Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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A fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us. This show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book series written by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, inspiring millions of girls and women around the world to dream bigger, aim higher and fight harder.
||CleanQueen Nanny narrated by Funmilola Fagbamila||Once upon a time, there was a girl who couldn’t be captured. Her name was Nanny. In the jungles of Jamaica, escaped slaves called maroons lived together in colonies, and “Queen Nanny,” as they called her, was one of their leaders. Helped along by||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet to Know Poorna Jagannathan||This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Poorna Jagannathan who narrated the previous episode about the life of Mary Kom. Poorna reveals how her own parents found out about her acting career,...||3/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMary Kom narrated by Poorna Jagannathan||Once upon a time, there was a girl who grew up to be the most successful boxer in India’s history. Her name was Mary Kom. Mary was an energetic child who was naturally drawn towards sports. So she enrolled herself in a sports academy where she...||3/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrida Kahlo read by Pamela Adlon||Once upon a time, in a small town on the outskirts of Mexico City, there was a girl who lived in a blue house. Her name was Frida. From the outside, Frida's blue house was a common stucco building, with bright blue walls, tall windows, and green...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWangari Maathai read by Melinda Gates||When lakes started to dry up and streams seemed to disappear, a woman decided to bring the forest back and planted a million trees. Wangari Maathai is the founder of the Green Belt movement in Africa and the recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize. In this...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHarriet Tubman read by Tarana Burke||Once upon a time, there was a girl who fought for freedom. Her name was Harriet. In this episode, you will learn about the incredible story of Harriet Tubman, one of the greatest heroes in American history. Harriet risked her life to free hundreds of...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrace O'Malley read by Allison Mosshart||Grace O'Malley was a fierce, Irish pirate who fought for her people and sailed all the way around Great Britain and up the Thames to meet with Queen Elizabeth I in person. When they met, Grace convinced the Queen to revisit her policies and to turn...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAda Lovelace read by Jodi Kantor||As a child, Ada Lovelace loved machines. She studied birds and drew sketches trying to build her own flying machine. She put all of her notes into a little book which she called "Flyology." When Ada went to a ball, she didn't find a prince to marry...||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMadam C.J. Walker read by Poorna Jagannathan||Once upon a time, there was an inventor and entrepreneur named Madam C.J. Walker. She was the child of slaves, the first in her family to be born free, thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation. As a child, she had to work in the cotton fields to help...||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBillie Jean King read by Jessica Valenti||Once upon a time, there was a bespectacled girl who loved tennis. She was resourceful and figured out a way to get tennis lessons for free since her family didn't have a lot of money. When she became a national champion, she began to fight for equal...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaria Callas read by Our Lady J||Once upon a time, there was a nearsighted girl who could sing like no other. Her name was Maria Callas. She came from troubled beginnings but grew up to become the most famous soprano in opera. Soon, she traveled the world, known simply as La Divina,..||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVirginia Hall read by S. Mitra Kalita||Once, there was a girl with a wooden leg who was a master of disguise. Her name was Virginia. She loved adventure, hunting, and traveling the world. She wanted to join the Foreign Service but was denied entry; they didn't allow amputees. And so she...||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYusra Mardini read by Diana Nyad||Once, there was a girl who loved to swim. Her name was Yusra Mardini. She was born in Damascus, Syria, a country long gripped by war. When her home was destroyed by a bomb she knew she had to leave the country, so she and her family fled by way of a...||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMargaret Hamilton read by Poorna Jagannathan||Once, there was a girl who put a man on the Moon. Her name was Margaret Hamilton. When she was young, girls didn't study computers. But Margaret was curious about space, and she was smart. Really smart. She never thought twice about being the only...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls||Coming March 6th, a fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us. This show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book written by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, inspiring millions of girls and..||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
It’s the best!!!!!
It’s one of the best podcast l’ve ever herd !!😂👍🙌👏✌️❤️❤️💕🥳
This podcast series is absolutely phenomenal and enjoyable for all ages. Our family of five was so disappointed when the Season 1 recordings stopped in June. Super excited that Season 2 has launched, can’t wait for the next Rebel Girl episode.
More episodes please!
We love these stories! Keep them coming please!