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Podcast

Story Spectacular

Join children's book author/illustrator Angela Ferrari for a Spectacular weekly children's podcast with original stories and classic retellings. Stories come alive through colorful music, lively sound, and fun characters. Listeners will recognize familiar faces like Humpty Dumpty and discover new friends like Digger the Dog. These spectacular stories are sure to delight listeners of all ages and ignite the imagination within.

Episodes

  • The Scarecrow Who Wasn't Scary (Bedtime)

    Oct 23 2020

      CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners The Scarecrow has only one job to do which is to scare the crows away from the cornfield. But Scarecrow is having a really hard time keeping the pesky crows away... Perhaps he can try dressing up in scary costumes. Do you think that will keep the crows away? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To...more

  • Wanda the Witch

    Oct 19 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners You're invited to an enchanting Halloween bash with Wanda the Witch and her silly cat Jinx. Wanda can't wait to impress all of her guests with her magic dance shoes. But oh no! Wanda's shoes won't stop dancing!!! Who will save the day? Digger the Dog will also stop by and tell us some funny Halloween jokes. It's gonna be a "SPOOK-Tacular" Time!!! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify...more

  • Buffy the Bat (Bedtime)

    Oct 16 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Get a glimpse of the nightlife as we travel along with Buffy the Bat. Even though it’s dark outside Buffy can still have fun exploring by sending out funky sonic sounds. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspe...more

  • Monster SMASH!

    Oct 12 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners The Little Monster didn’t mean to make so many messes. He just loves to smash things. Friends and neighbors can’t stand all the mashing and smashing. But perhaps there is a way the Little Monster can put his talents to good use. Then Digger will amuse us with some “Spooktacular” jokes about monsters. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by ...more

  • The Traveling Pumpkin (Bedtime)

    Oct 09 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will meet a kind old farmer who loves to grow pumpkins. One day a very magical pumpkin starts to grow in his pumpkin patch. Let's find out what sorts of wondrous things are in store for our farmer friend! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase or...more

  • Kids Listen Activity Podcast "The County Fair"

    Oct 05 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Here are three County Fair Counting Activities for you! 1.) The Paper Toss Game: Make your own triangle paper tosser or use the printable activity page. For folding instructions. Then find a smooth flat surface. Make a starting line with a piece of tape then. Flick your paper tosser. Use a ruler to measure the distance. Can you beat your score? Challenge your friends and family. Make a prize to awa...more

  • The Emperor's New Leaves (Bedtime)

    Oct 02 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners You are cordially invited to Emperor Elm tree's Fall Fashion Leaf Show! The Emperor can't wait to show off his new leaves! You won't wanna miss this SPECTACULAR show!  Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.c...more

  • Quil's Postcards Meteor Baby Shower

    Sep 28 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Quil sent us some postcards with exciting news from his home on the planet Quark. He has a new Baby sister named Pluma has just arrived. To celebrate, his family threw a Meteor Baby Shower Party. Things between Quil and Pluma didn’t go so well at first but now they are great friends and Quil is so happy to be a big brother. Then special guest Jonathan Messinger from the Adventures of Finn Caspian p...more

  • Double Feature The Star Gazers Three / Little Star Wonders (Bedtime)

    Sep 25 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners - It's a special Sleepy-Time Tale Double Feature. Tonight we will listen to two starry tales. In our first feature, we will meet three star gazer’s named Wynken Blynken and Nod. I wonder how they will explore the stars tonight? - For our second feature, we will hear from a curious little star who sees something glowing far away in the night sky...  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spoti...more

  • Quil's Postcards The Planetarium

    Sep 21 2020

      CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners We have a new batch of postcards from Quil, our outer-space pen-pal from the planet Quark. Quil went on a field trip with his class to the Planetarium!!! Things are going quite smoothly until Quil discovers that his pet meteor-monkey had unexpectedly tagged along too!!! Will Quil be able to keep Mira the mischievous monkey out of sight? What else do you think Quil will discover at the Planetarium...more

  • The Lost Meteorite (Bedtime)

    Sep 18 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will meet a kind pebble named Rolley who meets a space rock named Shiney. Shiney is a lost meteorite who needs to find her way back home to outer space. Will Rolley be able to help her new friend? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original c...more

  • Quil's Postcards A Quarky Safari

    Sep 14 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners We just received more postcards written by our space friend Quil from the planet Quark. We will learn all about Quil's trip on the Quarky Safari and find out what sorts of incredible things live in a space jungle!!! Then Digger the dog will drop by and tell us some more stellar space jokes.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’...more

  • Where Did the Moon Go? (Bedtime)

    Sep 11 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners I love looking at the moon each and every night... but tonight when I look out the window I can’t see the moon!!! Where do you think it went? http://storyspectacular.com/ - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storysp...more

  • Quil's Postcards Camp Crater

    Sep 07 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Quil has just us some more mail from the planet quark. In this batch of postcards, Quil will tell us all about Space Camp on Lake Crater! Join in on all the fun Camp Crater activities with Quil & friends! Then we will laugh along with some jokes about space from Digger the Dog.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author...more

  • Double Feature: The Dream Genie / The Land of Diddle Diddle (Bedtime)

    Sep 04 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special Sleepy-Time Tale Double Feature. Tonight we will listen to dreamy tales. In our first feature, we will travel to Dreamland and visit the Dream Genie. The dream genie will grant us 3 dream wishes. I can’t wait to go on an adventure with you! - For our second story we will travel to the land of Diddle Diddle. It’s a magical place filled with wonder. What sorts of surreal things do you ...more

  • Quil's Double Feature: Message in a Bottle Rocket / Lava Park Adventure

    Aug 31 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today’s show is a Double Feature with two SPECTACULAR Space friends stories. First, we hear all about what life is like for Quil on the Planet Quark. - For our second feature, we will hear all about Quil’s birthday party at the lava park! Will Quil be brave enough to go down the lava slide? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s...more

  • Double Feature: The Pillow Fight/ Where Does My Shadow Go? (Bedtime)

