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Girl Tales

Girl Tales

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Girl Tales

Girl Tales

Girl Tales

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Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button.To connect fantasy with reality, our segment Little Girls Doing Big Things features interviews with young girls from all over the world who are creating change in their communities and not waiting until they're grown ups to start chasing their dreams.New episodes air on the 1st, 10th, and 20th of each month. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode!

Latest Episodes

Paula Bunyan

A bonus episode! When a town finds the biggest baby they’ve ever seen in the middle of a field, they’re in awe but immediately know they must take care of her. They name her Paula Bunyan. Listen and find out all the ways Paula helps everyone in the town including her animal friends in the woods. Written and Produced by Chad ChenailExecutive Produced and Performed by Rebecca CunninghamScore: Eli Denby WoodOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

14 MIN19 h ago
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Paula Bunyan

The Princess Musicians of Maple Street by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Kitty’s band with her friends, Turtle, Birdie, and Rabbit are practicing for Battle of the Bands at their school but when her grandpa moves in, they lose their rehearsal space! Practicing at the abandoned house on Maple Street is their only option to win but there’s a chance the house might be haunted. What will they do? by Amy Gijsbers van WijkAdapted from Town Musicians of Bremen by the Brothers Grimm Starring: Chad Chenail, Rebecca Cunningham, Polina Ionina, Gulshan Mia, Rad Pereira, and Amanda RodheExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamProducer: Maria WurtteleOriginal Music by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk and Eli Denby WoodFor the Grownups!Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

32 MIN1 w ago
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The Princess Musicians of Maple Street by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Myra is a mermaid who loves reading books. The problem is, every time she tries to read one it gets ruined by the ocean water! Will she become a human or figure out another way to solve this problem? Plus a special interview with kid podcaster, Ruby & The Literate Mermaid writer, Christina Quintana! The Literate Mermaid by Christina QuintanaStarring: Joseph Cordaro, Caitlin Morris, Ashton Muniz, and Elise SantoraExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamProducer: Chad ChenailOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesFeminist Story Time Live Stream: https://www.facebook.com/events/280244859626569/One Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Listen to By Kids, For Kids:https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/by-kids-for-kids-story-time

40 MIN2 w ago
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The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Alba is a budding, young detective who doesn’t mind living on her own. When the Mayor of Strangetown sends out a notice looking for someone to uncover why her daughters wear holes in their shoes every night, Alba hops on a bus and heads toward adventure. With the help of a sorceress and a hawk, Alba tries to uncover The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses! A podcast play based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses by the Brothers Grimm. Plus a bonus interview at the end with kid podcaster, Chloe & the writer Liza Birkenmeier! The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier Starring: Kristina Mueller, Jean Goto, Bonita Jackson, Lisa Hickman, and Claire WardenExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamProducer: Chad Chenail Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Coronavirus Vaccine PDF by Malaka Gharib: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kH98EPmBlTTL3bM51Ai9hY9cX3g_NJ3N/viewPatreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Listen to Chloe’s Friendship Circle: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chloes-friendship-circle/id1033061546

52 MIN3 w ago
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The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith (Rebroadcast)

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with a rebroadcast of one of our first episodes. Rapunzel is a reimagining of the classic fairytale, with a curly, coarse, courageous twist! This time, Rapunzel goes on an adventure, makes a long-lasting friendship, and uses her smarts and Black Girl Magic to become her own hero. Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith Starring: Laureen Lembé, Bonita Jackson, and C. Kelly WrightProduced by Chad ChenailExecutive Produced by Rebecca CunninghamFor the Grownups!Kids Listen: https://www.kidslisten.org/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Listen to the other Kids Listen podcasts celebrating Women’s History Month!Be Calm on Ahway Island: https://www.ahwayisland.com/girl-power/ Book Power for Kids: https://bookpowerforkids.com/portfolio/episode-s10-50-women-in-science-womenshistorymonth/ Good Words Podcast: http://goodwordspodcast.libsyn.com/obstreperous-the-good-words-podcast The Past and the Curious: http://thepastandthecurious.com/This Week in the Multiverse: http://www.multiversethisweek.com/podcast/2018/3/11/this-week-in-the-multiverse-1-t8x9j-yke76-h6spe-7r6zs-h2t2z-6gy5j-3gjkk-jk3et-9kp8m-pty3e-5sl32-2gd2f-psdle-969ge-8ek6s-cm95c-gyg5n-frbd9-t8ngj-k7sa7Timestorm: https://timestormseries.com/

34 MINMAR 9
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Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith (Rebroadcast)

The Cinderella Sisters by Dana Boulé

A musical adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella. There’s a big school party and Cinderella doesn’t feel like going. Her step-sisters and everyone at her school are obsessed with how they look and what everyone thinks of them and she wants know part of it. Her friend Symphony Rhodes is the perfect person to turn to. What will Cinderella do? Book, Music, & Lyrics by Dana BouléStarring Melanie Burg, Kelly Reader, & Kristen VaphidesMusical Direction by Megan BagalaProduced by Rebecca Cunningham & Megan BagalaOriginal Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkArtwork by Ana StretcuFor the Grownups!Listen to Petit Punk Rock: http://www.petitpunkrock.com/podcast Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

