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Supergreat Kids' Stories is a collection of fun tales to make you laugh and cry, told by some of the best storytellers from around the world. Recommended for ages 5 to 105…



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How do you think the rainbow got into the sky? Listen carefully, because Pamela Marre is going to tell you a How and Why story which tells you what the Shoshone people in North America have to say about it. This work kindly shared by Pamela under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mrs Rabbit and the Fox

Mrs Rabbit and the Fox

2021-06-0417:281

Did you know that rabbits haven't always lived in burrows? According to this Irish story told by Kate Corkery - there was a time when one particular rabbit fancied something a bit grander. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we are giving you a bit of a treat. This is a bonus guest story about a pig. It comes from a Series of Australian stories called Bullfrogs and Lizards. They’re narrated by David Smith, the co producer on Supergreat kids’ Stories. David grew up in Australia. Bullfrogs and Lizards isn’t a series of traditional folk tales and fairy tales like the ones on Supergreat Kids’ Stories, - these stories were made up by David’s Grandad and told to David and his sister when he was little, and now he’s recorded them to share with you.   In this story, Roberta Rabbit has recently won a little pig at her school fair and her pig turns out to be very helpful on the farm...  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Baboon and Tortoise

Baboon and Tortoise

2021-05-2813:48

In this trickster story - best friends Baboon and Tortoise decide to grow some fig trees. But Baboon tricks Tortoise out of his fair share of figs. What would you do if a friend did that to you? Have a listen to Kim telling this story from East and Southern Africa, and find out what tortoise does. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this Aboriginal story from Australia, Tiddalink the frog is so thirsty, he drinks all the water in the billabong. That leaves the other animals with no water to drink and wondering what to do. What would you do? Listen to Tuup tell this old tale to hear how they sorted the problem. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE ------- If you'd like to learn more about the First Nations People of Australia and the work being done to preserve their rich and ancient culture, visit the excellent website - www.commonground.org.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Do you sometimes want to do something all by yourself? In this story from Haiti told by Kim, little monkey goes off all by himself to find some trouble... and gets a little more than he expected. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
What would you do if you were sent home from a party because your clothes were too scruffy? Listen to Tuup telling this tale from Turkey to find out what the Hodja did. (It's a bit silly.) If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Laughing Prince

The Laughing Prince

2021-04-3018:01

Do you like making people laugh? So does Tiernan who tells this story from the Balkans in South Eastern Europe. It's about a funny boy who loves to tell jokes, and a bored Princess who longs to laugh. Will she find his jokes funny? Listen to Tiernan telling this story and find out. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Parrot’s Advice

The Parrot’s Advice

2021-04-2312:571

This story is about a clever Parrot who longs to escape from his cage and return to his friends and family. At one point in the story, it looks as if the parrot has died, but take heart, things are not always as they seem. Keep listening to this lovely story from Pamela Marre to hear the happy ending. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
How would you feel if you were an animal and your owner didn't want you any more? This group of 4 animals decide to dust themselves down, pick themselves up, and start a band. They might not sing pretty, but their voices are useful for scaring off robbers. Can you help Kim, by joining in this noisy tale from Germany? If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Can Tianjay’s friends save her from her mean great aunt and the scary man with skinny arms and skinny legs? In this Caribbean tale told by Tuup, we see the power of friendship in action. In the words of the African proverb…. 'when spiders unite, they can tie up a lion.' Warning – this story is a bit scary. If you’re not one for scary stories you might want to try How the Stars Became Episode 6 or Why the Sky is Far Away episode 3. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Can a dog and a strange rabbit from the moon become friends? Have a listen to Kim telling this story from Tibet and find out. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we have an exciting story from Greece about a fight between a Monster and a Prince. You have to be a bit brave to listen, because the monster likes snacking on children ……but it’s only a story monster and you’ll be pleased to hear that it has a very happy ending. It’s told by the kids’ comedian Tiernan Douieb, so it’s also very funny. Let us know if you were brave enough to listen all the way to the end. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's baby crocodile's birthday and he's so hungry he could eat an elephant. Is that a good idea? Listen to Tuup's story from East Africa and find out. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Would you like to turn into a bird and fly off on an adventure? The two friends in this story did just that – but did they make it home? Listen to Kim telling this story from Argentina and find out. (Warning - this story has a witch in it, but she’s a good witch so it’s not very scary.) If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Mouse Bride Groom

The Mouse Bride Groom

2021-03-0517:361

In this, the first of our stories about Love and Friendship we hear an Indian story told by Peter Chand. It's about a mouse couple who are looking for someone to marry their daughter. They search far and wide across the sky, and end up, you've guessed it, back in their village. You'll need your best storytelling skills for this one, because there's lots of participation. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Can a tiny toad win a race against a long-legged donkey who brags and brays?  Maybe, with a bit of trickery. Listen to this Jamaican Folk Tale told by Nadine Wild-Palmer and find out who wins.  If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anansi the trickster spider wants all the common sense in the world for himself. But even clever spiders don't always get what they want. Here's Tuup to tell you this funny story from West Africa. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Can a Princess fall in love with a frog? Listen to Kim telling this Brothers Grimm fairytale from Germany, and find out.   If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Is it a good idea to go to a frost giant’s party? The two friends in this Viking story decided it was a good idea - and even though they had superpowers, they only just escaped very big trouble. Here’s Tiernan Douieb to tell you how they did it.  If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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it might be strange that I listen to kids stories as an adult but I liked it :))

Apr 29th
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