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    • Story Party: The Complete Collection

    • By: Joel ben Izzy, Diane Ferlatte, Bill Gordh, and others
    • Narrated by: Samantha Land
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Welcome to Story Party: The Complete Collection, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. With live performances from the most imaginative storytellers around the country, children will feel like they’re a part of the audience as they listen, sing and clap along. This Complete Collection is filled with hours of great stories, tons of wonderful performers, and enough twists and turns for a long drive with the whole family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good fun and great morals

    • By Nikki on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Jack and the Beanstalk

    • An English Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Jack and his mother were having no luck on the farm. Jack was taking the cow into the village to sell it when he met a man who offered Jack some magical beans for the cow. Jack said, "Okay." When he came home, his mother got mad at him for making such a trade and threw the beans out the window. In the morning Jack woke to discover a huge beanstalk rising to the sky. He climbed it up into a cloud land. He walked on a path across the clouds to a great palace. Inside he discovered a huge woman. She was the ogre's wife.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Story Party: Amazing Journeys

    • By: Beatrice Bowles, Bill Gordh, Diane Ferlatte, and others
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Welcome to Story Party, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. In this edition, how about some stories about people and animals having amazing adventures on the road?! Hear travelin' tales about an old woman zipping around the world with the help of a magical fairy, a storyteller whose car keeps breaking down, and the incredible tale of a naughty little chicken traveling from the farm to the big city.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great chicken story!

    • By Go Dubs! on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Emerald Lizard

    • A South American Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A sad man walks up the road. He stops when he sees an old man sitting on his porch. The old man asks what the trouble is. The sad man describes how he has lost everything. The old man sees a green lizard on a leaf and catches it.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Clever Manka and the Judge

    • An Eastern European Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Manka was a clever girl. Her father was a shepherd and did a job for a neighbor. The neighbor had promised him a calf for pay, but when the job was done the wealthy farmer refused to give him the young cow. They wound up in court.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • A Pot of Gold/Ants

    • A Chinese Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 5 mins
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    There was a farmer who worked hard on his land for many years. He and his wife had a little farmhouse and ate their simple meals each night together. One evening the farmer ran down from the fields all excited. His next door neighbor saw the old farmer and wondered what was going on. He sneaked over to the old farmer's house and listened through the window. The farmer told his wife how he had spotted down in a hole full of rocks a kettle that was full of gold coins.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Two Brothers

    • A Middle Eastern Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Twin brothers were the best of friends. When they grew up they became partners and grew corn. They shared the work and what they sold. One evening in the threshing ground, after they had worked all afternoon, they decided to spend the night there to make sure no thieves stole the results of their hard work. In the middle of the night, one of the brothers woke up. He looked at his sleeping brother and began thinking about him with his wife and children.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Hare and Hyena

    • An East African Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Hare and Hyena are great friends and decide to start a farm together. They will have a garden and buy 10 cows for milk. They share the work. One day one tends the garden, milks the co

    Award-winning storyteller Bill Gordh (Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence winner, National Association of Parenting Periodicals Gold Award winner) presents this folk tale live with no script, accompanied only by his own dynamic banjo playing.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Three Rings

    • An Eastern European Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 11 mins
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    A king with a son and a king with a daughter decided it would be great if their children married. The prince loved the idea, but the princess made a demand. She wanted three rings - one from the stars, one from the moon, and one from the sun. Otherwise she was not interested. No one knew what to do. The prince's father offered half his kingdom for a solution. The wise ones offered nothing of use. The prince was in despair.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Woman who Jumped into the Sky

    • An Australian Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 11 mins
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    A young woman named Pirili lived in a village. She was kind and generous. A hunter named Mangowa from another village saw her and wished to marry her. She did not wish to marry him. He brought gifts and food and flowers. He hunted just for her and brought her everything he caught. He did not bring food to his own.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Story Bag

