What If World - Stories for Kids show

What If World - Stories for Kids

Summary: What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Join Abacus P Grumbler, Randall Radbot, and Whendiana Joan as they help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by your questions! Call to leave a voicemail at 205-605-WHAT and be featured on the show. More at www.whatifworldpodcast.com

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 75 - What if leaves called big armies to fight dragons and the zombie apocalypse happened? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:56

When Dracomax doesn’t get his rest, his dragon breath goes haywire. Will he take a nap and have some soup, or will What If World end again? Lessons include: there’s nothing “tough” about hiding your feelings, being honest about your emotions takes real bravery!

 74 - What if there was no moon? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:30

Just when What If World got it’s sun back, the moon goes missing! Thank goodness Mr. Eric will have some help from Lindsay and Marshall from Tumble Science Podcast for Kids to answer this question. Here’s a hint: were-creatures won’t be happy… Lessons include: if you don’t understand the world around you, it’s harder to affect positive change; being rude to get your way will always have negative consequences. We now have a P.O. Box! Mr. Eric will be happy to share your letters and drawings online (excluding personal information, of course) or use them to inspire his next story!

 73 - What if Mr. Eric answered the longest question ever? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:16:09

Our Earth Day special is tying up some loose ends from our April Fool’s special, where the sun got stolen! Too bad all of What If World is SOLAR POWERED… but maybe that’s the least of their troubles. Can Petrina, Abacus, JFKat, and Mr. Mouser get the sun back from the clutches of the not-so-dreaded Phoenix Taco?! Lessons include: renewable energy is plentiful enough to power a whole world; if you have a caring elder or grandparent in your life, they are deserving of your respect and gratitude.

 Bonus Episode - The “Corny Wallace” Song | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:39

In case some of you missed it last week, Mick Sullivan wrote my new favorite song for our Vampirton episode. If it gets stuck in your head like it did mine, you might want to check out The Past and the Curious, a history podcast for kids! Also, we just got a P.O. Box!!! Mr. Eric will be happy to share your letters and drawings online (excluding personal information, of course) or use them to inspire his next story! What If World (or Mr. Eric) P.O. Box 4905 Panorama City, CA 91402

 72 - What if jellybeans worked at a grocery store (plus talking cats)? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:02

Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people. But when Jesus Ironhands the Fire Lion (a character invented by listener Teddy) brings his own brand of “humor” to the store, things start to heat up!

 71 - What if George Washington had Fred the Zombie Dog as a pet and Alexander Hamilton were alive as a vampire? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:41

Have you heard the latest Oddway hit, Vampirton? It’s a super fresh collabo between Mr. Eric and Mick Sullivan of The Past and the Curious! Okay, okay, it’s not a musical, but stick around to the end of the story... And Lin Manuel Miranda, eat your heart out! 100% kidding, we’re not worthy. Lessons include: people are easily distracted by cuteness and hilarity, but patience and loyalty are what make lasting friends; you shouldn’t have to imitate others in order to earn approval

 70 - What if baby sisters were greek gods and phoenixes turned into tacos instead of ashes? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:32

In our second April Fool’s special, the Wentbridge Timers go up against the Observatorium Grumblers in the biggest (and only-est) basketball game What If World’s ever seen. Pay attention, because the story might try to play some tricks on Mr. Eric. Lessons include: everyone loses sometimes, but it’s only a true defeat if you let it be; winning doesn’t make you superior to others

 69 - What if ants could dance and people could turn invisible? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:05

In this insect-creible episode, Mr. Eric teams up with Andrew and Polly of Earsnacks to jam in the garden. Two lonely insects think they’re invisible until they discover a very unusual guitar and the joy of music! We hope you enjoy our biggest team-up story to date and check out one of our favorite kids’ podcasts: Earsnacks. Lessons include: Sometimes grown-ups may be too busy to give you constant attention, but that doesn’t mean you’ve been forgotten; express yourself in a positive way is sure to spread joy and attract the attention of friends with shared interests

 21 - What if a tree named Harrigo ate a chocolate that was talking? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:31

Thanks for bearing with a rerun this week - back in full next! What if that knotted old tree you pass by every day was actually a grumpy talking chocolate fanatic? Meet Harrigo, a tree with a real sweet trunk, and the young candy bar who teaches him that being nice is a little harder than just not eating your friends.

 68 - What if giants could turn into fairies and fairies could turn into giants? | File Type: Unknown | Duration: 00:20:00

Improv comedian Sydney Hollis joins Mr. Eric for a 100% improvised story. Let’s take a trip to Wentbridge Academy and see if we can’t bust some giant myths! And after you’ve enjoyed the story, step up your fashion game with Sydney’s unforgettable Straw Coutureline ;)

 67 - What if puppies had laser eyes and could fly? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:34

Remember when all you wanted was a flying laser puppy and your mom said “You’ll blow our roof off!” Let’s see if the old adage is true. Lessons include: parents may seem unfair, but they’ll do anything to protect us; lasers are better off left to make believe

 66 - What if I did an interview with Abacus P Grumbler? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:30

Miss Karen and Mr Eric are moving this week, and we’ve made a very special episode to share with you all! Find out more about Abacus P. Grumbler and see if Mr Eric can survive his magic! Lessons include: Titles and objects don’t make you what you are, thinking outside the box can get unexpected results

 65 - What if I were raised by dragons? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:56

Michael Mason, host of Good Stuff Kids, joins Mr. Eric to help tell an ode to “Elf.” Meet Da Dragon and his daughter Amelia, a little human girl. When she meets her birth father, Ebesneezer, she learns that he and New What City have lost the Dragon Spirit. Can Amelia help them get it back?

 64 - What if pictures that you’ve taken in the past turned into movies when you looked at them? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:16:55

It’s Movietines Day and Alabaster Zero didn’t get a single card from his friends, not that the hard-nosed cop wanted mushy cards... At any rate, he’s determined to solve the mystery of the missing cards with his partner Fair Elise. Can you figure out the twist? Lessons include: you should tell your friends and family how you feel about them, and maybe show them with a nice gesture now and then!

 63 - What if transformers robots in disguise could turn into christmas trees and christmas trees could turn into star destroyers (plus Harrigo!)? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:49

Your favorite talking tree is back! The newly nice Harrigo is gathering friends of all kinds, even talking robots and starships. Sadly, the Autogreens and the Evertrons don’t get along, and Harri gets stuck in the middle.


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