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What happens when you revisit the stories you read as a child? On this episode of Pathfinder, we encounter what happens when you break through nostalgia and take another look at the tales that built your imagination.

Show Notes

This week on Pathfinder it's part two of our series unpacking what defines our perception of nostalgia. What better way to understand how our connection with stories starts than turning back the clock to look at children's stories.

We look at why stories might not be seen in the same light you remember them, why sometimes analyzing things a bit too closely isn't the right thing to do, and understanding how storytelling for children is a far different thing than writing for adults.

Clips used in this episode:
Allie Wiggle Ring a ring o rosy
FMD Baa Baa Black Sheep
Roald Dahl interview and short film - Pebble Mill at One 1982
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Waterstones
Penguin KIds - Eric Carle Discusses 50 Years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This episode was written by Ollie Judge and edited by Rodger Morley. You can find more of their work at Adrift Entertainment.

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What is Pathfinder?

Pathfinder is a show about storytelling. Each week we explore what makes stories work, uncover the lessons of the past and learn from people who are building worlds with the tools of the future. Written and hosted by Ollie Judge and Rodger Morley