Super Great Kids' Stories

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Supergreat Kids' Stories is a collection of fun tales to make you laugh and cry, told by some of the best storytellers from around the world. Recommended for ages 5 to 105…





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Ted the Tiger Tamer
15:50

Do you sometimes get really angry? The boy in this story discovered whenever he felt angry he could turn himself into a Tiger. But then what? Who was in charge - Ted, or the Tiger? Have a listen to Kim telling this story and find out.


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Jul 23, 2021
The Girl who Wished for Wings
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This story from China is about a girl who longed to fly and get a different view of the world. Will her wish come true? Here's storyteller Nadine Wild-Palmer to tell us.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE

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Jul 16, 2021
Lion, Vulture and Hyena
16:24
Do you think a Lion, a Vulture and a Hyena could live happily in the same home? Listen to this week's story from East Africa told by Kate Corkery and see if they can learn to live together?  



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Jul 09, 2021
The Fox and the Foolish Fishes
11:32
This week's story is a Jewish trickster story told by Pamela Marre about how a fox fooled an angel when the world was new. You have to be a bit brave to listen to this story because it's go a scary sea monster in it - but it's only a story monster. Will the fox be able to trick the monster too ? Have a listen and find out. This work kindly shared by Pamela under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jul 02, 2021
Rooster Finds Gold
15:02
How can a little rooster get a greedy king to listen to him? Will he succeed? Listen to Kim telling this interactive story from Iraq and find out.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE or subscribe to our channel in Apple Podcasts.  



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Jun 25, 2021
El Cangrejo -The Crab King
18:51
What do you do with a bully who is bigger than you? This lively story told by Kate Corkery is from the Amazon Rain Forest in South America, and shows us what some little creatures did to solve the problem.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE or subscribe to our channel in Apple Podcasts.  



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Jun 18, 2021
How the Rainbow Got into the Sky
11:54
How do you think the rainbow got into the sky? Listen carefully, because Pamela Marre is going to tell you a How and Why story which tells you what the Shoshone people in North America have to say about it.This work kindly shared by Pamela under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jun 11, 2021
Mrs Rabbit and the Fox
16:16
Did you know that rabbits haven't always lived in burrows? According to this Irish story told by Kate Corkery - there was a time when one particular rabbit fancied something a bit grander.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jun 04, 2021
Bonus Episode - Bullfrogs and Lizards: Roberta Rabbit and Her Pig
12:40
This week we are giving you a bit of a treat. This is a bonus guest story about a pig. It comes from a Series of Australian stories called Bullfrogs and Lizards. They’re narrated by David Smith, the co producer on Supergreat kids’ Stories. David grew up in Australia.Bullfrogs and Lizards isn’t a series of traditional folk tales and fairy tales like the ones on Supergreat Kids’ Stories, - these stories were made up by David’s Grandad and told to David and his sister when he was little, and now he’s recorded them to share with you.  In this story, Roberta Rabbit has recently won a little pig at her school fair and her pig turns out to be very helpful on the farm...  



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Jun 02, 2021
Baboon and Tortoise
13:48
In this trickster story - best friends Baboon and Tortoise decide to grow some fig trees. But Baboon tricks Tortoise out of his fair share of figs. What would you do if a friend did that to you? Have a listen to Kim telling this story from East and Southern Africa, and find out what tortoise does.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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May 28, 2021
Tiddalink the Thirsty Frog
17:43
In this Aboriginal story from Australia, Tiddalink the frog is so thirsty, he drinks all the water in the billabong. That leaves the other animals with no water to drink and wondering what to do. What would you do? Listen to Tuup tell this old tale to hear how they sorted the problem.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE-------If you'd like to learn more about the First Nations People of Australia and the work being done to preserve their rich and ancient culture, visit the excellent website - www.commonground.org.au  



