Journey with Story -  A Storytelling Podcast for Kids

Journey with Story - A Storytelling Podcast for Kids

By Kathleen Pelley. audio story podcaster, audio book storyteller for kids, an

Journey with Story is a storytelling podcast for kids ages 3-10. These audio stories are told with a Celtic flavor and calming voice of Scottish author, Kathleen Pelley. She shares fairy tale stories, bedtime stories, classic stories, and her own original children's audio stories.

Episodes

Learn What Makes These Papas Happy-Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Happy Papas E:88

 Join all these animal and human papas over the course of a day to discover what joy their little ones bring them.  An audio version of the book, Happy Papas, written by Kathleen T. Pelley and published by the Child Welfare League of America.  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. (duration 5 minutes) Ages 3-6
04/06/205m 34s

Discover Why Dog and Cat are Enemies - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Why Dog and Cat are Enemies:E 87

An old Chinese folktale that explains why dog and cat are enemies. An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. (duration 5 minutes)
28/05/204m 46s

Ponder the Meaning of Happiness with this Classic Tolstoy Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids- The Two Brothers :Bonus

When two brothers discover a message written on a stone in the forest, the younger brother follows the instructions and sets off for an adventure, while the elder brother mistrusts what he reads, and decides to stay where he is, living a quiet life.  When the younger brother returns, they wonder about which of them has led the happier life.  A classic tale by Leo Tolstoy. (duration - 8 minutes) A bonus episode from Journey with Story.  This episode is for children Ages 9-10.
26/05/208m 5s

Beware of Bears -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Lines and Squares:E86

As a little boy walks the streets of London, he plays a fun game where he has to look out for the bears he imagines are lurking nearby.  A beloved poem from A.A. Milne.  (duration 3 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
21/05/202m 22s

Enchant Your Little Ones with this Classic Poem -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Dumb Soldier:Bonus

A child hides his toy soldier in a hollow underground all through the long summer and beyond, and when he recovers him, he lays him on the shelf, imagining all the magical mysteries he might have seen in the "forests of the grass."  A poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.  (Duration - 7 minutes)  A bonus episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
19/05/207m 20s

Lull your Little Ones off to Sleep with these Bedtime Poems - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Moon/Silver E:85

Delight in the the beauty of the moon as she sheds her light on the earth below, with these two classic poems - The Moon by R.L Stevenson and Silver by Walter de La Mare  (duration 3 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
14/05/203m 23s

Learn How this Mama Rescues her Babies - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Mama Ostrich:E84

Celebrate Mother's Day with this African Folktale about a Mama Ostrich who discovers a Mama Lion has stolen her babies and wants to raise them as her own.  Mama Ostrich sets out to settle this injustice by enlisting the help of the other animals.  (duration 6 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
10/05/206m 26s

Discover What Makes these Mamas Happy - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Happy Mamas:E83

All Mamas - winged Mamas and Mamas with trunks, Mamas who swing from the trees and Mamas who swim in the sea - want to see their babies learn, play, and grow.  Join these Happy Mamas and their little ones in forest, jungle, snow, field and beyond, and see how universal a Mama's love can be.  Perfect for Mother's Day.   Written by Kathleen T. Pelley and published by the  Child Welfare League of America.  (duration 7 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
01/05/206m 41s

Discover the Power of Poetry - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Raj, the Bookstore Tiger:E82

Meet Raj - the bookstore tiger, who loves to patrol the storerooms and greet the customers with his hearty meow. But when another cat, Snowball, arrives on the scene, and causes Raj to doubt his tigerness, his owner knows just what to do to help him regain his confidence - she reads him a poem.  Perfect for celebrating Poem in Your Pocket Day! (written by Kathleen T. Pelley and published by Charlesbridge publishing)  (duration - 12 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
30/04/209m 26s

Solve a Riddle with this Fun Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Weighing the Elephant:Bonus

When an Emperor receives the gift of an elephant, he wants to know how he can weigh this unusual beast, but no one knows how to do such a task, until....his young son comes up with a clever plan.   (duration 5 minutes)  A bonus episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
28/04/206m 51s

Nurture a Lifelong Love of Stories in your Children -Storytelling Podcast Bonus - Tips and Tricks of Reading Aloud:Parent Bonus

A special bonus episode from Journey with Story for Parents.  Author, storyteller, and podcast host, Kathleen, shares some tricks and tips for nurturing a lifetime love of stories in your children.  (duration 8 minutes) Bonus for Parents.
27/04/207m 49s

