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Children's Pick a Tale

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, brings story into the world of children, with tales from her imagination and around the world, told in true oral tradition.

Airing time: Wednesdays, 8am



Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike.  Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.  

Pick a Tale for Children airs Wednesdays at 8am - just in time for the car trip to school

(Pick a Tale for Adults airs Wednesday at 8pm, after the kids have gone to bed.  After all, we don't want to give them nightmares.)

 

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To download the latest episode: Click the kiwifruit to go to the Pick a Tale for Children show page on the accessmedia.nz site:   download this show here

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Greedy Cat, Puffins amd Pigeon

Puffin Book of Poetry 5+
Greedy Cat and the School Pet Show 5+
Legend of the Pigeon 8+

Duration: 00:19:16 | Date: 1 February, 2023

Lighthouse Keepers Christmas & Kiwi Night Before Christmas

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:24:01 | Date: 14 December, 2022

Three Little Rascals, Finn's First Song & Where are you Puffling

Three Little Rascals 5+
Finn's First Song 6+
Where are you Puffling 6+

Duration: 00:18:20 | Date: 7 December, 2022

Poems & Noises at Night

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:14:11 | Date: 23 November, 2022

The Wild Swans

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:20:31 | Date: 9 November, 2022

Tales Told in Tents

7+

Duration: 00:20:48 | Date: 19 October, 2022

Old Huhu & Kahu and the Taniwha

Old Huhu 6+
Kahu and the Taniwha 8+

Duration: 00:14:23 | Date: 5 October, 2022

Folk Tales of the world

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:15:44 | Date: 21 September, 2022

The Adventures of Brer Rabbit

The Adventures of Brer Rabbit 5+

Duration: 00:21:44 | Date: 14 September, 2022