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Feb 18, 2021
The Jungle Book – Part 5
Baloo the bear is teaching Mowgli the law of the Jungle. He learns how to be safe among the various creatures - but there is one band of animals that are notorious outlaws - and Mowgli should stay clear of them.
Feb 11, 2021
The Chinese Year of the Ox
An Ox is a large animal that looks like a bull, but he is generally patient, hard-working, and easy-going. And people who are born in the year of the Ox are said to be like that too! How did humans come to have this useful animal on earth to help them farm? Listen on to find out.
Feb 8, 2021
Hero and Leander
For Valentine's Day, an ancient romantic story - Hero and Leander - two lovers separated by a stretch of water, the Hellespont. Will Leander swim to meet his love?
Feb 1, 2021
The Jungle Book – Part 3
Akela the leader of the wolves has been a protector of Mowgli, but he is growing old. Mowgli may have to fend for himself against Shere Khan the tiger.
Jan 24, 2021
The Jungle Book – Part 2
Father wolf presents Mowgli to the wolf pack asking them to accept him. But Shere Khan the tiger demands that they must hand the man-cub over to him. Who will speak up for Mowgli?
Jan 1, 2021
A frosty but cosy winter scene set in a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dec 24, 2020
Away in a Manger Christmas Carol
Merry Christmas! A cute version of the traditional carol - ‘Away in a Manger’ sung by Jana
Dec 12, 2020
The Nosy Neighbour
Happy Hanukkah! A little history of the Jewish Celebration of Lights, and a story that features lots of festive food.
Dec 3, 2020
Katie and the Magical Deer
Katie finds a deer with golden antlers in her garden. He seems very friendly. How did he get there?
Nov 14, 2020
Song of a Dream
Happy Diwali! Song of a Dream’, a charming poem by the Indian Poetess, Sarojini Naidu, whom Mahatma Gandhi called the "Indian Nightingale"
Oct 30, 2020
The Strangest Flight
Mum's birthday is on Halloween. The family is flying to New York to celebrate, but the plane they board is not at all what they are expecting - it is luxurious, old fashioned, and rather strange.
Oct 7, 2020
The Wild Swans at Coole
Have you heard the "bell-beat" of swans wings as they fly over the water? This poem by WB Yeats evokes that sound as well as the autumn months.
Sep 25, 2020
Solomon Takes a Walk
Katie the Ordinary Witch is back with a super-funny story about her magical cat Solomon who is both big-headed and thin-skinned. He has gone missing. What can he possibly be up to?
Sep 14, 2020
Herodotus: The Egyptians and the Greeks
Egyptian Pharaoh Amasis made friends with powerful Greeks of his time. We include a famous story about the Greek ruler, Polycrates of Samos, and his golden ring.
Sep 4, 2020
Astropup and the Seven Mountains of Genius Part 2
In part two of our space adventure, Astropup puts on the Virtual Reality Goggles and climbs the seventh mountain of Genius which is dedicated to food.
Aug 28, 2020
Robot Competition Answers
Here they are! The three winners to our How to Spot a Robot Competition and we read out all the replies.
Aug 18, 2020
Astropup and the Seven Mountains of Genius
Astropup is Back! The Parrot normally disdains video games, but when he hears about one called The Seven Mountains of Genius he tries it and is soon hooked.
Jul 19, 2020
Undercover Robot Competition
Storynory Competition! Win a signed copy of Bertie's new book, Undercover Robot. "If there was a super-intelligent and life-like robot in your class at school, what do you think would be the tell-tale sign that he/she was not human?" Send us your answer in a couple of sentences to @storynory on Twitter/FB or firstname.lastname@example.org by August 7 2020. Get thinking!
Jul 1, 2020
Undercover Robot Interview
A new book by Bertie and his friend David Edmonds! If super-high-tech android Dotty can spend a year passing as a twelve-year-old schoolgirl, she could win a multi-million-pound prize. It's available now on amazon.co.uk! David and Bertie explain what it's all about.
May 25, 2020
Herodotus: The Sacred Animals of Ancient Egypt
Herodotus tells us that ancient Egyptians worshiped cows and bulls. How and why did they do that? Bertie investigates...
May 15, 2020
Hush Little Baby
Fall asleep to a soothing lullaby sung by Jana
May 1, 2020
In Early May
A delightful poem to celebrate the start of May written by the Canadian poet, Bliss Carman, and read by Jana in honour of her Mother whose birthday is on May 1st.
Apr 21, 2020
The Spy Who Never Was Part 2
Was Uncle Jeff ever a spy? The kids and Mum have their suspicions. In this second part of our spy story, Uncle Jeff reveals the truth about his trip to Moscow in his youth.
Apr 13, 2020
The Spy Who Never Was
Suspense and intrigue with Storynory's Wicked Uncle Jeff. The family are convinced that he is secretly a spy. The first of two parts... the second coming very soon !
Apr 10, 2020
Don’t Worry Little Crab
Don't Worry Little Crab by Chris Haughton. Little Crab and Very Big Crab live in a tiny rock pool near the sea. Today they’re going for a dip in the big ocean. A Storynory Picture Book Recommendation Sponsored by Candlewick Press
Apr 9, 2020
The Monkey Who Loved Chocolate
When Theo the monkey tastes chocolate for the first time, he goes crazy for it. He breaks out of the zoo and goes on smash and grab raids across the town. Will there be any chocolate left for Easter? We've remixed this classic Storynory with new music and Sound FX
Apr 5, 2020
Jana sings a beguiling and rather different version of the famous french song. You haven't heard it quite like this before!
Mar 25, 2020
Herodotus – the Animals of Ancient Egypt
Herodotus tells about Crocodiles, Hippos, flying snakes, the Ibis, and the Phoenix
Mar 23, 2020
Spring the Sweet Spring
A delightful poem about Spring
Feb 27, 2020
The Commune of Cats
A fiery, catty, fairy tale about a sweet girl who goes to live in a mansion once owned by a princess, and now owned by a commune of cats. The mysterious cat comrade Gatsby is in charge - but who is he really? And how will our heroine, Lizzie fair when she works for the cats?
Jul 19, 2019
Song: Old MacDonald had a Farm
Jana sings a rocky version of this most famous of songs
Jun 19, 2019
Wicked Uncle and the Trolley Rage
Mum is shopping for Vegan Haggis when she is confronted by a rival shopper who demands the last one. Only Uncle Jeff can sort out the feud that follows.
Jun 5, 2019
Why the Back Door is Front
A traditional Welsh story about an old woman who is falsely accused of being a witch.
May 19, 2019
Bonnie Prince Charlie
History: The true story of Bonnie Prince Charlie, a hero of Scotland, who led a rebellion against the English in 1745.
May 5, 2019
The Sky Boat Song
Jana sings this romantic song about Scotland's Bonnie Prince Charlie who lead a rebellion against the English in 1745. Later he escaped back to France via the Isle of Sky helped by Flora MacDonald who dressed him up as her maid Betty!
Feb 27, 2019
Lapis and the Ghost Cats Part 2
A scarier story than usual - part two of Lapis and the Ghost Cats takes our feline heroes on a journey into the Land of the Dead to meet the ancient Egyptian gods, Osiris and Isis and Anubis. Lots of music and sound fx add to the spooky atmosphere !
Feb 19, 2019
Lapis and the Ghost Cats Part 1.
Lapis, the ancient Egyptian Cat, and her friend Chloe come face to face with spooky ghost cats from the Land of the Dead
Feb 13, 2019
The Red Bandits of Montgomery
A story from Wales that is a little like Rumplestiltskin
Feb 4, 2019
Chinese Year of the Pig
2019 is the Chinese year of the Pig. We tell you a famous pig story to celebrate ! Dedicated to Penny who supports us on Patreon.
Jan 22, 2019
The largest and most splendid city in the ancient world was captured by King Cyrus of Persia in 539 BC. The story is entwined with the history of the Jews in the Bible who were exiled to the rivers of Babylon.
Jan 17, 2019
Jana sings the haunting song from our Peer Gynt series - based on the music of Edvard Grieg - the Norwegian composer. Please support us on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/Storynory
Jan 8, 2019
5 – Peer Gynt: The Button Maker
Peer returns home after 20 years abroad. Will anyone remember him? He meets some strange beings who do in fact know who he is.
Jan 4, 2019
4 – Peer Gynt: The Sahara Desert
Peer travels to Egypt - meets the mysterious Anitra - and seeks the answer to the riddle of the Sphinx
Dec 31, 2018
New Year Song: Auld Lang Syne
Happy New Year Everyone! - Jana sings a magical version of the Scottish Anthem - Auld Lang Syne
Dec 29, 2018
3 – Peer Gynt. The Bøyg
How can Peer not be himself? The Bøyg speaks to Peer in Riddles. Featuring Solveig's song sung by Jana.
Dec 27, 2018
2 – Peer Gynt. In The Hall of the Mountain King
Peer Gynt, a poor boy with big dreams, has run away to the mountains. He meets a green lady who introduces him to the Mountain King of the Trolls.
Dec 24, 2018
1 – Peer Gynt. The Magic Reindeer Ride
The famous Norwegian fairy tale that includes trolls and flying reindeer ! Peer Gynt is a storyteller - his mother calls him a fibber - but his tales are spellbinding and hilarious.
