The BoodleBobs children stories are written and narrated by Jo Kemp, who also wrote the cult fist series of ‘Jamie and the Magic Torch’, Chorlton and the Wheelies’. Jo also produced over 100 episodes of ’The Raggy Dolls’ .
The first set of Boodle Books were originally published in 1980, and have now received an animation video facelift for social media. Our Dorothy story titled on YouTube as 'BoodleBobs Dorothy [EP02] Children's Bedtime-Stories 2019 - Kids story' is part of a set of 26 Free Kids Books which will be available for free download in English and other languages too.
BoodleBobs are a Family Friendly Channel of #OC We make stories for kids, comedy sketches (for older audiences) & songs for people of any age. Our next song can be found with the #PLIM hashtag. (We are curious to see if we can make it trend?)
This is a story all about Dorothy and yes, she’s a doughnut.
Dorothy loved to dance. She knew the names of all the dances – the waltz, the tango, the foxtrot. She even knew the monster mash and the jive.
DOROTHY THE DANCING DOUGHNUT - BOODLEBOBS EP-02 - BY JO KEMP
This is a story all about Dorothy and yes, she’s a doughnut.
Dorothy loved dancing. She knew the names of all the dances – the waltz, the tango, the foxtrot. She even knew the monster mash and the jive.
But she was a TERRIBLE dancer. It was because of her shape – and her shoes – and she couldn’t change her shape (and she certainly wasn’t going to change her shoes).
“OOOOH OOOH… I love to dance!” she sang as she tripped and crashed around.
“I think you should give up dancing,” said Ivy, “You’re such a TERRIBLE dancer!”
Everyone gasped. Everyone knew that Dorothy was a terrible dancer but it wasn’t right to tell her…
…to hurt her feelings like that.
“Maybe you should have a few lessons just now”, said Tina quickly, “You know, polish up your act.”
“Ohhhh! That would be wonderful!” beamed Dorothy and did a sort of pirouette.
The next morning, there was a large notice pinned to the door.
Free Dancing Lessons. Quick-Step Inside.
Dorothy burst in excitedly to see all her class-mates identical in their tu-tu’s and their shoes.
“We’re the House Mites,” they chorused and tittered.
“And I’m a doughnut!” replied Dorothy. “A dancing doughnut! Look!”
She bounced and kicked then started to jive. She swerved and tripped, sprang and skipped until she was completely exhausted.
Flushed with excitement, she waited for the thunderous applause…
But there was none. Just a terrible silence until everyone started to cry. Everyone had been squashed, bashed, bruised or broken by Dorothy’s dreadful dancing.
“We came here to dance!” they chorused. “Not be flattened…
…by an elephant!”
“I am not an elephant”! Said Dorothy indignantly, “I’m a dancer. I’m a dancing doughnut…”
“…a clumsy dancing doughnut!” piped up a squeaky House Mite.
Now that was a horrid, unkind thing to say. Poor Dorothy was so upset.
With a heavy (very heavy) heart, she turned and looked at her reflection in Tina’s teapot. It didn’t help that it made her look even wider than she was.
About three times wider and three times shorter!
“You’re right,” said Dorothy, “I’m just a big clumsy doughnut and I’ll never be able to dance….”
“How about a nice cup of tea, just now” said Tina putting her arms around Dorothy (well that is, as far as she could reach).
Dorothy shook her head. “I just want to dance,” she said, “But they’re right. I make such a mess of it.”
“What you need is a dancing partner,” said Tina.
“But who would want to dance with me?” replied Dorothy.
“How about me?” said Roger sidling into the kitchen. In his quest for the limelight, he’d look such a STAR next to Dorothy!
He twirled his mustache and set both eyebrows jiving. Dorothy couldn’t resist.
“You?” she said going weak at the knees.
YOU-HOO!” she quickly recovered and grabbed him!
Poor Roger. From somewhere the music started, or was it just in her head?
And in a cloud of sugar dust, she whirled and swirled and glided.
They danced the Waltz..
Then the Foxtrot..
And into the Time Warp,
To finally the Moonwalk just as the moon came up.
Roger got squashed and bashed and bruised.
He got pushed and shoved and elbowed.
“I could dance forever!” exclaimed Dorothy going into a spin. Faster and faster she pirouetted until finally, she had lift-off.
“Meet me on Cloud Nine,” she flirted as she spiraled out of the window.
“No chance,” muttered Roger feeling his bruises.
“You can keep the limelight!” he called after her as he vamoosed up the path…
In completely the other direction!
