Ep. 27 Story 2: Quinn Quillow and the Blue Ribbon

 
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Welcome to Episode 27 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is called “Quinn Quillow and the Blue Ribbon“. This story is a continuation of the story we started at Episode 24, "Quinn Quillow, Story Catcher". I'm so glad you are here, and I can't wait to tell you today's story.
Today’s story references a few characters from other stories I’ve told, and the most important ones are from the Jemi Series of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Here they are: Episode 1, Jemi and the Birthday Surprise, Episode 2, Jemi and the Lost Crown and Episode 3: Jemi and the Strawberry Moon. If you haven’t heard those, well, it might be fun to go back and listen to them now while you listen to these stories too.

Here is an excerpt from today’s story:

And so he began… and here is the story he told:

A tale I tell, a tale I know, a tale that’s never been told. But if I can tell it, it must come from somewhere. But where? We may never know. Hmmmm….

There once was a wise old woman who lived at the top of an ancient oak tree. Now how could a person live in a tree? Well, I’m about to tell you, aren’t I?

This oak had deep ridges in her bark that grew almost like a staircase that wound from way down at the roots and then all the way up, around and around, winding up the tree and then, there at the top, why, quite a fine spot for one table, one chair, one stove, one candle, one bed. What more could an old woman ask for? For she loved her tree and her tree loved her and that is all that matters, isn’t it? In the mornings the birds were singing in the branches, in the afternoon the old woman was comforted by the shade of the leaves and the music of the breeze rustled through the branches like a song. And in the evening the owls stopped by to inquire about her day, “Whooo whooo whooo whoo?”

Now our old woman had many friends, both up in the tree and down upon the ground as you can imagine. And one of her particular friends was a…

Thank you for listening. If you’ve been enjoying these fairytales that I write for your children and for you, and for everyone who has an innocent heart. I’d love to hear from you – you can leave a comment below, on Facebook or send me an email. Or, leave a review on your favorite podcast venue and let everyone know. Spreading the word is a lovely thing to do.

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© 2017 April Eight “A Little Jump Rope Song” was written by April Eight, all rights reserved. And of course, the whole story too! xoxoxoxxo

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