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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

  • Wanda the Witch

    Oct 18 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersYou'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 Specta...more

  • Buffy the Bat (Bedtime)

    Oct 15 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersGet 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://storyspectacular....more

  • Monster SMASH!!!

    Oct 11 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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 children’...more

  • The Traveling Pumpkin (Bedtime)

    Oct 08 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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 origin...more

  • The County Fair (With Bonus Activities!)

    Oct 04 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHere 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 award...more

  • The Emperor's New Leaves (Bedtime)

    Oct 01 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersYou 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://storyspecta...more

  • October is for Halloween

    Oct 01 2021

    Happy October everyone! This month’s theme is all about Fall and Halloween! We will hear stories about a wacky witch named Wanda, a spooky kooky spider and a bear who goes trick or treating for the very first time. This month is going to be Spook-tacular!!!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 mor...more

  • Quil's Postcards: Meteor Baby Shower

    Sep 27 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersQuil sent us some postcards with exciting news from his home on the planet Quark. He has a new Baby sister named Pluma who 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 Caspia...more

  • Where Did the Moon Go? (Bedtime)

    Sep 24 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersI 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://storyspectacular...more

  • Quil's Postcards The Planetarium

    Sep 20 2021

     CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWe 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

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

    Sep 17 2021

    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 Spotify! S...more

  • Quil's Postcards A Quarky Safari

    Sep 13 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWe 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’s bo...more

  • The Lost Meteorite (Bedtime)

    Sep 10 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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 children’...more

  • Quil's Postcards Camp Crater

    Sep 06 2021

    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 au...more

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

    Sep 03 2021

    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 ...more

  • September is for Space & Dreams!

    Sep 01 2021

    Happy September everyone! This month’s theme is all about Space and Dreams! We will hear stories about a lost meteorite, a magical trip to the stars and the dream genie will grant us three 3 wishes. This month is going to be outta this world!!! 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 ...more

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

    Aug 30 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday’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 book auth...more

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

    Aug 27 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 is writ...more

  • The Tortoise in the Air

    Aug 23 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersA 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/-You can ...more

  • Little Toy Car Hits the Road (Bedtime)

    Aug 20 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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://storyspectacular.com/-Yo...more

  • Sleepy Time Summer Mix Volume III

    Aug 18 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWelcome 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 Castlehttp://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and...more

  • The Tiny Transport Team

    Aug 16 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersBailey 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 purchase ...more

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

    Aug 13 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 childre...more

  • Sleepy Time Summer Mix Volume II

    Aug 11 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWelcome 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 Relaxationhttp://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spect...more

  • The Wacky Robots of Raboo

    Aug 09 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWelcome 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 Angel...more

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

    Aug 06 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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...more

  • Sleepy-Time Summer Playlist (Bedtime)

    Aug 04 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHello 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 Boat Otter,...more

  • Digger and the Little Choo Choo Train

    Aug 02 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersDigger 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 Spectacular ...more

  • August is for Marvelous Machines!

    Aug 01 2021

    Happy August everyone! This month’s theme is all about Marvelous Machines! We will hear stories about some heroic tiny transporters, an island filled with wacky robots, and a little toy car who hits the road! Vroom vroom it’s going to be a speed-macular month!  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. ...more

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

    Jul 30 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 i...more

  • Story Spectacular Summer Playlist Volume III

    Jul 28 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHey 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 ...more

  • Digger's New Pet

    Jul 26 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersDigger 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 ...more

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

    Jul 23 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions & discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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 is ...more

  • Story Spectacular Summer Playlist Volume II

    Jul 21 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHey 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 Tea...more

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

    Jul 19 2021

    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’...more

  • A Bicycle Built for Eight (Bedtime)

    Jul 16 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLittle 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:http://sto...more

  • Story Spectacular Summer Playlist

    Jul 14 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHello 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 Girl, Advent...more

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

    Jul 12 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWe 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 and...more

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

    Jul 09 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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...more

  • Doggy and Kitty Switcharoo

    Jul 05 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersDoggy 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 the s...more

  • Pet Pride Parade (Bedtime)

    Jul 02 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet'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 Coloring &...more

  • July is for Playful PETS!

    Jul 01 2021

    Happy July everyone! This month’s theme is all about Playful Pets! We will hear stories about a Jazz-loving cat, a llama in a swimming pool, and a barnyard animal bicycle ride. It’s going to be a Pet-tacular celebration! 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 ori...more

  • Birdie Triple Play

    Jun 28 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday 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 25 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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 to:ht...more

  • Polly the Kid Pirate

    Jun 21 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersPolly 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 18 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersJoin 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 Angel...more

  • Double Feature: Lawrence the Lighthouse/Dive In

    Jun 14 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWe 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 hoste...more

  • A Little Duckling Story (Bedtime)

    Jun 11 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersA 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 S...more

  • Bubble Trouble

    Jun 07 2021

    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 ...more

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

    Jun 04 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 want...more

  • BONUS: Ocean & Beach Activities!!!

