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

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October 28, 2019 @ 11:17 pm

The Very Unimportant Mouse

Part IV of the Enchanted Cat Castle Series, Tales from the Lilypad original bedtime stories and folktales by Marlene Wurfel. Curd is the littlest and most unimportant creature in the enchanted kingdom. But, oh my cheddar, he's kind. And kind matters. 

 

 

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July 27, 2019 @ 4:08 pm

Cat Castle Part I: Fairytale

A Tales from the Lilypad retell of Grimm's The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat. This fairytale has it all: romance, adventure, comeuppance, revenge, enchanted forests, and a magic castle where all the servants are kittens. 

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February 27, 2019 @ 10:38 pm

The Changeling

Another adventure of the boy and girl whose job is the preparation and service of oatmeal. Fairies! Potions! Portals to another magical realm!

 

 

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August 28, 2018 @ 6:09 pm

The Crone at the Castle Door

The boy whose job is the service and preperation of oatmeal for the King and Queen and the girl whose job is the service and preperation of oatmeal for the King and Queen of a cold castle atop misty bluffs wish something would happen. Then comes a knock at the castle door on a stormy night. Who could it be?

Filed under Family, Bedtime Story, Fairy Tale, Marlene Wurfel, Kids & Family, Curses, Kids on Roadtrip Story, Written and Recorded in British Columbia Canada · Comments

July 25, 2018 @ 9:37 am

Little Red Riding Hood

Tales from the Lilypad's take on the most iconic fairytale of all time: Little Red Riding Hood. Feat. Bluebell the Bluebird as Little Red Riding Hood. And Lily the frog as The Wolf.

Filed under Children, Family, Bedtime Story, Folktale, Canadian Story, Made in Edmonton, Brothers Grimm, Fairy Tale, Marlene Wurfel, Kids & Family, Kids on Roadtrip Story, The Colourless Wood, Bluebell the Bluebird · Comments

June 30, 2018 @ 2:11 pm

Cat and Mouse in Partnership

A rearrangement and retelling of a Brother's Grimm fairytale: Cat and Mouse in Partnership. Cat and Mouse are in love. Can they make it work?

Filed under Family, Folktale, Brothers Grimm, Fairy Tale, Folklore, Marlene Wurfel, Kids & Family, Mouse Story, Cat Story, Better with Butter · Comments

May 30, 2018 @ 10:51 pm

Sleepy Meditation with a Cloud Fairy

In this episode, a cloud fairy helps Lily fall asleep. It's a sleepy-time mediation for kids; help for children to fall asleep using mindfulness techniques.

 

 

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January 29, 2018 @ 8:38 pm

The Curse on the Crystal Castle

This story was written by Marlene Wurfel in response to this randomly generated fairytale prompt: The story is about a brave girl who must break a curse, defeat a giant, and find a magic ring to defeat a tyrant.  Things are complicated by a jealous rival.  Assistance comes in the form of a magic swan. 

Filed under Family, Bedtime Story, Fairy Tale, Proppian Fairytale Generator, Randomly Generated Fairytale, Brave Girl, Giants, Curses, Crystal Castle, Rosie · Comments

October 29, 2017 @ 3:36 pm

Hootie the Northern Pygmy Owl

This is a rerecording of Episode 1 of Tales from the Lilypad: Hootie. He's a little Northern Pygmy Owl who is afraid... of the daylight.

 

Filed under Family, Kids, Bedtime Story, Canadian Story, Fairy Tale, Marlene Wurfel, Kids & Family, Facing Fears for Kids with Anxiety · 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

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