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The Basket Case

The Basket Case

The story of “A Tisket, A Tasket.”

The feud went on for years – until the mystery of the disappearance of Lucy Locket’s green and yellow basket brings the families together under Mother Goose’s enigmatic wing.

BONUS:

New song:

Chameleon, Come Talk To Me

(From the upcoming book and CD: “Annie’s Animals”)

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The True Story of Little Miss Muffet.

Little Miss Muffet and SpiderYou thought you knew the truth.

You thought she was just some sissy.

NOW: The truth can be told – and it is: here in this InklessTales.com Podcast for Kids.

The True Story of Little MIss Muffet.

Check it out. She’s not so bad. And neither is the spider.

Listen to the podcast:

http://www.inklesstales.com/podcasts/podcast_muffet.mp3

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The Princess and the Pea – and the New CDs.

princess_peaThe Princess and the Pea

A new retelling – this time, the Princess is an independent spirit – and so is the Prince. Think you’re really going to enjoy this one.

BONUS: From Elizabeth Williams Bushey’s CD, Lullabies for ListeningSur La Pont, (Over the Bridge) a French traditional song – a really cool melody – with a translation, too, by Elizabeth, so you know what you’re listening to when you hear it. Bet you can’t stop humming it.

And if you like that song, you’re bound to like the rest of them – you can purchase THAT CD here:

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Along with the new, rocking CD, SING OUT LOUD. Sample some tunes here:

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Hope you like it. They’re only $10 each.

Listen to the Podcast!

http://www.inklesstales.com/podcasts/jun_jul09/The Inkless Tales Podcast for Kids.mp3

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The Cat Who Became A Queen: A Folktale from India

The Cat Who Became A Queen: A folktale from India 

 

The Cat Who Became A Queen: A folktale from India

 

The Cat Who Became A Queen

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This month, we’re visiting the land of India: Kashmir, to be exact, where we hear the story of The Cat Who Became a Queen

The story of an animal getting married to a human is not only one you find in India, although this one, as you hear it, you’ll find is wonderfully detailed and very Indian indeed. 

These kinds of stories are called “animal bride” stories – another example is “East O’ the Sun and West O’ the Moon,” a very famous tale. Another “animal bride” tale that you’ve probably heard of is “Beauty and the Beast.” 

So now you know what KIND of tale that is. See how smart you are? 

At the end, you’ll hear one of Elizabeth’s newest songs, also based on something old: a Mother Goose rhyme. The song is based on Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary. Bet you find it “quite contrary” to your expectations, though: it’s a real rock and roller. 

Have a great one. See you soon!

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Inkless Tales and Inkless Tunes

Inkless Tales and Inkless Tunes

Oops Plays Hoops

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boy shooting basketThere is no failure, except to give up. Otherwise, everything else is just ruling out what doesn’t work, until you finally succeed at last.

At least, that’s what my mom always used to tell me when I’d get frustrated and want to give up.

That’s what today’s story is all about: don’t give up.

It’s what the web site, Inkless Tales, is all about, too. Visit sometime and take a look, play, read, draw, explore and more. www.inklesstales.com.

In the meantime: here’s this month’s PODCAST:

~LISTEN~

Oops Plays Hoops
by Elizabeth Williams Bushey

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Revenge of the Rollerbladers

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rollerblades in a neighborhoodThis time around, we talk about what it’s like to be the littlest – and left out of everything.

Lily can skate – but she can’t keep up, somehow. Until she learns a trick that puts her at the front of the pack.

Listen to the newest story here.

ALSO: Bonus song track: the reinvented “I Know An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly” by Elizabeth Williams Bushey.

For concert and workshop summer schedule, visit http://www.inklesstales.com/visits.

NOW:

Listen to the Podcast!

Revenge of the Rollerbladers
by Elizabeth Williams Bushey

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The Kite

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This time around, we’ll hear the story of an inventive boy who doesn’t let the weather stop him when he’s determined to fly his new kite.

Check out this latest offering from the Inkless Tales Podcast for Kids.

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