    Aug 28 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special sleepy-time tale double feature. Tonight we will listen to two dreamy tales.  In our first feature, we will meet my two pillows who just can’t seem to get along. Will things settle down before its time for bed? For our second story, we will use our imaginations and think of where my shadow could go at night.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular i...more

  • The Tortoise in the Air

    Aug 24 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners A long long time ago when Tilde was a young tortoise she raced around the world against Jack the Rabbit. Let’s see if Tilde the Tortoise will be victorious! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/...more

  • Little Toy Car Hits the Road (Bedtime)

    Aug 21 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will meet a little toy car who loves to play outside in the driveway but dreams of exploring new places. Where do you think the little toy car will go? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacula...more

  • The Tiny Transport Team

    Aug 17 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Bailey Boat, Tate the Truck, and Pacey the Plane are junior transporters. Today they will help reunite a little girl with her lost teddy bear. Then Digger the Dog will stop by to tell us some funny jokes about transportation. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to p...more

  • Double Feature: Bedtime for Boats / The Imagination Planes (Bedtime)

    Aug 14 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special Sleepy Time Tale Double Feature. Tonight we will listen to two marvelous ocean and aircraft tales. Our first story is about the boats in the bay. We learn all about how the boats spend their day, then we will hear how the boats get ready for bed. For our second story, we will hear about the Imagination Planes. These clever aircrafts are always dreaming about new ways to fly in the sk...more

  • The Wacky Robots of Raboo

    Aug 10 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Welcome to the Robot Island of Raboo, hoe to some of the wackiest Robots around! You are just in time for the annual Wacky Robot Talent show!!! A big thank you to Mr. Eric O’Keefe from the "What if World" podcast for lending his hilarious robot talents to today's show. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Fe...more

  • Double Feature: Little Red Riding Scooter / Jack & Jill (Bedtime)

    Aug 07 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special sleepy-time tale double feature. Tonight we will listen to two transportation tales. In our first feature story, we will meet Little Red, who loves to ride her scooter all the way to Grammie’s house. I wonder if Grammie will be home today or perhaps an unexpected guest will be waiting for Little Red... For our second story, we will hear about Jack and Jill. These two little children ...more

  • Digger and the Little Choo Choo Train

    Aug 03 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Digger has a whole load of gems that he would like to bring to some children who live on the other side of the mountain. He needs a train to bring him to his destination. The only train that will help is a tiny little Choo Choo. Let's sing a catchy railroad song and then learn some fun facts about trains from Tilde the Tortoise. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacu...more

  • Double Feature: Hickory Dock / Josephine & the Flying Machine (Bedtime)

    Jul 31 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special sleepy-time tale double feature. Tonight we will listen to two inventive tales. In our first feature, we will spend some time with Hickory Dock, He’s a kind old man who loves to make clocks. Until one day Hickory Dock makes a very remarkable clock that is full of surprises. For our second story, we meet a junior inventor named Josephine. We will even help her test out a brand new inv...more

  • Digger's New Pet

    Jul 27 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Digger the Dog is feeling a little lonely. He loves having friends over for visits but he’d really like to share his home with a pet. Birdie & I will tag along with Digger to the local animal shelter and help Digger the Dog select a forever friend. But what kind of pet will Digger choose? This story is a special collaboration with the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society in Lewiston Maine. Learn mor...more

  • Double Feature: Angie Had a Little Llama / Play Ball Llama

    Jul 24 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions & discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will listen to two Llamariffic tales. Our first story we will meet my pet Llama who loves to tag around everywhere I go, even to unexpected places. I wonder where Llama will go tonight? For our second feature, we will hear about a llama’s spectacular day at the baseball game. Do you think llama will catch a baseball? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular...more

  • Double Feature: Digger has a Dilemma / Digger Feels Ill

    Jul 20 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today’s show is a Double Feature with two spectacular Digger the Dog stories. First Birdie and I try to have a play day with Digger, But he’s not allowed to leave the house until he cleans his room. The only problem is Digger is in a bad mood. Do you think we can convince Digger to change his mind? For our second feature, Birdie & I will visit with Digger the Dog once again. But oh dear he isn’t fe...more

  • A Bicycle Built for Eight (Bedtime)

    Jul 17 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Little doggie is bored and looking for something fun to do. All that changed once doggie wanders into the old shed and finds a bicycle built for eight! I wonder what will happen next? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: h...more

  • Double Feature: Digger's Daily Routine / Digger's Rock Show

    Jul 13 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners We have to PET-TACULAR stories about our good friend Digger the Dog. In our first story, Every day for Digger was exactly the same, he was stuck in a bit of a rut. But one day something happened that was so profound, it turned Digger and his whole routine upside-down... For our second feature, we hear all about Digger’s Rock show!!! Digger has found a lot of fun ways to make noises with his rocks a...more

  • Double Feature: Flufflestiltsken / Cool Cat City (Bedtime)

    Jul 10 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we have two CAT-TACULAR tales. In our first story, we will meet a little mouse who is about to be removed from the house by a grumpy cat, unless the mouse can guess the cat's name... In our second feline feature, we will stroll around the city with the "Jazz Cat" and explore the underground music scene! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and...more

  • Doggy and Kitty Switcharoo

    Jul 06 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Doggy and Kitty don't always get along. After quibbling and squabbling, they decide to switch places for the whole day. Find out what silly shenanigans ensue! Then Tilde the Tortoise will stop by to share some fun facts about Cats and Dogs.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about t...more

  • Pet Pride Parade (Bedtime)

    Jul 03 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let's celebrate all of the pets out there with a PET-TACULAR Parade! Will your favorite pet be there? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Colorin...more

  • Birdie Triple Play

    Jun 29 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today we have three SPECTACULAR stories all about our dear friend Birdie: Fly Home Birdie, Boppin' Birdie & Song Birdie. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story ...more

  • The Sandman's Castle (Bedtime)

    Jun 26 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners The Sandman lives in on a beautiful beach way up in the night's sky. He wants everyone to come to visit this magnificent place. So he built a sandcastle that you can visit in your dreams! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go t...more

