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Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series! Find us at: www.sparklestories.com

Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series! Find us at: www.sparklestories.com

Location:

Charlotte, VT

Description:

Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series! Find us at: www.sparklestories.com

Language:

English


Episodes

"Midsummers Eve" from the At Home with Martin & Sylvia collection

6/21/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia collection. It's called "Midsummers Eve." When Martin and Sylvia learn that the Browns will not be able to hold their annual Midsummer's Eve festival, they are very disappointed. But then they realize that they could hold it themselves — in their own back yard! They need to plan it in such a way that Momma and Daddy get excited about it too, so they are faced with the question: What do grown ups like to do? This story is just a...

Duration:00:19:52

"Luke Alden the Bald Eagle" from the Sparkle Sleepytime collection

6/15/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Sparkle Sleepytime collection. It's called "Luke Alden the Bald Eagle." This story is probably one of our most sleepy — about a young bald eagle named Luke Alden who has lots and lots of ideas. All day long he thinks of ideas, and then one evening those ideas get in the way of falling asleep. Luckily his mother has an idea herself about how Luke Alden can let go of those ideas and feel his sleepy body. This is just the thing, because it doesn’t take...

Duration:00:14:37

"The Tiny House" from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection

6/8/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection. It's called "The Tiny House." Martin and Sylvia want to set up the tent, and in addition to sleeping bags, they want chairs, a work and dining table, as well as a reading and craft area. They quickly realize that it will take some careful planning to make it all fit?. By day's end they have a beautiful and functional little house. This story is just a sample of what we’ve got on the Sparkle streaming website....

Duration:00:20:23

"Now That's a Camp!" from the Junkyard Tales: All Together Now collection

6/1/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Junkyard Tales: All Together Now collection. It's called "Now That's a Camp!" Ben wants to create a summer camp for the mice, but he isn't sure how to do it. Sally gives him advice and encourages him to enroll the other Junkyard animals — but Ben knows they are all very busy. When he suggests they all offer to teach something they truly love, the camp quickly comes together. And what a unique camp it is! So this story is just a sample of what...

Duration:00:19:54

"Part One: The Welcome Wall" from the How to Be Super: The Violet Crown (Book One) collection

5/25/2022
This week's Free story comes from the How to Be Super: The Violet Crown (Book One) collection. It's called "Part One: The Welcome Wall." In which we are introduced to Dante and his single mother and learn that on the morning of his twelfth birthday, he experiences something incredible: he is struck by lightning. He is fine, but it begins a series of events that leads him to the neighborhood welcome wall where he receives a message that changes everything. If you want more than one...

Duration:00:43:08

"Part One: Family Orchard" from the Martin & Sylvia's Family Tree of Stories collection

5/18/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia's Family Tree of Stories collection. It's called "Part One: Family Orchard." Sylvia is nervous about her first ever dance recital. Martin needs a theme for a scrapbook project. When Gramma, Nanni and Poppi come to visit, Martin is inspired to record stories about big events from everyone's childhood. If you want more than one story a day, and you’re not yet a subscriber, now you can try it out for free. We always offer a free trial...

Duration:00:22:07

"Butterfly Gifts" from the Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures! collection

5/11/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures! collection. It's called "Butterfly Gifts." When Martin learns that the children who attend the town school often give "teacher gifts" on the first day, he suggests that Sylvia and he do the same for their teachers: Momma and Daddy. In secret, they make “butterfly gifts” that transform their entire home. If you want more than one story a day, and you’re not yet a subscriber, now you can try it out for free. We...

Duration:00:23:46

"Sally and the Squirrel Circus" from the Junkyard Tales collection

5/8/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Junkyard Tales Collection. It's called "Sally and the Squirrel Circus." Sally the chipmunk brings exciting news to the Junkyard: the Squirrel Circus is coming to town! And, more than that, Sally admits that it is her dream to perform in the circus! Ben Thompson — clever cat — and Rebecca Rowland — the mother raccoon — teach her all that they know about balance and climbing. And in the process, they discover they have their own show-stopping...

Duration:00:25:29

"A Tasty Good Morning" from the Martin & Sylvia: Learning Days collection

5/7/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: Learning Days collection. It's called "A Tasty Good Morning" Martin and Sylvia love all kinds of delicious foods — and breakfast might just be their favorite family meal. One day, the children are surprised to learn that their friend Laura usually only eats cold cereal for breakfast. Could they tempt her to try something new? Together with Momma and Daddy, they prepare a breakfast feast that is good enough for everyone to eat. If...

Duration:00:18:21

"Part One: Are Superheroes Real?" from the Martin & Sylvia: How to Be a Superhero collection

5/6/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: How to Be a Superhero collection. It's called "Part One: Are Superheroes Real?" When Martin and Sylvia learn about superheroes from their neighborhood friends, their curiosity is instantly piqued. What is a superhero? Are superheroes real? And what do Momma and Daddy means when they say there are real superheroes living in their own town? If you want more than one story a day, and you’re not yet a subscriber, now you can try it...

