Podcast

Sparkle Stories Podcast

Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series!

Episodes

  • Letting Go

    Jan 17 2018

    Just when it seems like Spring has sprung at the Junkyard, the sky darkens and it begins to snow.  The snow takes Lil Mamma by surprise, for her daffodils have just begun to sprout, and she fears for their well-being!  She doesn't have long to worry, however, because the mysterious mouse Mitzie Niegel appears at her door, with some kind help and sage advice.   This story is a part of the Junkyard Tales: All Together Now Series.   For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Spar...more

  • Violet Crown Part Three: The Museum

    Jan 09 2018

    In which Dante closes out his sixth grade school year with a trip to the Elisabet Ney Museum, the famous Victorian Sculptress. When he inquires about a painting of what looks like a Violet Crown, the docent quietly singles him out and invites him to a special event at the University Campus – an event that should explain everything.   This story is a part of The Violet Crown (How to Be Super, Book 1) Collection.   For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www....more

  • Violet Crown Part Two: The Restaurant

    Jan 09 2018

      In which we are introduced to Dante’s grandfather who gives him a birthday present: a week in a summer ‘wayfinding’ camp where he will be with kids like him – kids who like maps. But when he gets home, he discovers that this camp is much more than just about maps.   This story is a part of The Violet Crown (How to Be Super, Book 1) Collection.   For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories.com   Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us! cust...more

  • Violet Crown Part One: The Welcome Wall

    Jan 04 2018

    In part one we are introduced to Dante and his single mother and how on the morning of his 12th birthday, as 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.   This story is a part of The Violet Crown (How to Be Super, Book 1) Collection.   For many many many more stories like this one, visit the Sparkle website: www.sparklestories....more

  • "Day One: The Christmas Drum" from the Martin & Sylvia Twelve Days of Christmas Story Collection

    Dec 25 2017

    About Day One: The Christmas Drum This story is a part of Martin & Sylvia's Twelve Days of Christmas Story Collection.   In these stories, Martin and Sylvia explore what it means to celebrate the traditional "Twelve Days of Christmas," inspired by twelve delightful tales from 18th century Maine. Each story contains a "story-within-the-story" - about the colonial town of Tullyport as the founding families create Christmas traditions and celebrations that are unique, delightful and rich with c...more

  • "In the Stillness" from the Junkyard Tales: All Together Now series

    Dec 24 2017

    It is a cold snowy day in the Junkyard, and a single muskrat arrives through the back gate with some incredible news - she is going to have a baby!  All the animals then rally to make a warm bed, provide nourishing food and together anticipate the arrival of the new baby.    This story is from the Junkyard Tales: All Together Now series.   Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series!   For many many many more stories like this one,...more