Delight in this little Dormouse - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Dormouse and the Doctor:E81

A poem by A. A. Milne about a poor little dormouse who just wants to enjoy living in peace in his flower bed of geraniums and delphiniums, but the doctor insists on making him change his flower bed for another.  (duration - 5 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
23/04/205m 6s

Learn how to break Bad Habits with this Fun Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Monkey's and Rabbit's Bad Habits:Bonus

A funny story based on a West African tale about Monkey and Rabbit who try to break their bad habits for one day.  (duration - 8 mins)  A Bonus episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
22/04/208m 23s

An Ode to Reading Aloud - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Why Reading Aloud will Change your Children's Lives Forever:Bonus

A special bonus episode for parents.  Journey with Story Podcast host, Kathleen, explains how and why reading aloud to our children is a great way to cure our worldly woes.  (duration - 10 minutes)  
21/04/208m 10s

Discover How To Be Strong with this Native American Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Grandmother Spider Brings the Light:Bonus Episode

A Native American folktale about a spider, who even although she is old and frail and small, proves she has a special kind of strength.  A tale of wisdom to remind us there are many ways to be strong.  (duration - 11 minutes_  A BONUS episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
14/04/2011m 51s

Celebrate Easter with this Classic Tale of New Life - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Velveteen Rabbit Part 2:E80

A classic Easter tale by Margery Williams about a stuffed rabbit who is loved into real life by a little boy.  Part 2 of 2.  (duration 12 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  
12/04/2011m 21s

Celebrate Easter with this Classic Tale of New Life- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Velveteen Rabbit Part 1 E:79

A classic tale by Margery Williams about a stuffed rabbit who is loved into life by a little boy.  Wonderful story to celebrate Easter and Spring.  Part 1 of 2.  (Duration 16 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
09/04/2015m 47s

Discover Why the Rhinoceros has Wrinkles- Storytelling Podcast for Kids:How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin:Bonus Episode

A beloved classic tale from Rudyard Kipling that tells us how the rhinoceros got such wrinkly skin.  (duration 11 minutes) A BONUS episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  
07/04/2010m 46s

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this Classic Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids: The King's Breakfast:E78

A humorous poem by A.A. Milne about a King who tries to persuade the royal household that all he really wants is a bit of butter for his bread.  (duration -4 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
02/04/204m 25s

A Fable to Remind Us We All Need One Another - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Little Great Lion:Bonus Episode

 When Little Great Lion boasts he is ready to join in the hunt all on his own, his father, Great Lion, takes him on a walk across the African plains to show him how we are all interconnected and need each other to find our inner greatness.  An original fable written by Kathleen.  (Duration 9 minutes -plus 3 minutes for links to related activity guides) A special bonus episode from Journey with Story - a storytelling podcast for kids.
01/04/2012m 28s

Teach Gratitude with this fun Jewish Folktale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - It Could Always Be Worse:E77

When a poor Jewish farmer complains to his Rabbi about how hard it is to live in his one room hut with his wife, his mother, and his six children, the Rabbi comes up with an unusual solution.  A fun folktale that teaches us gratitude.  An episode from Journey with Story a storytelling podcast for kids ages 4-10  (duration 6 minutes)
26/03/205m 33s

Learn How Love Conquers Fear - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Ned the Knock-Kneed Knight:Special BonusE76

Everyone calls Ned the Knock-Kneed Knight because he is such a coward - afraid of bees and beetles and anything that scuttles or bumbles or buzzes.  But when he befriends a scared little boy, Ned  musters his courage to save his friend and so discovers that - Love conquers fear.  (duration 10 minutes -with links to author's website and special activity guides with themes of bravery and love.) A special bonus episode of Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. An original tale written by Kathleen.
25/03/2010m 47s

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this Irish Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Fergus Finnegan and his Harp E:75

A talented harpist is rewarded for his kindness to a leprechaun.  An old Irish tale (adapted by Kathleen) that is perfect for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with your little ones.  (duration - 10 minutes) An episode from storytelling podcast, Journey with Story. Ages 5-10
24/03/209m 29s

Get Ready for St. Patrick's Day with this Irish Legend -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Finn McCool E:74

