Country Redge vs City Rodge
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Rude! Ill-mannered! Uh oh! After only one night of their visit, Mr. Redge declares that his cozy, country inn experience is over for his city cousin, Rodge. It seems that these two are set on squabbling instead of enjoying their time together. Does Rodge really feel superior because he lives in Litropia and not the Folktale Forest? See how this tale of competing and comparisons turns into acts of mutual appreciation. PARENTS, TEACHERS AND HOMESCHOOLERS: This story was inspired by Aesop’s fable, “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.” The narrative illustrates how easy it is to make the wrong assumptions about someone else’s behavior, and how we can envy what others have instead of appreciating all the good things in our own lives. Be gracious and grateful instead of judgmental and resentful. Episode webpage: If you liked this story, you may also like Episode 45 A Fowl First Impression, a reimagined fable, “The Peacock and the Crane,” with a lesson on being too quick to cast judgments on others: Dorktales Storytime Podcast website: CREDITS: This episode has been a Jonincharacter production. Today’s story was written by Amy Thompson and edited by Molly Murphy. All characters are performed by Jonathan Cormur. Sound recording and production by Jermaine Hamilton at Hamilton Studio Recordings. Support the showREACH OUT! Tweet us @dorktalesstory Email us at [email protected] DM us on IG @dorktalesstorytime Newsletter/Free Resources: Become a Supporter: Original Music Available on Bandcamp: Now, go be the hero of your own story and we’ll see you next once-upon-a-time!
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