Dec 14, 2018
Christmas Carol ~ Silent Night
Jana and Amarni sing this Christmas Waltz in duo. Our gentle and lovely version of Silent Night.
Dec 4, 2018
The Two Witch Cats
A welsh story about a magician who catches thieves.
Nov 27, 2018
Taffy Morgan’s Harp
An amusing Welsh story about a lad who thinks he is a musical genius - but few agree.
Nov 22, 2018
Song ~ Baa Baa Black Sheep
Not just for little kids! Jana sings this famous rhyme so sweetly we think all ages will feel soothed and un-jangled by it.
Nov 11, 2018
The Cretan Bull
Bertie is on the Greek Island of Crete and relates two famous legends from the time of King Minos - and how they blend into History in the writing of Herodotus.
Oct 29, 2018
Lapis and the Stolen Statue Part Two
Amon the Egyptian priest has been arrested for stealing a stolen statue. His cats Lapis and Cleo travel up the River Nile to prove his innocence.
Oct 21, 2018
Katie’s Grandma at School
In time for Halloween, Katie's Grandma is 100 years old ! She tells Katie the story of how she went to an English boarding school back in the 1930s and made a best friend from the USA, Amy.
Oct 6, 2018
Song: How doth the Crocodile?
Lovely Jana sings a mystical and up tempo song based on the crazy poem by Lewis Carroll - How Doth the Crocodile? - a thank you to Olivia for supporting us on Patreon
Sep 23, 2018
The World’s Oldest Religion
Zoroastrianism is the ancient religion of the Persians and it is still practiced to this day. It has influenced many of our own beliefs, even if we don't realise it ! We continue our retelling of the histories of Herodotus from Ancient Greece.
Sep 11, 2018
Lapis and the Stolen Statue Part 1
Lapis and Cleo are shocked when their master, Amon the Priest, is arrested on charges of stealing a scared statue. Another story from Ancient Egypt !
Aug 27, 2018
Jana’s Studio ~ Ice Cream Interview
Does your mouth start watering when you think of your most scrumptious tasting ice cream? Then listen on! Jana has a delightful chat with Lewis Alfonso, an Italian gelato maker, and finds out fascinating & delicious facts. One is never too old for ice cream!
Aug 19, 2018
A poor young Persian boy is a natural leader. In a game, his friends choose him to play their king. He gets into trouble when he orders the son of an aristocrat to be punished.
Aug 1, 2018
Wicked Uncle and the Scottish Shark
Is it safe to go in the Scottish Loch? Uncle Jeff takes the kids on a kayaking holiday. There are no sharks in Scotland, right?
Jul 26, 2018
Jana’s Studio: Interview with Richard Scott
Jana catches up with Richard Scott, our narrator best known for his voice for Astropup, the space travelling hound. Listen to this hilarious chit chat to find out some inside secrets, favourite sonnets and shared tongue twisters!
Jul 17, 2018
Astropup and the Parrot in Love
The Parrot is looking for a wife. He finds a suitable parrot who lives on the planet Lizardia - but unfortunately he is suffering from a bad cold and is unusually short of words.
Jul 10, 2018
7, King Croesus and the Oracle of Delphi
The oracle predicts that if Croesus goes to war against the Persians, he will defeat a great empire. Her advice seems clear enough, is it?
Jun 26, 2018
Song ~ Fish Alive
Jana sings this traditional song with an upbeat feel.
Jun 19, 2018
Lapis: Sister Friends
Lapis, the Egyptian cat, has to share her home with another cat. She is not pleased.
May 25, 2018
Lapis the Egyptian Cat
Introducing a new catty character with magical powers that do not always work as they are supposed to do.
May 1, 2018
Why do we have fears? Interview
Are you scared of the dark? Of Spiders? Of Dogs? Jana explores why we have fears, and why sometimes, our fears are too strong for our own good - and become phobias. She speaks to Andrew West, a psychiatrist who works with children and young people.
Apr 25, 2018
The Son of Croesus
Herodotus 7. The anger of the gods is coming for Croesus, after he boasted of being the richest and happiest person in the world.
Apr 10, 2018
The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling
A story from Japan that will make you laugh, featuring a funny old woman, a Jizo and some Oni with giant appetites.
Mar 27, 2018
Wicked Uncle’s April Fool Mystery
Grandma believes in supernatural goings-on around the house, and it drives Dad CRAZY! Then peculiar things start to happen to him. Magic? Or an April Fool trick? Can you solve the mystery?
Mar 22, 2018
6, Herodotus, As Rich As Croesus
Croesus ruled Lydia from 560 to 546 BC. He was famed for his wealth, and still is to this day. The wise Athenian, Solon, visited him. The story has a moral - do not boast of your fortune or the gods may take you down.
Mar 11, 2018
Emily is 12 years old. She is enjoying her independence, walking to school with her best friend Heidi. But she has one big fear in her life. What is it?
Mar 7, 2018
Jana’s Studio : I Spy With My Little Eye – A Look into our Eyes
Jana meets Paul Kinnear, an ophthalmologist (a doctor specialising in eyes), to learn about our eyes and how we can keep them healthy. Paul also shares a couple of eye jokes and his favourite eye poem !
Feb 27, 2018
Astropup in the Virtual Reality World
Astropup, and the Parrot try on some Virtual Reality glasses that make space travel totally blissful. But danger lurks. Kindly sponsored by RXBAR Kids rxbar.com/storynory
Feb 25, 2018
Finette Part Two
Finette and Yvon arrive in Brittany and Kerver Castle. Finette fears that Yvon will forget all about her and their love. Is that possible ?
Feb 20, 2018
Finette Part One
Finette loves bright clothes and golden jewellery. In particular she wears a necklace made of golden bullets. She is trapped in the service of a giant. One day a new stable boy, Yvon, starts work for the giant. Soon Yvon has to complete some impossible tasks. Only Finette can help him. A story from Brittany in France.
Feb 16, 2018
5, Herodotus , The Battle of the Eclipse
Ancient people thought that the Sun and the Moon were gods - didn't they? Or were there some people alive two and half thousand years ago who were more scientific?
Feb 3, 2018
The Goblin Spider
A creepy-crawly story from Japan about a Samurai who must stay the night in a temple haunted by a giant Goblin-Spider
Jan 22, 2018
The Pot of Broth
A cunning old soldier has a "magical" stone that can make a pot of broth - although it could taste better with the help of Sibby Connelly's Chicken - adapted from a play by WB Yeats
Jan 19, 2018
Jana’s Studio – Million Dollar Ideas
Jana's new factual programme interviews Jeremy Howell of BBC TV about Million Dollar Ideas - those everyday objects around your house that somebody invented and which made millions of $$$$$$$$!
Jan 15, 2018
Song – Five Little Ducks
It's the classic preschool song - but we've changed it around a little. Ours is a folky version with sweet singing by Jana - a slightly different tune and a different ending. All ages might enjoy it !
Jan 15, 2018
Elfie and the Elf’s Adventure – Competition Winner
A short and sweet story - the final winner in our best or worst ever present writing competition. A little girl wants a puppy, but Santa say No - it's not safe to deliver puppies.
Jan 12, 2018
Last Christmas Together
Veena's best friend is a boy at the local orphanage. She is sad because her family are moving to another town, and she will never see him again. A winner in our best / worst present ever competition.
Jan 10, 2018
The Prehistoric Christmas Present – Competition Winner
Way back in time, a boy receives a pet as a present - but his mother says he can't keep it because it will grow, and grow and grow - one of the winners in our "best and worst" present competition .
Jan 9, 2018
Jim’s Tree Hut – A Competition Winner
The first of four winners from our Christmas Writing Competition - Jim is a monkey who lives in New Zealand - he has a very special idea for how to spend Christmas with his friends.
Jan 6, 2018
4, Herodotus, the Burnt Temple
King Alyattes of Lydia is at war with the Greek city of Miletus. His soldiers accidentally burn down a temple of Athena. Alyattes falls ill. Coincidence? Or the curse of the Greek Goddess?
Dec 30, 2017
Katie and the Forgetfulness Spell
Katie makes a New Year wish that everybody could simply forget that she's a witch because she longs for everyone to treat her is if she was "ordinary."
Dec 25, 2017
05, Uncle Christmas – The Great Christmas Delivery
Finally Uncle Christmas has his wish - he is delivering the presents this year - what could possibly go wrong?
Dec 24, 2017
4, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Kid Invasion
Uncle Christmas is in charge of the presents this year. He decides to change the way things are done and invites 100 kids to try out the toys at the secret hideaway - much to the annoyance of the elves
Dec 24, 2017
The Night Before Christmas
The classic Christmas poem with festive music
Dec 19, 2017
3, Herodotus, the Kingdom of Lydia
In history, Gyges became king of Lydia by committing a crime - we hear this story and an alternative version in which he used a magic ring to make himself invisible - and we ask an important question.
Dec 10, 2017
3, Uncle Christmas – the Great Christmas Race
Uncle Christmas races his brother, Father Christmas, to see who will deliver the presents this year.
Dec 3, 2017
2, Uncle Christmas – The Christmas Hideaway
Father Christmas is on holiday in California. His motor-trike, guitar-loving younger brother, sneaks over to Scandinavia to see how the toy business works.
