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Journey with Story - A Storytelling Podcast for Kids

232 EpisodesProduced by Kathleen Pelley. audio story podcaster, audio book storyteller for kids, anWebsite

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.

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Learn How True Love Conquers All in this Brazilian Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids:The Little Sister of the Giants:E193

August 18th, 2022

19:42

Children will cheer to hear how one jealous stepmother's attempts to banish her beautiful stepdaugher are dashed because of the love of three …

Discover the Perils of Blaming Others in this Fun Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Tale of the Linani Beast:Encore Episode

August 11th, 2022

13:04

Enjoy this encore episode 99, The Tale of the Linani Beast - a wise tale that teaches us to beware of blaming others for our mistakes.

If you would …

Enjoy Three Scottish Stories-Storytelling Podcast for Kids:Encore Scottish Playlist

August 4th, 2022

38:03

Listen to three of our most popular Scottish Stories in this special Encore Scottish Playlist of

The Wee Bannock - E 23

Inventor McGregor -E70 …

Enjoy All of Our July Stories In Our Monthly Playlist-Storytelling Podcast for Kids:July Round-Up

July 31st, 2022

53:04
Enjoy all of July episodes in our monthly Round-Up.

Bad Sir Brian Botany

The Magic Tree (encore episode)

The Happy Prince

Maggie the Farmer's …

Honor the Power of Stories in this original Tale by Kathleen-Maggie the Farmer's Daughter:Encore episode

July 28th, 2022

10:35
An original tale by Kathleen, that was the first episode aired on this podcast about a young girl who makes a long road short and a king's heart sing.  A great tale to celebrate and honor the power of stories in our …

Discover the Secret of Happiness in this Classic Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Happy Prince:E192

July 21st, 2022

30:00

A touching fairytale from master storyteller, Oscar Wilde about a Statue Prince who befriends a little swallow who helps him look after the poor of the city.  A tale to remind us where we can find true happiness. An …

Celebrate Wisdom with this Beautiful African Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Magic Tree:Encore

July 14th, 2022

14:16

Celebrate wisdom with this beautiful African folktale.  Children will be chanting the name of this tree long after the tale is told.  An encore …

Enjoy All of Our June Stories in our Round Up-Storytelling Podcast for kids-June Playlist

July 11th, 2022

24:01

Enjoy all of our June stories here in our special playlist-

E188 - Two Poems by A. A. Milne

E189 Izzy, Izzy, Princess Izzy

Encore Episode The Magic Tree

E190 Why Bananas Belong to Monkeys

Which is your little listener's …

Discover How this Bully Learns a Lesson in this Fun Poem-Bad Sir Brian Botany:E191

July 7th, 2022

7:09
Children will chuckle to see how this bully of a knight gets a taste of his own medicine from the villagers.  A fun poem for children to act out for …

Learn Why We Think of Bananas as Belonging to Monkeys in this Fun Brazilian Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Why Bananas Belong to Monkeys:E190

June 23rd, 2022

13:01
Find out why we think of bananas as belonging to monkeys in this fun Brazilian Folktale. (duration 13 minutes) An episode from Storytelling podast, …

Discover What Makes All these Papas Happiest By Far in our Father's Day Encore Episode

June 16th, 2022

6:27
Celebrate Father's Day with all these human and animal papas and discover what makes them all happiest by far.  From Kathleen's published picture book, Happy Papas.  (duration 7 minutes)

 

If your little listener wants …

Discover the Best Kind of Princess to Be in this Original Tale- Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Izzy Izzy Princess Izzy:E189

June 9th, 2022

10:40
An original story by Kathleen about a little girl who is trying to decide which type of princess she would like to be. With the help of her Papa she …

2 Fun Poems to Make You Chuckle-Storytelling Podcast For Kids-Three Foxes and Four Friends:E188

June 2nd, 2022

7:04

Meet three little foxes who don't wear socksies and four very unusual friends in these two fun poems by A. A. Milne.  (duration 7 minutes) An episode from storytelling podcast, Journey with Story for children ages 4-10

Enjoy all of May's Episodes in our monthly Round-Up-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-May Playlist

May 31st, 2022

59:29
Enjoy all of our May episodes in this monthly playlist. Mother's Day Playlist

E 185 - Jabu and the Lion

E186 - The Talking Cat

E 186 - The Hare and the Moon

(duration - 1 hour)

If your little listener wants to ask us a …

Celebrate the Gift of Compassion with this Native American Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Hare and the Moon:E187

May 26th, 2022

10:23

In this tender tale, a gentle and compassionate hare is ready to sacrifice his life to give food to the Lord of the Heaven above the mountain, who appears before him, disguised as a hungry beggar.  But the Lord of the …

A Stingy Lady Learns How to be Generous in this Clever Canadian Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Talking Cat:E186

May 19th, 2022

14:00

When a stingy old lady agrees to let a passing woodsman come and stay with her and her cat, Chou-chou, to help her with her household chores, she …

Learn How Lion Learns a Lesson about the Perils of a Broken Promise-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Jabu and the Lion:E185

May 12th, 2022

18:37
In this traditional Zulu folktale, a lion promises the kind hearted cowherd boy, Jabu, who frees him from a trap, that he will do him no harm after …

Celebrate Mother's Day with our Most Popular Stories that Feature All Kinds of Mamas-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Encore Mother's Day Playlist

May 5th, 2022

27:51
Enjoy some of our most popular stories featuring all kinds of Mamas in this special Encore Playlist for Mother's Day.  Includes

E 18 - The Tiger's …

Enjoy All of April's Episodes in Our Monthly Round Up-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-April Playlist

April 30th, 2022

1:02:50

Enjoy all of April's episodes in our monthly playlist. Which story is your little listener's favorite?