    • A Korean Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The wealthy young man and all his family and servants are preparing for his wedding. Later in the day, he will travel by horseback to his fiancée's family's home for the ceremony. One old servant hears a noise down the hall from the kitchen. He sees the story bag where the young man used to store his stories when he was a little boy. He loved stories so much. The stories are angry about being left behind and forgotten about. They are planning to hurt the young man.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Girl Who Made Lace

    • A Chinese Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 15 mins
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    The girl made such beautiful lace that they called her Sister Lace. Her lace would take the forms of flowers and birds and beasts. Girls from all over came to learn from her the art of lace making. She was a devoted friend and teacher. The emperor heard of her lace making and ordered his guards to go and bring her to him. She did not want to go. They forced her into the carriage. When she arrived at the palace, she refused to leave the carriage. They forced her out.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Why Monkeys Live in Trees

    • A West African Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Bush Cat lies down under a tree to nap. Monkey comes along and decides to play a trick. Monkey ties Bush Cat's tail to the tree. Later Bush Cat wakes up and can't get away. Bush Cat asks Snail to untie its tail. Snail agrees once Bush Cat promises not to eat Snail. Once Bush Cat is free, Bush Cat wants to catch Monkey and decides on a trick. Bush Cat asks Snail to tell all the animals that Bush Cat is dead under the tree. This way when the animals come to dance around and sing in honor of their friend, Bush Cat can jump up and catch Monkey.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • 2 Tales of Juan Bobo: "The 3-Legged Pot" and "The Sleep-over"

    • A Puerto Rican Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Award-winning storyteller Bill Gordh (Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence winner, National Association of Parenting Periodicals Gold Award winner) presents this folk tale live with no script, accompanied only by his own dynamic banjo playing.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Faithful Daughter

    • An Indian Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There was a king who was a fair and wise ruler who had three daughters. He was fair in most things, but he could not stand ever to admit that he might be wrong. He felt he should make all the big decisions for his daughters. He called them together and asked if each of them agreed that he would make all the important decisions for them since he was so wise and their father. The two oldest daughters agreed, and the king embraced them and told them he would always take care of them.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Sleeping Beauty

    • A French Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A princess was born to the king and queen. They sent out invitations to the christening and included a group of fairies. However, one fairy was not invited. The other fairies all came and bestowed wonderful wishes on the young princess. Just before the lilac fairy gave her blessing and gift, the uninvited fairy arrived, and she was angry.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Mischievous Crow

    • An Australian Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Crow was always causing trouble wherever he went, doing tricks and being mean. One of his tricks was to call a stranger who he wanted something from "Brother-in-law" so that they would treat him like family and give him food. He would always make up how some great ancestor had married into the other animal's clan.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Anancy and the Scrambled Eggs

    • A Caribbean Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Spider wants scrambled eggs for breakfast but doesn't want to cook them. He pretends to have a stomach ache. He begs his wife to go to the doctor. She goes. Spider takes a shortcut and gets to the Doctor's house. Spider knows the doctor is not home. Spider goes in and pretends to be the Doctor. When the wife gets there, Spider tells her through the door to feed Spider scrambled eggs. She goes back home. Spider rushes back home and gets back into bed.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Fisherman and the Mermaid

    • An Icelandic Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A fisherman who fished from the land out into the sea was fishing one day when he heard singing and laughter coming from a grotto. He went around the rocks to discover seven women dancing in the shallow water. They were not dressed, but on the rock where the fisherman was standing, he saw seven fish-tail skins! He watched the dancers. He fell in love with the youngest. He found the smallest tail, rolled it up, and tucked it into his belt. He threw a rock into the middle of the dancers and hid behind the rock where he was standing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I knew mermaids were real!!!!

    • By Donna Berge on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The 3 Sisters

    • An Irish Folktale
    • By: Bill Gordh
    • Narrated by: Bill Gordh
    • Length: 26 mins
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    When their father died, he left the family a leather bag full of gold. Each daughter drew an image on the bag - a sun, a moon, and three stars. Their mother told them to put the bag away until they needed it. Time went by, and they needed to get some money. They discovered that the bag was gone. Someone had stolen it.

    Regular price: $2.99

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