32 MINFEB 12
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The Cinderella Sisters by Dana Boulé

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman’s Airplane

Nova, a scientist and inventor, travels back in time to France in 1921 and becomes Bessie Coleman’s airplane! Bessie Coleman was an African American and Native American pilot when flying airplanes in the United States was still illegal for women of color. Listen as Nova learns about how planes fly through the air!Written, performed, and produced by Tessa FlanneryExecutive Produced by Rebecca CunninghamOriginal Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood For the Grownups! Listen to Go With Nugget: https://nugget.travel/podcast/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

12 MINJAN 21
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Nova’s Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman’s Airplane

Meditating Maiden by Rebecca Weaver

Here is a peaceful story about a king and queen who have a baby, a princess named Lotus! Listen as Lotus learns to meditate so she can one day grow up to be a kind and thoughtful leader. This story includes a meditation we can all practice! Written by Rebecca WeaverStarring Chad Chenail & Tessa FlanneryProduced by Rebecca CunninghamOriginal Theme Music by Eli Denby WoodArtwork by Ana StretcuListen to Be Calm on Ahway Island: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/be-calm-on-ahway-island-bedtime-stories/id1203289615Listen to Noodle Loaf: http://noodleloafshow.com/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

12 MINJAN 14
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Meditating Maiden by Rebecca Weaver

Nova’s Lab! Rescuing Nova with Ada Lovelace

Kid scientist, Nova travels back in time to become the world’s first computing machine but she gets stuck! She needs your help to find mathematician Ada Lovelace and get the instructions on how to turn Nova back into her normal self!Produced, performed, and written by Tessa FlanneryExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkPatreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

11 MIN2019 DEC 23
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Nova’s Lab! Rescuing Nova with Ada Lovelace

Little Girls Doing Big Things: Elinor of Conversations with my Daughter

In this LGDBT episode, Rebecca speaks with 10-year-old Elinor, the co-host of a podcast called Conversations with My Daughter. Listen as they talk about how Conversations with my Daughter began and how it’s made Elinor and her mom a lot closer. Enjoy! Listen to Conversations with my Daughter: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/conversations-with-my-daughter/id1463397680Learn more about Lightbridge Academy: https://lightbridgeacademy.com/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

16 MIN2019 DEC 16
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Little Girls Doing Big Things: Elinor of Conversations with my Daughter

Latest Episodes

Paula Bunyan

A bonus episode! When a town finds the biggest baby they’ve ever seen in the middle of a field, they’re in awe but immediately know they must take care of her. They name her Paula Bunyan. Listen and find out all the ways Paula helps everyone in the town including her animal friends in the woods. Written and Produced by Chad ChenailExecutive Produced and Performed by Rebecca CunninghamScore: Eli Denby WoodOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

14 MIN19 h ago
Comments
Paula Bunyan

The Princess Musicians of Maple Street by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Kitty’s band with her friends, Turtle, Birdie, and Rabbit are practicing for Battle of the Bands at their school but when her grandpa moves in, they lose their rehearsal space! Practicing at the abandoned house on Maple Street is their only option to win but there’s a chance the house might be haunted. What will they do? by Amy Gijsbers van WijkAdapted from Town Musicians of Bremen by the Brothers Grimm Starring: Chad Chenail, Rebecca Cunningham, Polina Ionina, Gulshan Mia, Rad Pereira, and Amanda RodheExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamProducer: Maria WurtteleOriginal Music by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk and Eli Denby WoodFor the Grownups!Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

32 MIN1 w ago
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The Princess Musicians of Maple Street by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Myra is a mermaid who loves reading books. The problem is, every time she tries to read one it gets ruined by the ocean water! Will she become a human or figure out another way to solve this problem? Plus a special interview with kid podcaster, Ruby & The Literate Mermaid writer, Christina Quintana! The Literate Mermaid by Christina QuintanaStarring: Joseph Cordaro, Caitlin Morris, Ashton Muniz, and Elise SantoraExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamProducer: Chad ChenailOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesFeminist Story Time Live Stream: https://www.facebook.com/events/280244859626569/One Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Listen to By Kids, For Kids:https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/by-kids-for-kids-story-time

40 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Alba is a budding, young detective who doesn’t mind living on her own. When the Mayor of Strangetown sends out a notice looking for someone to uncover why her daughters wear holes in their shoes every night, Alba hops on a bus and heads toward adventure. With the help of a sorceress and a hawk, Alba tries to uncover The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses! A podcast play based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses by the Brothers Grimm. Plus a bonus interview at the end with kid podcaster, Chloe & the writer Liza Birkenmeier! The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier Starring: Kristina Mueller, Jean Goto, Bonita Jackson, Lisa Hickman, and Claire WardenExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamProducer: Chad Chenail Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkFor the Grownups!Coronavirus Vaccine PDF by Malaka Gharib: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kH98EPmBlTTL3bM51Ai9hY9cX3g_NJ3N/viewPatreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Listen to Chloe’s Friendship Circle: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chloes-friendship-circle/id1033061546