When Irish Giant, Finn McCool hears that a bigger, fiercer Scottish Giant is coming to his home, he fears for his life, but his clever wife, Oonagh comes up with a grand plan to save him.  A fun Irish legend that explains how the Giant's Causeway came into being.    (duration 9 minutes) An episode from the storytelling podcast, Journey with Story.  Ages 5-10
24/03/209m 5s

Discover the Origin of Spiders in this Greek Myth - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Arachne:E73

An ancient Greek myth about Arachne - a talented but proud weaver who agrees to a weaving contest with the goddess, Athena, and then is punished for her pride.  
24/03/205m 44s

Discover How Wisdom Came into the World with this African Folktale- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Anansi Tries to Steal All the Wisdom in the World E:72

Clever Anansi is determined to become wise and so he tries to trick the villagers into giving him their wisdom, only to discover that being clever is not the same as being wise. A lively trickster tale from Africa.  (duration -6 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  Ages 4-10.
24/03/205m 27s

A Fairy Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Little Red Riding Hood E:71

When Little Red Riding Hood sets off to visit her sick grandma, she forgets her mother's warning, and strays off the path through the woods, only to meet - the big bad wolf!  The classic fairy tale, lightly adapted by Kathleen with a not so scary ending!  (Duration - 8 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids Ages 4-8.
24/03/207m 43s

Learn how Love Inspires - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Inventor McGregorE:70

Hector McGregor lives in a higgledy-piggledy house with a cheery wife, five children, and a hen called Hattie.  He can invent just about anything that needs inventing until....he leaves his house to go and work in a laboratory in the city.  A tale to remind us the source of true inspiration is - LOVE.  Perfect story to celebrate Valentine's Day!  (Inventor McGregor was written by Kathleen T. Pelley and published in 2006 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.  (duration 13 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 5-10.
24/03/2012m 53s

Celebrate Music with this Fun Poem- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Ceremonial Band:E69

The old King of Dorchester has his very own orchestra and his fiddles and his flutes are the finest in the land.  A fun poem by James Reeves that teaches children about the musical instruments of an orchestra. (duration - 3 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/203m 29s

Discover How Turtle Tricks Crafty Coyote -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Coyote and the Turtle:E68

A clever turtle finds himself in a pickle when he wanders too far from his home in the riverbed, but he uses his quick wits to trick the crafty coyote into solving his problem.  A fun Native American Folktale for kids.  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  (duration - 4 minutes)
24/03/204m 21s

Bullies Beware! Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Three Billy Goats Gruff:E67

A fun folktale from Norway about three billy goats who have to cross over a bridge where a horrid troll lurks, but Big Billy Goat knows just how to deal with bullies and teaches the terrible troll a lesson.  (duration - 6 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/206m 4s

Discover who will become King of the Birds - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Flyng Contest:E66

A South American folktale about how the birds choose who is to become their King.  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 4-10.  (duration - 3minutes)
24/03/204m 21s

Celebrate Generosity with this Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids- The Old Woman and the Tramp:E65

A traditional folktale from Sweden about a hungry tramp who tricks a miserly old woman into sharing the contents of her pantry to make a special kind of soup. (also called -Nail Soup. ) (duration - 10 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for Kids - ages 4-10
24/03/2010m 9s

Laugh out Loud with this Funny Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Three Wishes:E64

Start the New Year with a laugh - children will chuckle to see what happens when a poor woodcutter and his wife are given three wishes from a fairy, but have a hard time making just the right wish.  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. (duration - 6 minutes)
24/03/206m 15s

Meet a little Snowgirl- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Little Snowgirl:E63

An old Russian fairytale about a snowball that comes to life as a little Snowgirl and sets off into the forest where she encounters some dangers, only to be rescued by a friendly dog.  (duration - 10 minutes) An episode from the storytelling podcast, Journey with Story.Ages - 4-8
24/03/209m 32s

Spread Christmas Cheer with this Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwinds:E62

When the wicked Winter Witch takes control over the mountain and the surrounding villages, a kind and courageous little girl sets off to battle the Winter Whirlwinds and wake the sleeping Spring.  A Bulgarian Folktale.  (duration - 11 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story. a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/2011m 7s

Discover another Gift Giving Tradition - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Baboushka:E61

An old Russian legend about a lonely old woman who meets the three wise men on their way to see the new baby in Bethlehem. A lovely Christmas tale for children to learn more about another gift giving tradition at this time of year - for children ages 4-8. (Duration -5 minutes)
24/03/205m 41s

Spread Christmas Kindness with this Scottish Tale- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Giant King:E60

