Tell Us A Tale Tunes

25 March 2012




















Theme: Virginia Festival of the Book 2012 & Fingerdance Studio Students & Instructors Visit

During the first hour of today’s program, Finger Dance Studio instructor Jay Pun brought of his students to the Tell Us A Tale studios to perform.  His partner, Morwenna Lasko, will do the same later this year.

Then during the second hour, we celebrated the 18th annual Virginia Festival of the Book by sharing some classic children’s stories from that long ago era, the 20th century.


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 31 March, 2012.

Classic Children’s Stories

Author: Janell Cannon
Illustrator: Janell Cannon
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-80217-7

Song: Friendship
Artist: John McCutcheon (and Cheryl Wheeler)
CD: Bigger Than Yourself

A Bad Case of Stripes
Author: David Shannon
Illustrator: David Shannon
Publisher: Blue Sky Press; ISBN 0-590-92997-6

Song: Cindy’s Absent
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Teacher’s Favorites

Horton Hatches the Egg
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-90077-4

Song: Elephant Taffic Jam
Artist: Gunnar Madsen
CD: Old Mr. Mackle Hackle

Stephanie’s Ponytail
Author: Robert Munsch
Illustrator: Michael Martchenko
Publisher: Annick Press; ISBN 1-550-37485-0

Song: I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
CD: Walt Disney’s Jungle Book

Wind Says Good Night
Author: Katy Rydell
Adapted from: David Jorgensen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-60474-5

Song: Hush
Artists: Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer
CD: Pillowfull of Wishes

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