Jack and the Walnut

01 Jack and the Walnut   Age 9 and up

As always, Jack gets himself into trouble.  He wants to help his elderly mother.  He causes havoc instead.   Recorded live.  A story from Scotland.  6.55 mins

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Story origin for me: Scottish teller Bea Ferguson who had heard it from the great storytelling Scottish Traveller — Duncan Williams.

 

 

 

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The Old Woman and the Rock

The Old Woman and the Rock  Age 7 and up

World Maker has left the old woman alone on her island.  She asks for a rock as her companion.  “You can have any rock,” World Maker tells her but then he wants to change his mind.   Click on the link to find out what happens.  A story about how the world began.   10.42 mins.

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Story origin for me: Toronto teller Marylyn Peringer

 

 

 

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The Selkie Wife

01 The Selkie Wife  Age 11 and up.

She is a seal and her skin is stolen.  Now she must live upon the land.  Can she forget, be happy?  Click on the link and listen.  A story from Scotland.  7:34 mins

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Story origin  for me: A book by James Riordan, the title unfortunately forgotten.

 

 

 

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