YourClassical Storytime

'The King With Donkey Ears'

YourClassical Storytime: 'The King with Donkey Ears' with music by Hamilton Harty and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.Nancy Carlson for MPR

YourClassical Storytime: The King With Donkey Ears


March 01, 2021

Why does the king throw every person that cuts his hair into jail? What is he hiding? Find out in The King With Donkey Ears. It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, with music by Hamilton Harty and illustrations by Nancy Carlson. (See more of her illustrations in the gallery.)

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Our telling of The King With Donkey Ears includes excerpts from the following recording:

Hamilton Harty: With the Wild Geese, An Irish Symphony and In Ireland
Irish National Symphony Orchestra, Proinnsias O Duinn

Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.


Storyteller: Andrea Blain
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Illustrations: Nancy Carlson
Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton
Social media producer: Brooke Knoll
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher