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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.)

 

 

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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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Caravan Holidays & Night and Day

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: 00:16:33 | Date: 12 June, 2024

Brave Teddy & The Puppy and the Twins

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: 00:18:32 | Date: 29 May, 2024

The Lazy Jackal, The Green Turtle & The Princess of White Heart

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: 00:18:38 | Date: 15 May, 2024

The Man From the Land Fandango, Cinderella

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: 17:17 | Date: 1 May, 2024

A Cluster of Stars - A Cluster of Stories

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: 00:15:20 | Date: 27 March, 2024

How the Giraffe Became a Giraffe & Why Crocodiles Live in Rivers

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: 00:15:21 | Date: 13 March, 2024

The Waka, The Pied Piper & Why is the Bears Tail Short

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: 00:16:14 | Date: 28 February, 2024

The Crocodile Stories

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: 19.6 | Date: 14 February, 2024

The Teeny Weeny Bop, and the Squeaky Door

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: 19:53 | Date: 31 January, 2024