Curl Up with a Story

Hear some of the best storytellers from around the world spin tales for you.

by Kids Listen

    Curl Up with a Story

    Jul 21 2018

  • The Lucky Drum

    An old folktale from Uganda finds a Lizard and a Python performing together and then arguing over their lucky drum! Ad-free Stories Podcast feed at

  • Forest Discovery: a bedtime story and relaxation for kids  - Ahway Island

    Daisy Beagle catches a new scent on the breeze and follows it into the enchanted forest.  What forest discovery will the curious dog make? The post Forest Discovery: a bedtime story and relaxation for kids  appeared first on Ahway Island.

  • 85.A - Bobby & Miley Pizza Makeliverers (the Song!)

    Here's a great song by the fabulous Angela Ferrari of Story Spectacular. I can't stop listening to it, and I hope you enjoy it as well.Please check her show for more great jams and stories, and check out Patreon page if you want bonus content like this more often!

  • Waiting at the Bus Stop 🚏🚌 written by Ryan Cartwright

    Written by Ryan Cartwright and narrated by Chanel Tsang What superpower would you most like to have? That is the discussion that three friends have while they wait at the bus stop one rainy day after school. Let’s see what they choose…. 🚏🚌 This story is suitable for children ages 7-12. An original short story by Ryan Cartwright ©2013 Ryan Cartwright – are permitted to copy and distribute this story, as long as you say who it is by, ...more


      David, the chief story spinner of Sparkle Stories has written and is one of the tellers for a new adult podcast called "Horsemen".  It has the same depth of characters and satisfying narrative arc of Sparkle Stories but is crafted just for the Grown Ups.  You can find out more by going to or searching "Horsemen" on iTunes.

  • 'The King And The Cobbler' | feat. Keith David and James Naughton

    When the most powerful person in the land has never relied on himself, trouble ensues! Keith David ("Greenleaf") and James Naughton ("The Blacklist," "Our Town") co-star in a folktale that claims many homes--from Afghanistan to Greece.

  • Episode 72 - As Brave as You

    Going on a summer road trip? Join us as we take a summer road trip to the south with a pair of brothers from Brooklyn. Our readers are all members of the boys book club at Truesdell Education Campus in Washington, DC. The boys discuss Jason Reynolds’s tale of a blind grandfather, a gun, and a bird named Michael Jackson. It’s called AS BRAVE AS YOU. Emmy Award-winning actor Kim Estes is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.

  • Sleepy-Time Summer Playlist

    Hello everyone! Welcome to the Sleepy-Time Summer Playlist. The perfect mix to unwind with after a fun day in the sun. So sit back, relax and get for ready 2 hours of spectacular stories. The Teddy Bear Picnic, The Dream Geenie, Little Red Riding Scooter, Nocturnal Noises, Goldisquawks & the Three Bears, The Star Gazers Three, Angie Had a Little Llama, The Land of Diddle Diddle, Row Boat Otter, RoosterPunzel, Bedtime for Boats, The Three Little Chicks & the Big Bad Pig, Firefly & Glowworm, Jack ...more

  • Season Finale

    Peace Out is going on summer break! I’m taking the summer off to spend time with my daughters and also start a new job…at a university research lab that studies the social and emotional development of children! Pretty perfect, right?  On behalf of the Bedtime FM team—that’s Rob, Jess, Amy, Kellie, and me— I want to thank you for listening, leaving us reviews on iTunes, and sending us messages and photos of you listening to Peace Out. If you haven’t had a chance, please leave us a review on ...more

  • Ep 43 SONG - A Summer Song - "Wild Mountain Thyme"

    Episode 43 is a song! It is a welcome to summer song because today, my friends, summer officially begins here in the United States. This is also the beginning of Season 5 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. I’ve been making this podcast for 2 years now, and I’m so glad that I started it. I love my listeners so much and I have new stories coming your way in the month of July. The next one has Jemi in it! If you don’t know who Jemi is, look no further than the website! Jemi...more

  • Message to Fans: Sound Effects Library and Updates

    Hello wonderful listeners! There are some cool things happening at LSFTP! Here’s a quick summary for your convenience: - The “enchanting merchandise” I mention in this message refers to Little Hedgehog t-shirts, which are available now! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at or you can head over to my Threadless store at to choose from two adorable designs. - I need YOUR HELP to create a “Sound Effects Library”. Just us...more

  • 26. The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us

    In part two of the season finale, the Story Pirates encounter a mysterious stranger with mystical abilities. This week’s episode features two new stories: "The Big Secret," the story of a purr-fect cat and cantankerous dog who run for parliament, written by a 1st grader from Canada named Andréanne, and "What the World Was Called Before Us," a mind-bending song about the meaning of names, written by a 2nd grader from Maryland named Liam.

  • Little Girls Doing Big Things 001: Chloe of Chloe’s Friendship Circle Podcast

    A new Girl Tales segment! Host Rebecca interviews young girls who are engaging in their communities, starting their own businesses or charities, and not waiting until they’re a grown-up to start making change and living out their dreams. This month we speak to Chloe of Chloe’s Friendship Circle Podcast. Chloe is a seven year old entertainment podcaster and producer. She does interviews, shares fun ideas, and plays the best kindie music!

  • 014 - Part 1: Gammy's Roasted Toasted Willow Beans

    Podi's Treetop Radio Presents..... Gammy's Roasted Toasted Willow Beans!!!  A story about willow beans, and me sis Tezzi, and bits & bobs, and a whole lot of other stuff that you'll have to listen to find out about.  Hope ye enjoy! - Podi

  • 7 - Return to Super Audio Sunshine

    Marvy, Finch, and the gang return to the resort planet Super Audio Sunshine. This podcast uses these sounds from Crowd sounds thanks to: blaukreuz / Football Leipzig vs Magdeburg > Chance CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Rocket sounds thanks to: primeval_polypod / Rocket Launch / CC BY 3.0 Small crowd talking thanks to: JohnsonBrandEditing / Small Crowd pre-concert talking party bar walla talking / https://www.f...more

  • S3E9: Responsibili-what?

    Each of us has a wonderfully unique part to play in making the world go 'round. It's our individual jobs to do the best that we can with what we've been given! Nerlin, Katy Elizabeth, and the gang are excited about the float they made for the big parade in Hooglafair, but their plans stall out when someone neglects to do their job. Tye the T-Rex offers some roundabout wisdom about responsibility, and real kids offer their voices about what it means to be responsible, have chores, etc. This seaso...more