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The-Watermelon-Prince

The Watermelon Prince:E156

The Watermelon Prince:E156 A Vietnamese folktale that explains how the watermelon fruit first came to Vietnam.  (duration 13 minutes) An episode from storytelling podcast, Journey with Story. Kathleen’s latest picture

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Chief-Five-Heads

Chief Five Heads:E155

Chief Five Heads:E155 A Native American folktale about two sisters who both want to marry the Chief, but the Chief disguises himself to test the sisters’ character and so they

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Thunder-and-Anansi

Thunder and Anansi:E154

Thunder and Anansi:E154 An African folktale about trickster, Anansi, who does something very selfish and greedy, but thanks to Thunder, he ends up having to pay a heavy price for

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The-Scroobious-Pip

The Scroobius Pip:E153

The Scroobius Pip:E153 A delightful nonsense poem by Edward Lear about a fantastical, made-up creature that leaves all the other animals completely befuddled and confused.  (duration 12 minutes)  An episode

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The-Nightingale

The Nightingale:E152

The Nightingale:E152 A classic fairytale from Hans Christian Andersen about a little nightingale whose sweet songs  enchant the Emperor and all his court until one day someone brings a mechanical

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