and Folktales Archives - DLW Story Teller

Fun, Foolery, and Folktales (Story Collection)

This story collection is a promise I've made to many, many people over the last few years. Since I traded David for the full time job of being a stay at home parent, I've been assuring people that I was going to make a recording with 'Epaminandus' on it....

Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People’s Ears (Single Story)

I first encountered this tale almost ten years ago. I heard Teju tell it at the Natural history Museum in Chicago. I was exposed to several different variants before I found Leo and Diane Dillon's wonderful picture book. The version that appears on this CD is a synthesis...

Betty Boughta (Tongue Twister)

Betty is another Mother Goose tongue tangler! It also happens to be my all time favorite tongue twister! I was very excited when I finally learned how to say it really, really fast. Keep trying, I am sure you will pick it up!

Rumplestiltskin (Single Story)

This story continues to be one of my favorites. I have heard quite a few variants of this tale. I started telling this story to my sister when we were both children. It is still in my repertoire after all of this time! You can find numerous renditions in...

Peter Piper (Tongue Twister)

This tongue twister is found in the pages of Mother Goose. Alas, I do not know who Peter was, if he existed at all or why he wanted to pick peppers. This version is one I learned when I was little.

Sody Saluradus (Single Story)

This track is featured on Donna’s CD, ‘Fun, Foolery, and Folktales’. It is family friendly and great for smaller children.

Epaminandus (Single Story)

This track is featured on Donna’s CD, ‘Fun, Foolery, and Folktales’. It is family friendly and great for smaller children.