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Girl Tales

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Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button. To connect fantasy with reality, our segment Little Girls Doing Big Things features interviews with young girls from all over the world who are creating change in their communities and not waiting until they're grown ups to start chasing their dreams. New episodes air on the 1st, 10th, and 20th of each month. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode!

Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button. To connect fantasy with reality, our segment Little Girls Doing Big Things features interviews with young girls from all over the world who are creating change in their communities and not waiting until they're grown ups to start chasing their dreams. New episodes air on the 1st, 10th, and 20th of each month. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode!

Location:

United States

Description:

Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button. To connect fantasy with reality, our segment Little Girls Doing Big Things features interviews with young girls from all over the world who are creating change in their communities and not waiting until they're grown ups to start chasing their dreams. New episodes air on the 1st, 10th, and 20th of each month. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode!

Twitter:

@girltales

Language:

English

Contact:

9087054556


Episodes

Paula Bunyan

4/5/2020
A bonus episode! When a town finds the biggest baby they’ve ever seen in the middle of a field, they’re in awe but immediately know they must take care of her. They name her Paula …

Duration:00:14:06

The Princess Musicians of Maple Street by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

3/30/2020
Kitty’s band with her friends, Turtle, Birdie, and Rabbit are practicing for Battle of the Bands at their school but when her grandpa moves in, they lose their rehearsal space! Practicing at the abandoned house …

Duration:00:32:42

The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

3/23/2020
Myra is a mermaid who loves reading books. The problem is, every time she tries to read one it gets ruined by the ocean water! Will she become a human or figure out another way …

Duration:00:40:54

The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

3/15/2020
Alba is a budding, young detective who doesn’t mind living on her own. When the Mayor of Strangetown sends out a notice looking for someone to uncover why her daughters wear holes in their shoes …

Duration:00:52:27

Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith (Rebroadcast)

3/8/2020
We’re celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with a rebroadcast of one of our first episodes. Rapunzel is a reimagining of the classic fairytale, with a curly, coarse, courageous twist! This time, Rapunzel …

Duration:00:34:55

The Cinderella Sisters by Dana Boulé

2/12/2020
A musical adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella. There’s a big school party and Cinderella doesn’t feel like going. Her step-sisters and everyone at her school are obsessed with how they look and what everyone …

Duration:00:32:38

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman’s Airplane

1/20/2020
Nova, a scientist and inventor, travels back in time to France in 1921 and becomes Bessie Coleman’s airplane! Bessie Coleman was an African American and Native American pilot when flying airplanes in the United States …

Duration:00:12:59

Meditating Maiden by Rebecca Weaver

1/13/2020
Here is a peaceful story about a king and queen who have a baby, a princess named Lotus! Listen as Lotus learns to meditate so she can one day grow up to be a kind …

Duration:00:12:31

Nova’s Lab! Rescuing Nova with Ada Lovelace

12/23/2019
Kid scientist, Nova travels back in time to become the world’s first computing machine but she gets stuck! She needs your help to find mathematician Ada Lovelace and get the instructions on how to turn …

Duration:00:11:48

Little Girls Doing Big Things: Elinor of Conversations with my Daughter

12/15/2019
In this LGDBT episode, Rebecca speaks with 10-year-old Elinor, the co-host of a podcast called Conversations with My Daughter. Listen as they talk about how Conversations with my Daughter began and how it’s made Elinor …

Duration:00:16:34

Rudy the Female Reindeer: A Christmas Story by Delaney Yeager (Rebroadcast)

12/4/2019
Rudy’s had a dream her whole life; to make Santa’s sleigh team. But, it’s a boys club and this year is no exception. Nevertheless, with the help of her parents, Carol Claus, and her good …

Duration:00:33:35

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Queen Lili’uokalani’s Ukulele

11/19/2019
In this episode, Nova travels back in time to Hawai’i in the late 1800’s where she becomes the ukulele of Queen Lili’uokalani, the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Nova learns how ukuleles are …

Duration:00:09:21

Torta & Finch by Charly Evon Simpson

11/11/2019
After doing the same thing everyday, Finch wants something new. So when she meets a singing tortoise named Torta, her whole world changes. Finch thinks Torta should sing in front of the other animals but …

Duration:00:25:42

Little Girls Doing Big Things: Matilda Suh, Writer & Illustrator

11/1/2019
In this Little Girls Doing Big Things interview, Rebecca speaks with Matilda Suh, an 8-year-old writer & illustrator. Rebecca first learned about Matilda’s work after finding her handmade books at her favorite bookstore in Brooklyn. …

Duration:00:14:33

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Mary Shelley’s Ink

10/20/2019
To celebrate Halloween, Nova travels back in time to 1818 and becomes the ink Mary Shelley uses to write the very first science fiction novel, Frankenstein! Learn all about what ink was made of in …

Duration:00:10:08

Anansi and the Sky Goddess Asase Yaa by Bleu Beckford-Burrell

10/10/2019
Have you ever wondered how stories were invented? In this tale, the Sky Goddess Asase Yaa creates a spider named Anansi who brings stories to all of human kind using her smarts! Based on the …

Duration:00:41:52

Little Girls Doing Big Things: Sadie, Electro-Punk Performing Artist

10/2/2019
Rebecca interviews Sadie, a 7 1/2 year old electro-punk performing artist & musician. Sadie gives advice to kids on how to make their own music, how to get over stage freight, and lets us all …

Duration:00:14:48

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Malala Yousafzai’s Microphone

9/19/2019
In this episode, Nova travels to Norway in 2014 to become Malala Yousafzai’s microphone as she accepts the Nobel Peace Prize. Learn all about how microphones work and Malala’s fight for girls’ education.Written, Produced, and …

Duration:00:08:58

Sink or Swim una nueva leyenda de La Llorona by Monet Hurst-Mendoza

9/10/2019
In this bilingual tale, Xo and Xul go to the waterpark with their mama. When they get there, they meet La Llorona underneath the water. They join La Llorona and try to help her find …

Duration:00:23:22

Chloe Asks Liza Questions About The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses

8/30/2019
In this episode, Chloe, a kid like you, asks Liza Birkenmeier questions about the story she wrote for Girl Tales called “The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses”. Listen to The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses: …

Duration:00:12:55