In long ago Scotland, a talented young woodcarver, called, Rabbie, saves the townspeople from a  fierce giant by persuading them to treat him like a king.  Written by Kathleen T. Pelley and published by the Child Welfare League of America, this Scottish fable celebrates the power of kindness.  For children ages 4-10.  (Duration - 15 minutes)
24/03/2015m 2s

Teach Gratitude with this Classic Aesop's Fable - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Androcles and the Lion: E59

In this beloved Aesop's fable, a runaway slave befriends a lion by showing him kindness and compassion, and some years later when the slave is captured by the Romans the lion shows his gratitude and loyalty to his friend.  A perfect story to celebrate Thanksgiving.  (duration - 10 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  
24/03/2011m 49s

Celebrate Friendship with this Classic Grimm's Fable - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Bremen Town Musicians:E58

A humorous fable from the Brothers Grimm about four aging animals who set off for the town of Bremen to become musicians, but along the way, they find a cabin in the woods with a band of robbers, and so the four friends have to work together, using their musical talents, to scare the robbers away.  A fun fable that honors teamwork and friendship. (Duration - 9 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/208m 55s

Teach your Kids to Speak the Truth with this Classic Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Emperor's New Clothes:E57

In this classic fairytale from Hans Christian Andersen, two tricksters tell a vain emperor that they can weave him the most beautiful suit of clothes that will be invisible to fools and those who are unfit for their jobs. When the suit is finished and the Emperor parades through the town to show off his "invisible" suit, it is a little child who has the courage to speak up and tell the truth. A perfect tale to spark discussions on the importance of overcoming fear and vanity to speak the truth.  (Duration 10 minutes)  Ages 4-10
24/03/2013m 12s

Discover the Dangers of Making False Promises -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Rumpelstiltskin:E56

In this classic fairytale from the Brothers Grimm, a poor miller's daughter is held captive by a greedy king and told to spin straw into gold - an impossible task for her, until along comes an odd little man with a secret name who agrees to help her if she will promise to give him her first born child.  A cautionary tale about the danger of making promises you cannot keep!  (duration 10 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 4-8.
24/03/2010m 12s

Celebrate Halloween with this old English Ghost Story - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Teeny Tiny Woman:E55

An old English ghost story about a teeny tiny woman who finds a teeny tiny bone in a teeny tiny graveyard and brings it home.  A fun Halloween story for little ones that is just a teeny tiny bit scary!  (duration- 5 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/204m 49s

Enjoy this Spooky Spider Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Spider and the Fly:E54

A cunning spider lures an unsuspecting fly into his web in this slightly spooky poem by Mary Howitt that teaches children to be wary of those who try to beguile us with flattery and charm.  (Duration 5 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/205m 31s

Learn the Importance of Minding your Manners with this classic tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin:E53

When Nutkin, his brother, Twinkleberry and his cousins make their way to Owl Island to gather nuts, they encounter Old Brown, who does not tolerate Nutkin's impudence and teaches him the importance of minding his manners. A delightful tale from Beatrix Potter. (duration 10 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/2010m 4s

Discover the Perils of a Broken Promise - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Part 2:E52

Robert Browning's famous retelling of a medieval legend about a piper who rids the town of its plague of rats, but when the selfish mayor and his council refuse to pay him his due, he exacts his revenge by luring away all the children in the town - except one.  (duration 9 minutes)  An Episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids, ages 8-10.
24/03/208m 20s

Discover the Perils of a Broken Promise - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Part 1:E51

Robert Browning's famous retelling of the medieval legend about a piper who rids the town from its plague of rats, but when the selfish mayor refuses to keep his promise and pay him his due, the piper decides to take his revenge by luring away all the children of the town....except one, who lives to tell this tale.   PART 1 (duration 9:30 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/209m 23s

A Trickster Tale from West Africa- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Anansi and Firefly:E50

A traditional folktale from West Africa about Anansi, the spider, who tricks Firefly into helping him steal some eggs.  (duration - 7 minutes)
24/03/208m 19s

Teach your Kids to Tell the Truth with this Aesop's Fable - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Boy Who Cried Wolf:E49

A classic Aesop's fable about a young shepherd boy who keeps tricking the villagers into believing he sees a wolf until one day....a wolf does come along, but now no one believes the boy.  A great way to teach your kids about what it means to "cry wolf."  (duration 8 minutes)
24/03/207m 31s

