Rabbit has a problem. After working hard all year to gather vegetables for the winter, Bear comes along and eats them up! What is Rabbit to do? Find out how Rabbit gets out of this mess in the African-American folktale Why the Bear Sleeps All Winter, the new YourClassical Storytime episode — featuring Jeffrey Yelverton, with music by Scott Joplin and illustrations by Xee Reiter and Al Reiter.
YourClassical Storytime is supported by Minnesota College Savings Plan
Why the Bear Sleeps All Winter includes excerpts from the following recordings:
Scott Joplin (arr. Petr Pitra): Original Rags
— Elite Syncopations
Courtesy of APM Music
Narrator: Jeffrey Yelverton
Story: Traditional, adapted by Steve Seel
Producer: Steve Seel, with assistance from Valerie Kahler
Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton
Social media producer: Inés Guanchez
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher
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