    Jun 02 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWelcome 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 bette...more

  • June Is for Beachside FUN!!!

    Jun 01 2021

    Happy June everyone! This month’s theme is all about the beach, the ocean, and fun in the sun! We will hear stories about a bubble-loving blowfish, sandy sandwich, and a kid pirate! It’s going to be a month filled with beachside fun!!! 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 ...more

  • The SPECTACULAR Pool Party

    May 31 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet'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 28 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 Spect...more

  • Coral the Seahorse Explorer

    May 24 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersCoral 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 about the sh...more

  • Hippo Comes to Dinner (Bedtime)

    May 21 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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 by child...more

  • The Crime Fighting Critter Club

    May 17 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersSpecial 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 gues...more

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

    May 14 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 e...more

  • Sal and the Erie Canal

    May 10 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet'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 mor...more

  • Mother Moose (Bedtime)

    May 07 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersBruce 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 children’...more

  • Little Monkey Goes to School

    May 03 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLittle 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 show and t...more

  • May is for Amazing Animals!

    May 03 2021

    Happy May everyone! This month’s theme is all about AMAZING Animals! We will hear stories about a very hungry hippo, a crime-fighting critter crew and to celebrate Mother's Day, a fun story about a mother mix up between a mouse and a moose. It’s going to be a furr-tastic month! This podcast takes A LOT of work to create and even though you hear a lot of fun characters stopping by, I am truly a one-woman show. I do my own writing, recording, music scoring, sound engineering, editing plus the ...more

  • Platypus in Boots (Bedtime)

    Apr 30 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet’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" podcas...more

  • The Weather Girl

    Apr 26 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThere 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 "...more

  • The Insect Parade (Bedtime)

    Apr 23 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersOne 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 to pu...more

  • Happy Birthday Maple

    Apr 19 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersYou’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. To learn ...more

  • Nocturnal Noises (Bedtime)

    Apr 16 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersAt 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://storyspecta...more

  • Myrtle Goes Outside

    Apr 12 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersMyrtle 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 Story S...more

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

    Apr 09 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt's a sleepy time tale double feature with two fun forest fables. First we will visit the teddy bear picnic and join in on all of the amusing activities. Then we will sing a special teddy bear song. For our second story, we will help a Loon, a Beaver and tiny frog named Tad find special berries for a celebration! ----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and...more

  • Old Miss Angie Had a Farm

    Apr 05 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday 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 purchase &...more

  • The Goose that Lays Chocolate Eggs (Bedtime)

    Apr 02 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThere 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://storyspectacular.com/-Yo...more

  • 2019 FLASHBACK April Fools Day

    Apr 01 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet’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 is written...more

  • April Fools Day All Jokes Spectacular

    Apr 01 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday 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 ...more

  • A Bunny Cotton Candy Tale

    Mar 29 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet'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 go t...more

  • The Old Woman and her Shoes (Bedtime)

    Mar 26 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight'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

  • BONUS: All Ani-Mail EXTRAVAGANZA

    Mar 24 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partners-Today is an All Ani-Mail Extravaganza featuring real-life listeners just like you! Digger the Dog and Birdie will be joining us in the studio to share some jokes too!----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

  • The Mischievous Fairy Island

    Mar 22 2021

    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 ...more

  • Penny Pinky (Bedtime)

    Mar 19 2021

    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

    Mar 15 2021

    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 12 2021

    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 ...more

  • Shapes to the Rescue

    Mar 08 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTriangle 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 Specta...more

  • The Library Fairy (Bedtime)

    Mar 05 2021

    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 an...more

  • Double Feature: The Shape Escape/The Shape Caper

    Mar 01 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday 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 taken...more

  • Double Feature: Goldisquawks & the 3 Bears / Hansel & Gretal's House of Fruit (Bedtime)

    Feb 26 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt's a special sleepy time tale double feature. Tonight we will listen to two tasty fairy tales. In our first feature, we pesky little parrot named Goldisquawks who can’t seem to stay out of trouble. What will the three bears think after Goldisquawks stops by? For our second feature we will hear a story about Hansel and Gretal. They are all grown up now and live on a fruit farm. Now they need to...more

  • The Amazon Jamazon

    Feb 22 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersOn 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 about ...more

  • Patty Cake (Bedtime)

    Feb 19 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersPatty 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 15 2021

    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...more

  • Cinderella Mozzarella (Bedtime)

