Announcing: Libby & Dish's Good-Deed-a-Day Club!
We are so excited to launch our newest collection for December:
Libby & Dish's Good-Deed-a-Day Club!
Just like with all of our "Audio Advent Calendars", this collection offers a story-a-day for you to enjoy all the way from December 1 to December 25.
However this year's audio calendar is a bit different! We're calling it a "Holiday Calendar" as the children enjoy exploring holiday celebrations across cultures and faiths, all with the intent to "do some good" each day.
Starts December 1st on the Sparkle streaming site.
Buy or gift the entire collection in the Sparkle store now!
On the first day of December, Libby receives some holiday wisdom from her cat, Dish, and her neighbor’s dog, Chad. They teach her what comes to be known as the “dog trick,” or the powerfully positive effect of doing nice things for others. When Libby describes this to her friends, Morgan and Juan Paco, suddenly a new adventure is born: a Good-Deed-a-Day Club! They decide that for every day in December, they will do something nice for someone else. The result is not only pure holiday delight, but also a chance to learn about how others celebrate during this time of year.
Twenty-five stories for December 1 to 25.
You'll get to enjoy:
- a Christmas leaf boat parade in the park
- Bear's creative kitty Christmas carols
- lighting of the menorah with Mrs. Klein
- window shopping with Mr. Bhachu
- jumping over the solstice "fire" with the Socolovs
- an evening carriage ride with Granny and Gramps
- and of course so many Good-Deed-a-Day missions with her best friends Morgan, Juan Paco (and new friends Roman and Misty!)
- and more!
When can we jump in and start listening?
Libby & Dish's Good-Deed-a-Day Club starts December 1 on the Sparkle streaming site and app.
The entire collection is in the Sparkle Store now! You can buy or gift the entire collection any time.
Listen to "This Year's Tradition"
You can listen to the introductory story now! It's called "This Year's Tradition." Listen to the introductory story on the subscription website. Or enjoy it below.
Heads Up: This story will leave listeners wanting to hear more!
Libby is excited about the rapidly approaching holiday season and delighted in her mother's enthusiasm. But when her mother suggests a new idea for December, Libby feels a little unsure — does she want to try new ways of celebrating this month?
PLUS: A Free Libby & Dish PRINTABLE Advent Calendar!
We couldn't resist creating a printable paper Calendar to go with Libby & Dish's December holiday stories!
Each of the 25 little doors hides a clue to the matching story in Libby & Dish's Good-Deed-A-Day Club - so you can listen and open a door each day from December 1st to the 25th!
"Can I give Libby & Dish's December Holiday Calendar as a Gift?"
Yes! Libby & Dish's Good-Deed-A-Day Club collection is available for gifting NOW in the Sparkle Store.
Or, just give your friends and family the gift of a one-month Sparkle Subscription for the month of December.
They'll be able to enjoy all of our many Christmas and Advent stories at the same time!
SO MANY SPARKLE GIFTS!
Did you know you can gift anything in the Sparkle Store?
We have everything from 3-story Collections to 52-story Series. You'll find more stories for Christmas, Advent, Winter and beyond!
FAQ for LIBBY & DISH's
Are the stories religious?
In this collection, we wanted to create a delightful exploration of December celebrations across religions and cultures.
These stories include references to not only Christmas but Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Winter solstice, as well as the many different ways that different cultures celebrate all of them. There is reference to Christ's birth in one story, and a reference to the 'rededicating of the temple' in the Hanukkah story, as well as a celebration of culture in the Kwanzaa story.
The primary focus of these stories is on helping others during a potentially busy, overwhelming and self-focused time of year.
How long are the stories?
The 25 stories are between 10 and 20 minutes each - totaling over six full hours of content.
Do we only have access to one new story a day?
Yes, we will be posting one story a day on the subscription site. Just like a paper Advent Calendar, you can enjoy one experience per day. We find it makes for a much more delightful holiday experience, and it becomes a community event - as we'll all be listening to it for the first time, together. Once the stories have posted, they will be permanently available.
Can we have them all at once?
Yes! You can purchase the entire collection in the Sparkle Store !
Or you can wait until December 25th, when all 25 stories will be available on the streaming website.
WOULD YOU LIKE MORE STORIES FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON?
We have over 100 stories just for the December holidays! This includes three Audio Advent Calendars and multiple Christmas collections, plus stories for Hanukkah and Kwanza.
About the Author
Lisabeth Sewell McCann
Doer of Many Wonderful and Odd Things (including CEO)
Lisabeth Sewell McCann has worn many hats at Sparkle over the years, from Sparkle Kitchen Blogger to Editorial Director to Doer of All Odd Jobs. Her primary role is as CEO. Lisabeth and David live in Austin, Texas with their two sons.