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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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Podcasts

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Quite a Selection

The Kuia and the Spider, Rupert Bear, and How Rabbit Got Wisdom

Duration: 00:25:05 | Date: 22 June, 2022

Ruby Red Shoes & The Snowman

Ruby Red Shoes 5+
The Snowman 7+

Duration: 00:23:41 | Date: 15 June, 2022

My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes & Charlie and Tess

My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes 5+
Charlie and Tess 6+

Duration: 00:20:20 | Date: 1 June, 2022

Moon Stories

Duration: 00:19:30 | Date: 25 May, 2022

The Kettle

The Kettle 6+

Duration: 00:18:03 | Date: 18 May, 2022

A Strange Stone Child

A Strange Stone Child 6+

Duration: 00:18:08 | Date: 11 May, 2022

Once Upon A Rhyme

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: 00:24:44 | Date: 13 April, 2022

Mice Stories

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs 5yo
Pudding and Pie 5yo
Little Red Riding Hood 7+
The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage 7+

Duration: 00:25:53 | Date: 6 April, 2022

Pudding and Pie, Legends of Krakow & Otrom Fotrom

Pudding and Pie 1-5 years old
Legends of Krakow 5+
Otrom Fotrom 7+

Duration: 00:26:51 | Date: 30 March, 2022

The Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

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: 00:29:06 | Date: 23 March, 2022

The Husband Who Looked After the House for the Day & The Girl and the North Wind

The Husband Who Looked After the House for the Day 7+
The Girl and the North Wind 5+

Duration: 00:20:55 | Date: 9 March, 2022

Brer Rabbit and Fox & The Sea

Brer Rabbit and Fox 7+
The Sea 5+

Duration: 00:23:01 | Date: 2 March, 2022

The Drummer & The Adventures of Brer Rabbit

The Drummer 7+
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit 5+

Duration: 00:22:59 | Date: 16 February, 2022

Ugly Duckling & Tin Soldier

Ugly Duckling 5+
Tin Soldier 8+

Duration: 00:23:06 | Date: 2 February, 2022