बूडलबॉब्स , सब्सक्राइब करना न भूलें यह कहानी डोरोथी के बारे में है, और
हाँ, वह एक डोनट है। डोरोथी को नाचना बहुत पसंद था। वह सभी नृत्यों के नाम जानती थी।
वाल्ट्ज, टैंगो, फॉक्सट्रॉट। वह तो मॉन्स्टर मैश और जाइव भी जानती थी। पर वह बहुत बुरी नर्तकी थी।
Esta es la historia de Dorothy y sí ¡ella es una dona! A Dorothy le encantaba bailar
ella sabía los nombres de todos los bailes.
El vals, el tango, el foxtrot. Incluso conocía el Monster Mash y el jive.
If you have a second language and a little free time, you can contribute and help make our stories/videos/books available to literally 1000’s of new children. Your contribution supports literacy and will make a difference in our goal of providing free stories for Children.
From your translation.
Translators will get the kudus, they deserve. They will be credited in the book (All language versions) within the video description on YouTube and also on our website.
Here’s a story all about Raj. And yes, he’s a radiator. It didn’t matter how hot it was, it could never be too hot for Raj - so it was just as well he was a radiator. “Bring me damp towels!” he called from across the hall, “Bring me wet washing and socks!” Anything that was cold.. or damp… or just plain soaking wet.. loved Raj. And there was always room for one more on top. Timmy – his friend - had been hanging out on the line and had got frozen. “I think..…… I think…I’m getting AH…AH… ATISHOO… …..A cold.” He sneezed.
This is a story all about Dorothy and yes, she’s a doughnut. Dorothy loved dancing. She knew the names of all the dances – the waltz, the tango, the foxtrot. She even knew the monster mash and the jive. But she was a TERRIBLE dancer. It was because of her shape – and her shoes – and she couldn’t change her shape (and she certainly wasn’t going to change her shoes). “OOOOH OOOH… I love to dance!” she sang as she tripped and crashed around.
This is a story all about Eva and yes, she’s an egg timer. Because timing eggs only takes minutes, Eva had a lot of time on her hands. It gave her time to think so she thought a lot about chocolate. Bars of chocolate, boxes of chocolates, chocolate biscuits, chocolate cake – anything so long as it was chocolate. But there had to be more to life than chocolate?
This is a story all about Boris and yes, he’s a book. “You can ask Boris about anything,” said Malcolm “He can tell you why custard is yellow, why frogs are green and why milk shakes. Boris knew the name of everything, the size of everything, where it was from – where it was going to and how to say it in Latin. He also knew the best jokes.
This is a story all about Cameron and yes, he’s a cabinet. Cameron had seen better days; better days than the days he now spent in the box room. It was like a box and full of boxes. “See this scratch,” he said and Malcolm the moth looked up from his lunch - a large blue cardigan. “I got it in Burma…. Or was it Bermuda?”
This is story all about Queenie and yes, she’s a quilt. Queenie was a quilt who spent most of her time resting. On the whole, she was happy except for her one big problem. A quilt should be fat and warm and snugly but Queenie wasn’t. She was cold and thin and quivery. “Nothing I do seems to make me any fatter,” she complained to her friend Alice. “Why don’t you try eating something?” suggested Alice. “Eating? Eating what?”
This is a story all about Nigel and yes, he’s a napkin. Is it a bird?” Is it a bee? No, it was Nigel turning himself into a bird or a bee because - being a napkin - he could fold himself into any shape he liked. And it always had to be ‘just so’ for Nigel. Perfectly straight lines and sharp creases, which made him irritatingly… Niggly.
This is a story all about Zac and yes, he’s a zucchini. But what on earth IS a zucchini? A ZOO-KHEE-NEE is how you say it, but that doesn’t tell you what it is? Well Zac was one and he loved anything Italian… “Mama Mia!” he gushed tossing his head, shaking the enormous flower that grew out of it. I am pure THEATRE.
Search Tags & LSI Terms
Childrens bedtime stories read aloud 2019, bedtime stories youtube,funny bedtime stories for kids, classic bedtime stories for kids, childrens story 2019, childrens story time 2019, bedtime story books 2019
Audio bedtime stories free 2019, childrens audio books youtube 2019, childrens audio books 2019, childrens stories 2019, childrens audiobook 2019, boodlebobs, read aloud, read along, audio books youtube, free audio books online, audio books download, audio books app, audio books uk, audio books cd, audio books for kids, full length audio books free
Free children's books download, free children's books pdf, book view | free kids books, story book for kids, free ebooks for kids, short stories for kids with pictures pdf, english story books for kids.
Free childrens stories 2019, story books for kid 2019, classic bedtime stories for kids 2019, books for kids