Discover How to Outwit a Crafty Fox in this classic Potter Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck:E48

When Jemima Puddleduck is looking for a quiet place to hatch her eggs, she encounters a crafty fox who wants to lure her into his woodshed.  A classic tale by Beatrix Potter for Kids Ages 4-8.  (duration - 11 minutes)
24/03/2011m 5s

Have a Laugh with this Funny Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Lazy Jack:E47

An old English fairytale about a lazy boy who gets into all kinds of silly shenanigans when he finally has to set off into the world and do some work.  (duration - 7 minutes)
24/03/207m 27s

Teach Wisdom with this Classic Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Knee High Man E:46

A traditional African American folktale about a tiny man who sets out to become, bigger, and fiercer, and stronger, until he meets a wise owl who persuades him to believe in his own inner strength and wits.  (duration 5 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  
24/03/206m 50s

A Spritely Poem to Enchant and Delight - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Fairies E:45

An enchanting poem by Irish poet, William Allingham, sure to delight the little ones and lull them off to sleep with sweet dreams of the fairy folk.  (duration - 3 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.  (Abridged version)
24/03/203m 26s

The Three Little Pigs - A Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids E:44

The beloved English fairytale about three little pigs who set off into the world to seek their fortunes.  One builds a house of straw, another builds a house of sticks, and the third builds a house of bricks.  When the big bad wolf comes along it is the third little pig who can save his brothers from a dreadful fate.  (duration - 7 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story - a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/207m 20s

Goldilocks and the Three Bears - A Fairytale for Kids - Storytelling Podcast for Kids: E43

A classic English fairytale about a little girl who goes inside a house in the woods belonging to three bears and makes herself at home until the three bears return and find her inside.  (duration - 7 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/206m 50s

Solve the Riddle in this Story - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of Three Dolls:E42

When the Sultan of Iran receives a mysterious box containing a riddle about the three wooden dolls inside, he has to call on help from others in his court.  Children will enjoy seeing if they can solve this riddle themselves.  An old folktale from Iran.  (duration -7 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.
24/03/206m 43s

Bask in the Joy of Words with a Nonsense Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Quangle Wangle's Hat: E41

A charming, nonsense poem from Edward Lear about a curious, whimsical creature who sits on the top of a Crumpetty Tree wearing an enormous hat, and when a cavalcade of real and imaginary creatures ask to make their home with him, he gladly agrees.  (duration 4 minutes)  An episode from the storytelling podcast, Journey With Story.
24/03/203m 53s

Encourage tenacity with Aesop's Fable - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -The Tortoise and the Hare: E40

A boastful Hare who is always bragging about his speed and agility challenges the slow and steady Tortoise to a race.  A beloved fable from Aesop that shows us the value of tenacity and effort.  (duration - 8 minutes) 
24/03/207m 55s

A Native American Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Leelinau - A Fairy Girl: E39

A story from the Chippewa tribe about a young Indian girl who longs to meet the fairies she sees dancing on the shore of Lake Superior.  (duration - 6 minutes) An episode from the storytelling podcast, Journey With Story.
24/03/205m 46s

Celebrate the 4th of July With a Patriotic Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - A Lesson from History: E38

An inspirational poem that describes George Washington's famous journey across the icy Delaware river in December 1776, and encourages us to muster our own strength and determination to face life's obstacles.    Includes - A Tale for All Seasons - A short fable about Peace.  (duration - 7 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story - a storytelling podcast for children.
24/03/207m 19s

Meet a Cranky Camel in this funny Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Camel's Complaint E:37

In this light hearted poem written by Charles E. Carryl, a grouchy camel shares a litany of complaints about how all the other animals are better housed, fed, and used than he is. (duration - 3 minutes)
24/03/203m 25s

Jack and the Beanstalk - A Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids E:36

When Jack trades their milking cow in exchange for some magic beans, his mother is so furious, she sends him to bed without any supper.  But overnight the magic beans grow into an enormous beanstalk that Jack climbs up right into the sky and encounters a fierce giant who has lots of treasure. An old English fairytale.  (duration - 17 minutes)
24/03/2016m 58s

Celebrate Father's Day with Kipling's Words of Wisdom - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - If E:35

A classic poem by English Nobel Laureate, Rudyard Kipling, written in the form of fatherly advice to the poet's son, John.  Words of wisdom for fathers to share with their children.  (duration - 4 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for children.
24/03/204m 5s