Nov 30, 2017
2, Herodotus, Arion and the Dolphin
The remarkable story of a dolphin saving a man - but is it true?
Nov 26, 2017
1, Uncle Christmas
Uncle Christmas is the younger brother of Father Christmas, otherwise known as Santa. He rides a motor trike, plays the guitar, and lives near Venice Beach. His life seems perfect, but there is one thing missing. He wants to help his older brother deliver the presents.
Nov 24, 2017
Jana’s Studio : Interview with Bertie
A special Interview by Storynory's editor, Jana Elizabeth, with Bertie, the writer of our stories. They talk about our new Herodotus series and what else is coming up on Storynory.
Nov 21, 2017
1, The Histories of Herodotus
Herodotus, the father of history, tells us a different version of the famous Trojan War, which he learned on his travels around Egypt and the Middle East.
Nov 13, 2017
Katie and the Stray Dog
Katie helps an injured dog and invites him to stay in the house - but her magical and mischievous cat, Solomon, is not happy about her decision - and makes life difficult for the poor mutt !
Nov 6, 2017
The Oak and the Reed
Aesop's fable of the mighty oak and the slender reed is told in verse.
Nov 2, 2017
Christmas 2017 Writing Competition
Write a story about the best or the worst present ever. We will pick three winning stories and read them on Storynory. The first prize includes a $50 voucher for Wicked Uncle, the home of brilliant presents.
Oct 30, 2017
Jake goes trick-treating with a real Tudor ghost from Hampton Court Palace where Henry VIII lived.
Oct 26, 2017
Witches Fly Song for Halloween
Tap your feet to this spooky and silly song for Halloween
Oct 17, 2017
Halloween at the castle
An Irish tale for Halloween sometimes known as Jamie Freel and the Young Lady. This story is both spooky and sweet - but perhaps not for small children as there is a quite sad and heavy passage towards the end - before the happy ending.
Oct 11, 2017
Birdy’s Lost and Found
Dad probably does not believe that Birdy can talk - after all he is just a crow - and yet he does seem rather clever and useful.
Oct 8, 2017
Jake has befriended a crow that he calls Birdy. Birdy tells Jake about some history which he has seen for himself in his very long life.
Oct 3, 2017
Birdy and the Boy
A boy makes friends with a talking bird who has many secrets.
Sep 19, 2017
London Bridge – Song
London Bridge is falling down, My Fair Lady. Music for kids. We've taken this traditional song and given it a funky beat.
Sep 12, 2017
Katie and the Mind Reader
Katie's best friend Isis has developed a technique for reading minds - will this ability help her in life?
Sep 4, 2017
A French fairytale in which a king sends a messenger to woo a princess on his behalf. Avenant (the messenger) is helped on the way by a carp, an owl and a crow.
Aug 27, 2017
Let’s go to the beach – song
A happy song to remember the summer by with lovely singing from Storynory's Jana
Aug 22, 2017
The Dog and the Elephant
A story from India that shows how friendship is more important than fine food and living the high-life.
Aug 13, 2017
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star – Song
The traditional tune is sung by Jana Elizabeth for Storynory in this cheerful and upbeat version with a hint of hip-hop.
Jul 26, 2017
Wicked Uncle and the Smuggled Cat
Uncle Jeff and the family spend the summer on a Greek Island where they adopt a hungry cat - but what to do with this rare friend when it is time to head home?
Jul 22, 2017
A short and sweet poem about a shadow that follows a child around all day - but who likes to stay in bed before the sun is up. By ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Jul 8, 2017
The Evil Mouse
An old French story about an evil mouse who orders a young girl to play with fire.
Jun 27, 2017
The Boy Who Loved to Draw Cats
A boy is training to be a zen monk in Japan. Life in the monastery is hard. There is one thing he loves to do - and it is not to study or work in the garden.
Jun 21, 2017
The Ugly Boatman
A story from Vietnam about a fisherman who plays a bamboo flute - if only his face was as beautiful as his music !
Jun 14, 2017
Astropup and the Best Hotdog in the Universe
Food is running low on board the spaceship carrying our heroes. The parrot takes them in search of the best hotdog in the Universe.
Jun 5, 2017
The Three Dogs
A boy sets out with three loyal dogs and they slay a dragon on their way. Watch out for twists and turns in the story!
May 22, 2017
The Riddling Knight
An ancient story sung in a ballad that mixes riddles and romance. Richard and Jana sing a duet -with Richard taking the part of a Knight and Jana the part of Nelly.
May 3, 2017
The Wind and the Moon
A gusty poem by the Scottish writer, George MacDonald. The wind is trying to bully the moon - can he succeed?
Apr 22, 2017
How Love and Peace Came To the Woods
This ancient story by Aesop is brought up to date. The moral remains the same - when somebody tells you of their love and friendship, remember to judge them by their deeds, not their words.
Apr 18, 2017
Escape at Bedtime
A starry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island.
Apr 12, 2017
Hiawatha learns Native American legends from his grandmother Nokomis.
Mar 30, 2017
Bertie and Beatrice’s Dreams Part 2
We continue the story of Bertie and Beatrice's dreams. Beatrice has called off the wedding, left the palace, and gone to live in the town and look for a job. How will the ex-princess get on in the "real world"?
Mar 22, 2017
Bertie and Beatrice’s Dreams
Prince Bertie and Princess Beatrice have very different dreams leading to trouble in the palace.
Mar 12, 2017
Astropup's friend Marlow undergoes a strange transformation in the second part of our dog-master adventure.
Mar 3, 2017
The Boy Who Spoke to the Birds
A story from Russia about a boy who who could speak to the birds and who proved homself to be an excellent son.
Feb 22, 2017
Astropup and the Dog Master
Who is the strange character who looks a little like a human, but who has the smell of a dog? Astropup reveals all.
Feb 10, 2017
The Two Frogs and the Well
A tale by Aesop with a story, a poem, and a song. The moral is "Look before you leap!"
Feb 2, 2017
Astropup and the Big Match in the Sky
Astropup and his friends go to a football match in space
Jan 11, 2017
Why Cats and Dogs are Enemies
A story from China that explains why cats hate dogs. Told by a mouse.
Jan 2, 2017
Sleeping Beauty Shorter Version
A romantic fairytale in a shorter form than our previous version.
Dec 25, 2016
In the Bleak Mid-Winter
In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan. The words have been used for a traditional carol, but they were originally a Christmas poem by Christina Rossetti. Listen to them read aloud by Natasha.
Dec 14, 2016
Katie and the Christmas Chimney
A Katie story set at Christmas. Katie and her best friend Isis plan a Christmas surprise for Samantha - which goes badly wrong.
Nov 25, 2016
Beauty and the Beast Shorter Version
Do appearances matter? Or is the heart within the most important of all qualities? The classic tale.
Nov 17, 2016
Katie and the Perfect Baby Sitter
Katie and her best friend Isis set up a perfect baby sitting business.
Nov 9, 2016
The Soldier - a short and moving poem for Remembrance Day
Nov 1, 2016
Halloween Writing Competition
The winners of our Halloween Writing Competition, sponsored by Ocarina, the kids mp3 player.
Oct 24, 2016
A Spooky Irish Story
For Halloween, a spooky story from Ireland about some witches with horns growing from their heads.
Oct 23, 2016
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote this strange and powerful poem in 1797 after waking up from a dream.
Oct 23, 2016
The Kubla Khan
The famous poem by Coleridge describes a wonderful palace built by the Mongolian Kubla Khan in Xanadu.
Oct 15, 2016
Cinderella – Shorter Version
Once, there lived a sweet tempered girl whose name was Cinderella. Unfortunately, her mother died young, and her father married again. His second wife had a sharp temper and her two daughters were just like her. In a word - horrid.
Oct 7, 2016
Snow White – Shorter Version
Snow White - a new shorter version of the classic fairy tale.
Oct 5, 2016
Uncle Jeff and the Switching Disaster
A hugely imaginative adventure with trap doors and puzzles wins our Wicked Uncle writing competition!
Oct 3, 2016
The Wicked, Wicked Polar Bear
A story that blows hot, cold and scorching, is one of the winners of our Children's writing competition. How would you like to go to the Arctic? asks Uncle Jeff to the Kids - Of course they would !
Oct 2, 2016
The Wicked Uncle’s Surprise
Uncle Jeff leaps into action to save the kids in this latest winning entry in our writing competition.
Sep 30, 2016
Uncle Jeff Gets into Trouble
A youthful Uncle Jeff buys a pink Porsche which he really can't afford.
Sep 15, 2016
The Grasshopper and the Ants
A grasshopper loves to play music while the ants work, work, work
Sep 15, 2016
The Fox and the Crow
Did you know that foxes love cheese? If you didn’t, you should hear this short story with a moral by Aesop about a cunning fox who flatters and tricks a vain crow.
Sep 15, 2016
The Rat and the Elephant
A rat meets and Indian elephant and thinks she is far prettier
Sep 15, 2016
The Father Anansi stories come from West Africa and this is a nice introduction to them. Hear about a shape-shifting tricky spider.
Sep 15, 2016
Five Little Monkeys
A funny counting song.
