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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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41 Ratings
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Wonderful

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

Excellent reader

By Mommy5/1 - Jan 17 2012
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This podcast has an excellent voice talent. She is expressive and smooth and easy to follow.

iTunes Ratings

41 Ratings
Average Ratings
26
7
2
4
2

Wonderful

By Morgonzo - Feb 23 2016
Read more
Our family loves listening to these classic tales, great stuff

Excellent reader

By Mommy5/1 - Jan 17 2012
Read more
This podcast has an excellent voice talent. She is expressive and smooth and easy to follow.
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Family Folk Tales

Updated 3 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: 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 #2: Family Folk Tales: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

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In this classic tale from the Arabian Nights, a poor woodcutter discovers the hidden treasures of a band of robbers, survives great danger, and brings riches to his whole family — with some help from a clever servant.

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Dec 01 2009
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Rank #3: Family Folk Tales: The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood

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This story begins much like the one you already know, but once she’s awakened by the prince, things take a bit of a turn.
Jun 19 2019
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Rank #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: Family Folk Tales: The Bushy Bride

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Trolls and true love take center stage in this Norwegian story.

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May 09 2011
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Rank #7: Family Folk Tales: What Came of Picking Flowers

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What Came of Picking Flowers comes to us from Portugal. It’s a story of magic, transformation, deception, and family.

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Nov 16 2008
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Rank #8: 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 #9: Family Folk Tales: The Twelve Dancing Princesses

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Jul 18 2018
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Rank #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: Family Folk Tales: An Impossible Enchantment

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Yes, there’s a princess in a tower. But with characters like Mutinosa, Placida, and Graziella, don’t expect a story like Rapunzel’s!
Jan 23 2019
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Rank #13: Family Folk Tales: The Yellow Dwarf

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A queen is forced to promise her daughter to an unkind and unworthy man. When the princess learns her fate, she is determined to marry another. Will anyone live happily ever after?
Mar 27 2019
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Rank #14: 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 #15: Family Folk Tales: Jack My Hedgehog

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A strange-looking young man living in a forest rescues two kings. Will they prove honorable?

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Feb 01 2011
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Rank #16: Family Folk Tales: Bobino

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A young man’s father is more than a little disappointed in his son’s education; can the lad make something of himself in spite of this?
Feb 01 2012
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Rank #17: 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 #18: Family Folk Tales: How the Wicked Tanuki was Punished

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How the Wicked Tanuki was Punished is a Japanese tale about a wicked and selfish animal outsmarted by his own son.

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Oct 19 2008
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Rank #19: 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 #20: Family Folk Tales: The Cottager and His Cat

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What will become of a poor lad who uses his last bit of money to buy a strange creature called a cat?
Jun 20 2018
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