  • Polly the Kid Pirate

    Jun 22 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Polly is the bravest kid Pirate to have ever sailed the seven seas. She sails from island to island along with her parrot "Crackers", hoping to discover new tropical fruits. But some mischievous monkeys have another idea! We will also hear from Tilde the Tortoise and discover some fun facts about pirates! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hoste...more

  • Beachside Relaxation (Bedtime)

    Jun 19 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Join me and special guest Chanel Tsang from "Peace Out" for a relaxing beachside getaway. We will go for a walk along the beach, ride our bicycles down the "Beach Rose Bike Path" and then lounge by the big willow tree while we hear a relaxing story from a bluebird. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrar...more

  • Double Feature: Lawrence the Lighthouse/Dive In

    Jun 15 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners We have two Sea-Worthy tales for you today inspired by my home state of Maine. First, we will hear the silly sea saga about a Lighthouse named Lawrence who's afraid of the OCEAN!!! Then we will tag along with Scamp the Lobster and explore the Undersea Festival. It is SHORE to be a lot of fin... I mean FUN!!!  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and h...more

  • Double Feature: Boone on the Boardwalk/ The Sandy Sandwich (Bedtime)

    Jun 12 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special Sleepy-Time Tale Double Feature. Our first story is about a silly dog named Boone who really wants to go for an adventure on the boardwalk... but dogs aren’t allowed. Do you think that will stop Boone from having an amusing day? For our second feature we will go to the beach We will pack all of our fun beach toys and of course make a yummy sandwich to eat. But Oh No! A seagull wants ...more

  • Bubble Trouble

    Jun 08 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Puff is a silly little blowfish who loves to blow bubbles! But one day Puff gets into a bit of BUBBLE TROUBLE!!! How will the little blowfish find his way out of this bubbly mess? Today's episode features the vocal and musical talents of Dan Saks from "Noodle Loaf". - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferra...more

  • A Little Duckling Story (Bedtime)

    Jun 05 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners A little duckling named Daffodil keeps getting into mischief. Sometimes it's hard to be a little duckling. But Daffodil's mother has a story for her daughter that will make her feel brave and strong, ready to take on the world... after a nap of course... Today's episode features the vocal and storytelling talents of Rhea Pechter from"Little Stories for Tiny People" - - - - Listen to Story Spectacul...more

  • BONUS: Ocean & Beach Activities!!!

    Jun 03 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Welcome to the Bonus Activity Episode!!! Today’s show celebrates all things Ocean and Beach. Here are all the directions for today’s SPECTACULAR activities. Activity #1- Bubble Fun First, grab some bubble solution or make your own bubble solution by mixing 4 cups of warm water with a half cup of sugar then mix in a half cup of dish soap. The longer you let your homemade bubble solution rest the bet...more

  • The SPECTACULAR Pool Party

    Jun 01 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let's celebrate the warm weather with a SPECTACULAR pool party with our friends Birdie & Digger the Dog! We will listen to a short story about a rubber ducky. And we will also hear some jokes about pools from Digger. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase o...more

  • Double Feature: 3 Otters in a Tub/ Row Boat Otter (Bedtime)

    May 29 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special Sleepy-Time Tale Double Feature. Tonight we will listen to two otter tales. Our first story is about three little otters who don’t want to take a bath. Maybe mama otter can convince her little ones that bath time is wonderful... For our second story, we will hear about a little otter who loves the water. Where will she travel to next in her magical rowboat? - - - - Listen to Story Sp...more

  • Coral the Seahorse Explorer

    May 25 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Coral the Seahorse loves exploring the deep blue sea. One day she finds a remarkable treasure in a sunken pirate ship. What will she do with her newfound fortune? Then Tilde the Tortoise will stop by and tell us some fun facts about seahorses.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more abou...more

  • Hippo Comes to Dinner (Bedtime)

    May 22 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will visit the neighborhood of Nadoo. A jungle oasis where animal neighbors like to get together and share suppers. But one day a new neighbor named hippo moves to town and makes a HIPPO-POTA-MESS of all the meals. Will things ever go back to normal again for the animals in the neighborhood?  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted ...more

  • The Crime Fighting Critter Club

    May 18 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Special guest Rob Griffiths is here to lend his voice and tell an exciting story about a Crime-Fighting Critter Club! What sorts of courageous critter adventures do you think our heroes will go on tonight? If you love this courageous critter tale, you will also love listening to Bedtime FM’s Story Time. It’s a story podcast for kids featuring storytellers from around the world hosted by today’s gue...more

  • Double Feature: Roosterpunzel/ Are You Sleeping Dawn the Swan (Bedtime)

    May 15 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special Sleepy-Time Tale Double Feature. Tonight we will listen to two birdtastic tales. Our first story is about a silly rooster named Roosterpunzel. Roosterpunzel is very fowl and doesn’t get along with the other birds. But perhaps this silly bird can make a new friend in an unexpected way? For our second feature, we will hear about a trumpeter swan named dawn who can’t seem to get up earl...more

  • Sal and the Erie Canal

    May 11 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let's go back in time and visit to 1825 and visit the Erie Canal! We will ride on the back of our friendly tour guide Sal the Mule. Then we will sing a song about our trip. After that, Digger the Dog will stop by and tell us some funny jokes about Mules. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn...more

  • Mother Moose (Bedtime)

    May 08 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Bruce the Moose was just minding his own business when a little lost mouse named Chucky wandered up to him and said “Mama.” Bruce decides to help this little mouse find his way back home to his real mother.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original c...more

  • Little Monkey Goes to School

    May 04 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Little Monkey can’t wait to meet her friends on the bus and ride to school. Let’s have fun singing the animal ABC’s and playing on the monkey bars with our little monkey friend. Then Tilde will stop by and tell us some fun monkey facts. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the sh...more

  • Platypus in Boots (Bedtime)

    May 01 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let’s go on an adventure with "Platypus in Boots." Platypus meets King Kookaburra and Queen Cockateel and helps them solve a royal predicament. Our friends from the Cool Facts About Animals podcast are here to help tell this adorable animal adventure so let’s begin now. - - - A big thank you to our special guests, Ali, Grady, Clara, and Theo from the "Cool Facts About Animals" podcast for lending t...more

