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A Big City Adventure

A Big City Adventure

Update: 2023-11-16


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Rodge takes his cousin, Redge, on a tour of Litropia, Once Upon a Time's biggest city! The hedgehog duo enjoys a day full of delights as they cruise through downtown with the help of Litropia’s finest cab driver, Sal A. Mander. They sing along to the toe-tapping musical “Squawkin’ in the Rain", have a whirling-twirling time at Litropia Lane’s skating rink and hang wishes on the famous Un-Fir-gettable Tree. But how can they put the cherry on top of a perfect day? Why a visit to Fairy Godmother’s Sweet Shop for a Glass Slipper Sundae, of course!

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PARENTS, TEACHERS AND HOMESCHOOLERS: This original story takes listeners on a journey through the imaginary city of Litropia where valuable lessons unfold, including embracing new experiences, appreciating differences, friendship enduring challenges, creativity, expressing gratitude and kindness always goes a long way. (Aligns with CASEL Social and Emotional learning framework for self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision-making.)

HOTLINE ALERT! After the story, listener Seraphina, age 10, host of the podcast, “Seraphina Speaks: For Children Who Think,” calls the Mr. Redge Hotline to ask, “What is the most important emotional lesson Jonathan has taught you?” Listen to Mr. Redge’s response, then send in your questions with the help of your grownup to

IF YOU ENJOYED THIS STORY, you may also enjoy, Special Delivery, Redge’s day with the O.U.T.P.S. (Once Upon a Time Postal Service) delivering mail to the critters who dwell in Dorktales’ Land of Once Upon a Time:

CREDITS: This episode has been a Jonincharacter production. Today’s story was written by Molly Murphy and performed by Jonathan Cormur. Sound recording and production by Jermaine Hamilton at Hamilton Studio Recordings.

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A Big City Adventure

A Big City Adventure

Jonathan Cormur