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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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November 30, 2015 @ 12:50 am

The Pied Piper

Gary, a crayfish, visits the lilypad to tell, with Rascal the Racoon's help, the classic folktale of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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October 4, 2015 @ 1:14 am

Twin Baby Unicorns: A Fable - Episode 12

A Tales from the Lilypad original fable (by Marlene Wurfel) about overcoming obstacles, learning and growth. Features: enchanted forests, unicorn queens, and twin baby unicorns.

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June 30, 2015 @ 12:43 pm

Sabotage Featuring Rascal and The White Mouse - Episode 9

In Episode 8 Rascal the Raccoon and Lily recount a true story about The White Mouse, or Nancy Wake, a WWII heroine who fought Nazis using sabotage, espionage, and intelligence. Caution -- gun fights and explosions.  Also, nuts falling on frogs.

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May 29, 2015 @ 1:42 pm

Episode 8: Peter Rabbit

Beatrix Potter's classic tale Peter Rabbit is re-arranged and re-told by Marlene Wurfel.  Set in a community garden in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Peter is a jackrabbit who must escape humane relocation after being tempted by the cabbage patch.

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April 30, 2015 @ 10:54 pm

Episode 7: Rocky’s Story

This original Tales From the Lilypad Story is about a race... in geological time.  Featuring Rocky the Rock and his friends Balthazar, Chocolate and Feldspar.

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March 29, 2015 @ 11:19 pm

Episode 6: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

This classic nursery tale is retold by Lily, a frog, and special guest, Blueberry the Bluebird.  Story arranged by Marlene Wurfel.

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February 23, 2015 @ 10:09 am

Episode 5: The Polka Dot Story

A tales from the lily pad original audio story in which a polka dot experiences several unforeseeable events that transform her forever.

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January 28, 2015 @ 11:17 am

Episode 4: Fox and Rabbit or The Briar Patch

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