E 182 - A Potpourri of Poems

Encore episode - …

Beware of Seeking Revenge in this Cautionary Wise Folktale from Wales-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Taffy and the Golden Harp:E184

April 28th, 2022

14:41
When three fairies, disguised as strangers come to Taffy Morgan's house, they grant him his wish to become a marvelous musician whose harp music and singing delight everyone in the town. But when Taffy decides to take …

Learn How to Follow Your Dreams in this Enchanting Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Goldfish:E183

April 21st, 2022

17:39
 A little goldfish longs for many, many things, including the silvery moon that he sees far above him, until one day King Neptune takes pity on him …

Discover the Power of Love in this Tender Easter Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Velveteen Rabbit:Encore Episode

April 14th, 2022

28:58
An encore episode that originally aired on April 12 and 19 2020 in two parts.  Enjoy the complete story in one sitting this special encore episode.  A classic tale by Margery Williams about a velveteen rabbit who …

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this Potpourri of Poems

April 7th, 2022

14:28
 A selection of poems sure to delight listeners of all ages and a great way to celebrate the beauty of poetry and maybe even lull you off to sleep.

Enjoy All of Our March Episodes in our Playlist-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-March Round-Up

March 31st, 2022

49:06

Enjoy all of our March stories in our playlist. How Brother Rabbit Fooled the Whale and the Elephant

The Magic Cap

The Fairy Gold

Whoopitie Stoorie

What's In A Name? Discover the Power of Naming in this Scottish Version of Rumpelstiltskin-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Whoopitie Stoorie:E181

March 24th, 2022

14:19

When a poor widow's pig falls sick, she makes a bargain with a green fairy - that if she can cure her pig, she will hand over her only daughter.  But if she can guess the fairy's name before three days, then she can …

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this Enchanting Tale of the Fairies-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Fairy Gold:E180

March 17th, 2022

22:50

When a greedy old man trespasses onto fairy ground, he decides to try and steal their gold, but it does not end well for him.  (duration 20 minutes) …

Teach Kids the Meaning of the Word, Gullible, in this Fun Belgian Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids,-The Magic Cap:E179

March 10th, 2022

15:53
When three sly tricksters fool a poor peasant into giving them his calf, his wife decides to play a trick on them, using a "magic" cap to teach them …

Journey with Story- How Brother Rabbit Fooled The Whale & The Elephant

March 3rd, 2022

9:39
A Cajun folktale about a clever rabbit who teaches two bullies, Whale and Elephant, a lesson they won't soon forget.  (duration 20 minutes) An …

Enjoy All of Our February Stories in Our Playlist-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-February Round-Up

February 28th, 2022

51:19
Enjoy all of our February stories in our monthly round-up. E174 - Caporushes E175 - How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles Bonus for Valentine's Day -The Snowman

E176 -The History of the Seven Families (part 1)

E177 - …

A Hilarious Nonsense Poem to Encourage Kids to Mind Their Parents' Advice-Storytelling Podcast for Kids- The History of the Seven Families, Part 2:E177

February 24th, 2022

9:50
When seven young families of parrots, guinea pigs, storks, owls, geese, cats, and fishes, set off into the world on their own, they forget their …

A Hilarious Nonsense Poem to Encourage Kids to Mind Their Parents' Advice-Storytelling Podcast for Kids- The History of the Seven Families Part 1:E176

February 17th, 2022

14:44
When seven young families of storks, cats, guinea pigs, owls, parrots, and geese, set off into the world on their own, they forget their parents' advice about not quarreling or squabbling and...it does not end well! A …

Celebrate Valentine's Day with this Lovelorn Snowman in our Special Bonus Episode-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Snowman:Bonus

February 14th, 2022

18:14
When a Snowman hears the old yard dog telling him tales of his life indoors near the warm and inviting stove, the Snowman falls in loe with this …

How Did the Hen Get Her Speckles? Find Out with this Clever Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles:E175

February 10th, 2022

14:29
A fun folktale from Brazil that explains how a clever and resourceful little hen got her speckles. (duration - 15 minutes) An episode from …

Discover How True Love is Like Salt in this Wise English Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Caporushes:E174

February 3rd, 2022

22:37
When a king asks his three daughters how much they love him, his youngest daughter gives him an answer that upsets him so much that he throws her out of the house where she must fend for herself.  To disguise her fine …

Enjoy all our January Episodes in Our Special Omnibus Edition-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Bonus Round-Up

January 31st, 2022

56:23
Enjoy all of our January episodes here in one special Round-Up Playlist.

Pandora's Box

Four Clever Brothers

The Prince with the Enormous Nose

Hans In Luck

If your little listener wants to ask a question or share a …

A Fun Fairytale to Make us Wonder -Is Hans a Lucky Lad or a Foolish Lad?-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Hans in Luck:E173

January 27th, 2022

18:59

Children will chuckle at the antics of this lad, Hans, who has a rather unusual idea of what it means to be lucky - a great tale to spark discussions about different ways of seeing the world and wondering what it means …

Teach Your Little Ones to Beware of Making Fun of Others-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Prince with the Enormous NoseE:172

January 20th, 2022

14:58

When a king makes fun of an enchantress because of her enormous nose, she casts a spell on his newborn baby boy to teach him a lesson. A fun folktale …

Discover How Four Clever Brothers Use Their Smarts to Rescue a Princess in this Fun Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Four Clever Brothers:E171

