You've got a family car trip ahead, and it may be a long one. What to do with the little ones? Sparkle Car! This monthly series features hour-long collections of original stories mixed with traveling verses, songs, and fun car games. We know excellent audio stories can make family travel times fun — and so much easier!
About the Stories
This episode of Sparkle Car features:
An original Junkyard Tales, “Theadora Moth and the Silvery Moon”: A mysterious moth invites Ben Thompson, clever cat, and Sergeant, the steadfast watchdog on a magical midnight adventure back to Sergeant’s puppy-hood home.
A tale from Norway, “The Husband Who Was to Mind the House”: A conceited husband wishes to switch occupations with his wife and learns a lesson about the challenges of minding the house.
A tale from Germany, “Old Sultan”: A Farmer decides his old dog is too old to remain at the farm and plans his dismissal. The dog’s friend, a wolf, helps him show the farmer that he is in fact still loyal and useful to the family.
A tale from Norway, “The Squire’s Bride”: A miserly Squire wishes to marry a young peasant girl — but she has no interest in him and instead plans a trick to teach him a lesson in humility.
A tale from India, “The King and the Clever Girl”: An Indian version of the Emperor’s New Clothes where a girl outwits the king and all his wisest advisors.
Also includes fun verses and two engaging car games, “Counting Cows” and “My Mother owns a Grocery Store”.