  • The Weather Girl

    Apr 27 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners There once was a little girl who loved to play outside. Each day the weather would change and the little girl would find an exciting new way to play outside. But what happens when the weather is thunder and lightning? Two SPECTACULAR activities for you. Go online to hthttp://storyspectacular.com/resources Check out "Weather Girl Match Up" for a printable activity coloring page. Click on "Outdoor Ac...more

  • The Insect Parade (Bedtime)

    Apr 24 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners One lazy afternoon, I was feeling quite bored... So, I wandered outside and laid down on the grass. All of a sudden, a parade of bugs came along. Each insect spectacle was more dazzling than the last. I couldn't believe my eyes. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and t...more

  • Happy Birthday Maple

    Apr 20 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners You’re invited to a birthday party for a little maple tree. Maple is turning 6. Find out what kinds of fun things take place at a birthday party for trees. Maybe there will even be a tree dance! Then we will read more Ani-mail from our friend Pearl the Oyster.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. T...more

  • Nocturnal Noises (Bedtime)

    Apr 17 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners At night when I am falling asleep, I can hear all kinds of interesting sounds outside my window. Who or what is making these noises? Let’s learn all about nocturnal creatures! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://st...more

  • Myrtle Goes Outside

    Apr 13 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Myrtle is a houseplant. She lives on a shelf and spends her days looking out the window, longing to go outside. One day Myrtle’s wish comes true! Let’s tag along with our foliage friend on this tree-mendous adventure. Then afterward we have an EPIC Nature Scavenger Hunt!!! Get the printable activity page and more fun activities for kids here:http://storyspectacular.com/resources - - - - Listen to S...more

  • The Goose that Lays Chocolate Eggs (Bedtime)

    Apr 10 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners There was once a happy goose that would lay chocolate eggs. One day a mean old magician strolled by and decided to steal the magnificent goose for his magic show. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacula...more

  • A Bunny Cotton Candy Tale

    Apr 06 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let's go on an adventure with a curious little bunny named Beatrix. We will embark on a quest in search of a candy treasure! Then we will learn some funny bunny facts with Tilde the Tortoise. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books ...more

  • Double Feature: Teddy Bear Picnic/Red White & Blueberries

    Apr 03 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Coloring & Activity Book" “What Do You See?”, “An Extraordinary Book”, “Digger’s Daily Routine”, “The Shape E...more

  • April Fools Day All Jokes Spectacular 2020

    Apr 01 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today we will celebrate April Fools Day by telling jokes, playing pranks, singing a song, and even hearing some foolish "fake" facts. There will be lots of fun friends stopping by, including real-life listeners just like you. It's sure to be the best April Fools Day ever!!! NO FOOLIN' Story Spectacular April Fools Day Activity. Go to http://storyspectacular.com/resources to download the printable a...more

  • 2019 FLASHBACK April Fools Day

    Mar 31 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let’s celebrate April fools day with a special all jokes episode hosted by Digger the Dog. You will hear silly jokes from Tilde, Birdie, and even our real-life listeners Aoife, Cecelia, Lincoln, Luka, and Mason. We will also hear some up-ROAR-ious Ani-Mail from Evangeline, twin brothers Felix and Ross, Juniper, and Vivien. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular i...more

  • Old Miss Angie Had a Farm

    Mar 30 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today we are going on a field trip to a very Funny Farm where all kinds of wacky animals are welcome. You are in for a day full of surprises. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also...more

  • The Old Woman and her Shoes (Bedtime)

    Mar 27 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight's tale is all about a kind old lady who loves to make shoes. The only problem is, she has so many shoes, that she doesn't know what to do with them all. Perhaps she will find some new friends to share her shoes with...  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to...more

  • The Mischievous Fairy Island

    Mar 23 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today we are going to visit the Mischievous Fairy Island with my trusty dog Bo to see if we can find fairies. Do you think we will see one? Are fairies even real? Let's find out together! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go t...more

  • Penny Pinky (Bedtime)

    Mar 20 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Oh no! The queen has lost her ring and doesn’t know where to find it. Luckily for her, a tiny hero named Penny Pinky is here to save the day!!!  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can a...more

  • Ginger the Leprechaun's Lucky Day (Bedtime)

    Mar 16 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Celebrate St Patricks Day with this Celtic inspired fairy tale. Ginger is a little Leprechaun who finds a four-leaf clover! That means four wishes will come true for Ginger, but only for today... - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s bo...more

  • Rip Van Pinkle (Bedtime)

    Mar 13 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Rip Van Pinkle doesn't want to go to sleep. What if he misses out on something cool? One night as he is sitting up in bed he feels a tickle under his chin. To his amazement, Rip Van Pinkle starts growing a long pink beard! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purc...more

  • Shapes to the Rescue

    Mar 09 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Triangle and Circle are now the best of friends. They decide to go out in the forest and pick some shape grapes together. All is going ship-shape until the tiny triangle gets stuck in a tree? Who will save the day and rescue the triangle? After today’s story, we will hear some listener ani-mail from our real-life listeners Ben, Davey, Evryn, Katrina, Kennedy, and Taylin!!!  - - - - Listen to Story ...more

  • The Library Fairy (Bedtime)

    Mar 06 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Have you ever wondered what happens inside the library when the lights go out at night? We will learn all about it by listening to the legend of the Library Fairy. She has a magic bookmark that makes stories come to life!!! Featuring the vocal talents of Kitty Felde from "The Book Club for Kids" podcast. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted...more

  • Double Feature: The Shape Escape/The Shape Caper

    Mar 02 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today we have two shipshape stories. First, we will meet a tiny triangle a brave square, and a mighty octagon. All is well for the Shapes until a big bad circle escapes and wreaks havoc on the valley. I wonder who will save the day? For our second story, we will return to Shape Valley where all of the Shapes are busy harvesting shape grapes for the annual feast. But to their shock, someone has take...more

  • Goldisquawks and the Three Bears (Bedtime)