Sep 15, 2016
London Bridge is Broken Down
Sep 15, 2016
Six a Song of Sixpence
A surprising pie
Sep 14, 2016
Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe. Can you make sense of this funny nonsense poem by Lewis Carrol (the author of Alice in Wonderland)?
Sep 14, 2016
Stirring words of advice for life from the author of the Jungle Book.
Sep 14, 2016
How doth the little busy bee
How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower! Bees against idleness and mischief. A moral poem for children read aloud.
Sep 14, 2016
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
The cosmic poem sung unaccompanied in a sweet, twinkling voice by Gabriella for Storynory, with words by Words by Jane Taylor(1783–1824).
Sep 14, 2016
Mary Had A Little Lamb
An American nursery rhyme about Mary who had a little lamb. It followed her to school one day Which was against the rule; It made the children laugh and play To see a lamb at school.
Sep 14, 2016
Little Miss Muffet
Are you scared of spiders? Miss Muffet in this traditional Nursery Rhyme gets a fright when she sits down on a tuffet to eat her curds and whey. Listen to the mp3 and don't be frightened !
Sep 14, 2016
Three Men in A Tub
Three men sail out to see in a tub, in this silly and amusing nonsense nursery rhyme, read by Natasha,
Sep 14, 2016
Country Mouse and the City Mouse
A classic children's poem based on an ancient story. Two mice are friends. One lives a simple life in the country. The other enjoys the rich food of the city. The city mouse invites his the country mouse to try out the finer things of life. But they get a fright.
Sep 14, 2016
The Mouse and the Cake
A poem with a moral.
Sep 14, 2016
Lady Bird, Lady Bird
Ladybird, Ladybird Fly away home! Your house is on fire, And your children all roam, Except little Nan, Who sits in her pan, Weaving her laces as fast as she can. Read by Natasha
Sep 14, 2016
This Little Piggy
This little piggy went to market, This little piggy stayed home, This little piggy had roast beef This little piggy had none, And this little piggy cried wee wee wee all the way home. Read by Natasha Image by Shutterstock
Sep 14, 2016
Hickory Dickory Dock
Hickory dickory dock, The mouse ran up the clock. A sweet reading of this classic nursery rhyme about a mouse who keeps time.
Sep 14, 2016
Hey Diddle Diddle
Hey diddle diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. Hear the classic nonsense nursery rhyme read aloud very sweetly.
Sep 8, 2016
The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad
Sinbad's 7th and final voyage takes him to new heights.
Aug 5, 2016
A soaring poem written during World War II by a Spitfire pilot.
Jul 19, 2016
Wicked Uncle’s Lost Dog
Uncle Jeff takes Smoochies and the kids for a walk in Hyde Park. What could possibly go wrong?
Jul 19, 2016
Writing Competition – Wicked Uncle
Writing competition! Write your own Wicked Uncle story for Storynory.
Jul 1, 2016
The Sixth Voyage of Sinbad
Sinbad sails on a raft through a tunnel that leads him to a fabulous kingdom.
Jun 22, 2016
The Fifth Voyage of Sinbad
Sinbad sets sail again, is shipwrecked, and helps the Old Man of the Sea.
May 27, 2016
The Weaver and the Dragon
An Irish weaver becomes a knight, serves 'The King of Dublin' and takes on a dragon.
May 16, 2016
The Pooka in the Kitchen
The servants in a large Irish House are grateful to a Pooka who comes every night to do their work for them. At Christmas, they decide to reward him.
May 8, 2016
The Charge of the Light Brigade
"Forward, the Light Brigade! "Charge for the guns!" he said: Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
May 1, 2016
Thor the Thunder is often pictured carrying his hammer called Mjolnir, which he uses as a battle axe. In this Norse Myth, he has to dress up as a girl.
Apr 4, 2016
2: Lady Annabelle’s Diamond Dog Collar
Astropup and the parrot solve a case for a great detective.
Mar 26, 2016
Lady Annabelle’s Diamond Dog Collar
Sherlock Holmes teams up with the Parrot and Astropup to solve the mystery of a missing dog and the diamond dog collar that he was wearing
Mar 14, 2016
A cunning old soldier plays a trick on a naive couple. A traditional English folk story.
Feb 21, 2016
The Doctor and the Fairy Princess
A doctor is called in the middle of the night to help a fairy princess. Will his reward make him rich or a prisoner of the fairy folk?
Feb 7, 2016
Ambassador 2. Journey into the Past
The parrot has been appointed ambassador to a distant planet. With typical impatience, he tries to travel to the planet via a shortcut - and ends up in a funny sort of place.
Jan 26, 2016
The Priest’s Supper
Some Irish Fairy Folk have a question for a hungry priest.
Jan 16, 2016
1.Astropup and the Feathered Ambassador
The Parrot, formally President of the World, is appointed ambassador to a distant planet in the first of a new Astropup series.
Jan 12, 2016
Baskervilles 14, The Hound
The detectives, Holmes, Watson, and Lestrade travel through the fog of Grimpen Mire to Merripit House. Will they solve the mystery of the hound that has been terrifying Dartmore? Our audio story reaches its climax.
Dec 28, 2015
The Piper and the Pooka
The Pooka is a wondrous creature that can shift its shape. Sometimes it's friendly, sometimes it isn't, but it is almost always mischievous.
Dec 22, 2015
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
A Christmas mystery for Sherlock Holmes arrives in the shape of a goose.
Dec 8, 2015
The Demon Cat
AN Irish story about a spooky cat who demands fish ( by Lady Wilde )
Dec 1, 2015
A poem about fairies that begins a new series of Irish tales and poems.
Nov 24, 2015
Uncle Jeff takes the kids to the countryside which they find very spooky indeed.
Oct 28, 2015
The Fourth Voyage of Sinbad
The darkest story in the Sinbad Series reveals the sailor and businessman as ingenious as ever, and single-minded in the pursuit of wealth.
Oct 6, 2015
The Wheelie People
An unusual story from Ancient Greece about the meaning of love, originally told in Plato's Symposium.
Sep 26, 2015
Katie and No More Miss Perfect Part Two
Katie's best friend Isis is doing her best not to be perfect and to be a normal and interesting person. She's agreed to take part in Samantha's Video Blog and to perform silly things for the camera. Is it a good idea? Will people like her more?
Sep 18, 2015
Katie and No More Miss Perfect
Katie's best friend, Isis, is fed up with being perfect
Sep 5, 2015
The Monkey in the Kitchen
Monkeys invade a school kitchen in the fifth story in our series about Theo the Monkey
Aug 27, 2015
Kung Fu Monkey Style
Theo takes Kung Fu lessons and is surprised by some unexpected visitors.
Aug 15, 2015
Theo and the Monkey Cops
We learn why Theo the Crime Fighting Monkey failed to show up for his first kung fu lesson
Aug 4, 2015
Sifu and the Legend of the Monkey King
The second part of our series about Sifu and Theo the Monkey. Theo fails to turn up for his first Kung Fu lesson, and Sifu tells Neet the chinese legend that inspired him to take up Kung Fu.
Jul 28, 2015
Baskervilles 13, Fixing the Nets
A portrait may hold the clue to the mystery of the murder on the moor
Jul 13, 2015
How Anansi Brought Wild Animals into the World
Anansi, the anti-hero of West African folklore, refuses to follow instructions.
Jun 30, 2015
Sifu Meets The Monkey
The return of Theo, the crime-fighting monkey, in which he meets a Kung Fu master.
Jun 10, 2015
Lily the Flower Fairy
Lilly is a flower fairy who is in search of a friend. Fiona from Vermont sent this winning entry to our Magical Person Writing Competition.
Jun 5, 2015
Trixie the Magic Rabbit
Trixie the Magic Rabbit is the first of three winning entries in our Magic Person writing competition. Trixie speaks several languages and can run super-fast.
May 26, 2015
Katie Cancels The School Rules
At Katie's School, thanks to a little magical influence on the head teacher, they had a chance to see what life would be like without any rules.
May 10, 2015
The Third Voyage of Sinbad
Sinbad is attacked by pirate monkeys, held captive by a giant, and threatened by huge serpents.
May 1, 2015
The Second Voyage of Sinbad
Sinbad falls into a valley full of giant serpents and precious diamonds. Only some giant birds can save him.
Apr 18, 2015
Anansi Meets Father Thunder
Anansi visits an old man under the sea and receives a gift. The gift is more wonderful than anything he expected but his mean spirit gets the better of him.
Apr 11, 2015
How Wisdom Got Out
Anansi, our hero from Ghana in West Africa, keeps all the world's wisdom in a pot and he decides to hide it up a tree.
Apr 2, 2015
How Anansi brought stories to the world
The shape-shifting Anansi is sometimes a spider, sometimes a man. He comes from Ghana in West Africa and he is one of the great storytellers of the world.
Mar 25, 2015
The Good Turn
A boy of Zanzibar goes out hunting and does a good turn to an Ape, a Snake, and a Lion. Is it true that one good turn deserves another?
Mar 14, 2015
Katie and the Other Witch Part Two
Do you want to know the truth about the Other Witch, Agrippina Crompton? Do you think she is a fake? Find out in this second part of our exciting Katie story.
Mar 7, 2015
Katie and the Other Witch Part One
A new witch has set up a business in town. Katie and her mum suspect that she is a fake, but the rival is popular with the public.