    Feb 12 2021

    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...more

  • Baby Foodie Rotten Avocados

    Feb 08 2021

    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...more

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

    Feb 05 2021

    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

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

    Feb 01 2021

    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: The Fly Piper/Firefly & Glowworm (Bedtime)

    Jan 29 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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 vil...more

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

    Jan 25 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday’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 by childr...more

  • The Peculiar Caterpillar (Bedtime)

    Jan 22 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHarriet 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 more about ...more

  • The Flying Adventures of Lizzie the Lizard

    Jan 18 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLizzie 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://storyspec...more

  • My Pet Dragon Iggy (Bedtime)

    Jan 15 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersSome 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 Spoti...more

  • A Dinosaur in a Toy Store

    Jan 11 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersCharlie 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. http://storyspectacular.com/--...more

  • Sierra the Triceratops (Bedtime)

    Jan 08 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersSierra is a pint-sized paleontologist. With the help of her mother, this little triceratops will explore Gemstone Mountain in search of ancient dinosaur artifacts. 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:h...more

  • The Dinosaur Games

    Jan 04 2021

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday'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". http://storyspectacular.com/----List...more

  • Goldisquawks and the Three Bears (Bedtime)

    Feb 28 2020

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersGoldisquawks 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! 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

  • 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/partnersTonight 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 wha...more

  • New Years SPECTACULAR

    Dec 30 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersJoin 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 Go...more

  • The Quirky Turkey

    Nov 18 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday 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...http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and ...more

  • Baby Foodie Cranberry Makeover

    Nov 11 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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. http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Specta...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/partnersHansel & 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?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:ht...more

  • Baby Foodie The Great Corn Crusader

    Nov 04 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersJoin 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.http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!...more

  • The County Fair

    Oct 07 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersYou 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!!! http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacul...more

  • Behind the Scenes of Story Spectacular

    Sep 23 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet'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 inspires you to...more

  • Dive In

    Feb 11 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt'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. http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spect...more

  • Digger Feels Ill

    Feb 04 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersDigger 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. http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author An...more

  • The Star Gazers Three (Bedtime)

    Jan 25 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersEach 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?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://storyspecta...more

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

    Jan 04 2019

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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.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 purchas...more

  • Boppin Birdie

    May 28 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersBirdie 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.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 sho...more

  • Hickory Dock the Clockmaker (Bedtime)

    May 25 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersHickory Dock Loves to make clocks! But he has never made a clock like this before... 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://storyspectacular.com/-You can also purchase "The Story Spectacular Co...more

  • The Shape Caper

    May 21 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersAll 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.http://storyspectacular.com/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by ch...more

  • Cool Cat City (Bedtime)

    May 18 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersTonight 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/----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 purc...more

  • Jack and Jill Go Down the Hill (Bedtime)

    Apr 27 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersJack 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/----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://storyspec...more

  • Baby Foodie Fungal Boogie

    Apr 23 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by...more

  • FluffleStiltskin (Bedtime)

    Apr 20 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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/----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://storyspec...more

  • Digger's Rock Show

    Apr 16 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersDigger 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/----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...more

  • The Dream Genie (Bedtime)

    Apr 13 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWe 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/----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

  • Song Birdie

    Mar 19 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersBirdie 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/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author ...more

  • Where Does My Shadow Go? (Bedtime)

    Mar 02 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersEvery 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/----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://storyspectac...more

  • Baby Foodie Berry Has the Blues

    Feb 26 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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/----Listen to Story Spectacular...more

  • Bedtime for Boats (Bedtime)

    Jan 12 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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/----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 pur...more

  • Little Red Riding Scooter (Bedtime)

    Jan 05 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLittle 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/----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

  • Quil's Postcards Lava Park Adventure

    Jan 01 2018

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersMore 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/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Ang...more

  • Digger has a Dilemma

    Dec 11 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersBirdie 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/----Listen to Story Spe...more

  • Lawrence the Lighthouse

    Dec 04 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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...more

  • The Land of Diddle Diddle (Bedtime)

    Nov 03 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersLet’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/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. T...more

  • The Shape Escape

    Oct 23 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWelcome 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/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book a...more

  • The Pillow Fight (Bedtime)

    Oct 20 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersIt’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/----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

  • Quil's Postcards Message in a Bottle Rocket

    Oct 09 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersWe 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/----Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify! Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author...more

  • 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! 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 sh...more

  • Little Star Wonders (Bedtime)

    Sep 22 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersThe 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. 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 pu...more

  • Fly Home Birdie

    Sep 22 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersToday’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. 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 chi...more

  • Digger's Daily Routine

    Sep 22 2017

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: http://storyspectacular.com/partnersEvery 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! 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 p...more