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Classical Kids Storytime: 'How the Camel Got Its Hump'

Classical Kids Storytime: How the Camel Got Its Hump Nancy Carlson for MPR
6min 55sec : Classical Kids Storytime: How the Camel Got Its Hump

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Do you know how the smooth-backed camel who said nothing but "Humph!" got its hump? Find out in the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Alexander Borodin and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.

(See more of Carlson's illustrations in the gallery.)

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Our telling of How the Camel Got Its Hump includes excerpts from the following recordings:

Alexander Borodin:
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances and Polovtsian March
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Ole Schmidt
Musical Concepts 1215

In the Steppes of Central Asia
Slovak Philharmonic, conducted by Daniel Nazareth
Naxos 550051

Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.


Narrator: Valerie Kahler
Adaptation: Valerie Kahler and Steve Seel
Illustrator: Nancy Carlson
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher

Classical Kids Storytime: How the Camel Got Its Hump Nancy Carlson for MPR
The camel turned around and saw his lovely, smooth, straight back puffing up into a great, big humph. Nancy Carlson for MPR
"Now, get your humph out of this desert, go find the other animals and behave yourself!"the genie told the camel. Nancy Carlson for MPR

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