The Bird King and the Mermaid



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Tonight, we’ll read a sleep story called “The Bird King and the Mermaid,” adapted by Snoozecast from “The Story of Tremsin, the Bird Czar, and Nastasia, the Lovely Maid of the Sea” found in “Cossack Fairy Tales”, published in 1916.

The Cossacks are a group of predominantly Orthodox Christian people who speak a slavic language and originated in Eastern Europe. They played an important role in the historical and cultural development of both Ukraine and Russia. This episode originally aired in August of 2021.