    Feb 28 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Goldisquawks is an obnoxious parrot. One day she stops by a treehouse and causes mayhem, much to the chagrin of the three bears that live in the home! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You...more

  • The Amazon Jamazon

    Feb 24 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners On this very special episode, we will meet up with Birdie and Digger the Dog, and travel to the Amazon Jungle. Let's ride down the Amazon river on a raft and sing a groovy tune. Then Tilde will stop by and tell us some fun facts about the Amazon! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more ab...more

  • Patty Cake (Bedtime)

    Feb 21 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Patty is a very kind baker who loves to make sweet treats for her animal friends. Then one day Patty slips on some "icing" and twists her wrist. So the animals decide to sneak into the bakery and bake a nice cake for Patty. Featuring author and podcaster Rekaya Gibson as the voice of Patty Cake. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by child...more

  • Hola Caballo

    Feb 17 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Edgar the Egret needs a vacation! He decides to fly to a tropical Caribbean Island. The only problem is, Edgar can't speak the Spanish language. Perhaps a bilingual mockingbird can help him make friends with a local Caballo. Special guests Evan & Vanessa Blum from the Eat your Spanish podcast. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by childre...more

  • Cinderella Mozzarella (Bedtime)

    Feb 14 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Let's celebrate Valentine's day with a lovely romantic story about spaghetti and cheese. In tonight’s tasty tale, Cinderella Mozzarella hopes to go to the ball at the pasta palace to meet Freddie spaghetti. Will the Dairy Godmother grant her this wish? Find out in this foodie fairy-tale. Tonight's tale also features the vocal talents of author and illustrator Russ Cox. - - - - Listen to Story Spect...more

  • Baby Foodie Rotten Avocados

    Feb 10 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today’s tasty collaboration features American Chef and Food writer J. Kenji Lopez-Alt. In this episode, The Baby Foodie and Hot Sauce visit an avocado grove to help "Gwen" Avocado throw a Guacamole Party. They help Gwen pick a bunch of avocados but before they can smash them into guacamole, Dr. Rotten comes by and spoils everything... This isn’t J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's first foray into kid-lit, aside ...more

  • Double Feature: Eggs on a Wall/ Yak & the Beanstalk (Bedtime)

    Feb 07 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will listen to two tales starring some very venturesome characters. Our first story features a comedic cast of eggcentric eggs who are not very good at following directions. I hope this wacky tale about eggs will crack you up!! For our second feature, we will hear about a friendly Yak who loves to hike and discover new places. Where do you think the yak will bravely voyage to next and wh...more

  • Baby Foodie Double Feature: Berry has the Blues/Truffle Shuffle

    Feb 03 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today’s show is Double Feature with two spectacular Baby Food stories. First, we will visit a blueberry patch and help Mary Blueberry solve the mystery of the blueberry caper. For our second Baby Foodie story, we journey to France. Here we will tag along with Hamlet the hog and search for tasty truffles! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted...more

  • Double Feature: Piggy Went to Market/Three Little Chicks (Bedtime)

    Jan 31 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will listen to two spectacular stories all about culinary delights. Our first tale we will tag along with little piggy and go to the market. What sorts of treats will our friend find? For our second story, we will meet three little chicks who decide to bake some sweets and make them into little treat houses. But a big bad big wants to eat the houses before everyone gets a chance to have ...more

  • Double Feature: Flea Circus/What will I Bee?

    Jan 27 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today’s show is Double Feature with two SPECTACULAR stories. First, we will visit the magnificent miniature flea circus. I wonder what sorts of tiny triumphs we will see? For our second story, we will meet a little bumblebee. I wonder what sorts of spectacular things the bee could bee when it grows up? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted b...more

  • Double Feature: The Fly Piper/Firefly & Glowworm (Bedtime)

    Jan 24 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's a special Sleepy-Time Tale Double Feature. Tonight we will listen to two spectacular stories about some buzzworthy insects. Our first story is called "The Fly Piper." In this tale, we will visit the town of Soupville. While the villagers are happily slurping their soup, a bunch of flies move in and start bugging everyone. I wonder if someone can help lead the flies away from the village? For o...more

  • The Flying Adventures of Lizzie the Lizard

    Jan 20 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Lizzie is a very daring young lizard who dreams to one day be able to fly and go on grand adventures! Then we will hear some adorable Ani-Mail from our real-life listener Mason! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://...more

  • The Peculiar Caterpillar (Bedtime)

    Jan 17 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Harriet is a very odd caterpillar. She doesn’t quite fit in with the others. Instead of lounging around all day on the big green leaf. Harriet likes to sneak out at night and go on nocturnal adventures. One night she even meets a very special friend… - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn mor...more

  • The Dinosaur Games

    Jan 13 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today's show is sure to go down in Pre-History! We will be attending the Dinosaur Games, a DINO-MITE competition with some hilarious dinosaur athletes. A Velociraptor, a Pterodactyl, a Triceratops, a T-Rex, and a tiny little Micropachycephalosaurus will all compete for the Dino-Trophy. With special guests Aaron, Bridget & Mike from "Aarons World". - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotif...more

  • My Pet Dragon Iggy (Bedtime)

    Jan 10 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Some people have dogs or cats for pets. But nobody has a pet quite like mine… You see, I have a pet DRAGON! Her name is Iggy and she’s the best pet dragon ever!!! A big thank you to our very special guest Rebecca Weaver for lending her voice in tonights Dragon Tale. Rebecca is part of the amazing team behind the hit show "Be Calm on Ah Way Island" - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotif...more

  • A Dinosaur in a Toy Store

    Jan 06 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Charlie has a toy-store. One day Charlie found a strange, bumpy plastic egg and places it in the back of the store. That night a baby Dinosaur hatches out of the egg and plays around with all the fun toys in the store! Find out what happens when Charlie discovers a dinosaur in the toy store! Then Digger the Dog stops by to tell us some Juras-sick jokes about Dinosaurs. - - - - Listen to Story Spect...more

  • Sierra the Triceratops (Bedtime)

    Jan 03 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Sierra is a pint-sized paleontologist. With the help of her mother, this little triceratops will explore Gemstone Mountain in search of ancient dinosaur artifacts. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacul...more

