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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

  • A Map of the Year from At Home with Martin & Sylvia

    Sep 15 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the At Home with Martin & Sylvia Collection It's called A Map of the Year It is the first week of school and in Martin and Sylvia's house, which means transforming the dining room table into the homeschool work table. Everybody is excited about new books, new materials and, indeed, new subjects to learn. This year, Martin is nervous that he will not learn the same things as his friend Sasha who attends the neighborhood school. Momma and Daddy suggest they make l...more

  • The Schoolmaster from By Thistle By Thimble

    Sep 08 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the Back to School Collection. It's called The Schoolmaster. In the By Thistle By Thimble story "The Schoolmaster," a boy named Micajah is looking for a teacher. His family has moved many times: from Concord, New Hampshire to Buffalo, New York to Rapid City, South Dakota to Denver, Colorado and finally to San Mateo, California. In California, he attends the one-room school house of a teacher named Master Simon. Master Simon enraptures the class with a magical ge...more

  • "Ready to Swim" by The Willowbee Tree

    Aug 31 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the "The Willowbee Tree" It's called "Ready to Swim" It is back to school time for Piper and Clancy, the two older Willowbee children. Clancy is sad about leaving kindergarten and worried about what first grade will bring. The willow tree seems to understand this and takes the Willowbees to an island in the American south where an alligator, a white ibis and several ghost crabs show them something miraculous: the moment when a little loggerhead turtle makes the ...more

  • Life as a Martian: Chapter One: The Anomaly in Greenhorn

    Aug 25 2021

    This week's Free story comes from the Life as a Martian Collection It's called Chapter One: The Anomaly in Greenhorn When the Nebraska family lands in Greenhorn, there’s a lot they don’t know — including the fact that they are Martians sent to Earth as undercover researchers. As they become accustomed to their new town, they study the local culture and even shuttle their youngest son to a podcast camp where he hosts a new show ... and reveals their true identity. Each week on the Sparkle Storie...more

  • The Storying Project: "The Spanish Moon Moth"

    Aug 18 2021

    This week's Free story comes from The Storying Project It's called "The Spanish Moon Moth" Emma and Janey may be sisters in the same family, but they are very different. While Emma observed the world around her with curiosity, Janey preferred living out adventures through reading books. It seemed like nothing would ever change — until one day, Janey’s books unexpectedly came to life in the world Emma was inhabiting. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our ...more