Sparkle Car #4: Over the Meadow and Through the Woods
This episode of Sparkle Car includes:
A story from the Junkyard Tales series: “A Long Journey Through the Woods”.
Mr. Flinch, the old possum, wishes to send a gift to his dear friend Dame Redtail, the muskrat — but their normal messenger Fredland the Moose isn’t available. Ben Thompson, clever cat, and Sally the Chipmunk volunteer to make the long voyage through the woods to the beaver pond where Dame Redtail lives. Though the voyage does not go as Ben had hoped, he leaves the beaver pond deeply grateful for the magic of the woods.
A Nature Story from Clair Dillingham Pierson, “The Young Robin who was Afraid to Fly”: A simple tale about a frightened little Robin who find the bravery to finally take the leap and learn to fly.
An adapted Grimms Fairy Tale, “The House in the Wood”: A man has three daughters who learn the valuable lesson of being grateful for what is given
Another Nature Story from Clair Dillingham Pierson, “The Race of the Grasshopper and the Measuring Worm”: A delightful version of the tortoise and the hare.
Plus several lovely verses of trees and traveling.
Characters in this Story
Sally is one daring acrobat of a chipmunk. With her endless energy and spunk, you'll often find her in the middle of an athletic feat or group sport.
You'll find Sally in many of the Junkyard Tales stories.
The adventures of Ben Thompson are often at the center of the Junkyard Tales stories. A clever and world-savvy cat, he is friend to all in the Junkyard. He is always ready to share an adventure or pull together friends for some community fun.
Find Ben in all the Junkyard Tales stories.
Mr. Flinch is the Junkyard elder, making his home in the "House of Chairs". His home is often the center of Junkyard gatherings, and his door is always open to friends that need advice, warmth, or a good story and a cup of tea.
You can find Mr. Flinch in all the Junkyard Tales stories.