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May 21, 2021
The Monkey who looked for Trouble
15:42
Do you sometimes want to do something all by yourself? In this story from Haiti told by Kim, little monkey goes off all by himself to find some trouble... and gets a little more than he expected.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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May 14, 2021
The Hodja's Party Clothes
16:11
What would you do if you were sent home from a party because your clothes were too scruffy? Listen to Tuup telling this tale from Turkey to find out what the Hodja did. (It's a bit silly.)If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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May 07, 2021
The Laughing Prince
17:16
Do you like making people laugh? So does Tiernan who tells this story from the Balkans in South Eastern Europe. It's about a funny boy who loves to tell jokes, and a bored Princess who longs to laugh. Will she find his jokes funny? Listen to Tiernan telling this story and find out.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Apr 30, 2021
The Parrot’s Advice
12:57
This story is about a clever Parrot who longs to escape from his cage and return to his friends and family. At one point in the story, it looks as if the parrot has died, but take heart, things are not always as they seem. Keep listening to this lovely story from Pamela Marre to hear the happy ending.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Apr 23, 2021
Donkey's Band and the Big Bad Robbers
14:56
How would you feel if you were an animal and your owner didn't want you any more? This group of 4 animals decide to dust themselves down, pick themselves up, and start a band. They might not sing pretty, but their voices are useful for scaring off robbers. Can you help Kim, by joining in this noisy tale from Germany?If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Apr 16, 2021
Tianjay and The Yellow Dress
22:07
Can Tianjay’s friends save her from her mean great aunt and the scary man with skinny arms and skinny legs? In this Caribbean tale told by Tuup, we see the power of friendship in action. In the words of the African proverb…. 'when spiders unite, they can tie up a lion.' Warning – this story is a bit scary. If you’re not one for scary stories you might want to try How the Stars Became Episode 6 or Why the Sky is Far Away episode 3.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Apr 09, 2021
Pip and the Moon Rabbit
15:55
Can a dog and a strange rabbit from the moon become friends? Have a listen to Kim telling this story from Tibet and find out. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Apr 02, 2021
The Monster in the Maze
16:52
This week we have an exciting story from Greece about a fight between a Monster and a Prince. You have to be a bit brave to listen, because the monster likes snacking on children ……but it’s only a story monster and you’ll be pleased to hear that it has a very happy ending. It’s told by the kids’ comedian Tiernan Douieb, so it’s also very funny. Let us know if you were brave enough to listen all the way to the end.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Mar 26, 2021
Baby Crocodile's Birthday
17:28
It's baby crocodile's birthday and he's so hungry he could eat an elephant. Is that a good idea? Listen to Tuup's story from East Africa and find out.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Mar 19, 2021
The Owl Girls and the Witch
13:14
Would you like to turn into a bird and fly off on an adventure? The two friends in this story did just that – but did they make it home? Listen to Kim telling this story from Argentina and find out. (Warning - this story has a witch in it, but she’s a good witch so it’s not very scary.)If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Mar 12, 2021
The Mouse Bride Groom
17:16
In this, the first of our stories about Love and Friendship we hear an Indian story told by Peter Chand. It's about a mouse couple who are looking for someone to marry their daughter. They search far and wide across the sky, and end up, you've guessed it, back in their village. You'll need your best storytelling skills for this one, because there's lots of participation.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Mar 05, 2021
The Race Between Donkey and Toad
14:34
Can a tiny toad win a race against a long-legged donkey who brags and brays? Maybe, with a bit of trickery. Listen to this Jamaican Folk Tale told by Nadine Wild-Palmer and find out who wins. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Feb 26, 2021
Anansi and the Drum of Common Sense.
13:52
Anansi the trickster spider wants all the common sense in the world for himself. But even clever spiders don't always get what they want. Here's Tuup to tell you this funny story from West Africa.If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Feb 19, 2021
Valentine’s Day Special: Princess Frankie and the Frog.
14:17
Can a Princess fall in love with a frog? Listen to Kim telling this Brothers Grimm fairytale from Germany, and find out.  If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Feb 14, 2021
Loki the Trickster and the God of Thunder
18:05
Is it a good idea to go to a frost giant’s party? The two friends in this Viking story decided it was a good idea - and even though they had superpowers, they only just escaped very big trouble.Here’s Tiernan Douieb to tell you how they did it. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Feb 12, 2021
How the Elephant got its Trunk
12:59
Did you know that long ago elephant had a shiny little button nose? That's according to Peter Chand who tells this story from India about 'How the Elephant got its Trunk'If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Feb 05, 2021
Odon The Giant
10:00
Is it a good idea to take on a giant if you are a tiny little sunbird? Have a listen to Kim telling this story from The Philippines, and see what you think?If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jan 29, 2021
The Fearsome Creature in the House
15:57
Imagine coming home one day to find a monster in your house. That’s what happened to poor old Hare in this Trickster Tale from South Sudan in Africa. But who’s the trickster? Have a listen to storyteller Pamela Marre and you’ll find out. If you'd like to support the show or subscribe for ad-free episodes you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jan 22, 2021
Coyote and Baby Turtle
12:03
This episode's tale is called The Coyote and Baby Turtle. It’s from North America and it’s told by Tuup. Even if you’re small and slow you can still “out-trick” a trickster.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jan 15, 2021
Kojo The Rabbit
15:41
Kojo is a very clever rabbit, but he's also a trickster rabbit. He's a bit naughty, and uses tricks to get what he wants. In this story, Kojo wants wisdom. The story is from West Africa and is told by Kim.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jan 08, 2021
Anansi and The Tree With The Face
8:30