Mar 1, 2015
How to Out-Jeff Uncle Jeff
Uncle Jeff has a new girlfriend - Jessica - can she be more irresponsible than he is?
Feb 24, 2015
The Goat and his Master
A goat tries to help his master, but the master does not know how to be polite to a goat!
Feb 20, 2015
Three friends at school are bothered by two girls who play mean tricks on them. Should they retaliate or try to make peace?
Feb 19, 2015
The Goat and the Gold
Happy Year of the Goat ! One of our writing competition winners is a story about a clever goat and some stolen gold
Feb 15, 2015
The Donkey and the Lion
A donkey is dim enough to fall for the same trick twice.
Feb 11, 2015
The Monkey and the Shark
A clever monkey has a story that explains a story.
Feb 5, 2015
The Amazing Gazelle
A story from Zanzibar about a clever gazelle who helps a beggar.
Jan 28, 2015
Milo, Daisy and the White Rabbit
Daisy and Milo are staying at an English country hotel with their parents. The kids go on a nature trail and follow a magical white rabbit.
Jan 19, 2015
Baskervilles 12: Death on the Moor
Watson has discovered the answer to one mystery - who is the mysterious man watching the moor? But a terrible howling and a new victim of the Hound show that all is far from solved.
Jan 12, 2015
The Lady of Shalott
A poem by Alfred Tennyson set in the time of King Arthur and Camelot.
Jan 4, 2015
Tim the Tadpole’s Birthday
We first recorded Tim the Tadpole's Birthday way back in 2006, but somehow the mp3 file was overwritten and lost. Now, for the first time in some years, we present this sparkly story in its entirety.
Dec 24, 2014
The Chinese Year of the Goat
We are just saying goodbye to the year of the horse, and on February the 4th we will start the year of the goat. In some parts of Asia this year is also known as the year of the sheep or ram.
Dec 23, 2014
Joyride Storywriting Competition
Supporters of Storynory can now enter our monthly writing competition. See our partner Joyride for details of how you can become a supporter.
Dec 14, 2014
Gladys’s Christmas Joy
It's Christmas. Gladys feels she is on the brink of success, but once again she finds herself working in the background to help others with little credit for herself.
Dec 9, 2014
The ‘Cat’ who scared the Christmas Trolls
A Christmas story from Norway about a bear that some trouble-making trolls mistake for a cat.
Dec 1, 2014
Katie and the Big Row
Katie has a row with her mum and goes to live with her dad for a while. Will she find life more peaceful at his flat?
Nov 23, 2014
Pocahontas, the Native American Princess
A true fairytale. Pocahontas was a native American who married an English settler. Her story is romantic and adventurous, but it also tells us about troubled relations between the native Americans and the early European settlers of the USA. Acts of kindness alternated with violence - as told in this amazing story.
Nov 17, 2014
Astropup and the Bird Fight
The climax to our series about the two parrots. There’s loads of action, lasers, flying feathers, and intellectual combat, as the parrots fight to see who will be the first bird to be World President. Science fiction at its wackiest ! Squark !
Nov 7, 2014
The First Voyage of Sinbad
Long ago, in the city of Baghdad, there lived a man named Sinbad the Hammál. He was a porter who strayed into the garden of another Sinbad - a wealthy merchant. The merchant invites his namesake in and tells him the story of his incredible sea voyages.
Nov 6, 2014
Baskervilles 11: The Man on the Tor
Who is the strange figure who has been seen lurking on the hill?
Oct 29, 2014
Baskervilles 10: Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
Barrymore, the butler of Baskerville Hall, has a grievance. He thinks it was unfair to hunt his brother-in-law down when he, of his own free will, had told Sherlock and Holmes his secret. The free audio book of the greatest mystery of all continues.
Oct 22, 2014
Three Poems by Christina Rossetti
Short and beautiful poems by Christina Rossetti, the greatest Victorian female poet, read out aloud in a free mp3 download. Is The Moon Tired?, Caterpillar, A Birthday.
Oct 15, 2014
Katie’s Halloween Dad
Katie is a witch. Her Dad dad is a Professor of Extra Sensory Perception and Paranormal Phenomena, although he does not have powers himself. One Halloween he tries a dangerous experiment.
Oct 7, 2014
Katie and the Unicorn
Do you like mysteries? Do you think unicorns are super-cute? Yes? Well, you are going to love this story in which Katie and Isis turn detectives when a very rare animal is stolen.
Oct 4, 2014
09 Baskervilles : The Light upon the Moor
The butler of Baskerville Hall, Barrymore, is behaving extremely suspiciously. Dr. Watson continues his report to Sherlock Holmes. Listen to the audio story beautifully read by Richard Scott.
Sep 23, 2014
Bertie in the Land that Time Forgot
iPads and Mobile phones - they are necessary for life - how can anybody survive without being connected to the internet 24 hours a day. And yet Bertie and Beatrice visit a land where technology is banned. How do they get on.
Sep 22, 2014
Song: Snap Me!
Here's the song that Gladys wrote about her first brush with fame.
Sep 16, 2014
11 Gladys Alone: Snap Me!
Gladys has reached California and the final chapter in this series about the girl who wants to make it big as a pop star.
Sep 6, 2014
10 Gladys Alone: First Date
Gladys goes out to dinner with a famous film star, but she is determined that she is going to remain "Miss Sensible".
Aug 29, 2014
Solomon the cat steps forward to take the lead role in this episode of our Katie series. It's meant to be a secret that he can talk, and so when he goes to stay with Isis's family he is under strict instructions to say no more than meow.
Aug 29, 2014
Song: In Real Life
This song by Gladys is the title track to her new album, which is available in Spotify and iTunes.
Aug 21, 2014
09 Gladys Alone: In Real Life
Gladys writes her song "In Real Life" about her meeting with the film star, Darren Wolf. When she plays it live for the first time, someone special comes to hear it.
Aug 18, 2014
08 Baskervilles: First Report of Dr. Watson
Dr Watson writes to Sherlock Holmes with his impressions of the various characters in and around Baskerville Hall.
Aug 14, 2014
Song: Are We There Yet?
Are you heading the wrong way down the motorway? Can you trust your Sat Nav? Sing along to Are We There Yet - a song with a great beat.
Aug 13, 2014
08 Gladys Alone: Are We There Yet?
Gladys is finding her manager, Dud, more and more frustrating.
Aug 4, 2014
07 Gladys Alone: The Triumph
Gladys takes part in an audition for a TV talent contest and sings at a gig arranged by Dud, her new manager.
Jul 27, 2014
06 Gladys Alone: The Eye of the Needle
Gladys considers taking on a manager and is talking into doing something she thought she would never do.
Jul 23, 2014
Astropup: Which Parrot?
Are two parrots better than one? Or is there only room in the universe for one megalomaniac feather brain?
Jul 21, 2014
07 Baskervilles: The Stapletons of Merripit House
We meet a butterfly-chasing botanist who lives on the moor. Eerie and haunting noises emerge from the lonliest parts of the treacherous mire.
Jul 16, 2014
05 Gladys Alone: Going Underground
Gladys plays her first solo gig, but is still overshadowed by one of her sisters of chiX fame
Jul 13, 2014
Song: Ghost Girl
Always, when I’m near you, You don’t see me, I’m a ghost girl. See-through. Sometimes, when I hear you, You don’t hear me,I’m a ghost girl. A haunting song that you will love.
Jul 11, 2014
Astropup and the Two Parrots
What could be more super-intelligent than a bird brain? Two bird brains of course.
Jul 3, 2014
04 Gladys Alone: Ghost Girl Reprise
Gladys records a song she originally wrote for the chiX - it describes her feeling that nobody ever notices her.
Jun 30, 2014
06 Baskerverilles: Baskerville Hall
Watson, Sir Henry Baskerville and Dr. Mortimer take the train through the scene Dartmoor of Devon and reach Baskerville Hall.
Jun 23, 2014
Bertie and the Frog Princess
What would it be like to be a frog? Have you ever wanted to be one just for a day?
Jun 17, 2014
03: Gladys Alone: Artists and Repertoire.
Gladys meets some tough talking business people at a big record label
Jun 9, 2014
02 Gladys Alone: All I Want to do is Sing
Gladys goes into the recording studio to record All We Want To Do is Sing
Jun 3, 2014
05 Baskervilles : Three Broken Threads
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are led a merry dance around London by a cunning foe.
Jun 1, 2014
O1 Gladys Alone: Against All Advice
Gladys returns in a new musical series. She is now 16 and wants to make it as a singer in her own right. But people still say she is too geeky to be a pop star.
May 27, 2014
Katie Moves House
A Father's Day visit to a football match, all because of a house move. This is a special story for everyone who has been wondering about Katie's dad. Katie goes to see him, even though her mother does not really want her to.
May 19, 2014
Astropup And The Space Hounds’ Chief
The Parrot is now World President. He has sent Astropup and Marlow on a mission into space to capture a Cat Person. They have been hijacked by a Space Hound with six legs. They are now hurtling towards the Planet of the Baskervilles to meet the Space Hounds' Chief. Astropup, Marlow, and you, are in for a big surprise.
May 15, 2014
04 Baskervilles: Sir Henry Baskerville
Sir Henry Baskerville, recently returned from North America, has received a strange letter. Stranger still one of his new boots has gone missing.
