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The Talkative Turtle & Other Tales (with Robin Pease)

by Kulture Kids

Robin Pease invites children to be rabbits, iguanas, frogs, bats and other characters as she tells stories from African, Australian, South American and Native American folklore. A full hour of stories and music from around the world.
Genre: Kids/Family: Children's Storytelling
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Welcome
0:46 album only
2. The Talkative Turtle (Latin America)
21:25 album only
3. The Selfish Frogs (Australia)
12:18 album only
4. The Story of Rabbit (Native North America)
14:29 album only
5. The Lullaby of Spring
1:22 album only
6. Sparkly Skin (Africa)
10:11 album only
7. Kwaheri
0:45 album only


Album Notes
Robin Pease (Talkative Turtle's writer and performer) is Founder and Artistic Director of Kulture Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing arts and cultural awareness for kids of all ages using innovative, participatory, educational theatre programs, workshops, and residencies. In 2005, Robin received the annual "Sunshine Award" from Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland as Best Roster Artist (selected from 75 Young Audiences Roster Artists).
Pease has a BFA in theatre from The Boston Conservatory and an MFA in theatre from Case Western Reserve University. She is a member of AEA and AFTRA, has been the Director of Theater/Dance and instructor at several schools and institutes of higher learning, including Hiram College, Hawken School, Notre Dame College of Ohio, and Lakeland Community College. She has been the Artist-in-Residence at Hathaway Brown School and Laurel School. Robin has been Artist-in-Residence for the New Jersey and Nebraska State Arts Councils, and the Idaho Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Pease is on the roster of artists for the Kennedy Center's Ohio State-Based Collaborative Initiative, Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, The Beck Center for the Arts and is a presenter for Playhouse Square Center Education Department's "Partners in Performance" series of workshops for teachers. Robin is a certified Theater Assessor for gifted and talented elementary school students for Project Start ID. Pease has presented at the Ohio Library Diversity Conference, sponsored by the Ohio Library Council , the Cleveland Association for the Education of Young Children Conference and the International Children's Games. She recently appeared in several productions of the statewide FROM HERE: A CENTURY OF VOICES IN OHIO, celebrating oral history of Ohio and produced by The Wallpaper Project with support of the Ohio Humanities Council. Robin received critical acclaim as the Mistress of Ceremonies for The 26th Annual Marilyn Bianchi Children's Playwriting Festival, the oldest such festival in the U.S. She directed the Brown Foundation and Washburn University's NOW LET ME FLY at Dobama Theater, as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Brown v. Board of Education decision abolishing separate but equal. In 2004, Pease received the "Cleveland Community Healer Award" from 98.5 FM WNCX Classic Rock Radio (selected from 250 nominations that included doctors, social workers, activists, teachers, and artists). The award was presented to her by Andrew Dan-Jumbo, the carpenter from TLC's "While You Were Out" TV show.



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It's a GREAT CD for family, at home or on way.
I bought this CD as one of my daughters' (8 years old and 9.5 years old) Christismas gifts. Our whole family engoyed it a lot while we had the long drive during our holiday vaction. Now at home the girls play it every night when they go to bed. I'm glad that I picked the good gift.

Vincetta Dooner

My grandson now ONLY listens to this CD!
My grandson used to listen to other kids music CDs, but now he ONLY wants to hear Talkative Turtle whenever we're driving in the car. He makes all the responses when prompted, and just loves the stories. Thank you so much for a wonderful CD.

L. Bruzzese

A great gift idea! These stories are timeless!
"Talkative Turtle" is the best children's CD I've heard in a very long time. Not only is every element of production of the highest quality: the sound effects, music, not to mention the enchanting character voices of the talented storyteller, Robin Pease, but the stories themselves are treasures. These stories have been passed down from generation to generation, for hundreds of years. Why have these stories lasted so long? Because they are so good.
No matter where from around the world these stories originated, the stories and the lessons they teach are universal and timeless.

Jeanne Whaine

My three-year-old son LOVES listening to this CD!
My three-year-old son loves this CD in the car! We have a road trip coming up to Montreal, and he loves "The Talkative Turtle Story". Thank you so much!----Jeanne Whaine, Branford, CT


My kids know the stories on this CD by heart!
This audio CD is one of my family's favorites! It is in heavy rotation in our car, and my kids know the songs and stories by heart. It is a wonderful CD!

Jane Brown

Robin Pease is a masterful storyteller who engages the listeners
Robin is a masterful storyteller who not only opens the door to new worlds, but she invites us to come along with her, giving each and every listener a part to play as the stories unfold. Through singing, moving, and chanting, we are drawn into the action as surely as the jungle animals are to a watering hole. In this day and age when the pleasure of exchanging even everyday stories has increasingly taken a back seat to TV sitcoms and video games, this CD is a TREASURE!
---Jane Brown, Director of Early Childhood, Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, OH

Cassaundra Jackson

This is a wonderful CD!
My son and I happened on this cd when we were at the library. He truly loved it, as did I! Please do more of these wonderful CD's!!!!!!



Kevin Glenn

This CD is fabulous, and not just for kids. Adults will appreciate the stories and the presentation as well. The lessons of the stories are easily understood and the delivery of the material is just too good; so much fun all around for everyone.

Monique Campbell

My kids loved this CD while we were camping!
I want to thank you for your new "Talkative Turtles" CD. I have four kids, ages 3 to 12, and they've listened to it five times during the drive to our campsite and at the campground. They saw a rabbit and started calling him "Kwahenya", just like the rabbit on your CD! Thanks from a harried mother!!
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