Welcome to Episode 15 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “The Fairy Queen and the 3 Brothers – Story 4 – Fairy Queen Forgotten”.
Oh, those 3 brothers sure do cause our Fairy Queen a lot of trouble! For example, on today’s episode, I tell you the story of how the whole kingdom magically forgets that the Fairy Queen is, well, the Fairy Queen. And what happens next, well, she is in for an adventure. And so are you, so come along!
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Here is an excerpt from today’s tale:
Well, Pell stood there for a moment, in amazement – how did he get to the Equinox Ball so fast? That Which Witch really was magical! Pell was so shocked, in fact, that he almost dropped the little bottle of potion that the Which Witch had tucked into his shaking hands. He looked at it now and he tried to decide what to do with it. Remember, they called her the Which Witch because you never knew which witch you’d get when you come to her door. She’d seemed pretty nice, Pell thought, but who knows? She was also a little scary – like when she said she could see into his heart. He hadn’t liked that one bit. What did she mean by that? Would this potion work FOR him or AGAINST him? He wasn’t really sure. His heart was pounding in his chest as though he had run all the way from the woods to the ball instead of just being magically transported.
And what a ball! The Equinox Ball! Folks of all shapes and sizes were dancing and swirling around him. Everyone in the whole kingdom was chatting and laughing, eating and drinking punch and having a wonderful time.
Pell realized that if he was going to put the magical potion from the Which Witch into the punch bowl, he better get to it. He’d come this far – he might as well continue with his plan. He uncorked the bottle carefully and, when he thought no one was looking, he poured the inky liquid into the bowl. To his horror, the Which Witch’s potion turned the whole punch black, and then sludgy gray. And then…
If you would like to start at the very beginning of this tale, well, it all begins with Under the Great Willow Tree.
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Tomorrow I’ll have a fun holiday song video up for you and your littles. I have so much to share with all of you in 2017. Writing away here by the river in Cincinnati, Ohio. xoxoxxo!