May 9, 2014
Astropup’s New Comrade
Astropup blasts off into space on a mission with a new companion - not a parrot, but a human. Their mission is to capture a cat person.
May 9, 2014
03 Baskervilles : The Problem
The mystery of the fiendish hound is so strange that Holmes could be dealing with forces outside the laws of Nature. The problem: What was Sir Charles running away from? Why was he so afraid? Why did he run away from help, not towards it? Who was the elderly gentleman waiting for on a damp […]
Apr 30, 2014
02 Baskervilles: The Curse of the Baskervilles
The Curse of the Baskervilles read by Richard Scott in which an ancient manuscript tells of the gruesome curse of the Baskervilles.
Apr 22, 2014
01 Baskervilles: Mr. Sherlock Holmes
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1902. Chapter Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Doctor Watson examines a walking stick for clues of its owner.
Apr 15, 2014
Georgia and the Dragon
Georgia and the Dragon by Harry Oulton - read for Storynory by Natasha Lee Lewis. A dragon helps a girl conquer her nighttime fears.
Apr 9, 2014
Aponibolinayen and the Healing Oranges
From the Philippines. Aponibolinayen has a headache and longs for healing oranges of guarded by a fierce giant. Her husband is determined to fetch them for her.
Mar 31, 2014
Three Short Fables from the Philippines.
Why Dogs Wag their Tails, why hens peck the ground, and why spiders hate flies
Mar 24, 2014
A beautiful woman with magical powers marries the Sun in this fable from the Philippines.
Mar 10, 2014
Katie’s Magic Personality Part 2
Katie the Witch has Katie has created a spell to give her a magic personality that will charm everyone. She has won instant popularity at school with teachers and pupils alike. Is she really a new and improved person?
Mar 4, 2014
Katie’s Magic Personality Part 1
Doesn't everyone want to be popular? If you were a witch, would you just make a magic spell to ensure that everyone adored you?
Feb 24, 2014
Bertie’s Magic Pancakes
Shrove Tuesday has a special tradition at the Palace that dates back to the days of Bertie's true mother who is remembered for her magic pancake recipe.
Feb 12, 2014
The Great Monkey Robbery
A lively, funny, exciting - and (perhaps) a touch silly - story that stars Theo the Monkey who is the main suspect in a Great Train Robbery.
Feb 7, 2014
Astropup the Hero
Marlow - the man with a laser gun - tells the world how Astropup is a hero. The newly elected president, the Parrot, is less than amused to be sidelined.
Jan 26, 2014
The Elfin Knight
A ghostly knight rides across a Scottish moore. Two brave Earls ignore warnings about him, and go hunting on the moore. Only one of them carries the sign of the Trinity.
Jan 20, 2014
The Sprightly Tailor
A spooky, scary, and at the same time funny story from Scotland, about a taylor who has to sew some trews in the haunted ruins of an old church.
Jan 13, 2014
Katie’s TV Magic
A TV programme offers to redecorate the house of Katie and her mum for free. Shumash - the estate agent whom Katie's mum likes is involved. What could possibly be wrong with that?
Dec 27, 2013
2014 – Chinese Year of the Horse – The Horse that Ran Away
2014 is the Chinese Year of the Horse - starting on January 31. Hope you all have a wonderful year ! This is a chinese tale about a man whose prize possession was his one and only horse. When it ran away, everyone thought he had suffered the most terrible bad luck - but he was wise and saw things differently.
Dec 19, 2013
The Wind in the Willows Christmas Chapter
Chapter 5 of the Wind in the Willows by kenneth Grahame in which Ratty and Mole visit Moles underground home for Christmas and are entertained by field mice singing a carol.
Dec 10, 2013
Prince Bertie Returns
Spooky, exciting, dramatic, romantic, funny - the most epic Bertie story ever ! Bertie has spent eight long years as a frog on the pond. Is this the story where he turns back to a prince? The only way to find out, is to listen to Natasha and Richard's special performance recorded for Christmas 2013
Nov 29, 2013
The Angel Gabriel’s Message : Christmas Carol
A Christmas carol sung for Storynory by Gabriella. this lovely tune from the Basque Country will haunt you ! The angel Gabriel from heaven came, With wings as drifted snow, with eyes as flame: "All hail to thee, O lowly maiden Mary, Most highly favored lady." Gloria!
Nov 24, 2013
Thanksgiving – Mary Had A Little Lamb
Happy Thanksgiving ! Mary Had A Little Lamb and the true story that connects it to the American holiday of Thanksgiving in November.
Nov 18, 2013
The Fairy Eye Ointment
A mysterious fairytale from Wales about an old lady who agrees to nurse a baby for a mysterious mother.
Nov 11, 2013
The Slant by Peter Newell
A funny poem about a pram, / go-cart that runs away down a hill causing havoc. By Peter Newell the american cartoonist and writer, from 1910
Nov 4, 2013
The Monkey Who Saved The Match
Theo is BACK. A fun footballing story starring our Crime Fighting Ape, Theo the Monkey. Could it be that City FC's matches are being fixed ?
Oct 28, 2013
Jonah and the Big Fish
Sometimes called Jonah and the Whale, the story of how a prophet ran away from God, took a sea journey, and ended up inside a Big Fish.
Oct 21, 2013
The Parrot for President
The Parrot is standing in the first election for World President. He is trailing in second place behind the mysterious Diva who favours appeasement of the Cat People. Hear the Parrot's stirring speech !
Oct 15, 2013
Jack and the Jack-o-Lantern
When Jack starts to cut eyes and a mouth into his pumpkin, he is in for a big Halloween surprise.
Oct 5, 2013
Katie and the Cat Swap: Part 2
Katie is stuck inside the form of her cat, Solomon. She goes to school and is shocked by all the trouble Solomon is causing inside her identity. She also overhears a plot to besmirch her best friend Isis.
Sep 30, 2013
Katie and the Cat Swap: Part 1
Katie swaps identities with her cat Solomon - and soon realises that she has done a silly and dangerous thing.
Sep 29, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 36: A Boy
The Final Chapter of Pinocchio, in which we meet some old friends, and our story reaches its conclusions.
Sep 23, 2013
Astropup has become a university professor. The Parrot is peeved that he cannot get an academic post. But then he meets some students and starts leaking top secret information to the world
Sep 23, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 35: Reunited
Pinocchio is inside the belly of the shark. He meets somebody there quite unexpectedly.
Sep 23, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 34: The Shark
Pinocchio seems on the point of death more than once as is thrown into the sea with weights around him, and then chased by a Shark.
Sep 23, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 33: The Circus Donkey
Pinocchio, having become a Donkey, is bought by the owner of a Circus, who wants to teach him to do tricks. The Donkey becomes lame and is sold to a man who wants to use his skin for a drumhead.
Sep 23, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 32: Donkey’s Ears
Pinocchio's ears become like those of a Donkey. In a little while he changes into a real Donkey and begins to bray.
Sep 21, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 31: The Land of Toys
Pinocchio travels to the Land of Toys, but on the way some strange events make him feel greatly uneasy
Sep 21, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 30: Lamp-Wick
Pinocchio is set to become a boy again. He sends out invitations for his celebration party. But his best friend, Lamp-Wick, has a new temptation for him.
Sep 16, 2013
A prince has a good fairy to look over him, but he behaves badly and she punishes him.
Sep 15, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 29: A Snail’s Pace
Pinocchio returns to the Fairy's house - a snail comes to open the door, but takes a very long time...
Sep 10, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 28: The Green Fisherman
Pinocchio swims out to sea and is caught by the Green Fisherman who plans to fry him for dinner.
Sep 9, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 27: The Fight Among Boys
The great battle between Pinocchio and his playmates.
Sep 7, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 26: School
Pinocchio goes to the seashore with his friends to see the Terrible Shark.
Sep 5, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 25 : Advice from the Good Fairy
Pinocchio promises the Fairy to be good and to study, as he is growing tired of being a Marionette, and wishes to become a real boy.
Sep 3, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 24: To Work or to Beg?
Pinocchio reaches the Island of the Busy Bees and finds the Fairy once more.
Sep 1, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 23: Carried by a Pigeon
Pinocchio weeps upon learning that the Lovely Maiden with Azure Hair is dead. He meets a Pigeon, who carries him to the seashore. He throws himself into the sea to go to the aid of his father.
Aug 31, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 22: The Thieves
Pinocchio discovers the thieves and, as a reward for faithfulness, he regains his liberty.
Aug 30, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 21: The Farmer’s Trap
Pinocchio is caught by a Farmer, who uses him as a watchdog for his chicken coop.
Aug 28, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 20: The Serpent on the Road
Freed from prison, Pinocchio sets out to return to the Fairy; but on the way he meets a Serpent and later is caught in a trap.
Aug 27, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 19: The Judge
Pinocchio is robbed of his gold pieces and, in punishment, is sentenced to four months in prison.
Aug 26, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 18: The Field of Wonders
Pinocchio finds the Fox and the Cat again, and goes with them to sow the gold pieces in the Field of Wonders.
Aug 24, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 17: Nasty Medicine
Pinocchio eats sugar, but refuses to take medicine. When the undertakers come for him, he drinks the medicine and feels better. Afterwards he tells a lie and, in punishment, his nose grows longer and longer.