  • New Years SPECTACULAR

    Dec 30 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Join Angela Ferrari, Digger the Dog, Tilde the Tortoise and Birdie for a special New Years' Eve EXTRAVAGANZA!!! We will pull out of the party favors, make new year's resolutions, learn some fun facts all about New Years history from Tilde the Tortoise, laugh along to some silly jokes from Digger the Dog and sing some New Years songs like "Auld Lang Syne", "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow" and more... ...more

  • A Long Winter's Rest (Bedtime)

    Dec 27 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners The very first snowflake of the season has fallen from the sky. Time for all of the forest animals and trees to get ready for winter! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchas...more

  • Magical Merry Toyland

    Dec 23 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners One magical morning a little boy and girl woke up to realize that they had remarkably shrunk down in size Now they are the same size as their toys! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You ca...more

  • The Sleigh Bed Ride (Bedtime)

    Dec 20 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's the Holiday Season! Let's embark on a magical sleigh bed ride with our trusty friend Nutcracker! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Colorin...more

  • Chilly the Snowman

    Dec 16 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Winter has arrived. Let's go play in the snow! We will meet a new snowy friend and even learn the "Snowy Shuffle". Then, Digger the Dog will drop by and tell us some cool jokes about snowmen! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books ...more

  • The Magnificent World of Ice (Bedtime)

    Dec 13 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tonight we will journey together to the Magnificent and musical world of ice. What sorts of incredible ice spectacles do you think we will see? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can al...more

  • The Mighty Mushing Sled Dogs

    Dec 09 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners A shipment of food coats and other winter goods need to be delivered to the little children. But the ship is stuck at the frozen port. The only way these much-needed provisions can be delivered in such treacherous snowy weather is by sled dog. Maya the Malamute and her team of sled-dogs must race through the snow to deliver the shipment of winter goods to the children in the village. - - - - Listen...more

  • Chester Greenwood the Earmuff Inventor

    Dec 07 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Chester Greenwood is having a hard time keeping his ears warm in the cold winter weather. His hat makes his ears itch and it keeps falling off while he’s playing in the snow. What can Chester do to solve this problem? A big thanks to our special guest Mick Sullivan from "The Past & The Curious" for lending his voice and musical talents for today’s episode.  - Story Spectacular is written and hosted...more

  • A Home for Gingerbread Man (Bedtime)

    Dec 04 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners One morning a baker bakes a gingerbread cookie. Just before the baker takes a bite, the gingerbread man comes to life and escapes from the bakery! Now the little gingerbread man needs to find a home! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’...more

  • Tilde's North Pole Expedition

    Dec 02 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Tilde the Tortoise and Jack the Rabbit will travel in their hot air balloon all the way up to the North Pole. Here they will meet all kinds of clever arctic animals Maybe they will even get to see the Aurora Borealis light show! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and t...more

  • A Snowy Barnyard Wonderland (Bedtime)

    Nov 29 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It’s the Holiday Season and every animal around the barn likes to celebrate winter in their own special way. Let's play along with our barnyard buddies, then go for a hay- sleigh ride while we sing "Jingle Bells"!!! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase or...more

  • The Quirky Turkey Returns

    Nov 25 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Our friend, the Quirky Turkey returns to the Gobble Gala with a new dance & a new message of CELEBRATION!!! We will also hear some Spectacular Ani-Mail from Lucy, Rowen, & Elliot. Submit your Quirky Turkey Dance Video recordings to angela@storyspectacular.com - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To ...more

  • Old Mother Hubbard SQUASH (Bedtime)

    Nov 22 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Old Mother Hubbard went to her cupboard, and what she found was...Squash! Lots and lots of SQUASH!!! Whatever will she do with this wild group of gourds? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - ...more

  • The Quirky Turkey

    Nov 18 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Today we will celebrate Thanksgiving by revisiting a funny and festive turkey story. We will join all the other fancy turkeys at the annual Gobble Gala. Things at the gala are going quite smoothly until a bizarre bird arrives. Let's find out who this mysterious party crasher could be... - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s boo...more

  • Nutty the Squirrel (Bedtime)

    Nov 15 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Nutty is very busy collecting acorns and stacking them inside his treehouse for the winter season. Things are going well for Nutty until someone comes along and shakes things up. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http:/...more

  • Baby Foodie Cranberry Makeover

    Nov 11 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners It's time for another delicious installment of "The Adventures of The Baby Foodie!" In today’s tasty adventure the Baby Foodie and Hot Sauce are going back in time to help invent a brand new way to eat cranberries! Today's AniMail segment features the vocal talents of Paul Csomo and Donna Hume from the "Varmints" podcast.  - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is...more

  • Hansel and Gretel's House of Fruit (Bedtime)

    Nov 08 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Hansel & Gretel are all grown up. Every season they love to decorate their house with fresh fruit. But how will they decorate their house in the winter season? - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.c...more

  • Baby Foodie The Great Corn Crusader

    Nov 04 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners Join the Baby Foodie and his trusty sidekick Hot Sauce as they travel the globe food-fighting for justice. Today the Baby Foodie will journey to a corn farm where a kind old ear of corn named Pop is having a weevil problem. I hope the Baby Foodie can save the day! Then we will hear some jokes about corn from Digger the Dog. - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular i...more

  • The County Fair

    Oct 07 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. You are just in time to join Digger, Birdie and I for a trip to the County Fair!!! We will eat some great food, go on some fun rides and even win a BIG prize!!! Sing along to "The County Fair Song" and then laugh along to some jokes about the fair. Y'all are sure gonna have a SPECTACULAR time!!! - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn ...more

  • Behind the Scenes of Story Spectacular

    Sep 23 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Let's take a peek behind the curtain and learn all about the making of Story Spectacular. Over the past two years, I have heard from kids and parents alike who are interested in learning more about how podcasts are made and who also want to know how I come up with all the wacky ideas for my stories. So today we are going behind the scenes of Story Spectacular. I hope this episode inspire...more

