Drift Off - Bedtime Stories

Holiday Tales for Sleep: The Little Match Girl & Little Piccola

December 20, 2022 Joanne D'Amico Episode 49
Drift Off - Bedtime Stories
Holiday Tales for Sleep: The Little Match Girl & Little Piccola
Show Notes

Tonight I will be reading 2 holiday stories. The first storytelling is a sorrowful Christmas tale called “The Little Match Girl” by Hans Christian Anderson and is about a poor little girl who chooses to stay out in the cold to avoid going home and about her hopes and her dreams. The second storytelling is heartwarming story called “Little Piccola” by Nora A. Smith. This is an Italian holiday tale about a little girl who one day makes new friends and learns what Christmas is like for other children.

The music in this episode:
First story (The Little Match Girl)"Psalm" by Anders Schill Paulsen and the second story (Little Piccola) "A Christmas Lullaby" by John B. Lund, courtesy of https://www.epidemicsound.com/

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