Aug 23, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 16: The Three Doctors
The Lovely Maiden with Azure Hair sends for the poor Marionette, puts him to bed, and calls three Doctors to tell her if Pinocchio is dead or alive.
Aug 21, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 15: Captured by the Assassins
A dark and scary chapter - but remember, Pinocchio is a wooden puppet and can survive many things that an ordinary boy could not. The Assassins chase Pinocchio, catch him, and hang him to the branch of a giant oak tree.
Aug 20, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 14: The Assassins
Pinocchio, not having listened to the good advice of the Talking Cricket, falls into the hands of the Assassins.
Aug 19, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 13:The Inn of the Red Lobster
The Fox and the Cat take Pinocchio to an inn - but are they as kind and hospitable as they seem?
Aug 18, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 12: The Fox and the Cat
Fire Eater gives Pinocchio five gold pieces for his father, Geppetto; but the Marionette meets a Fox and a Cat and follows them.
Aug 17, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 11: Fire Eater
Fire Eater sneezes and forgives Pinocchio, who saves his friend, Harlequin, from death.
Aug 17, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 10: The Puppet Theatre
The Marionettes recognize their brother Pinocchio, and greet him with loud cheers; but the Director, Fire Eater, happens along and poor Pinocchio almost loses his life.
Aug 15, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 9: Distracted on the Way to School
Pinocchio sells his A-B-C book to pay his way into the Marionette Theater.
Aug 14, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 8: The ABC Book
Geppetto makes Pinocchio a new pair of feet, and sells his coat to buy him an A-B-C book
Aug 13, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 7: Breakfast
Geppetto returns home and gives his own breakfast to the Marionette
Aug 13, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 6: Pinocchio Burns His Feet
Pinocchio falls asleep with his feet on a foot warmer, and awakens the next day with his feet all burned off.
Aug 12, 2013
Pinocchio, Chapter 5: The Omelet Flies Away
Pinocchio is hungry and looks for an egg to cook himself an omelet; but, to his surprise, the omelet flies out of the window.
Aug 8, 2013
Pinocchio Chapter 4: The Talking Cricket
The story of Pinocchio and the Talking Cricket, in which one sees that bad children do not like to be corrected by those who know more than they do.
Aug 7, 2013
Pinocchio Chapter 3: The first pranks
As soon as he gets home, Geppetto fashions the Marionette and calls it Pinocchio. The first pranks of the Marionette.
Aug 6, 2013
Pinocchio Chapter 2: Geppetto and Master Cherry Fight
Mastro Cherry gives the piece of wood to his friend Geppetto, who takes it to make himself a Marionette that will dance, fence, and turn somersaults
Aug 5, 2013
Pinocchio Chapter 1: How it Happened
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
Jul 29, 2013
The Secret Garden, Chapter 27
In the Garden concludes the classic novel.
Jul 23, 2013
Katie and the Curse of Macbeth
Katie the Witch takes part in a play on the fringe of the Edinburgh Festival and comes up against actors' superstitions about Shakespeare's Macbeth
Jul 17, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 26
Jul 8, 2013
Snow White and Rose Red
It's a long time since we have given you a Brothers Grimm story. We had somehow overlooked this charming tale. The "Snow White" of the title is not related to the more famous Snow White who met the seven dwarfs. This Snow White is the sister of Rose Red. The two girls live in the […]
Jun 26, 2013
The Moscow Cat
A strong and independent cat from Moscow runs away to live in the forrest. A story that is half realistic - in fact based on a real cat - and half traditional Russian fairy tale.
Jun 20, 2013
Secret Garden Chapter 25
Jun 14, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 24
"LET THEM LAUGH"
Jun 6, 2013
A watery fairytale from Germany that is not unlike the Little Mermaid
May 27, 2013
It is soon to be Beatrice's Birthday and she asks him to go on an impossible quest, to find her a living dinosaur as a pet.
May 21, 2013
Song: Is Love a Fairytale?
Is Love a Fairytale? - a very catchy tune from the album by Aoede.
May 12, 2013
Andromeda and Perseus
Princess Andromeda tells us how she was rescued from a ghastly sea monster by the Greek hero Perseus. We learn about Perseus's secret weapon, the snaky head of Medusa that can turn men to stone.
May 7, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 23
May 6, 2013
The King and the Beggar Maid
A king does not seem interested in marrying until he comes across a beggar maid. This is an ancient story that is often referred to in literature. Shakespeare mentions it in several of his plays, including Romeo and Juliet.
May 1, 2013
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Apr 29, 2013
Katie and the Witch’s Trial
All sorts of horrid rumours are flying round the school about Katie. They say she was responsible for the not-very-nice thing that happened to the new school swimming pool. It is almost like a witch hunt.
Apr 23, 2013
The Rooster and the Fox
If you like Aesop's fables, you will probably enjoy this. It is the lively story of a fox who tries to trick a farmyard rooster. There are plenty of good morals; "pride comes before the fall," and "do not fall for false flattery," are a couple examples. Geoffrey Chaucer included the story in his "Canterbury […]
Apr 6, 2013
Katie and the Bad Bug
A nasty tummy bug is going around the school. When Katie falls ill, she has words with a virus and gives it a piece of her mind.
Apr 2, 2013
The Flying Horse Part 2
Our prince must fight a whole army. Can he survive? What will become of his love the princess? And what of the magician who made the enchanted horse?
Apr 2, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 22
WHEN THE SUN WENT DOWN
Mar 26, 2013
The Flying Horse Part 1
Part fairytale, part science fiction, this story from the 1001 Nights is full of wonder. An inventor presents the King of Persia with an enchanted horse. His son flies off to meet a beautiful princess, but there is trouble in store.
Mar 19, 2013
Rip Van Winkle
The classic American fairytale by Washington Irving read for Storynory by Charlie Loeb.
Mar 19, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 21
Mar 11, 2013
Katie and the Magic Chocolate
Katie is growing up. She feels she is too old for an Easter Egg hunt. She is delighted when, over the holidays, Paul invites her to the cinema. She has some magic chocolate for him - but it does not work quite as expected.
Mar 4, 2013
Colin’s April Fool
The grumpiest fish on the pond plays and April Fool joke - but is it funny?
Feb 24, 2013
A sculptor on the island of Cyprus scorns all women until he falls in love with a statue that he has made.
Feb 18, 2013
Cleopatra - the last queen of Egypt - clever, enchanting - the lover of Julius Caesar and then Mark Anthony - a biography.
Feb 8, 2013
Madame White Snake
A story from China to celebrate the Year of the Snake. Two serpent spirits become young women and one of them marries a man.
Feb 8, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 20
"I SHALL LIVE FOREVER--AND EVER--AND EVER!"
Feb 4, 2013
The Labours of Heracles Part 2
We continue the Labours of the strong-man Heracles, otherwise known as Hercules.
Jan 31, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 19
"IT HAS COME!"
Jan 31, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 18
"THA' MUNNOT WASTE NO TIME"
Jan 27, 2013
The Labours of Heracles Part 1
Heracles (Hercules in Latin) was the the strong-man of the ancient world. He performed twelve labours, and we tell you about the first 6 in
Jan 24, 2013
The Secret Garden Chapter 17
Jan 21, 2013
Dad’s Half Century
It will be Dad's 50th birthday in June. His rich brother is planning a three day beach party at his villa in Ibiza. The family (apart from Dad) are very excited.. what could go wrong?
Jan 13, 2013
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
A chaotic magical story with music which shows why you should never muddle in things that you do not understand
Jan 8, 2013
The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid
A romantic Story from China about a cowherd who has a magical ox. The ox helps him to marry a one of the maidens who blow the clouds through the skies.
Dec 28, 2012
Herod the Great
Herod ruled Judea (which included Jerusalem and Bethlehem), for 37 years until his death in 4BC. He knew the likes of Mark Antony, Queen Cleopatra, and the Emperor Augustus. He features in the Bible, in the story of the birth of Jesus. We look into the life of the real Herod.
Dec 19, 2012
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Christmas carols are gorgeous. Gabriella Burnel sings Oh Little Town of Bethlehem specially for Storynory. We hope you will enjoy her lovely voice.
Dec 17, 2012
Katie and the remote for life
Katie puts a magic spell on the TV Remote so that she can pause and rewind real life. When she takes it to school it proves to be a useful but risky devise.
Dec 16, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 16
"I WON'T!" SAID MARY
Dec 9, 2012
Astropup: Prisoner of the Cats
Astropup is a prisoner of the cat-people pirates. They humiliate him and torture him with cat music. Then the cat space ship begins to take off ... can our hero and his friend the parrot escape?
Dec 1, 2012
Hansel and Gretel with Music from the Opera
Our extra-special production brings you a delightful introduction to opera. Our production of Hansel and Gretel by Englebert Humperdinck is specially crafted for children but anyone who loves music will delight in it.
Nov 18, 2012
Astropup and the Man with a Laser Gun
The man with the laser gun could help Astropup and the Good Cat rescue the parrot from the clutches of the cat people, but unfortunately he does not trust cats.