January 13th, 2022

15:03

Four clever brothers set off into the world to learn a special skill.  One learns how to be an honest thief, another learns how to hunt, another learns the art of stargazing and the youngest learns how to be a master …

Launch the New Year on Wings of Hope with this Beloved Greek Myth-Storytelling Podcast for Kids- Pandora's Box:E170

January 6th, 2022

17:13

When Zeus, King of the gods, presents a mysterious chest to Epimetheus and his beautiful bride, Pandora, he warns them on no account to open the box. …

Enjoy all of December Episodes in One-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Omnibus Episode

December 31st, 2021

1:05:54

Enjoy all five of Journey with Story's episodes from December in one special, uninterrupted playlist. (duration - 1 hour)

Pine Trees for Sale

The …

Learn How a Group of Animals Rescues the World from a Perpetual Winter-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Long Winter Story:E169

December 30th, 2021

12:41

A Native American folktale about a group of animals who work together to bring back heat to the world after three long years of a perpetual winter. …

Meet a Brave and Steadfast Tin Soldier in this Touching Christmas Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Steadfast Tin Soldier:E168

December 23rd, 2021

19:18

A beloved Christmas fairytale from Hans Christian Andersen about a one-legged tin soldier, who falls in love with a proud ballerina for the same …

Discover How a Magic Mill Makes Mayhem in this Classic Christmas Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Why the Sea is Salt:E167

December 16th, 2021

19:10

On Christmas eve a poor man discovers a magic mill that will grind him whatever he wishes so that he never has to go hungry again, but when others …

Rejoice to See How Love Triumphs in this Beloved Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Month Brothers:E166

December 9th, 2021

15:41

An old Slavic fairytale about Little Sister whose wicked stepmother and stepsister send her out into a winter's storm to gather violets.  But on top …

Learn How a Clever Wife Tricks a Selfish Lord in this Japanese Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Pine Trees For Sale:E 165

December 2nd, 2021

15:30

A Japanese folktale about a clever wife who punishes a selfish lord, who tries to take her away from her husband, by playing a trick on him to teach …

Enjoy All November Episodes in Our Special Omnibus Edition-Storytelling for Kids-Bonus Round-Up

November 30th, 2021

37:01

Enjoy all of our November stories here in one special Round-Up Episode

The Bookery 

The Elephants and the Lake

The Golden Goose

The Ungrateful Tiger

A Fun Korean Folktale that Warns us to Beware of Rescuing Hungry Tigers-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Ungrateful Tiger-E:164

November 25th, 2021

10:05

Instead of being grateful to the kind hearted young man who rescues him from a  deep pit, this hungry tiger turns on his rescuer and threatens to eat …

Discover the Secret of Making a Princess Laugh in this Fun Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Golden Goose-E:163

November 18th, 2021

13:52

Discover how a poor woodcutter lad manages to win the hand of a princess by making her laugh in this Grimm's fairytale.  A fun and silly tale to enjoy with your little ones.  An episode from storytelling podcast, …

Celebrate Creative Problem Solving with this Wise Indian Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Elephants and the Lake-E:162

November 15th, 2021

10:57

When a herd of elephants threaten to take away a beautiful lake by the shore of the moon, where a family of hares live, how will the hares manage to …

Learn How Books are Like Friends in this Original Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Bookery-E160

November 4th, 2021

13:43

Timothy Tuttle is a lover of books and his attic above the bakery brims with books, but when a thunderstorm tears a hole in his roof, he has to find …

Enjoy All Four October Episodes in One -Storytelling Podcast for Kids-October Omnibus Episode

October 31st, 2021

41:56

Enjoy all four of Journey with Story's episodes from October in one special, uninterrupted playlist.  (duration 42 minutes)

E157 - Two African …

Discover How a Brave Lass Rescues An Elfin Knight in this old Scottish Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Tam Lin:E160

October 28th, 2021

15:54

When Janet dares to enter into the forbidden woods of Carterhaugh, where the wicked fairies make mischief for any intruders, she encounters an elfin knight, Tam Lin, entrapped by the spell of the Queen Fairy.  Janet …

Enjoy a Slightly Spooky Scottish Tale to Celebrate Halloween-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Sprightly TailorE159

October 21st, 2021

12:39

In order to receive a handsome reward, a sprightly tailor agrees to his laird's challenge - to sit on a haunted graveyard in the middle of the night and sew a special pair of "trews" for the laird.  A great way to teach …

Celebrate Journey with Story's 3rd Birthday by Listening to Our Number 1 Most Popular Episode-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Three Little Pigs:E158

October 14th, 2021

8:05

Celebrate Journey with Story's 3rd Birthday by listening again to our top most popular episode - The Three Little Pigs.  (duration 8 minutes)An …

Celebrate Journey with Story's 3rd Birthday with our Second Most Popular Episode-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Jack and the Beanstalk:Brithday Bonus

October 13th, 2021

17:48

To celebrate Journey with Story's third birthday and over one million downloads, we are re-airing out top three most popular episodes. You can listen …

Celebrate Journey with Story's 3rd Birthday with our Third Most Popular Episode-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Tale of the Linani Beast:BirthdayBonus

October 12th, 2021

16:11

To celebrate Journey with Story's 3rd birthday and over one million downloads, we are re-airing our top three most popular episodes.  This is our …

Celebrate Cleverness with these Two African Folktales-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Jack Rabbit's Wisdom Spot and The Turtle's Shell:E157

October 7th, 2021

16:16

Two African folktales about how the rabbit got his wisdom spot and how the turtle got his shell.  A great way to spark a discussion about all the …

