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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.

 

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 Horrendous Hallabaloo & Snow White

The Horrendous Hallabaloo 4-6 years old
Snow White 8+ years old

Duration: 00:28:47 | Date: 6 October, 2021

Hatupatu and the Bird Women, Mr Grampy's Outing & Secret's of Felt

Hatupatu and the Bird Women 7+
Mr Grampy's Outing 3-5
Secret's of Felt 7+

Duration: 00:24:54 | Date: 29 September, 2021

Trubluff & The Little Snow Man

Duration: 00:24:47 | Date: 22 September, 2021

Sleeping Beauty

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: 00:20:12 | Date: 18 August, 2021

The Son Of The White Horse Part2 & Billy Goat Gruff

Writer and storyteller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring stories 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: 00:31:20 | Date: 11 August, 2021

The Son of The White Horse Part 1

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: 00:24:43 | Date: 4 August, 2021

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