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Welcome to YourClassical Kids Storytime from American Public Media, offering classic stories with a classical twist. Each episode features our storytellers recounting childhood favorites along with related classical music.
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The first day of school can be overwhelming with new friends, new places and new experiences. Especially, if you are a very special kitty. Enjoy the latest YourClassical Storytime episode 'Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygarten,' by Laura Purdie Salas, illustrated by Hiroe Nakata.
'Old Mother Hubbard'

'Old Mother Hubbard'

2021-05-0121:462

Are you ready for the cutest dog ever? See what musical surprises await in 'Old Mother Hubbard' -- the new episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring art by Nancy Carlson!
'The Gingerbread Man'

'The Gingerbread Man'

2021-04-0107:11

'Run, run as fast as you can! You can't catch me. I'm the Gingerbread Man!' Who can catch this speedy pastry? Find out in 'The Gingerbread Man.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, with music by Johannes Brahms and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Why does the king throw every person that cuts his hair into jail? What is he hiding? Find out in 'The King with Donkey Ears.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, with music by Hamilton Harty and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
What happens when four musical animals set off an adventure together and stumble upon a gang of thieves? Find out in the hilarious tale 'The Bremen Town Musicians.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, with music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Mendelssohn and Rossini, and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
A vain emperor gets more than he bargained for when two weavers promise to make him a suit with special powers. What happens when he puts it on? Find out in 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' an episode of YourClassical Storytime for the new year!
Children have delighted in the telling of Clement Moore's classic "A Visit From St. Nicholas" -- with its famous opening line, "'Twas the night before Christmas" -- for nearly 200 years. Now our popular version for YourClassical Storytime includes charming illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'Stone Soup'

'Stone Soup'

2020-11-0108:452

What happens when a stranger shows up in town with a magical backpack, a small stone and a giant, black pot? It's a lesson in sharing with 'Stone Soup,' the new episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring art by Xee Reiter and music by Francis Poulenc.
Harriet ends up with quite a haul after she goes trick-or-treating. But what will she do with all of those sweets? Find out in 'Harriet's Halloween Candy,' the new episode of YourClassical Storytime, with a story and art by Nancy Carlson and music by Augusta Holmes.
'Yer and the Tiger'

'Yer and the Tiger'

2020-09-0120:30

What happens when a magical girl comes face to face with a cunning tiger in her quiet village? Find out in the Hmong folk tale 'Yer and the Tiger,' the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring traditional music, narration by Ka Vang and illustrations by Xee Reiter.
Do you know how the smooth-backed camel who said nothing but "Humph!" got its hump? Find out in the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring music by Alexander Borodin and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'Paul Bunyan'

'Paul Bunyan'

2020-07-0107:581

Do you know what a 'tall tale' is? Well, it's a story that's just a little bit bigger than real life. And here's part of one of the biggest, tallest tales of all time: the story of Paul Bunyan and his best buddy, Babe the Blue Ox. It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring narration by MPR News great Gary Eichten, music by Erich Korngold and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'Johnny Appleseed'

'Johnny Appleseed'

2020-06-0320:302

Do you like apples? Find out about the real man who loved apples so much that he traveled the country to share the fruit with everyone he met in 'Johnny Appleseed.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring music from Dvorak's 'New World Symphony' and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'The Boy Who Said Wow'

'The Boy Who Said Wow'

2020-05-0507:031

What happens when a quiet boy named Ronan attends an orchestra concert for the first time? Find out in Todd Boss' amazing story, based on a real event that rocked the classical music world. It's 'The Boy Who Said Wow,' the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring music by Mozart and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'A Farmer's Tale'

'A Farmer's Tale'

2020-04-0304:301

Where does your food come from? Farmers, of course! Hear a famous poem about the hard work of growing food in 'A Farmer's Tale,' the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring traditional Chinese folk tunes and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
An Irish Folk Tale

An Irish Folk Tale

2020-03-0110:332

Once upon a time, in Ireland, there lived a 'gloomery' little girl named Nora. Restoring her smile would take a magical adventure and the intervention of woodland fairies. Listen to the Irish folk tale 'Nora Mavourneen and the Fairy Queen,' the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring Irish music plus original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'Harriet's Recital'

'Harriet's Recital'

2020-02-0203:422

Harriet loves ballet class, but when her teacher announces a recital, she comes down with a bad case of stage fright. Will Harriet overcome her fears before the big performance? Find out in "Harriet's Recital," the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring an original story and illustrations by Nancy Carlson and music by Tchaikovsky.
'The Nutcracker'

'The Nutcracker'

2019-12-0115:504

Go on a magical adventure with a girl named Clara as she is whisked away by a nutcracker prince to the Kingdom of Sweets. Give the gift of classical music by sharing this classic tale — and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable melodies — with your little ones this holiday season.
'Cinderella'

'Cinderella'

2019-11-1420:304

Welcome to YourClassical Storytime! Today's story is all about a young woman who has many names all around the world, but you probably know her best as Cinderella. Our classical version is based on Rossini's famous opera and features illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'Hansel and Gretel'

'Hansel and Gretel'

2019-10-0920:303

Once upon a time, a brother and sister named Hansel and Gretel were abandoned deep in the forest. They were taken in by a wicked witch, who planned to cook the children for dinner. Find out what happened next in 'Hansel and Gretel,' the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring music by Engelbert Humperdinck and Richard Strauss, with original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
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ایسا فاگس

It is great. Thanks

Feb 3rd
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