Enjoy all Four Episodes from our September Podcast in Our Special Omnibus Episode-Storytelling for Kids-Bonus Round-Up

September 30th, 2021

45:16

Enjoy all four of Journey with Story's episodes from September in one special, uninterrupted playlist.  (duration 45minutes)

E153 The Scroobius Pip

E154 Thunder and Anansi

E155 Chief Five Heads

E156 The Watermelon Prince

Discover How the Watermelon Came to Vietnam in this Clever Folktale-The Watermelon Prince:E156

September 23rd, 2021

12:31

A Vietnamese folktale that explains how the watermelon fruit first came to Vietnam.  (duration 13 minutes) An episode from storytelling podcast, …

Enjoy All Four Episodes from August in Our Special Omnibus Edition-Storytelling for Kids -Bonus Round Up

September 22nd, 2021

38:39

Oops - we are late in publishing our August Round-Up, but hope you can still enjoy it now.  (duration 38minutes)

E149 The Daddylonglegs and the Fly

E150 The Twelve Dancing Princesses

E151 The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

Which of These Two Daughters is Fit to Marry the Chief? Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Chief Five Heads:E155

September 16th, 2021

14:25

A Native American folktale about two sisters who both want to marry the Chief, but the Chief disguises himself to test the sisters' character and so …

Get Into the Back-to-School Mindset with this Special Collaborative Episode from 8 Kids Listen Members -Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Bonus Episode

September 10th, 2021

18:40

Get into the Back-to-School mindset with this special bonus episode.  Eight Kids Listen members have created a short offering around the theme of …

How Will Thunder Teach Greedy Anansi a Lesson in this African Folktale? Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Thunder and Anansi:E154

September 9th, 2021

14:41

An African folktale about trickster, Anansi, who does something very selfish and greedy, but thanks to Thunder, he ends up having to pay a heavy …

Can You Guess What Kind of Creature the Scroobius Pip is in this Fun Nonsense Poem? Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Scroobius Pip:E153

September 2nd, 2021

12:09

A delightful nonsense poem by Edward Lear about a fantastical, made-up creature that leaves all the other animals completely befuddled and confused. …

An Enchanting Fairytale to Remind us to Beware of Outward Appearances-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Nightingale:E152

August 26th, 2021

16:40

A classic fairytale from Hans Christian Andersen about a little nightingale whose sweet songs  enchant the Emperor and all his court until one day someone brings a mechanical nightingale to the court. (duration - 17 …

How can Mrs. Tittlemouse Keep Her House Tidy with all these Messy Visitors?Storytelling Podcast for Kids-the Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse:E151

August 19th, 2021

11:12

Discover how this very tidy mouse deals with some very messy, uninvited house guests.  A classic Potter tale that might spark some discussion about the merits of tidiness versus messiness.  (duration 11 minutes)  An …

Follow these Princesses into their Secret Enchanted Land-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Twelve Dancing Princesses:E150

August 12th, 2021

11:10

Night after night these twelve princesses wear out their shoes. But how?  Their father, the King, promises a great reward to anyone who can help him …

Delight in this Nonsense Poem about a Daddy Long-Legs and a Fly-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Daddy Longlegs and the Fly E:149

August 5th, 2021

5:49

A fun nonsense poem about a Daddy Long-Legs and a fly who each bemoan the length of their legs for different reasons.  (duration-6 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 4-10.

Enjoy All Five Episodes from July's Podcast in this Special Omnibus Episode-Storytelling Podcast For Kids-Bonus Round Up

July 31st, 2021

52:42

Enjoy all five of Journey with Story's episodes in July, uninterrupted in one special omnibus edition. (duration-45 minutes)

E 144- Coyote's Broken …

Discover How to Fall Asleep with this Fun Bedtime Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Woman Who Wanted More Noise:E148

July 29th, 2021

7:56

An old tale about a woman who moves to the countryside, but has a hard time falling asleep, because she misses all the noises from the city, where …

Discover Why the Burro Lives with Man in this Fun Mexican Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Why the Burro Lives with the Man:E147

July 22nd, 2021

10:35

A Mexican folktale about a donkey called Benito, who discovers there is a price to pay when he leaves his mesa home and goes to live with the man in …

Discover How this Wise and Creative Mama Goose Protects Her Little Ones From Danger-Storytelling Podcast for Kids- The Wise Mama Goose:E146

July 15th, 2021

12:53

An old tale by Charlotte B. Herr about a wise Mama  Goose, who finds a clever and creative way to protect her babies from the wily fox.  (duration-10 …

Enchant Your Little Ones with this Classic Potter Tale About Baking Day Mischief-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The Tale of Samuel Whiskers:E145

July 8th, 2021

19:34

When baking day comes around, these kittens make mischief and find themselves in a bit of bother that involves escaping from a huge rat called, …

Celebrate American Independence Day with this Fun Coyote Trickster Tale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Coyote's Broken Dream:E144

July 1st, 2021

9:38

A fun folktale about crafty coyote who tries to trick Hare, only to discover that Hare is much more cunning and clever than he thought.  Great story …

Enjoy All Four Episodes from June's Podcast in this Special Omnibus Episode-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Bonus Round-Up

June 30th, 2021

44:43

Enjoy all four of Journey with Story episodes in June, uninterrupted, in one special omnibus edition. (45 minutes)

Episode 140  The Story Bag

Episode 141   The Frog Prince

Episode 142  The White Crane

Episode 143 …

Teach Kids the Meaning of One Good Turn Deserves Another with this Chilean Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Delgadina:E143

June 24th, 2021

16:12

An old Chilean folktale about a kind-hearted girl whose  good deed  to a snake she befriends is rewarded years later when she finds herself in …

