Posts tagged ‘russia’


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This week’s podcast is a Russian folktale from The Barefoot Book of Knights. In “The Three Journeys of Ilya Murom,” a heroic knight goes on a ride with his horse and comes to a crossroads where a sign reads that each path promises something different: death, marriage or riches. Tune in to see which road Ilya Murom chooses, and read on to win!


Thank you to everyone who left a comment and entered the contest, we loved hearing from you! Congratulations to Amber Guillet, our winner. This contest is now closed, please stay tuned for more!

This week’s podcast comes from The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories and is based on a famous Russian ballet. In ‘Daphnis and Chloe,’ Daphnis falls in love with the beautiful Chloe after they meet at a celebration for the forest god, Pan. When Chloe is kidnapped by a group of vicious pirates, the distressed Daphnis prays to Pan for help. Be sure to tune in to see if the two lovers are ever reunited, and read on for a chance to win!