Enjoy Some Swashbuckling Fun with this Pirate Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Pirate Don Durk of Dowdee E:34

Children will delight in this rollicking poem by Mildred Plew Meigs, about a wicked pirate with a dagger, a cutlass, and a parrot called Pepperkin Pye, who "goes through the world with a wonderful swash!" (duration - 5 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast.
24/03/204m 56s

Laugh out Loud with a Nonsense Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Adventures of Isabel:E33

A classic nonsense poem by Ogden Nash about a little girl who remains bold and brave even when she encounters a big fierce bear and a scary mean witch.  (duration - 4 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for children.
24/03/204m 8s

Foster Kindness with Aesop's Fable - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Lion and Mouse:E32

Celebrate kindness with this beloved Aesop's fable about a Lion who allows a mouse he captures to go free, and then has his good deed rewarded years later, when the little mouse frees Lion from the hunter's net.  A classic tale which remind us, no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted!  (duration - 6minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for children.
24/03/206m 44s

Enjoy this Snappy Poem about a Scary Shark - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Shark: E31

A short and snappy poem for kids ages 5-10, about a scary shark by Lord Alfred Douglas. (duration 3 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast.
24/03/202m 46s

Celebrate Mother's Day with a Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - A Mother's Love :E30

An old folktale from Europe, about a Mama Crow and her baby, which shows how a mother's love makes EVERY child beautiful.   A perfect tale to share with your little ones on Mother's Day!  (duration 7minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids)
24/03/207m 31s

Celebrate Mother's day with this Mama Duck and her Baby - A Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids The Ugly Duckling :E:29

Enjoy this beloved fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen (adapted by Kathleen) about a mother duck and her baby, whom the rest of the family find very ugly, but luckily, one day the duckling finds a new family who see him in a very different light.  (duration - 12 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for children ages 3-10.
24/03/2012m 15s

Go on an adventure with the Flopsy Bunnies - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies::E28

Join Peter Rabbit and his cousin, Flopsy, whose six young rabbits are captured by Mr. McGregor, while raiding a rubbish heap of rotting vegetables. Children will enjoy hearing about the soporific effects of eating too much lettuce!  (duration - 9 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast.
24/03/209m 17s

Celebrate Easter with a classic Fairytale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Selfish Giant:E27

 A classic fairy tale by Oscar Wilde, about a giant who builds a huge wall around his garden to keep all the children out, but when he encounters a special little boy, the giant  is moved to change his selfish ways.  A tender tale to teach children the Easter message of love and hope and redemption. (duration -14 minutes) An Episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast.
24/03/2013m 46s

An Easter Folktale for Children Ages 4-10 -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of Three Trees-E26

An old folktale about three trees on a mountain top who dream about what they want to be when they are fully grown. (duration - 8 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast.
24/03/208m 37s

Sleep Well With a Bedtime Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -The Plumpuppets: E25

A whimsical poem by Christopher Morley about bedtime fairies who know just how to tuck little children into bed, making them cozy and snug. (duration - 2 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast.
24/03/204m 6s

Journey with Story - Episode 24 - The Tale of Johnny Town Mouse

A town mouse and a country mouse explore each other's worlds, only to discover that they each prefer their own home.
24/03/2010m 2s

Journey with Story - Episode 23 - The Wee Bannock

When a wee bannock (Scottish type of scone or bread) escapes from the frying pan, he races from house to house with everyone trying to catch him.
24/03/207m 17s

Journey with Story - Episode 22 - Finbar's Wish

An original tale by Kathleen T. Pelley about a talented fiddler whose music pleases the Leprechaun King  so much that he grants him a wish.
24/03/2010m 5s

Journey with Story - Episode 21 - Fairy Poems

Two fairy poems and an elf poem that explains the origin of the umbrella.
24/03/205m 58s

Journey with Story - Episode 20 - The Little Red Hen

A little red hen finds a grain of wheat and tries to persuade all the other animals on the farm to help her plant it.
24/03/2011m 11s

Journey with Story - Episode19 - The Magic Tree

When a terrible drought covers the plains of Africa, the animals discover a magic tree filled with ripe, juicy fruits, but they cannot reach the fruit until they discover the name of the tree.  A retelling of a Bantu folktale.
24/03/2013m 17s

Journey with Story - Episode 18 - The Tiger's Whisker

A young woman uses her experience with a wild tiger to gain the love of her  new stepson.
24/03/2010m 38s

