This week, the tortoise gets to show his skills against the hare, and the wren becomes the king of the birds, while Mr. Vinegar comes away with nothing. Poems from Alastair Read and Henry Longfellow and music from Laura Veirs, Sara Stowe, Jon Banks, Matthew Spring & Martin Souter and the China Central Broadcast Folk Music Orchestra.

 

Jane's Country Year by Malcolm Saville, read by Rachel Loshak

How The Wren Became King by Adapted from a Manx Folk Tale, read by Rachel Loshak

Spring Song by Laura Veirs

An April Day by Henry W. Longfellow, read by Rachel Loshak

Oats, Peas, Beans and Barley Grow by Sara Stowe, Jon Banks, Matthew Spring & Martin Souter

The Story of Mr. Vinegar by Penrhyn W. Coussens, read by Rachel Loshak

Goldenhair by Alastair Read, read by Rachel Loshak

A Spring Morning on the Emerald Lake by China Central Broadcast Folk Music Orchestra

The Porcupine by Roald Dahl

Oak and Ash by Old Weather Saying, read by Rachel Loshak