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Children's Pick a Tale

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, brings story into the world of children, with tales from her imagination and around the world, told in true oral tradition.

Airing time: Wednesdays, 8am



Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike.  Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.  

Pick a Tale for Children airs Wednesdays at 8am - just in time for the car trip to school

(Pick a Tale for Adults airs Wednesday at 8pm, after the kids have gone to bed.  After all, we don't want to give them nightmares.)

lighthouse

Do you recognise this lighthouse?

'Midnight at the Lighthouse' is written by Lesley Dowding and beautifully illustrated by Margaret Scott.

Win your very own copy these school holidays!!

As a special introduction to her shows, Lesley has five copies of her book 'Midnight at the Lighthouse' plus CD to give away.  Just get in touch with Access Radio Taranaki 104.4FM and tell us where in Taranaki is the real lighthouse from the story.  

Podcasts

To download the latest episode: Click the kiwifruit to go to the Pick a Tale for Children show page on the accessmedia.nz site:   download this show here

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The Girl Who Cried a Lake & The Bag of Tricks

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:29:46 | Date: 28 July, 2021

Zarina's Orchid_Holding Up the Sky

Duration: 00:29:00 | Date: 21 July, 2021

Carpet of your Dreams

Duration: 00:20:44 | Date: 14 July, 2021

The Ginger Bread Bees and Rabbit Herd

Duration: 00:29:12 | Date: 7 July, 2021

Mother Goose Nursery Ryhmes & Golden Duck of Warsaw

Duration: 00:26:45 | Date: 23 June, 2021

16-6-2021

Duration: 00:10:00 | Date: 16 June, 2021

Musican Of Bremen

Duration: 00:19:38 | Date: 9 June, 2021

Patu the Pukeko & Down the Back of the Chair

Duration: 00:24:11 | Date: 2 June, 2021

Elizabeth Rose

Duration: 00:19:59 | Date: 26 May, 2021

Tip Tap Toe

Duration: 00:15:28 | Date: 19 May, 2021

The Weaver, the Prince and the Princess & Lifting the Sky

Duration: 00:22:04 | Date: 12 May, 2021

The Dragon of Krakow & How Rabbit Catches the Fire

Duration: 00:16:22 | Date: 5 May, 2021

Poppy the Bouncing Dog and Bears Adventures

Duration: 00:19:03 | Date: 28 April, 2021

Warbling Weta & Midnight at the Lighthouse

Duration: 00:20:14 | Date: 21 April, 2021

Old One Eye & Monkey and Rabbit

Duration: 00:00:00 | Date: 14 April, 2021

Cheeky Rabbit & Little Rooster

Duration: 00:27:03 | Date: 7 April, 2021