Family Folk Tales
By Nashville Public Library
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What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.
||The Boy Who Could Keep a Secret||The Boy Who Could Keep a Secret – A boy with a secret aids the King of Hungary – but can he outwit a Sultan?||1 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Gifts of the Magician||These are not the perky fairies of today! Can a woman taken by fairies help her friend escape them?||1 7 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Fairy Nurse||These are not the perky fairies of today! Can a woman taken by fairies help her friend escape them?||3 5 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Bear||The Bear – An overprotected princess finds a way to see the world. But will her true love find a way to see her?||1 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Princess in the Chest||A king’s misdeeds force him to ask for his only child’s death. Who can break the spell she is under?||1 2 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Language of Beasts||The Language of Beasts – When a shepherd saves a snake, he is rewarded with the ability to understand what animals say. But is this a gift or a curse?||1 12 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Two Caskets||The Two Caskets – An abused stepdaughter finds riches and happiness when she is pushed into a well. What awaits her spoiled stepsister on the same journey?||11 10 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Fairy Gifts||Fairy Gifts – Princess Sylvia may choose any gift from the Flower Fairy. But after visiting others so honored, will she choose beauty, eloquence, or something far more rare?||4 9 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Underground Workers||Hans is befriended by a man with vast storerooms of gold and silver; will Hans squander gifts from his friend, or be sensible?||1 7 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Father Grumbler||When a man receives special gifts to help his family, but doesn’t follow the rules, something unusual happens.||11 6 12||Free||View In iTunes|