52 MIN3 w ago
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The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith (Rebroadcast)

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with a rebroadcast of one of our first episodes. Rapunzel is a reimagining of the classic fairytale, with a curly, coarse, courageous twist! This time, Rapunzel goes on an adventure, makes a long-lasting friendship, and uses her smarts and Black Girl Magic to become her own hero. Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith Starring: Laureen Lembé, Bonita Jackson, and C. Kelly WrightProduced by Chad ChenailExecutive Produced by Rebecca CunninghamFor the Grownups!Kids Listen: https://www.kidslisten.org/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Listen to the other Kids Listen podcasts celebrating Women’s History Month!Be Calm on Ahway Island: https://www.ahwayisland.com/girl-power/ Book Power for Kids: https://bookpowerforkids.com/portfolio/episode-s10-50-women-in-science-womenshistorymonth/ Good Words Podcast: http://goodwordspodcast.libsyn.com/obstreperous-the-good-words-podcast The Past and the Curious: http://thepastandthecurious.com/This Week in the Multiverse: http://www.multiversethisweek.com/podcast/2018/3/11/this-week-in-the-multiverse-1-t8x9j-yke76-h6spe-7r6zs-h2t2z-6gy5j-3gjkk-jk3et-9kp8m-pty3e-5sl32-2gd2f-psdle-969ge-8ek6s-cm95c-gyg5n-frbd9-t8ngj-k7sa7Timestorm: https://timestormseries.com/

34 MINMAR 9
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Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith (Rebroadcast)

The Cinderella Sisters by Dana Boulé

A musical adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella. There’s a big school party and Cinderella doesn’t feel like going. Her step-sisters and everyone at her school are obsessed with how they look and what everyone thinks of them and she wants know part of it. Her friend Symphony Rhodes is the perfect person to turn to. What will Cinderella do? Book, Music, & Lyrics by Dana BouléStarring Melanie Burg, Kelly Reader, & Kristen VaphidesMusical Direction by Megan BagalaProduced by Rebecca Cunningham & Megan BagalaOriginal Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkArtwork by Ana StretcuFor the Grownups!Listen to Petit Punk Rock: http://www.petitpunkrock.com/podcast Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation:https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

32 MINFEB 12
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The Cinderella Sisters by Dana Boulé

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman’s Airplane

Nova, a scientist and inventor, travels back in time to France in 1921 and becomes Bessie Coleman’s airplane! Bessie Coleman was an African American and Native American pilot when flying airplanes in the United States was still illegal for women of color. Listen as Nova learns about how planes fly through the air!Written, performed, and produced by Tessa FlanneryExecutive Produced by Rebecca CunninghamOriginal Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood For the Grownups! Listen to Go With Nugget: https://nugget.travel/podcast/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

12 MINJAN 21
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Nova’s Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman’s Airplane

Meditating Maiden by Rebecca Weaver

Here is a peaceful story about a king and queen who have a baby, a princess named Lotus! Listen as Lotus learns to meditate so she can one day grow up to be a kind and thoughtful leader. This story includes a meditation we can all practice! Written by Rebecca WeaverStarring Chad Chenail & Tessa FlanneryProduced by Rebecca CunninghamOriginal Theme Music by Eli Denby WoodArtwork by Ana StretcuListen to Be Calm on Ahway Island: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/be-calm-on-ahway-island-bedtime-stories/id1203289615Listen to Noodle Loaf: http://noodleloafshow.com/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

12 MINJAN 14
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Meditating Maiden by Rebecca Weaver

Nova’s Lab! Rescuing Nova with Ada Lovelace

Kid scientist, Nova travels back in time to become the world’s first computing machine but she gets stuck! She needs your help to find mathematician Ada Lovelace and get the instructions on how to turn Nova back into her normal self!Produced, performed, and written by Tessa FlanneryExecutive Producer: Rebecca CunninghamOriginal Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van WijkPatreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

11 MIN2019 DEC 23
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Nova’s Lab! Rescuing Nova with Ada Lovelace

Little Girls Doing Big Things: Elinor of Conversations with my Daughter

In this LGDBT episode, Rebecca speaks with 10-year-old Elinor, the co-host of a podcast called Conversations with My Daughter. Listen as they talk about how Conversations with my Daughter began and how it’s made Elinor and her mom a lot closer. Enjoy! Listen to Conversations with my Daughter: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/conversations-with-my-daughter/id1463397680Learn more about Lightbridge Academy: https://lightbridgeacademy.com/Patreon:https://patreon.com/girltalesOne Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-talesFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/girltales/

16 MIN2019 DEC 16
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Little Girls Doing Big Things: Elinor of Conversations with my Daughter
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