Epic Storytime: The Shapeshifter


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Sep 14 2020 14 mins  

Epic Storytime listeners are always the first to hear the full stories begun each week at epictales.co.uk – read by fabulous voice actors from across the Interweb.

Have you ever felt like the whole world is out to get you – but everything would change if they all knew exactly what you have to offer? That's exactly how Robin Goodfellow feels at the start of this story – but when he receives some magical fairy powers, the world has one more lesson for him...

Featuring a character of English folklore who even made his way into Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, this Epic Tale has plenty of fun and learning for your young learners too!

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Check the Epic Learning podcast at epictales.co.uk/shapeshifter for teacher tips on activities using this story – including PSHCE, numeracy, and even PE!

This story is based on an English folk tale adapted by Chip Colquhoun for his book Cambridgeshire Folk Tales for Children, which you can find at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cambridgeshire-Folk-Tales-Children-Colquhoun/dp/0750967277

The tale is read here by Erika Sanderson (erikasanderson.com).

Illustration by Erica Terry-Rose.

This audio is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 Licence.