Storytelling

All Dressed Up

The Apple Seed
  • Aug 25, 2016 6:00 am
  • 56:08

It’s not necessarily the clothes that make the man, but as LM Montgomery points out in Anne of Green Gables, “it is ever so much easier to be good if your clothes are fashionable.” Stories included in this episode: The Red and Blue Coat This story from Heather Forest is all about perspective. It's hard to see the whole story if you're looking at it from only one angle. To learn more about Heather Forest visit The Blue Coat This next story from Jenni Cargill-Strong is and is a Jewish wisdom tale about another special coat and a lesson in frugality. To learn more about Australian teller Jenni Cargill-Strong visit www.storytree.com.au Garment for the Moon Let's take a trip to the notoriously wise & foolish town of Chelm, where a small-town tailor attempts his biggest project yet: clothing the moon. To learn more about Michael Katz visit www.storytellermichael.com Rhodopos: The Egyptian Cinderella Cinderella stories come in all shapes and sizes, but did you know that Cinderella-type tales date back all the way to Ancient Egypt? In this next story from Judith Heineman and Dan Marcotte, you might recognize some elements of a well-known fairy tale that has been transported back a few thousand years. To learn more about Judith Heineman and Dan Marcotte visit www.www.judithanddan.com The Lady and the Glove Another take on the Cinderella story model, in song form. To learn more about Dan Keding visit www.dankeding.com How the Birds Got Their Feathers Our last story is for the birds—or rather about them. Have you ever wondered how birds got such an array of beautiful colors and patterns to wear? Joseph Bruchac shares this Native American origin story to explain. To learn more about his work visit josephbruchac.com