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Classical Kids Storytime: 'Stone Soup'

A stranger comes to town and teaches the residents a lesson in sharing in the Classical Kids Storytime episode 'Stone Soup.' Xee Reiter for MPR
8min 45sec : Classical Kids Storytime: Stone Soup

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What happens when a stranger shows up in town with a magical backpack, a small stone and a giant, black pot? It's a lesson in sharing with Stone Soup, the new episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring art by Xee Reiter and music by Francis Poulenc.

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


Classical Kids Storytime is supported by
Minnesota College Savings Plan

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Our telling of Stone Soup includes excerpts from the following recording:

Francis Poulenc: Les Biches (The Does)
RTE National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jean-Luc Tingaud
Naxos 573739

Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.

Credits

Narrator: Scott Blankenship
Adaptation: Scott Blankenship and Julie Amacher
Illustrator: Xee Reiter
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher

A stranger comes to town and teaches the residents a lesson in sharing in the Classical Kids Storytime episode 'Stone Soup.' Xee Reiter for MPR
One day Samantha happened upon a new village that she had never visited before. Right away, she noticed the villagers didn't look very happy. Xee Reiter for MPR
Samantha opened her backpack and noisily dumped everything out, right there on the street, including a huge iron pot. Xee Reiter for MPR
The villagers each brought food they could spare to make the soup a little tastier, a little more filling. Xee Reiter for MPR

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