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Family Folk Tales

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What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.

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What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.

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Amazing!

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Wonderful

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Our family loves listening to these classic tales, great stuff

iTunes Ratings

50 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
7
2
4
2

Amazing!

By CCThundergirlGirl43 - Oct 03 2019
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🧚🏻‍♀️🧝🏻‍♀️👍🏻❤️❣️😍🤩😁📚🤗👑🐺🥃⛈🦡

Wonderful

By Morgonzo - Feb 23 2016
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Our family loves listening to these classic tales, great stuff
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Family Folk Tales

Latest release on Jan 29, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Family Folk Tales: The Husband of the Rat's Daughter

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The Husband of the Rat’s Daughter is a Japanese tale; it will be familiar to fans of Stonecutter, though the ending is not so harsh.

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Sep 15 2008

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Rank #2: Family Folk Tales: The Mermaid and The Boy

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From Andrew Lang's The Brown Fairy Book, "The Mermaid and The Boy" is a fairy tale in which a king promises a mermaid that he will give her his firstborn child.

Oct 25 2017

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Rank #3: Family Folk Tales: The Story of the Queen of the Flowery Isles

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Jealousy leads to magical transformations and transportations in The Story of the Queen of the Flowery Isles.

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May 19 2009

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Rank #4: Family Folk Tales: The Crow

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The Crow, an old tale from Poland, is quite similar to the French classic, Beauty and the Beast. This heroine, though, faces fear and isolation that her French counterpart never imagined!

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Jun 09 2009

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Rank #5: Family Folk Tales: The Sunchild

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The Sunchild is based on a Greek tale about a woman who longs for a child. The Sun sends her a child, but what will happen when it is time for the girl to return to the Sun?

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Jan 19 2009

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Rank #6: Family Folk Tales: The Gifts of the Magician

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A Finnish Tale from Andrew Lang’s Crimson Fairy Book.

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Oct 01 2009

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Rank #7: Family Folk Tales: How Six men Traveled Through the Wide World

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A man and his extraordinary companions work together to outwit a devious king in How Six Men Traveled Through the Wide World.

Jul 17 2009

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Rank #8: Family Folk Tales: Brother and Sister

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Two step-children of a witch run away, but the witch’s enchantments follow them, turning the boy into a small roe buck. When the girl marries a king and takes her brother to live in the castle, the evil witch hatches a plot to put her ugly daughter in the queen’s place, and get rid of the rightful queen entirely.

Oct 23 2019

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Rank #9: Family Folk Tales: The True History of Little Golden Hood

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You know one version (or maybe more!) of Little Red Riding-Hood. Here’s a whole new take!

Nov 20 2019

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Rank #10: Family Folk Tale: Snow-white and Rose-red

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Snow-white and Rose-red — Not that Snow White! Two sisters and their mother befriend a bear — or is it a bear?

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Jun 01 2010

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Rank #11: Family Folk Tales: The Sister of the Sun

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The sister of the sun – in a classic tale of a quest, a young man must first steal from the sister of the sun; then, he must win her heart.

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Apr 01 2011

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Rank #12: Family Folk Tales: The Twelve Dancing Princesses

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Jul 18 2018

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Rank #13: Family Folk Tales: The Hairy Man

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From Andrew Lang's The Crimson Fairy Book, "The Hairy Man" is a story of a prince who escapes from his father and proves himself in battle with the help of three magical apples.

Sep 28 2017

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Rank #14: Family Folk Tales: The Two Caskets

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An abused stepdaughter finds riches and happiness when she is pushed into a well. What awaits her spoiled stepsister on the same journey?

Oct 12 2010

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Rank #15: Family Folk Tales: Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess

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The second story from Andrew Lang's The Blue Fairy Book, Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess is a tale of a prince who loves himself so much that he cannot see his own defects.

Jan 10 2018

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Rank #16: Family Folk Tales: The Twelve Brothers

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When a princess inadvertently curses her twelve brothers, she learns the only way to return them to their natural form is to remain utterly silent for 7 years. A single giggle or spoken word will cause their immediate deaths; can she do it, even after catching the eye of the king?

Nov 06 2019

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Rank #17: Family Folk Tales: Why the Sea is Salt

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A poor man agrees to do something for his wealthy brother in exchange for meat for his family. A stranger helps him to exchange that meat for something far more valuable – in the right hands, that is.

Sep 11 2019

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Rank #18: Family Folk Tales: The Silent Princess

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An old woman curses a young prince, setting off a chain of events. Will the price be able to win the heart of the Silent Princess?

Apr 01 2012

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Rank #19: Family Folk Tales: Fairy Gifts

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Princess Sylvia may choose any gift from the Flower Fairy. But after visiting others so honored, will she choose beauty, eloquence, or something far more rare?

Sep 04 2012

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Rank #20: Family Folk Tales: The Three Robes

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Princes, ogres, and adventure — with just a touch of Rumpelstiltzkin!

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Mar 01 2010

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