Tonight’s storytelling is a tale from Finland called ‘The Princess Mouse’, a retelling by Aaron Shepherd, about a young man named Mikko. According to his family tradition, in order to find a sweetheart, Mikko must cut down a tree and follow to where it points. Mikko’s brother makes his tree fall how he wants, whereas Mikko’s tree seems to have a mind of it’s own. So what will Mikko do when his tree points him into the forest, where all he finds there is a little mouse who gladly offers to be his sweetheart. Well...let’s find out
To learn more about this tale and The Gifts of Story Series by Aaron Shepherd visit http://www.aaronshep.com/stories/folk.html
Music in this episode is 'Shimmering Waves' by JJessep
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