Celebrate Father's Day with this Japanese Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-The White Crane:E142

June 17th, 2021

11:32

Celebrate Father's Day with this  Japanese Folktale about a poor fisherman, whose wish of becoming a father is granted, after he rescues a white …

A Princess Learns that a Promise is a Promise in this Classic Grimms' Fairytale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids'The Frog Prince:E141

June 10th, 2021

11:58

When a princess makes a promise to a frog after he retrieves her beloved golden ball from a deep well, she later regrets her promise, but her father, …

Teach Kids the Importance of Sharing with this Korean Folktale-The story Bag:E140

June 3rd, 2021

11:19

A cautionary folktale from Korea about a young man who discovers that it is not a good idea to hoard stories.  (duration 12 minutes) An episode from …

Enjoy All Four Episodes from May's Podcast in this Special Omnibus Episode Storytelling Podcast for Kids Bonus Round Up

May 31st, 2021

46:53

Enjoy all four of Journey with Story episodes in May, uninterrupted,  in one special omnibus edition.  

E:136   Sweet and Sour Berries

E:137   The Fisherman and his Wife

E:138   The Magic Drum

E:139    How the Tiger Got …

Learn How this Tiger Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine in this Fun Folktale-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-How the Tiger Got Its Stripes:E139

May 27th, 2021

13:36

A folktale from Brazil about a rabbit who gives a tiger a taste of his own medicine to teach him a lesson, oh, and it also explains how tigers got …

A Cautionary Tale to Remind Us that No Good Comes from Envy-The Magic Drum:E138

May 20th, 2021

11:02

An African folktale about a tortoise who is very envious of the king's magical drum and whose jealousy lands him in a heap of trouble. (duration-11 …

A Classic Fairytale to Remind Us to Be Grateful for What We Have-The Fisherman and His Wife:E137

May 13th, 2021

16:09

A Grimms Fairytale about an old woman whose husband catches a fish that grants them whatever they wish for, but the old woman is so discontented with …

Sweeten Your Mother’s Day with this Fun Folktale from China-Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Sweet and Sour Berries:E136

May 6th, 2021

14:07

A Chinese folktale about a little boy who does something very nice for his sick mother, and in turn, someone does something very nice for him.  A fun …

Enjoy Five Story Episodes in One with this Special Omnibus Edition - Storytelling Podcast for Kiids - April Round Up

April 30th, 2021

1:02:50

Enjoy all five of Journey with Story episodes, uninterrupted,  in one special omnibus edition.  As a special bonus to our listeners during this time when so many of you are stuck at home in lockdown, we are offering you …

Discover How to Spread Cheer and Hope with this Folktale from the Philippines - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The First Rainbow:E135

April 29th, 2021

10:17

A tender tale from the Philippines about a special STAR GIRL, who comes to live on earth and marry a poor farmer, but after some years, she grows so homesick for her home in the sky, that she decides to return there, …

Celebrate Earth Day with this Beloved Greek Myth -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Demeter and Persephone:E134

April 22nd, 2021

14:41

A beloved Greek myth that explains how the seasons came to be. A perfect tale to celebrate Earth Day.  (duration -14 minutes  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.

If your little listener …

Discover Why the Rabbit Has a Short Tail with this Fun Folktale from Haiti - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - How Rabbit Lost its Tail E:133

April 15th, 2021

9:31

A Haitian folktale about Dog and Rabbit, who were once the best of friends until Dog leaves Rabbit behind in his rush to board the ship that is …

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this Pot Pourri of Poems-Storytelling Podcast for Kids:E132

April 8th, 2021

8:36

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this fun pot pourri of poems including The Vulture, Some One, Will there really be a Morning, and Fidgety …

Celebrate April Fool's Day with this Fun Folktale from India - Storytelling Podcast for Kids-Gopal and the Straw Roof:E131

April 1st, 2021

9:41

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Enjoy Four Story Episodes in One with this Special Omnibus Edition - Storytelling Podcast for Kiids - March Round Up

March 31st, 2021

31:26

Enjoy all four of  March Journey with Story episodes, uninterrupted,  in one special omnibus edition.  As a special bonus to our listeners during this time when so many of you are stuck at home in lockdown, we are …

Teach Your Little Ones to Think for Themselves with this Fun Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Chicken Little: E130

March 25th, 2021

8:55

An old English tale about a little alarmist, scaremonger, Chicken Little, who convinces all his friends that the sky is falling and so off they go to …

Beware of the Jealous Aphrodite in this Beloved Greek Myth - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Psyche and Eros:E129

March 18th, 2021

10:12

This beloved Greek myth tells the story of a beautiful princess called Psyche – her name means breath or spirit, who was so beautiful that the …

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this Fairy Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -The Fairy Folk:E128

March 11th, 2021

5:48

Take a journey with the Fairy Folk as they ride through the night skies on crimson moths with bridle bells and watch the children fall asleep.  A …

Discover How to Pick the Perfect Prince with this Fun Fractured Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Young and Dashing Princess:E127

March 4th, 2021

13:37

A feisty princess sets out to find the perfect prince who will help her rule her kingdom wisely, and when she arrives at the castle of the king with …

Enjoy Four Story Episodes in One with this Special Omnibus Edition -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - February Round Up

February 28th, 2021

44:03

Enjoy all four February Journey with Story episodes, uninterrupted,  in one special omnibus edition.  As a special bonus to our listeners during this time when so many of you are stuck at home in lockdown, we are …

Learn How to Banish Fear with this Powerful African Folktale – Kids Stories Podcast -The Monster that Grew Small: E126