  • Sleepy Time Summer Mix Volume III

    Jul 22 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Welcome to the Sleepy Time Summer playlist volume III. A mix of relaxing stories perfect for summer break. Happy listening! 1.) The Sandy Sandwich 2.) Cinderella Mozzarella 3.) Rub A Dub Dub 3 Otters in the Tub 4.) The Peculiar Caterpillar 5.) A Little Duckling Story 6.) Sandman's Castle - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more abo...more

  • Sleepy Time Summer Mix Volume II

    Jul 15 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Welcome to the Sleepy Time Summer playlist volume II. A mix of relaxing stories perfect for summer break. Happy listening! 1.) Red White & Blueberries 2.) Patty Cake 3.) Iggy the Dragon 4.) The Library Fairy 5.) The Emperor's New Leaves 6.) The Insect Parade 7.) Platypus in Boots 8.) Beachside Relaxation - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. ...more

  • Sleepy Time Songs Volume II

    Jul 15 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Welcome to the Sleepy Time Summer Song Mix Volume II. I’m your host Angie and tonight I’d like to play you some of my favorite songs from season two of Story Spectacular. So find a comfy spot rest your eyes and dream along to the sounds of soothing lullabies. - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase o...more

  • Party Song Playlist Volume II

    Jul 08 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Hey, everyone DJ Digger the Dog here and I’m in the studio spinning records once again with my dear pal Birdie. Today we are gonna play you some of our favorite party songs from season 2 of Story Spectacular so jump on up and get down while we play you some groovy tunes. - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and t...more

  • Story Spectacular Summer Playlist Volume III

    Jul 01 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Hey Everyone! Angie here. Welcome to the "Story Spectacular Summer Playlist Volume 3". I’m here to share tales from season 2 of "Story Spectacular". Perfect for road-trips and summertime relaxation. This SPECTACULAR playlist features: 1.) Shapes to the Rescue 2.) The Wacky Robots of Raboo 3.) Digger Feels Ill 4.) The Baby Foodie: Rotten Avocados 5.) Coral the Seahorse Explorer 6.) A SPEC...more

  • Story Spectacular Summer Playlist Volume II

    Jun 24 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Hey Everyone! Angie here. Welcome to the "Story Spectacular Summer Playlist Volume 2". I’m here to share tales from season 2 of "Story Spectacular". Perfect for road-trips and summertime relaxation. This SPECTACULAR playlist features: 1.) The Dinosaur Games 2.) Bubble Trouble 3.) The Crime Fighting Critter Club 4.) The Flying Adventures of Lizzie the Lizard 5.) The Tiny Transport Team - ...more

  • Dive In

    Feb 11 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. It's summertime on the ocean floor. Time for all the local sea creatures to party at the undersea festival. A shy little lobster named Scamp isn't sure if he wants to join in on the fun. I hope Scamp comes out of his shell! Then Tilde the Tortoise will swing by and tell us some fun facts about lobsters.  - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. ...more

  • Digger Feels Ill

    Feb 04 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Digger the Dog is supposed to come out and play but he’s not feeling well. So Birdie and Angie decide to find a special way to help make Digger feel better. Then when Digger is on the mend, he tells us all some funny jokes about feeling under the weather. - - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase ori...more

  • The Star Gazers Three (Bedtime)

    Jan 25 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Each night, Wynken, Blynken, and Nod like to look up at the stars and imagine a bedtime adventure. What amazing expedition will they go on tonight? - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Colo...more

  • Rub A Dub Dub Three Otters in a Tub (Bedtime)

    Jan 04 2019

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Tonight we will visit a family of otters. Mama otter is having a hard time getting her little ones to take a bath. Perhaps there is a special song she can sing to get them excited about taking a tub. - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/...more

  • Sleepy Time Songs (Bedtime)

    Dec 12 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. It's a special all songs Sleepy Time Sing-A-Long SPECIAL!!! Sit back and relax and listen to your favorite soothing songs and lullabies from Story Spectacular. - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story Spec...more

  • Party Song Playlist

    Dec 05 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Birdie and Digger the Dog have taken over the studio to play a mix of their favorite songs featured on past episodes of Story Spectacular. Have fun dancing and singing along!!! - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchas...more

  • Sleepy-Time Summer Playlist (Bedtime)

    Jul 02 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Hello everyone! Welcome to the Sleepy-Time Summer Playlist. The perfect mix to unwind with after a fun day in the sun. So sit back, relax, and get for ready 2 hours of spectacular stories. The Teddy Bear Picnic, The Dream Geenie, Little Red Riding Scooter, Nocturnal Noises, Goldisquawks & the Three Bears, The Star Gazers Three, Angie Had a Little Llama, The Land of Diddle Diddle, Row Boa...more

  • Story Spectacular Summer Playlist

    Jun 25 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Hello everyone! Welcome to the Story Spectacular Summer Playlist the perfect playlist for summer road trips. Buckle up and get for ready 2 hours of spectacular stories. Stories include Lawrence the Lighthouse, Quil’s Postcards: Lava Park Adventure, Dive In, The Mischievous Fairy Island, Happy Birthday Maple, What Will I Bee, The Amazon Jamazon, Quil’s Postcards: Camp Crater, The Weather ...more

  • Boppin Birdie

    May 28 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Birdie can’t wait to have all of her bird friends from down south travel up north for a visit. Let’s get our wings flapping and have a bird party! Then Digger the Dog will by to tell us some silly jokes about birds. - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://story...more

  • Hickory Dock the Clockmaker (Bedtime)

    May 25 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. Hickory Dock Loves to make clocks! But he has never made a clock like this before...  - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://storyspectacular.com/ - You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Coloring & Activity Book" “What Do You See?”, “An Extraordinary Bo...more

  • The Shape Caper

    May 21 2018

    Today's show is sponsored by Nurture Life. Get 25% off your first Nurture Life order with Promo Code STORY25. All of the Shapes in Shape Valley are busy harvesting shape grapes for the annual feast. But to their shock, someone has taken all of the shape grapes! Let’s find out who this mysterious shape caper is! Then Tilde the Tortoise will stop by to tell us some fun facts about shapes. - Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the sh...more

