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Sparkle Stories Podcast

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

Episodes

  • Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures! Grit

    Jun 09 2021

    This week's Free story comes from Martin and Sylvia: More Adventures! It's called Grit Martin is excited about giving his friend Sasha a special gift — he wants to make her a microscope. When he is faced with the actual mechanics of how to make a base and an eyepiece and a lens out of the materials he has — he nearly gives up. But then Daddy tells him that the most important thing any builder or inventor must have is grit: sticking with it, especially when things are difficult. Martin hears him ...more

  • Junkyard Games from Junkyard Tales

    Jun 02 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the "Junkyard Tales" Collection It's called "Junkyard Games" It is hot at the Junkyard. No one wants to work at anything - except finding cool spots to hide from the heat. But the heat doesn't phase Sally the chipmunk or Winnie the puppy -- they can run and play all day! At the weekly meeting, the two have a suggestion for their grumpy Junkyard friends: to turn their daily chores into summertime games! And oh, what fun they have, and what work gets accomplished ...more

  • By Thistle By Thimble: "Sister's Sword"

    May 26 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the By Thistle By Thimble Collection It's called "Sister's Sword" A blacksmith and his son are surprised one day to find a young girl whose father was lost in a recent battle for the king. The blacksmith takes her in and raises her as his own, but soon finds that her true father's courage and sense of adventure is alive and well in the girl — and is strong enough to transform a kingdom. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of ...more

  • FIFTY: The Stars, the States, and the Stories; Arizona, "Finding Planet X"

    May 19 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the "Fifty Stories for Fifty States" Collection It's called "Arizona; Looking for Planet X" Wealthy businessman, mathematician, and author Percival Lowell, dedicated the last years of his life and most of his personal riches to one mission: to find the mysterious “Planet X” — the supposed ninth planet in the solar system. His singular focus created the facility and calculations that would accomplish this goal, but it was the diligence and can-do practicality of ...more

  • By Thistle By Thimble "Constable Phelps and the Wondersmith."

    May 12 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the "By Thistle By Thimble" Collection It's called "Constable Phelps and the Wondersmith" Everything in the town of Iontas is in perfect order. Constable Phelps keeps it that way. The people work hard, and there is never any trouble or complaint. But there also aren't any smiles or laughter. That is - until the Wondersmith arrives and quietly, gently changes everything. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original stor...more