fairy tale episodes

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#70 - The Thanksgiving Of The Wazir

Sept. 12, 2020

A Punjabi tale about the value of being grateful, even for life's setbacks and losses.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#69 - Fairy Gifts

Sept. 5, 2020

An old French fairy tale about being careful what you wish for...

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#68 - The Three Dogs

Aug. 29, 2020

An old fairy tale about three magical dogs in celebration of National Dog Day and dedicated to my very good dog, Bodhi.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#67 - Whippety-Stourie

Aug. 22, 2020

A sleepy Scottish tale about a good widow and a bad fairy.

Episodic Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#66 - The Dwarf's Gifts (Part Two)

Aug. 15, 2020

Part two of the story of Loki and the Dwarfs in this Viking tale from the book In The Days of Giants by Abbie Farwell Brown.

Episodic Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#64 - The Dwarf's Gifts (Part One)

Aug. 8, 2020

More trouble with Loki and the Dwarves in this Viking tale from the book In The Days of Giants by Abbie Farwell Brown.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#63 - The Farmer And The Badger

Aug. 1, 2020

This week's story choice was inspired by my ongoing struggles with the gophers and rabbits in my veggie garden.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#62 - The Elfin Knight

July 25, 2020

More elfin mischief this week with another Scottish fairy tale.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#61 - The Story of Audunn and the Bear

July 18, 2020

A sleepy 13th century Icelandic tale about a man, a bear, and two kings.

Bonus Fairy Tale Guest Artist Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#57 - Guest Artist - Squalloscope - The Story Of The Year - Bonus Episode

June 24, 2020

Anna Kohlweis, an artist who makes music as Squalloscope, gives a beautiful reading of Hans Christian Andersen's The Story Of The Year.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#53 - The Fairies of Merlin's Crag

May 30, 2020

A Scottish tale about the consequences of not respecting a fairy's home.

Bonus Fairy Tale Guest Artist Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#52 - Guest Artist - Andy The Doorbum - Prometheus And Pandora - Bonus Episode

May 26, 2020

An ancient myth read by Andy Fenstermaker, who makes music and poetry as Andy The Doorbum.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#49 - The Worsted Doll

May 9, 2020

A sleepy story about a magical doll who wants to be a boy, good for adults and kids.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#48 - Boots And His Brothers

May 2, 2020

A sleepy classic about the importance of wonder.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#44 - Sleepy Shorts - The Fairies & The Dandelion

April 4, 2020

This is the first in a new series for Listen To Sleep patrons called Sleepy Shorts. They are short, sleepy stories for kids and adults -- perfect for nap time or break time.