An Exciting New Year's Day in Jungletown

podcast December 31, 1969

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Tonight on Girl, Goodnight, we will be reading "An Exciting New Year's Day in Jungletown" written by Beulah Mary Crocker in 1910.

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An Exciting New Year’s Day in Jungletown is a fictional children’s story featuring animals. The story is set in Jungletown where it is the first day of January. To celebrate the occasion, King Leo announces that a series of winter sporting events shall be held to include all winter sports with the exception of skating. An unfortunate accident occurs during the games which leads to an unlikely connection. 

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