Journey with Story - Episode17 - The Frog Bride

When a young prince befriends an ugly toad who helps him complete the three tasks his mother has given him, he makes a surprising discovery.  A fresh take on the familiar tale of The Frog Prince.
24/03/2010m 34s

Journey with Story - Episode 16 - The Jumblies

A delightful nonsense poem about some colorful creatures who set out on an adventure across the sea in a....sieve.
24/03/205m 42s

Journey with Story - Episode 15 - The Boy who drew Cats

A Japanese folktale, translated by Lafcadio Hearn about a boy who is obsessed with drawing cats and ends up saving the temple from a fierce goblin when the cats he draws come to life.  This slightly spooky tale is best for children aged 8-10
24/03/2010m 55s

Journey with Story - Episode 14 - The Brave Little Tailor

After killing seven flies in one stroke, a little tailor is inspired to set off into the world to seek his fortune.  Shortened and adapted by Kathleen from the original Grimm's fairy tale.
24/03/2018m 35s

Journey with Story - Episode 13 - Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

Originally titled, "Dutch Lullaby," this poem is a fantasy bedtime story about three children sailing and fishing among the stars from a boat which is a wooden shoe.
24/03/204m 3s

Journey with Story - Episode 12 - Moses

When a girl discovers a stray dog beside a river, she calls him Moses, takes him home and they become the best of friends, until....one day the girl rescues another stray - a little gray kitten, which causes Moses to become very jealous.  A gentle story about love and friendship - originally published in Hopscotch magazine.
24/03/209m 56s

Journey with Story - Episode 11 - The Pobble Who Has No Toes

A delightful nonsense poem by Edward Lear about a made-up creature called a Pobble and how he happens to lose his toes.
24/03/204m 54s

Journey With Story - Episode 10 - 'Twas the Night before Christmas

The beloved Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore also called A Visit from Saint Nicholas.
24/03/205m 50s

Journey With Story - Episode 9 - The Elves and The Shoemaker

A Christmas fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm about a poor shoemaker who receives help from a pair of kind and clever elves.  
24/03/207m 19s

Journey With Story - Episode 8- Why The Evergreen Trees Keep Their Leaves

An old Christmas Fairy Tale that explains why the leaves of the spruce, pine, and juniper trees area always green.
24/03/206m 55s

Journey with Story - Episode 7 -How Anansi Became Keeper of all Stories

A tale from Africa about a famous trickster called Anansi who takes the shape of a spider.
24/03/207m 13s

Journey with Story - Episode 6 -The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Written by Beatrix Potter, The Tale of Peter Rabbit is about a brave, but somewhat naughty bunny, who disobeys his mother by venturing into Mr. McGregor's garden, where he narrowly escapes danger.
24/03/208m 19s

Journey with Story - Episode 5 -The King has Horses Ears

Long ago in Ireland, there once was a king who had horse's ears. He manages to keep his misfortune a secret by growing his hair long and only having it cut once a year by a barber, who was then put to death.  But, when a poor widow's son is chosen to be his new barber, the King agrees to let him live, provided he never tell a living soul what he has seen.
24/03/209m 5s

Journey with Story - Episode 1 - Maggie the Farmer's Daughter

Originally published in Cricket Magazine, and written by Kathleen T. Pelley, this is the story of a young girl who uses her gift of storytelling to make a long road short and a king's heart sing.
24/03/209m 32s

Journey with Story - Episode 4-Fair Brown and Trembling

Every Sunday, poor Trembling is left alone to clean and cook, while her two sisters, Fair and Brown, go off to church wearing their finest clothes.  But when an old henwife pays her a visit, Trembling finds herself wearing a dazzling dress and riding off to church on a milk white mare.  Now all the men, from the king to the poorest beggar want to meet her.
24/03/2012m 57s

Journey with Story -Episode 3-The Tale of Custard the Dragon

A humorous poem by Ogden Nash about a little girl called Belinda who lives in a little white house with a black kitten, a gray mouse, a little yellow dog, a little red wagon and a little pet dragon.
24/03/205m 51s

Journey with Story - Episode 2 -How the Camel Got His Hump

A classic tale by Rudyard Kipling, set in long ago Arabia that explains how the camel got his hump.
24/03/207m 46s

Journey with Story- Episode Zero

Scottish author and storyteller, Kathleen T.  Pelley, shares a sample of her storytelling podcast for ages 4-10.
24/03/201m 6s
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