February 25th, 2021

17:46

When a timid boy rescues a kindly hare who is entangled in the forest creepers, the hare tells the boy how to find courage to overcome his fears.  A …

Discover How to Outwit an Enemy with this Funny Folktale – Kids Stories Podcast - Why Armadillos Are Funny:E126

February 18th, 2021

13:13

Apollo, the armadillo has a knack for making all the other animals laugh at his antics, and he even finds a way to show them that the best way to …

Meet A Lazy Trickster, Koala, in this Fun Australian Folktale -Kids Stories Podcast -Why Koala Has A Stumpy Tail:E124

February 11th, 2021

8:12

When a terrible drought dries up all the land, Koala asks his friend, Kangaroo for help, and Kangaroo suggests they dig deep into the earth until they find some water.  But lazy, Koala, tricks Kangaroo into doing all …

Dive Down Under with this Fun Folktale from Australia– Kids Stories Podcast –How Kangaroo Got Its Pouch: E123

February 4th, 2021

10:00

When Kangaroo comes to the rescue of a poor, old, blind wombat, she proves that she has the kindest heart of all the animals and so Byamee, the Sky …

Celebrate Heroism with this Greek Myth - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Theseus and the Minotaur:E122

January 28th, 2021

8:53

Theseus, son of the King of Athens, sets off to save the youth of Athens from the fierce Minotaur beast who lives inside a maze on the island of …

Boasters Beware! Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Why Possum has a Skinny Tail:E121

January 21st, 2021

5:48

Long ago, Possum once had a beautiful bushy tail that was his pride and joy, but so boastful did he become that one day Rabbit decides to teach …

Discover How Elephants Got Their Trunks -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Curious Elephant's Child:E120

January 14th, 2021

13:43

This baby elephant has an "insatiable curiosity" and when he asks his family what the crocodile eats for dinner, no one will tell him and so he sets off to find out for himself.  A classic Rudyard Kipling tale (adapted …

Teach Kindness with this Fun Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -The Lost Mitten:E119

January 7th, 2021

10:37

When a little boy loses his mitten in the snow it becomes a cozy home for the woodland animals, as one by one, they squeeze inside making room for one another until finally it bursts spilling them all out into the snow. …

Learn What Makes a Hero with this Beloved Legend - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Little Hero of Haarlem:E118

December 31st, 2020

8:13

An old Dutch legend about a little boy who plugs his finger into a dyke to prevent his village from flooding.  A great story to teach children about …

Discover What Makes the Wisest of Gifts- Storytelling Podcast for Kids- The Gift of the Magi:E117

December 24th, 2020

15:17

This classic short story by O. Henry tells the story of a poor young couple who each sacrifices what they treasure most in order to buy the other a present.  A wise and tender tale for this Christmas season that reminds …

Learn How and Why We Decorate Our Christmas Trees - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Spiders and the Christmas Tree:Bonus Episode

December 23rd, 2020

8:47

When a family of spiders see the decorated Christmas tree on Christmas eve, they are so enchanted, that they leave their hiding spot and drop down onto the tree to explore, but suddenly they hear footsteps and into the …

Learn How Two Naughty Mice Became Nice Again -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of Two Bad Mice:E116

December 17th, 2020

8:09

When two little mice break into a dolls' house, they try to eat all the pretend food they see on the dolls' plates, and so angry and disappointed are …

Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas with this classic Fairy Tale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Beauty and the Beast:E115

December 10th, 2020

12:09

When a beautiful young girl agrees to go and live in a hideous beast's castle in order to save her father's life, she learns to see the inner …

Teach Cleverness and Kindness with this Norwegian Folktale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Boots and His Brothers:E114

December 3rd, 2020

11:47

An old Norwegian folktale about a lad called, Boots, who proves to his two older brothers that he is a lot cleverer than they think, and...luckily …

Give Thanks for Home and Family with this Original Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Ella Bella: E113

November 26th, 2020

11:01

Ella Bella is the envy of all the dogs in town - she has everything a dog could wish for - bones and treats and toys and a family who loves her. When …

Discover How What Goes Around Comes Around in this Trickster Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Anansi and Turtle E:112

November 19th, 2020

7:36

Children will delight in seeing how our trickster, Anansi, gets his comeuppance after trying to trick his way out of sharing his food with Turtle.  (duration - 7 mins) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling …

Learn About the Origin of Hunting Elephants in this African Folktale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Thunder, Elephant, and Dorobo E:111

November 12th, 2020

15:24

An African folktale, retold by Humphrey Harman, that explains how man and elephant came to distrust one another and why men continue to hunt …

Enjoy a Fishing Adventure with this classic Potter Tale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Mr. Jeremy FisherE:110

November 5th, 2020

7:19

Meet Mr. Jeremy Fisher - a frog who lives in a "slippy- sloppy" house at the edge of a pond.  One rainy day he sets off on a fishing expedition that …

Light up your Halloween with this Slightly Spooky Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Dong with the Luminous Nose:E 109

October 29th, 2020

8:50

A slightly spooky tale for Halloween about a poor, lonely creature called a Dong, who misses his true love (a Jumbly girl) so much that he fastens himself a long, luminous nose and sets off throughout the dark and …

Chatterboxes Beware! - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Talking Skull:E108

October 22nd, 2020

9:47

A folktale from Cameroon about a man whose habit of talking too much lands him in a heap of trouble after he finds a talking skull and tries to tell …

Take a Glimpse Through the Looking Glass- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Walrus and the CarpenterE:107