In the next set of Supergreat Kids’ stories, we’re going to hear Trickster Tales from around the world. We’ll meet lots of characters, who like to play tricks on their friends.This story is about Anansi the spider who tried to trick his friends and steal their food…..but it didn’t quite work as he’d planned. The story is from West Africa and The Caribbean, and is retold by Kim Normanton. This work is kindly shared by Kim under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Jan 01, 2021
The Wind That Blew Christmas Away
12:20
Have you ever had a grumpy, bad tempered Christmas or Special Day when nothing went right? That's how Joe felt, until his Christmas blew away all together. This is the story of how Joe rescued Christmas and made it much better. It's written and told by Kim Normanton.This work is kindly shared by Kim under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Dec 24, 2020
The Fish and The Star
8:00
This is a story about a little fish and a star who both have secret wishes to explore beyond their own small world. It's written and told by our storyteller Pamela Marre. If you like the story, maybe you could draw a picture of the fish and the star and send it to us at supergreatkidsstories.com or just tell us which is your favourite Super Great Kids' Story. We'd love to hear from you.This work kindly shared by Pamela under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Dec 22, 2020
The Star Maidens
8:33
Have you ever found a star which has come down to earth? The Native American people from North America tell stories about the star people. This tale is called The Star Maidens and it's told by Tuup.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Dec 18, 2020
How the Milky Way Got into the Sky
7:12
On a clear night, if you look up at the sky, you will see the Milky Way. Scientists tell us it’s a galaxy made from billions of stars and gas, and it looks kind of…… milky. But the Shoshoni people of North America have their own 'How and Why' story about those stars which involves sparkly snow, and some rather grumpy bears.  Here’s storyteller Pamela Marre to tell us more.This work kindly shared by Pamela under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Dec 11, 2020
The Boy and The Snow Wolf
16:16
In the next set of Supergreat Kids’ stories, we’re going to hear starry and wintery tales from around the world.This story is about a snow wolf and a boy who are friends. It was inspired by the Nenets people who live at the top of the world in the snowy Siberian Arctic. There is a scary moment in this story when the hunter comes along with his gun, but keep listening, because it has a twinkly, happy ending.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Dec 04, 2020
The Magical Tree
14:38
This tale is from East Africa and told by Tuup. It's all about a magical tree. When you call out its name, it grows delicious fruits and gushes water from its roots. But, you have to remember its name!If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Nov 27, 2020
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
12:54
Can you imagine having hundreds of rats running around your house and nibbling at your toes while you’re in bed every night? Storyteller Pamela Marre is going to tell us a fairytale from Germany which is full of rats!If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Nov 20, 2020
The Woodsman and the Forest Spirit
11:27
Have you ever been walking in the woods and heard strange voices? Well, this magical fairytale told by Tuup is about the things that live within the woods. If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Nov 13, 2020
Ngwenya and the Crocodile
8:25
This fairy tale from Zimbabwe, in Southern Africa, is a bit like Cinderella – except that the fairy godmother is a crocodile. And instead of a Prince's ball it’s a birthday party. Is a crocodile at a birthday party a good idea? Have a listen, and you’ll find out.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Nov 04, 2020
Halloween Special: Baba Yaga's Breakfast
16:46
This next tale is from Russia. Russia has a lot of great fairy tales. You have to be brave to listen to this story because it's about a witch - Baba Yaga, who eats children... but she's only a "story witch" not a real one. And the story has a happy ending! If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Oct 30, 2020
The Old Woman and The Fat Pumpkin
7:55
In the next set of Supergreat Kids’ stories, we’re going to hear fairy tales from around the world. We have a witch from Russia who eats children, a giantfrom the Philippines who crushes creatures under his feet, and we bring you a rather unusual version of ‘Cinderella and the Crocodile’ from Zimbabwe inSouthern Africa. But first, we hear from a grandmother in India who outwits a wolf, and a tiger in order to get through the dark, dark, woods to visit hergranddaughter. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin. Mouth open, story jump out!If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Oct 27, 2020
How The Stars Became
7:45
Have you ever been out at night an looked up at the stars and wondered how they got there? Well in this episode we hear a story which people tell in Southern Africa about ‘how the stars became’.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Oct 19, 2020
How The Lion Dance Became
7:37
Have you ever seen a lion dance during Chinese new year? Well in this episode, the story which I’m going to tell you is ‘how the lion dance became.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Oct 14, 2020
Why the Rattle Snake Rattles and How Snakes Got Their Poison
11:16
If you like snakes – you’ll like this story, so listen closely, because in this episode we’re going to hear from Tuup about a story from South America about why the rattle snake rattles and how snakes got their poison.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Oct 12, 2020
Why The Sky Is Far Away
5:07
Would you eat the sky if you could? In this episode we’re going to hear a story told by Pamela Marre about a time when people did eat the sky. Pamela has always been surrounded by her Jewish family stories and she tells tells traditional stories from many cultures. Today her story is from Nigeria in West Africa about Why the Sky is Far Away.If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Oct 02, 2020
How The Mosquito Became
11:09
In this episode Kim tells us a story about how the mosquito became. Do you know, what a mosquito is? That’s right! It’s a little fly which buzzes and bites.. There are giants in this story. But don’t be scared, they’re only story giants. Are you ready? ‘mouth open, story jump out!’If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Sep 29, 2020
How The Whale Got Its Sad Song
10:37
In this episode we’re going to hear an Innuit story from Tuup. Tuup is an wonderful storyteller from London with Guyanese parents. He’s going to tell us a story from Northern Canada about ‘How the Whale got Its Sad Song.’ So sit back, relax, and let the magic begin…. As we storytellers say: ‘ Mouth Open, Story Jump Out.’If you'd like to support the show you can find us on our Ko-fi page - HERE  



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Sep 25, 2020
Supergreat Kids' Stories - Trailer
0:38
Welcome to Supergreat Kids' Stories, fun tales to make you laugh and cry with some of the best storytellers from around the world, recommended for ages 5 to 105…  



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Sep 23, 2020