Bedtime Stories Podcast Fairytales and Folk Tales from the Lilypad for kids


Edmonton Story Archive

September 28, 2018 @ 4:07 pm

The Wild Boy and Gggrrrrowwwwll

Sometimes you just need to be alone. That's all Drew wants, but when he cuts all ties with civilization to go live in the woods as a wild boy, he finds that they are already inhabitated, and that he's not alone after all.

Filed under , Nature, Made in Edmonton, Edmonton Story, Marlene Wurfel, Kids & Family, Funny Story for Kids, Kids on Roadtrip Story · Comments

August 31, 2017 @ 9:11 pm

The Moosicorn Part II

Part II of a Tales From the Lilypad original story about a singular creature who learns how to make light in the darkest depths of winter.

Filed under Family, Nature, Bedtime Story, Fairy Tale, Fable, Edmonton Story, Marlene Wurfel, Kids & Family, Canadian Story, Stories of the Boreal, Moosicorn · Comments

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.

Filed under , Bedtime Story, Folktale, Fairy Tale, Folklore, Edmonton Story, Marlene Wurfel, Hans Christian Anderson Retold, Kids & Family · Comments

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!

Filed under , Children, Family, Stories, Kids, Nature, Bedtime Story, Short Story, Free Audio Short, Made in Edmonton, Edmonton Story · Comments

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.

Filed under , Children, Stories, Kids, Bedtime Story, Made in Edmonton, Edmonton Story, Story about Snow · Comments

Bedtime Stories Podcast Fairytales and Folk Tales from the Lilypad for kids
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