October 15th, 2020

6:53

Lewis Carrol's beloved classic poem from Through the Looking Glass, about the walrus and the carpenter who lure a bed of unsuspecting oysters to …

Delight in the Antics of this Cat Burglar - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - McCavity the Mystery Cat :E106

October 8th, 2020

5:24

Children will delight in the antics of this mischievous cat burglar, McCavity, who always manages to escape being captured despite leaving fishbones and paw prints at the scene of the crime.  A beloved poem by T. S. …

Rejoice to See How True Love Conquers All -Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Rapunzel:E105

October 1st, 2020

12:21

Trapped in a tall tower with no door, Rapunzel is kept prisoner by a wicked witch, who comes to see her every day and climbs up her long braid of hair.  But one day, a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds, …

Discover How to Prove You're a Princess in this fun Fairytale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Princess and the Pea:E104

September 24th, 2020

6:33

The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen (lightly adapted by Kathleen) about a Queen who devises a special test to prove whether or not a young girl who knocks on the palace door in the middle of a storm and …

Bask in the Beauty of Moonflower in this Japanese Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Moonflower:E 103

September 17th, 2020

8:13

One spring evening, the Moon sends one of her children to a poor childless couple and tells that she will be theirs to look after for 18 years.  A …

Learn How to Make Peace with this Indian Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Elephants' Reward E:102

September 10th, 2020

9:02

A herd of elephants and a community of mice learn to live together in friendship and harmony in an abandoned Indian village - An old Indian folktale …

Discover the Secret of Happiness with this Indian Folktale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Price of Greed:E101

September 3rd, 2020

8:17

 When a holy man grants three wishes to a poor Indian couple who are living a very miserly life, they discover the secret to happiness lies in …

Discover how Life is Gift -Precious Beyond Measure in our 100th Episode - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Magnus Maximus, A Marvelous Measurer:E100

August 27th, 2020

18:34

Celebrate our 100th episode of our podcast with this story of an old man who loves to measure things, but discovers that - the best things in life …

Beware of Blaming Others -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Tale of the Linani Beast:E99

August 20th, 2020

14:06

Discover what happens when a young man blames his girlfriend for making him steal the tale of a fierce Linani Beast.  A fun folktale from Kenya that …

Discover How to Right a Wrong in this African Folktale -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Fire on the Mountain:E98

August 13th, 2020

12:27

When a young boy suffers a terrible injustice at the hands of his wealthy master, the seeks help from a wise man who shows him how to right this wrong.   A great way to teach children about injustice and the true …

Try to Solve these Riddles in this Fun Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Clever Manka:E97

August 6th, 2020

15:32

A fun Eastern European Folktale about a very clever girl who uses her talent for solving tricky riddles to win the heart of the mayor and eventually …

Teach Courage and Confidence with this African Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Caterpillar's Voice E:96

July 30th, 2020

6:39

A tiny caterpillar crawls into a cave that is Hare's home and plays a trick on all the animals by terrifying them with his big booming voice. A fun, …

Learn about Loyalty with this Classic Tale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - Master Cat E:95

July 23rd, 2020

10:41

This classic fairytale (also known as Puss in Boots) by  Charles Perrault, features a loyal and clever cat who repays his poor master's kindness by …

Celebrate the Magic of Story - Storytelling Podcast for Kids -Truth and Story E:94

July 16th, 2020

6:10

Truth and Story are brother and sister, but Truth is sad because wherever he goes, no one will listen to him, but Story tells him how to solve this …

Laugh out Loud at these Silly Shenanigans - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Three SilliesE:93

July 9th, 2020

11:28

A fun English folktale about a young man who thinks his sweetheart and her parents are the three silliest people he has ever met until....he goes off …

Discover How to Make the Perfect Wish -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - One WishE:92

July 2nd, 2020

8:49

A poor Irish farmer is granted one wish from a magical deer in the forest, but how can he make a wish that will make everyone in his family happy?  (duration 9 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a …

Discover Why People Fight with this African Folktale - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - A Blind Man Catches a Bird E:91

June 25th, 2020

6:55

When a young man goes bird hunting with his blind brother-in-law, he learns why it is that people fight and what they can do to make peace again.  A …

Teach Wisdom with this Greek Myth - Storytelling Podcast for Kids- King Midas and the Golden Touch:E90

June 18th, 2020

10:45

 A classic Greek myth about a greedy king who makes a wish that everything he touches turn to gold, and when it is granted, to his dismay, he …

Laugh out Loud with this Nonsense Poem - Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The New Vestments:E89

June 11th, 2020

4:51

 A hilarious nonsense poem by Edward Lear, about an old man who walks about the town in an edible outfit that he has invented, but finds himself in a …

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

June 4th, 2020

5:34

 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 …

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

May 28th, 2020

4:46

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 …

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

May 26th, 2020

8:05

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, …

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

May 21st, 2020

2:22

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 …

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

May 19th, 2020

7:20

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, …

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

May 14th, 2020

3:23

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 …

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

May 10th, 2020

6:26

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 …

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

May 1st, 2020

6:41

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, …

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

April 30th, 2020

9:26

Meet Raj - the bookstore tiger, who loves to patrol the storerooms and greet the customers with his hearty meow. But when another cat, Snowball, …

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

April 28th, 2020

6:51

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) …

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

April 27th, 2020

7:49

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) …

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

April 23rd, 2020

5:06

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. …

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

April 22nd, 2020

8:23

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.

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

April 21st, 2020

8:10

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)  

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

April 14th, 2020

11:51

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 …

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

April 12th, 2020

11:21

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.  

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

April 9th, 2020

15:47

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. …

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

April 7th, 2020

10:46

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.

