Bedtime Stories Fairytales and Folk Tales from the Lilypad for kids


Edmonton Story Archive

September 30, 2016 @ 7:39 pm

Thumbelina by Marlene Wurfel

A retelling of Thumbelina. The best known version was written by Hans Christian Anderson in 1835. In Marlene Wurfel's version,  the tiny, beautiful girl born in a flower does not become a child bride, and some Canadian fauna play roles in the story.


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June 30, 2016 @ 1:23 pm

A Good Dog

This Tales From The Lilypad original bedtime story by Marlene Wurfel is a tribute to one of the best dogs who ever lived.  We love you and miss you Gus!


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February 28, 2016 @ 10:44 am

The Winter City

This bedtime story is inspired by a 1959 picture book called "Winter and the Children."  Rewritten and rearranged for contemporary listeners at the Lilypad, the story "The Winter City" is set in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and is about snow, children, magpies, snow removal, snowflake fairies, and a husky puppy named Luna.


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