Three warm days in a row! Martin and Sylvia see only dirty, melting snow — but Daddy has ideas. He suggests they try tapping one of the maple trees to see if the sap is running. When they hear the steady drip-drip-drip of maple sap, they know "sugaring" season has begun! It's time to make maple syrup! This story is a part of the At Home with Martin & Sylvia series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requ...more
Periwinkle "Wink" Mackenzie excitedly waits to purchase the next book in her favorite series, The Windward Chronicles, early on the morning of its release. She never suspects that receiving the new book will be only the beginning of an unforeseen adventure. This story is a part of the Windward Ho! series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us! firstname.lastname@example.org
Brother and sister are getting Valentine-making fatigue. They would like some inspiration! When Daddy says it is too snowy to go into town, they propose playing the story game where everyone tells a little bit of a story together. The whole family manages to tell a story that is about Valentines, Medieval times and, yes, dalmatians. This story is a part of the At Home with Martin & Sylvia series. For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestorie...more
In an age when trades were passed on exclusively from fathers to sons, a famous plaster caster teaches everything he knows to his daughter. As he gets older and less able to work, his daughter secretly takes on more and more work. After her father dies, a Duke’s son arrives at the workshop’s door with a very lucrative opportunity. The caster’s daughter is faced with a difficult decision: tell the Duke’s son the truth, or pretend that her father is still alive and take the job. This story is...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.