 

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

April 2nd, 2020

4:25

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. …

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

April 1st, 2020

12:28

 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 …

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

March 26th, 2020

5:33

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, …

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

March 17th, 2020

9:29

A talented harpist is rewarded for his kindness to a leprechaun.  An old Irish tale (adapted by Kathleen) that is perfect for celebrating St. …

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

March 12th, 2020

9:05

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 …

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

March 5th, 2020

5:44

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.  

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

February 27th, 2020

5:27

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. …

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

February 20th, 2020

7:43

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 …

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

February 13th, 2020

12:53

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 …

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

February 6th, 2020

3:29

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 …

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

January 30th, 2020

4:21

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 …

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

January 23rd, 2020

6:04

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 …

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

January 16th, 2020

4:21

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 …

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

January 9th, 2020

10:09

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 …

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

January 2nd, 2020

6:15

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 …

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

December 26th, 2019

9:32

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, …

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

December 19th, 2019

11:07

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 …

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

December 12th, 2019

5:41

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 …

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

December 2nd, 2019

15:02

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 …

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

November 28th, 2019

11:49

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 …

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

November 21st, 2019

8:55

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 …

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

November 14th, 2019

13:12

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 …

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

November 7th, 2019

10:12

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 …

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

October 31st, 2019

4:49

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 …

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

October 24th, 2019

5:31

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 …

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

October 17th, 2019

10:04

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 …

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

October 10th, 2019

8:20

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 …

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

October 3rd, 2019

9:23

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 …

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

September 26th, 2019

8:19

A traditional folktale from West Africa about Anansi, the spider, who tricks Firefly into helping him steal some eggs.  (duration - 7 minutes)

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

September 19th, 2019

7:31

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 …

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

September 12th, 2019

11:05

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)

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

September 5th, 2019

7:27

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 …

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

August 29th, 2019

6:50

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 …

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

August 22nd, 2019

3:26

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. …

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

August 15th, 2019

7:20

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 …

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

August 8th, 2019

6:50

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 …

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

August 1st, 2019

6:43

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 …

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

July 25th, 2019

3:53

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 …

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

July 18th, 2019

7:55

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 …

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

July 11th, 2019

5:46

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 …

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

July 4th, 2019

7:19

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.  

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

June 27th, 2019

3:25

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)

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

June 20th, 2019

16:58

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 …

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

June 13th, 2019

4:05

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 …

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

June 6th, 2019

4:56

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 …

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

May 30th, 2019

4:08

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 …

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

May 23rd, 2019

6:44

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 …

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

May 16th, 2019

2:46

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.

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

May 9th, 2019

7:31

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 …

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

May 2nd, 2019

12:15

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 …

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

April 25th, 2019

9:17

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 …

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

April 18th, 2019

13:46

 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 …

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

April 11th, 2019

8:37

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 …

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

April 4th, 2019

4:06

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 …

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

March 28th, 2019

10:02

A town mouse and a country mouse explore each other's worlds, only to discover that they each prefer their own home.

Journey with Story - Episode 23 - The Wee Bannock

March 21st, 2019

7:17

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.

Journey with Story - Episode 22 - Finbar's Wish

March 14th, 2019

10:05

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.

Journey with Story - Episode 21 - Fairy Poems

March 7th, 2019

5:58

Two fairy poems and an elf poem that explains the origin of the umbrella.

Journey with Story - Episode 20 - The Little Red Hen

February 28th, 2019

11:11

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.

Journey with Story - Episode19 - The Magic Tree

February 21st, 2019

13:17

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 …

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

February 14th, 2019

10:38

A young woman uses her experience with a wild tiger to gain the love of her  new stepson.

Journey with Story - Episode17 - The Frog Bride

February 7th, 2019

10:34

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.

Journey with Story - Episode 16 - The Jumblies

January 31st, 2019

5:42

A delightful nonsense poem about some colorful creatures who set out on an adventure across the sea in a....sieve.

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

January 24th, 2019

10:55

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 …

Journey with Story - Episode 14 - The Brave Little Tailor

January 17th, 2019

18:35

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.

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

January 10th, 2019

4:03

Originally titled, "Dutch Lullaby," this poem is a fantasy bedtime story about three children sailing and fishing among the stars from a boat which …

Journey with Story - Episode 12 - Moses

January 3rd, 2019

9:56

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 …

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

December 27th, 2018

4:54

A delightful nonsense poem by Edward Lear about a made-up creature called a Pobble and how he happens to lose his toes.

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

December 22nd, 2018

5:50

The beloved Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore also called A Visit from Saint Nicholas.

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

December 17th, 2018

7:19

A Christmas fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm about a poor shoemaker who receives help from a pair of kind and clever elves.  

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

December 10th, 2018

6:55

An old Christmas Fairy Tale that explains why the leaves of the spruce, pine, and juniper trees area always green.

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

December 3rd, 2018

7:13

A tale from Africa about a famous trickster called Anansi who takes the shape of a spider.

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

November 24th, 2018

8:19

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.

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

November 17th, 2018

9:05

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 …

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

October 11th, 2018

9:32

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.

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

October 11th, 2018

7:46

A classic tale by Rudyard Kipling, set in long ago Arabia that explains how the camel got his hump.

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

October 11th, 2018

5:51

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.

Journey with Story - Episode 4-Fair Brown and Trembling

October 11th, 2018

12:57

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. …

Journey with Story- Episode Zero

October 8th, 2018

1:06

Scottish author and storyteller, Kathleen T.  Pelley, shares a sample of her storytelling podcast for ages 4-10.

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