News for Kids via Cartoon: Sea Lions & People in New Zealand
It’s December 5, 2021. Paxton ‘kidifies’ world headlines about sea lions overtaking parts of New Zealand, a man in China got arrested for buying toy guns there with Taobao, The Great Carnival of Dakar, India’s Modi bows down to farmers, and the UK is discovering Popeye’s.

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News for Kids by Kids: Brand New Show: News for Kids from Ukraine
It’s December 3, 2021. Mary from Ukraine teaches us about news in Ukraine and also how to make a delicious treat!

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12/02/2021: Brand New Show: Kids News from Ukraine with Mary

11/28/2021: Special Hanukkah Podcast: Today’s Wild News with Jonathan.

11/27/2021: Rachelle Donley, daughter of WW2 veteran Martin Adler (profiled in BoxerBlu and Bram, S3E2) posts: “Best thing ever! The children’s show Little News Ears shared my dad Martin Adler’s WWII story about hunting for Nazis and nearly shooting three children with his buddy John Bronsky. The characters loved that they reunited with the Naldi children after 77 years. Original post.  

11/24/2021: Michael Ian Black said it was ‘cool’ that we were teaching kids about his book. Original tweet.  

11/19/2021: The Little News Ears YouTub channel reaches 5,000 views.

11/18/2021: Chooki and Pleep – Science and Sports: Featured in a Medium article about Kids Listen and hiking! National Hiking Day was yesterday! 

11/10/2021:  Little News Ears’s upcoming show, AJ News was featured in the Blog, ‘A Parent is Born.‘ Check out Annabella and John getting their Covid-19 vaccination here.

11/09/2021: Little News Ears is teaming up for a special mashup podcast with Andrew & Polly of Ear Snacks!

11/02/2021: “Oh, this is lovely!” – Jewel Kiriungi, CNN. Original Tweet

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Lara Jakes, Diplomatic Correspondent, NYT




Stephanie Busari, Supervising Editor, CNN

…Scientists like

Dr. Kim Elsesser, PhD lecturer at UCLA and Forbes correspondent. 

Dr. Lining Yao, Mechanical Engineer at Carnegie Mellon University. 


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