc Brown and published by Little Brown & Co. Doro Bush Koch hosts and welcomes special guest Eric Motley, author of Madison Park: A Place of Hope, who shares how reading can transport you to a different place and time. For more information, visit www.barbarabush.org/podcast.   
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    • 13 min
    5. Corduroy (with Winnie the Pooh)

    5. Corduroy (with Winnie the Pooh)

    On this episode of the Mrs. Bush's Story Time podcast, former First Lady Barbara Bush is joined by Winnie the Pooh to read the story of another familiar bear, Corduroy, by Don Freeman and published by Viking Penguin. Doro Bush Koch hosts and welcomes special guest former First Lady Laura Bush, who shares some advice for reading with your little ones. For more information, visit www.barbarabush.org/podcast.
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    • 8 min
    6. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (with Garfield)

    6. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (with Garfield)

    On this episode of the Mrs. Bush's Story Time podcast, former First Lady Barbara Bush is joined by Garfield to read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, by Judith Viorst and published by Simon & Schuster. Doro Bush Koch hosts and welcomes special guest former First Lady Laura Bush, who shares tips on how to make reading a part of your family’s everyday life. For more information, visit www.barbarabush.org/podcast. 
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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

bsull44 ,

Great podcast!

My daughter has been loving these! Asks for Mrs Bush every day

cavu41 ,

This is great!

What a wonderful idea for a podcast

Yogacat97 ,

Thank you

This was on the radio when I was a kid. There is something timeless about my childhood characters reading my favorite books with Mrs. Bush and her nice calm comforting voice. It’s just what I needed. Thank you so much.

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