  • Cool Cat City (Bedtime)

    May 18 2018

    Tonight we will meet “The Jazz Cat” and get a taste of the city night life! I can’t wait to hear some groovy Meow-sic! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Jack and Jill Go Down the Hill (Bedtime)

    Apr 27 2018

    Jack and Jill were supposed to go up the hill and fetch some water but instead they found all kinds of fun and creative ways to ride down the hill! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Baby Foodie Fungal Boogie

    Apr 23 2018

    The Baby Foodie is Back with another tasty adventure. In today’s installment the Baby Foodie and Hot Sauce will travel across the Atlantic Ocean to Western France and search for Truffles with a noble pig named Hamlet. We will also read some sweet Ani-Mail from Figgy the Fruit Bat! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • FluffleStiltskin (Bedtime)

    Apr 20 2018

    The little mouse is going to be kicked out of the house unless he can guess the mean old kitty-cats name! Do you think the mouse will figure it out? http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Digger's Rock Show

    Apr 16 2018

    Digger the Dog has accidentally discovered some really cool sounds he can make with his rocks. So he decides to put on a rock show!!! Digger will also tell us some rockin’ jokes about ROCK MUSIC!!! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • The Dream Genie (Bedtime)

    Apr 13 2018

    We will travel to Dreamland and visit the Dream Genie. The Dream Genie will grant us three dream wishes. I can’t wait to go on an adventure with you! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Song Birdie

    Mar 19 2018

    Birdie just loves music. She loves to sing bird songs and dance bird dances. One day Birdie discovers an empty music classroom. So... she decides to sneak in and play some music! Then we will read some wild "AniMail" from our friend Sally the Sloth. http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Where Does My Shadow Go? (Bedtime)

    Mar 02 2018

    Every night when I shut out the light my shadow disappears. Where does my shadow go? Let's find out and sing a soothing shadow song together! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Baby Foodie Berry Has the Blues

    Feb 26 2018

    The Baby Foodie and Hot Sauce are back for another mission. Today they will journey to western Maine and visit a kind old Blueberry named Mary. Mary Blueberry needs help finding out who is eating more than their fair share of berries! Then we will read some Animail from our friend Honey Badger who found a creative way to befriend some bees! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Bedtime for Boats (Bedtime)

    Jan 12 2018

    The boats spend their days working and playing in the bay. But when the sun goes down, it's bedtime for the boats. Settle into a new routine with the boats in the bay as the moon sings us a lullaby. http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Little Red Riding Scooter (Bedtime)

    Jan 05 2018

    Little Red loves to ride her scooter. One day she rides her scooter all the way to Grandma’s house. But instead of seeing Grammie, Little Red encounters a silly dog named Wolfie! http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Quil's Postcards Lava Park Adventure

    Jan 01 2018

    More Postcards from Planet Quark have arrived. Quil just had a birthday and went to the Lava Park with some friends! Find out what kinds of amusement park rides there are in outer space! Then we will read some Ani-mail from our friend Steven the Seagull. http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Digger has a Dilemma

    Dec 11 2017

    Birdie and Digger the Dog are supposed to come out to play today. But Digger has to clean his room first. The only problem is Digger doesn’t feel like cleaning his room. He feels mad. Maybe we can help Digger find a way to change his attitude so he will feel up to the task. After Digger solves the dilemma, he will tell us some jokes about feelings. http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Lawrence the Lighthouse

    Dec 04 2017

    The bay is a hustling bustling place. Everyone loves to play in the water. Everyone but Lawrence that is. Lawrence is a Lighthouse who is afraid of the ocean. He never wants to leave his lookout perch. Until one day Lawrence falls into the water! Find out what silly shenanigans are in store for Lawrence the Lighthouse. Then Tilde the Tortoise is back to tell us some fun facts about lighthouses. http://storyspectacular.com/

  • The Land of Diddle Diddle (Bedtime)

    Nov 03 2017

    Let’s go to the magical land of Diddle Diddle. It is a spectacular place where anything can happen. You might even see a cat playing a fiddle. What else will we encounter? Let's sing all about it with a song "Hey Diddle Diddle". http://storyspectacular.com/

  • The Shape Escape

    Oct 23 2017

    Welcome to Shape Valley. You will meet a mighty octagon, a brave square, and a tiny triangle. All is well until a big meany circle escapes and wreaks havoc on the Valley. Who will save the day? Digger the Dog will also stop by and tell us some jokes about shapes. http://storyspectacular.com/

  • The Pillow Fight (Bedtime)

    Oct 20 2017

    It’s time for bed but my two pillows are misbehaving. They are jumping on the bed and dancing around the room! How will I ever get these pillows under control before bedtime? http://storyspectacular.com/

  • Quil's Postcards Message in a Bottle Rocket

    Oct 09 2017

    We have received a special message in a bottle rocket. It’s from Quil, an alien from the planet Quark. Let’s read postcards from Quil and learn all about what life is like on planet Quark. Then we will hear more fun facts about space from Tilde the Tortoise. http://storyspectacular.com/ Fact Sources: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/how-many-moons/en/ http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/space.html

  • Welcome to Story Spectacular

    Oct 02 2017

    Welcome to Story Spectacular, a twice-weekly children's story podcast hosted by children's books author & illustrator, Angela Ferrari. Listeners will enjoy original creative stories & classic retellings with vivid characters and sound design. Some shows even feature songs, jokes, or fun facts too! storyspectacular.com

  • Little Star Wonders (Bedtime)

    Sep 22 2017

    The Little Star sees a shiny object, far out in the night sky, and wonders what it could be. Let's imagine all of the possibilities together. Then we will sing a lullaby, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.  

  • Fly Home Birdie

    Sep 22 2017

    Today’s show is all about Birdie and her incredible journey through the four seasons: spring, summer, fall & winter. We also hear some fun facts about birds from Tilde the Tortoise. 

  • Digger's Daily Routine

    Sep 22 2017

    Every day for Digger the Dog is exactly the same. Until one day something happens, that is so profound, it turns Digger and his whole routine upside-down... Digger will also share some jokes about geology!