Martin loves making fires. He loves to watch fires burn and finds the crackling sounds soothing. Eva, one of the apprentices, has a very different picture of the true nature of fire — one that is poetic and understood as a part of the fairy world. This helps Martin see not only fire in a different light, but all things that change. This story is a part of the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestor...more
This story is called “Bardswallow: The Apple Tree Nymph” and it is about a little girl named Lucy and the discoveries she makes in the overgrown backyard of her new home. This story is a part of the So Many Fairies series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us! email@example.com
When Martin and Sylvia learn that their grandparents will be visiting just in time for Poppi’s birthday, they get busy planning the activities — but then need to curb their enthusiasm when Momma warns them that Poppi won’t be able to join in some of their more active adventures this time. How will the fun change now that their grandparents are getting older? This story is a part of the Loving Our Grands: Stories for Appreciation and Understanding of Our Elders collection. For many many ...more
This episode of Sparkle Car includes: A story from the Junkyard Tales series: “A Long Journey Through the Woods”. Mr. Flinch, the old possum, wishes to send a gift to his dear friend Dame Redtail, the muskrat — but their normal messenger Fredland the Moose isn’t available. Ben Thompson, clever cat, and Sally the Chipmunk volunteer to make the long voyage through the woods to the beaver pond where Dame Redtail lives. Though the voyage does not go as Ben had hoped, he leaves the beaver po...more
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. This story is a part of the Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us! customerservice@spar...more
David, the chief story spinner of Sparkle Stories has written and is one of the tellers for a new adult podcast called "Horsemen". It has the same depth of characters and satisfying narrative arc of Sparkle Stories but is crafted just for the Grown Ups. You can find out more by going to www.horsemenpodcast.com or searching "Horsemen" on iTunes.