Radio: Stories About Eggs & Things

New to the networks this week was a rare storyteller with a novelty: Lydia Perera's Story to Order (NBC, Sun., 9:15-9:30 a.m. E.W.T.).

A smart young mother in her mid-twenties, Storyteller Lydia Perera (in private life Mrs. Wil Marcus of Boston, Mass.) is a rarity among children's entertainers—she has a sense of humor and a sense of children's dignity that keep her from acting either cute or brimful of fake wonder. For her novel program, listeners send in lists of "any three things in the world," and around the three things Lydia writes...

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