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Odds Bodkin Storytelling is a Family Tradition. Hear Him Live December 17th on Zoom!

Odds Bodkin Storytelling is a Family Tradition. Hear Him Live December 17th on Zoom.

“When I asked the family what they would like to listen to this season, my husband and kids (now teenagers) asked if we could listen to Odds Bodkin stories again.”

Warm Thanks,

Nuki Vaillancourt

November 2021

Join Master Storyteller and Musician on Friday, Dec. 17th at 7 pm EST for an hour of warm-hearted storytelling with live music on 12-string guitars and Celtic harp.

Tickets: $25 per screen.

4 Great Ways to Get Odds Bodkin’s Award-Winning Story Collections for the Holidays!

4 Great Ways to Get Odds Bodkin’s Award-Winning Story Collections for the Holidays!

The Master Drive and The Epic Drive ship with complimentary autographed Odyssey Adventure Maps!

FREE ODDS BODKIN STORY: The Woman Who Fell from the Sky

Enjoy this free Odds Bodkin Story: The Woman Who Fell from the Sky.

Here’s an Algonquin origin myth about how the earth came to be. Told with voices, sound effects and original music on 12-string guitar, it’s a gentle nature tale, appropriate for even the youngest of listeners.

To learn more, visit Odds Bodkin’s Shop.

“Ask Uther Pendragon for a Boon” She Says

“Ask Uther Pendragon for a Boon,” she says. Dame Claris knows her husband saved the High King’s life long ago. Why not journey to Cardiff Castle on Christmas Eve to ask for a boon? Both she and Sir Cleges are now impoverished, having been too generous to the peasants over the years.

But Cleges doesn’t want to go, that is until a dead cherry tree miraculously blooms in a snowstorm and produces something unheard of—-bright fresh red cherries in December. Now here’s a gift fit for a king, so Sir Cleges heads out on foot with a basket full of them.

But knaves guard the castle’s doors, and each of the three demands a third of whatever the king gives the old knight, who is disguised as a farmer. Just to get in to see the king, Cleges agrees.

What he requests for his boon is part of the hilarious and warm ending to The Winter Cherries, an Arthurian tale, one of three Holiday tales Odds Bodkin will perform live over Zoom this coming Friday, December 17th at 7 pm.

Each tale is told with live acoustic music, characters and vocal effects.

“a consummate storyteller”–The New York Times

Gather the family to watch these loving Holiday stories, up close and on full-screen!

Tickets are $25 per screen. Purchase yours today!

 

 

 

FREE ODDS BODKIN STORY: Earthstone–Episode Three. A Story Ahead of its Time

FREE ODDS BODKIN STORY: Earthstone–Episode Three. A Story Ahead of its Time. Gracie and Charlie, a brother and sister constantly at war, have just escaped The Castle of a Thousand Lights, where the Clockmaker rules, destroying the forest. But now they’re in that forbidden forest itself, and they’re about to meet The Elephant of Surprise, king of the insurgent animals.

Enjoy this excerpt from Odds Bodkin’s original two-hour musical, Earthstone.

 

Get the entire adventure at Odds Bodkin’s online shop. Included with the EPIC DRIVE and the MASTER DRIVE.

A CUSTOMER REVIEWS ODDS BODKIN’S EPIC DRIVE

A CUSTOMER REVIEWS ODDS BODKIN’S EPIC DRIVE

“We are very happy to receive our epic drive stories. Our kids were raised on these stories since they were tots. Our family custom during the winter is to gather around a warm wood stove with a hot cup of latte and share time together listening to books and doing artful projects. When I asked the family what they would like to listen to this season, my husband and kids (now teenagers) asked if we could listen to Odds Bodkin stories again. So, thanks for all the years of good story telling! We will enjoy hearing it all again.”

Warm Thanks,

Nuki Vaillancourt

November 2021

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A FREE STORY FROM ODDS BODKIN: The Wise Little Girl

A free story from Odds Bodkin: The Wise Little Girl, a Russian folktale performed with characters and a score on 12-string guitar.

Enjoy!

 

 

To learn more about Odds Bodkin stories, visit here.

 

Odds Bodkin’s Holiday Tales on Zoom Dec. 17th! Tickets on Sale!

Save Friday, December 17th at 7 pm EST for Odds Bodkin’s magical Holiday Tales storytelling show on Zoom. Gather the family and join this master storyteller as he performs stories with live music on two 12-string guitars and his Celtic harp. An hour-long full-screen performance followed by a chat with the storyteller.

Hear a tale from Arthurian England.

A Chanukah story.

And a German folktale based on Odds Bodkin’s picture book, The Christmas Spiders, with a beautiful song the whole family can sing!

 

Tickets $25

TONIGHT! YouTube Live Folk and Fairy Tales with Odds, Charlotte and Simon!

Tonight at 8 pm EST and 5 pm PT, Odds Bodkin joins Charlotte Blake Alston and Simon Brooks for an hour of folk and fairy tales on YouTube Live. The show is produced by Six Feet Apart Productions and hosted by Claire Hennessy.

Tickets range from $5 to $25. Get details here.

Gather the family and sit back for great stories!

Free Odds Bodkin Story: A T-Rex Adventure for Kids

ENTER A WORLD OF LOVABLE DINOSAURS

Little Proto the Protoceratops knows his baby sister is on the way, and he feels left out by his parents. All they talk about is when she’ll hatch. And even though there’s a gigantic but convalescent T-Rex in the Sea Forest nearby, Proto isn’t worried about King Geoffrey the One Eye. After all, he’s helped to get the starving Rex some food. No, Proto is just feeling left out. Little does he know he’s about to be captured by a Pteranodon and flown far, far away.

Enjoy the opening 20 minutes of Odds Bodkin’s original musical story for kids, Little Proto’s T-Rex Adventure. 12-string guitar music, engaging character voices, vocal effects and clever dialog bring this dinosaur adventure to life.  The entire feature length tale is 70 minutes. It’s the second episode of The Little Proto Trilogy.

Winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award.

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A Free Story from Odds Bodkin: THE EVERGREENS, A Danish Folktale About Kindness

A Free Story from Odds Bodkin: THE EVERGREENS, A Danish Folktale About Kindness. This story is 8 minutes long. In it, Odds plays 12-string guitar as he tells this gentle tale. Enjoy!