Duration:00:19:01

"A Remarkable Discovery" from the Libby & Dish collection

5/5/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Libby & Dish collection. It's called "A Remarkable Discovery." Libby and Dish figure out the perfect gift for their new neighbor Juan Paco — and then discover exactly what a cobayo is. And it is amazing. If you want more than one story a day, and you’re not yet a subscriber, now you can try it out for free. We always offer a free trial so you can test it and see if it’s for you. This month’s code is SCREENFREE - and that will give you 30 days of...

Duration:00:21:12

"Three Little Fairy Houses" from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection

5/4/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection. It's called "Three Little Fairy Houses." There is a big storm coming, and Sylvia is worried about the fairy houses by the brook. Since they just read the "Three Little Pigs" story, she wonders what natural materials would be best for certain kinds of fairies. She and Martin get to work creating all about the yard and are delighted to discover which houses endure the "huffing and puffing" of the storm. If you...

Duration:00:21:57

"Malcolm the Chipmunk" from the Sparkle Sleepytime collection

5/3/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Sparkle Sleepytime collection. It's called "Malcolm the Chipmunk." Malcolm the chipmunk loves to snuggle. He loves it more than anything else. His parents, however, can't snuggle all the time. So Malcolm finds other clever ways to feel the hugs and squeezes he loves so much. If you want more than one story a day, and you’re not yet a subscriber, now you can try it out for free. We always offer a free trial so you can test it and see if it’s for...

Duration:00:13:08

"Trail Art" from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection

5/2/2022
This week's Free story comes from the collection Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! It's called "Trail Art" When Martin and Sylvia join their friends Sasha and Jonathan for a hike up Mount Mooseberry, they learn that sometimes people make little markers along the trail. Some of them are simple, and some are complex, but all are beautiful. Sylvia decides to call it "Trail Art," and all four children spend the rest of the hike making lovely sculptures out of stones, sticks, and leaves. If you...

Duration:00:19:18

"Big Plans and Real Weather" from The Willowbee Tree collection

4/27/2022
This week's Free story comes from The Willowbee Tree collection. It's called "Big Plans and Real Weather." The Willowbees are deeply disappointed when they learn the Spring Festival has been postponed due to heavy rain. How frustrating it is when the weather doesn't cooperate! Their spirits are lifted a bit when the willow tree offers to take them to a new land. They go to the northern plains of the United States, where they learn from several bison and prairie dogs how to accept and...

Duration:00:20:52

"All the Pretty Voices" from the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School

4/20/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School It's called "All the Pretty Voices" From the moment Martin got up in the morning, he found himself thinking about voices: how much he enjoyed Helmut's voice and how he sometimes found his sisters voice to be irritating. When he gets to Wilderness School, Eva teaches them another place where they can enjoy all the wonderful voices in nature: in birdsong. If you are enjoying the stories here on the podcast and want...

Duration:00:21:01

"Part One: The Other Side of the World" from the Martin & Sylvia's Whole World Easter collection

4/13/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia's Whole World Easter collection. It's called "Part One: The Other Side of the World." Martin and Sylvia begin a penpal relationship with Ruby and Angus who live south of Sydney, Australia. They learn a great deal, especially that the seasons in Australia are the opposite of their own. If you are enjoying the stories here on the podcast and want more, we have over 1400 of them! All original. You can listen for free for 30 days with...

Duration:00:27:04

"The Dusty Dirty Gnome" from the So Many Fairies collection

3/30/2022
This week's free story comes from the So Many Fairies collection. It's called "The Dusty Dirty Gnome." If you’re not yet a Sparkle subscriber, join us. Just visit sparklestories.com/march and use the code SPARKLEMARCH. You can listen for free for a whole month - we now have 1400+ stories in our library! Listen to as many as you like, as often as you like. Buddy has a dirty room. His room is so dirty and dusty that he has trouble finding his clothes, his toys, and his games. And a...

Duration:00:19:45

"Lemons & Mud" from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection

3/23/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! collection. It's called "Lemons & Mud." If you’re not yet a Sparkle subscriber, join us. Just visit sparklestories.com/march and use the code SPARKLEMARCH. You can listen for free for a whole month - we now have 1400+ stories in our library! Listen to as many as you like, as often as you like. Brother and sister are inspired one warm spring morning to make the years first lemonade stand. When they realize they have no...

Duration:00:17:25

“Part One: Let's Go" from the Martin & Sylvia: Travel! collection

3/9/2022
This week's Free story comes from the Martin & Sylvia: Travel! It's called "Part One: Let's Go." If you’re not yet a Sparkle subscriber, join us. Just visit sparklestories.com/march and use the code SPARKLEMARCH. You can listen for free for a whole month - we now have 1400+ stories in our library! Listen to as many as you like, as often as you like. Join Martin and Sylvia's adventures as they travel from New England to California — by car, plane and train! In the five stories of the...

Duration:00:20:14