Nov 16, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 15
Nov 11, 2012
Astropup and the Good Cat
The previous episode, Astropup and the planet of the pirates, ended with Astropup's friend the Parrot being kidnapped by cat people. They ordered Astropup to hand over the diamond from HMS Hesperus. The Parrot screeched: "Don't give them the diamond." This has left our hero in something of a quandary. How will he solve the […]
Nov 7, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 14
A YOUNG RAJAH
Oct 29, 2012
Astropup and the Planet of the Pirates
Astropup and his friend the Parrot have a huge diamond which they found in the Wreck of the Hesperus. Instead of returning it to Space Central on Earth, they are heading for the Planet of the Pirates where they intend to sell it and make their fortunes. Astropup and the Planet of the Pirates - […]
Oct 25, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 13
"I AM COLIN"
Oct 21, 2012
Tick Tock Turkey and the Festival of Honolulu
Tick Tock Turkey fans have been begging us for more tails of the time-travelling bird. In fact, they've been begging us for YEARS ! We are pleased to say that Tick Tock's creator, Michael Brett has penned another story for us (with a little help from Natasha). And here it is... As you may recall, […]
Oct 15, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 12
"MIGHT I HAVE A BIT OF EARTH?"
Oct 8, 2012
Don’t Be Scared of Halloween NEW VERSION
A new version of Katie's halloween fun and spooky song. Don’t be scared of Halloween, Or the things that go unseen There’s no need to feed the fear, When the ghosts and ghouls are awfully near.
Oct 7, 2012
Katie and Mr New Part Two
Does Shumash really mind that Katie's mum is a witch ? The second part of this magical romantic story, gives us the answer.
Oct 1, 2012
Astropup and the Wreck of the Hesperus
Astropup investigates a wrecked space ship and encounters space sharks.
Sep 24, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 11
THE NEST OF THE MISSEL THRUSH
Sep 18, 2012
Astropup and the Revenge of the Parrot
Ever since the Cat People tried to kill the parrot, he has been seeking revenge. His chance comes on a mission to the moon when he and Astropup discover an extraordinary volcanic eruption.
Sep 13, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 10
Sep 10, 2012
The Crab that Played with the Sea
A Just So story by Rudyard Kipling explains how the sea got its tide.
Sep 5, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 9
THE STRANGEST HOUSE ANY ONE EVER LIVED IN
Sep 4, 2012
The Punishment of Loki
Loki, the Norse god of fire and tricks, is punished for his crime.
Aug 27, 2012
The tragic, tale of how a favourite son of the gods was killed. This one is really sad.
Aug 26, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 8
THE ROBIN WHO SHOWED THE WAY
Aug 20, 2012
Fenris the Wolf
Fenris the Wolf was so strong that he could bite through chains.
Aug 18, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 7
THE KEY TO THE GARDEN
Aug 12, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 6
"THERE WAS SOME ONE CRYING--THERE WAS!"
Aug 12, 2012
Katie and Mr. New
Katie's mother is being very secretive about something, and when
Aug 8, 2012
Bertie and the Queen’s Confession
The Wicked Queen has confessed everything. She had recorded the story of how she turned Bertie into a frog. The cassette tape has gone missing. Bertie MUST get hold of it.
Aug 6, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 5
THE CRY IN THE CORRIDOR. A Robin delights Mary in the grounds of the manor, and later she hears a strange cry.
Jul 28, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 4
Mary Lennox wakes up in Misselthwaite Manor and meets Martha, a serving girl who is not all like any of the servants she has known in India.
Jul 23, 2012
How the Leopard Got His Spots
A just so story by Rudyard Kipling, read by Natasha, tells how the Leopard got his spots
Jul 17, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 3
ACROSS THE MOOR. Marry travels by train with Mrs. Medlock and has her first view of the Yorkshire Moors and hears a broad Yorkshire accent.
Jul 11, 2012
Thor’s Fishing Trip
Thor, the Norse god of Thunder, goes on a fishing trip with a giant, and rows into the waters of the Midgard Serpent.
Jul 10, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 2
MISTRESS MARY QUITE CONTRARY. Mary Lennox travels from India to the grey skies of England.
Jul 3, 2012
The Secret Garden Chapter 1
THERE IS NO ONE LEFT. Mary Lennox is an only child living in India in the time of the British Empire. Everyone says how disagreeable she is. Her mother ignores her. She is brought up by the servants, and is rude to them. Then cholera comes to the district
Jul 2, 2012
Storynory Extra – Alaska
Natasha reads a poem from Alaska and we meet Tevi from Talkeetna - one of our listeners and a fellow broadcaster. It's a chance to learn a little bit more about us and our audience.
Jun 26, 2012
The Tortoise and the Elephant
Who is stronger : a tortoise or an elephant? This fable from Zaire has
Jun 18, 2012
Katie and the Magician of Morocco
Katie and her mother visit Marrakech in Morocco to buy a magic carpet. They explore the souk and the medina in search of special shops. When they visit a secret village in the Atlas Mountains they find themselves in trouble. A longer Katie story.
Jun 15, 2012
Chap 24, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
A short chapter that brings the Dorothy's incredible journey through the Land of Oz to its conclusion. So nice to be home again!
Jun 14, 2012
Chap 23, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Glinda The Good Witch Grants Dorothy's Wish. Dorothy takes her dog Toto in her arms, says good-bye to the land of Oz, and claps the heels of her shoes together three times .
Jun 13, 2012
Chap 22, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Country of the Quadlings. The friends must take on an army of armless Hammer-Heads on the hillside.
Jun 12, 2012
Chap 21, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Lion takes on the great spider and becomes King of Beasts
Jun 8, 2012
Storynory Audio Workshop Icarus
The Storynory Audio Workshop, Icarus was held on Wednesday the 5th, 2012 at the Cockpit Theatre, Marlyebone, London for children in the local area. Children learnt drama and storytelling skills for a rehearsed reading of the play Icarus based on the audio Story of The Boy Who Flew Too High on Storynory. In the final […]
Jun 4, 2012
Chap 20, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Dorothy and her friends come across some very pretty but fragile people.
Jun 1, 2012
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
A Just So Story by Kipling. Why is the Rhinoceros so wrinkly and so grumpy?
May 22, 2012
Astropup and the Day of the Cat
The Cat People have a secret agent working inside the space centre. He is planning to guide in a team of ninja cat commandos to assassinate the Parrot Major. The Parrot learns of the plot and flies into a panic. Only Astropup can save him.
May 18, 2012
Questions for The Fairies of Merlin’s Craig
This is an extract from our fairytale, the Fairies of Merlin's Craig. It's set in Scotland. Listen to the extract and answer the questions. Extract There are certain places where the very earth itself is charged with that fiery, unpredictable energy, known as magic. One of those centres of enchantment, is in Lanarkshire, in Scotland. […]
May 18, 2012
Questions for Portia’s Puzzle
This is an extract from our story, Portia's Puzzle which is based on a scene from Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice. Listen to the extract and answer the questions. Extract Word of Portia’s beauty had spread to every corner of the world, and men, young and old, tall and short, fat, thin, pale, tanned, […]
May 18, 2012
Questions for Tick Tock Turkey and the Endless Pudding
This is an extract from our story, Tick Tock Turkey and the Endless Pudding. Tick Tock Turkey is a time-travelling bird who lives on a desert island with his friend, Future Dog. Listen to the extract and then answer the questions. Extract This story is named after a very special recipe created by an ingenious […]
May 18, 2012
Questions for The Princess Who Had a Heart
This is an extract from our story, The Princess Who Had a Heart. It is one of a series of stories about the mysterious Princess Talia who is at Oxford University. Her best friend Sally in the room next to hers. Listen to the extract and answer the questions. Extract It was Saturday night. Sally […]
May 18, 2012
Questions for Astropup and the Keys to the Universe
I found it hard to contain a growl when we came face to face with the hideous cat people. Quite frankly I was most furious with myself, for if I had stayed true to my instincts, and loyal to the humans, I would not now be dealing with the most treacherous species in the universe […]
May 16, 2012
Marvin the Mole and the Queen’s Jubilee
We mark the Queen's Jubilee with a charming poem about a mole who pops up at her garden party.
May 8, 2012
Katie and the Giants
Katie's mum, who knows lots of wonderful stories, tells her about the Giants and the Gods to explain something important about life.
May 8, 2012
Chap 19, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Dorothy and her friends are attacked by the Fighting Trees
May 7, 2012
Chap 18, Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Away to the South. Dorothy asks the Winged Monkeys if they can help her get back to Kansas.
Apr 27, 2012
Audio Workshop: A Little Red Riding Hood Group 2
Listen to the audio of the children from group 2 performing the Little Red Riding Hood play, as they rehearsed it in the Theatre studio. Thanks again to the children for a great performance!
Apr 27, 2012
Storynory Audio Workshop: A Little Red Riding Hood
Natasha from Storynory held another Audio Dramatic Workshop on the 16th of February at The Cockpit Theatre, Marlyebone for children in the local area. She taught drama and storytelling skills based on 'A Little Red Riding Hood' to the children. Children rehearsed the scripts to practice reading their characters parts out loud, before recording their […]
Apr 23, 2012
Katie and the Witch’s Swap (Free)
Katie and her best friend Isis decide to swap their lives for the day.
Apr 15, 2012
Song: Wine Dark Sea
A haunting and romantic song about Jason and Medea, to go with the story of the Golden Fleece.