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Help for Young Texans After the Winter Storm 2021
2021-02-26
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Help for Young Texans After the Winter Storm 2021

The Sparkle Team here in Austin, Texas have come through the winter storm relatively unscathed. We were lucky, and we’re grateful.

Meet the Dory Horde
2021-02-24
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Meet the Dory Horde

Our newest Dory Horde adventure is about to launch! Dory Horde: Dawn of the Jaguar (Book Two) starts next Friday, March 5.
The remarkable adventures they take on demonstrate how fascinating and endlessly inspiring these kids are. Great news — you’ll meet some extraordinary new characters in Dawn of the Jaguar.

NEW Libby & Dish Paper Doll Outfits & Accessories
2021-02-17
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NEW Libby & Dish Paper Doll Outfits & Accessories

Bring the new Libby & Dish adventure to life! We’ve expanded the original Libby & Dish paper doll collection for a special occasion: Aunt Cecily’s Wedding!

Our Android App Is Here!
2021-02-10
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Our Android App Is Here!

The new Android App is here! This is not an update on a previous app. It’s a new design from the ground up based on our iOS app. Find it in the Google Play Store!

iOS App Update
2021-02-08
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iOS App Update

We've been hard at work on enhancements to our iOS app. This release includes bug fixes plus two exciting new features!

friday's kind words
2021-02-05
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friday's kind words

I always imagine my young self listening to these stories and relating to the characters and feeling less odd and alone. They heal me as much as they uplift my child. I can't thank you enough for these gifts you've given the world. ~ Lindsey

Stories for Kids about Love & Commitment: New Libby & Dish Collection Coming Soon
2021-02-04
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Stories for Kids about Love & Commitment: New Libby & Dish Collection Coming Soon

In this new collection, Libby’s dear Aunt Cecily is getting married. Cecily has always done things her own way, and this event will be no different — including the extension of the wedding invitation to Libby’s cat. Once Dish finally agrees to step into the cat carrier, their marvelous adventure begins.

Sparkle is Hiring! Marketing & Production Assistant
2021-02-01
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Sparkle is Hiring! Marketing & Production Assistant

Sparkle Stories is looking for a Marketing & Production Assistant. This role creates and manages outward facing content and is an essential part of the Sparkle Marketing team.

 “Sparkly” New Android App for Children’s Audio Stories
2021-01-22
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“Sparkly” New Android App for Children’s Audio Stories

Sparkle Stories will soon launch the new Android App. Since the first release, this app has undergone a complete redesign and launch! Our developers have been hard at work, refining the design for this new app to give our Android users an excellent tool that allows your mobile Sparkle Stories experience to be seamless and intuitive.

friday's kind words
2021-01-22
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friday's kind words

"We love Sparkle Stories in my house. Every night before bed, my kids look forward to listening a story. Thank you for your heart and passion. We can feel it when we listen." ~ Jamie Langlois

friday's kind words
2021-01-15
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friday's kind words

"My daughter just listened to A Very Big Mess. She was giggling the whole way through! Thank you for bringing her so much laughter today. It was a gift to both of us." ~ Michelle

friday's kind words
2021-01-08
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friday's kind words

"I also wanted to let you know just how relevant the stories have been, almost prescient. . . Thank you for putting together such an amazing collection of stories. We have recommended it to many people and know at least a few have signed up and are similarly happy with it." ~ Doug

friday's kind words
2020-12-25
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friday's kind words

Sparkle Stories were recommended to us a few years ago and our entire family absolutely loves the Martin & Sylvia series. ~Kristine

friday's kind words
2020-12-18
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friday's kind words

Sparkle Stories offer us a beautiful break in our day. Your wonderful, amazing stories told at a thoughtful pace and with such beautiful messages have been such a gift to us all. ~Marie S

Castlechanter Audio Advent Calendar Crafts and recipes: Week Four
2020-12-18
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Castlechanter Audio Advent Calendar Crafts and recipes: Week Four

This final week of the Fairy Advent Calendar is about slowing down, being close with loved ones, and being mindful. The end of advent is a time for introspection and going slow. Take it easy this week, make some tea and a snack, and maybe enjoy a little walk in nature.

The Best Gifts Playlist
2020-12-18
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The Best Gifts Playlist

Gift-giving for the holidays. Sometimes it's very easy and other times it's very, very hard. I've rounded up five very interesting stories about gift-giving.

Castlechanter Audio Advent Calendar Crafts and Recipes: Week Three
2020-12-11
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Castlechanter Audio Advent Calendar Crafts and Recipes: Week Three

This week is filled with wonderful baked goods and lots of crafting. The adventures Oscar and Aliyah go on just keep getting richer and richer as they learn about themselves along the way. We hope you are learning alongside them — we know that we are!

How Sparkle Came to Be! Video with David & Lisabeth
2020-12-11
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How Sparkle Came to Be! Video with David & Lisabeth

As a part of our celebration of 10 years of Sparkle Stories this week, David and Lisabeth sat down to tell the story of how Sparkle started back in 2010. Enjoy!

friday's kind words
2020-12-11
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friday's kind words

"Hi! We are long-time Sparkle Stories lovers. We’ve had a subscription since my now 12-year-old was only seven years old. I have five kids (ages 2-12) and they’ve all loved so many of the stories!..." ~ Lori Kraemer (Thetford, VT)

Castlechanter Audio Advent Calendar Crafts and recipes: Week Two
2020-12-04
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Castlechanter Audio Advent Calendar Crafts and recipes: Week Two

Week Two is here and we’ve got lots of tasty treats to share and crafts to make. From rock art and latkes to shepherd’s pie and pine needle tea, get yourself ready for a very tasty Week Two!

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