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A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music
' No luv-that's not Charlie, that's Fred,' said a certain bus conductress to a little girl who, after hearing Jean Sutcliffe's story of Charlie's Big Red Bus, was convinced that every bus driver might be ' Charlie.' This little girl, and, we believe, many other children, too, will welcome news of the bus, and of Charlie and his mate, Bill, when Julia Lang cornea to the microphone today and tomorrow.
Our listeners have another friend Charles
-8 boy, and the possessor of a ' useful bag.' One question comes up to puzzle him-' Who is Mr. Moon? '—and we will leave it to puzzle our under-fives, also, until Wednesday and Thursday when they will hear all about him from Daphne Oxenford, in the stories "by Ruth Ains worth.
On Friday Dorothy Smith will tell us more about the little fir tree we heard of two weeks ago in the story by J. K. Stevenson , and among our songs will be some of -the old favourites, including ' Ring a Ring o' Roses,' Sing a Song of Sixpence,' and ' The Grand Old Duke,' which during the past three weeks have given way to Christmas carols and songs.
Elizabeth A. Taylor


Unknown: Julia Lang
Stories By: Ruth Ains
Unknown: Dorothy Smith
Story By: J. K. Stevenson
Unknown: Elizabeth A. Taylor

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