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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

    Jan 21 2021

  • Sparkle Stories Podcast / Feeding the Storm from The Willowbee Tree

    This week's Free story comes from the "The Willowbee Tree" It's called "Feeding the Storm" Clancy is mad. His day has not gone well at all and instead of saying anything to anyone, he has only gotten more and more upset. But then the willow tree takes him to the coast of Newfoundland, Canada where a wolf shows him how the storm inside needs to be expressed and fed in order to pass. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we share a free story from one of our original story series! For many ma...more

  • Book Club for Kids / Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

    It’s Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen. And it was the choice of a group of 7th graders from Newport Middle School in Maryland. Writer Victoria Aveyard talks about the difference between writing books and writing screenplays. Our celebrity reader, NPR’s Renee Montagne, brings to life our lightning girl Mare who is decidedly not excited about becoming a princess. Kitty Felde is host.

  • Stories for Wonderful Children / Rikki Tikki the Soccer Mouse

     Rikki loves soccer more than anything else. All he wants is a chance to play. But who would give a mouse a chance to play soccer?

  • Circle Round / The Horse of a Different Color feat. Christina Anthony & Lindsay Mendez

    Christina Anthony (Mixed-ish, Key & Peele) and Tony winner Lindsay Mendez (Carousel, All Rise) play a one-of-a-kind horse and rider in this enchanted tale from across the Spanish-speaking world.

  • Stories Podcast: A Bedtime Show for Kids of All Ages / Captain Birdbeard

    Logan and Claire can't go home until dinner (there was a spaghetti incident, it was a whole thing), so they get to play outside on the beach. When they see something wooden bobbing on the horizon, their imaginations go wild!Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @storiespodcast! We'd love to see your artwork and share it on our feed!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five st...more

  • Ill-Advised Stories / The Adventure's of Sparkie and Spazoid Portal's World: Chapter 6

    They're on a mission to save the human race and find us a new home. Join Sparkie and Spazoid in chapter 6 Road Trip in which Sparkie practices distracted driving  while he tries to get answers from their reluctant guest.  Support the show (

  • Ahway Island / 462. Happy Harvest: a bedtime meditation and story

    Allie meets Anora at the garden. There are just too many ripe vegetables to give away. They need a better plan.

  • What If World - Stories for Kids / What if unicorns and cars morphed together? (G&G 6)

    Zachimedes, Lowlandra, and Scullen will make a new friend and discover a new enemy as our three part Guilds & Goblins adventure is concluded. Lessons include: Observing other can be a great way to learn, but helping others is a great way to grow! This story is part of the Guilds & Goblins miniseries, where What If World characters play an original tabletop RPG for kids and families. The dice rolls are all real and help inform the story, along with your questions and ideas! Start at episo...more

  • Story Spectacular / The Flying Adventures of Lizzie the Lizard

    CLICK HERE for promotions and discounts from today’s sponsor: Lizzie is a very daring young lizard who dreams to one day be able to fly and go on grand adventures! Then we will hear some adorable Ani-Mail from our real-life listener Mason! - - - - Listen to Story Spectacular Songs on Spotify!   Story Spectacular is written and hosted by children’s book author Angela Ferrari. To learn more about the show and to purchase original children’s books go to: http://...more

  • Girl Tales / Artie and the Sword

    Akva Nova desperately needs a new ruler but only the person to be able to pull a sword from a stone can truly lead the kingdom. Who will it be? Written by Megan Bagala Produced by Tessa Flannery Assistant Produced by Chad Chenail Executive Produced & Performed by Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the Grownups!Patreon: Tales Store:’s Newslett...more

  • Journey with Story - A Storytelling Podcast for Kids / Discover How Elephants Got Their Trunks -Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Curious Elephant's Child:E120

    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 by Kathleen) that explains the origin of the elephant's trunk.  (duration 14 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.

  • Story On: adventures in storytelling for kids / The Christmas Blast by Lincoln - Our Whoopsie! Writing Contest Winner!!

    We are thrilled to present to you the winning story of Whoopsie! our holiday writing contest for kids! This hilarious story is written by 11-year-old Lincoln from Brooklyn, NY. Enjoy!! :)Make sure to subscribe to Story On so you never miss an episode!Become a patron by signing up for as little as $2 a month. with us on twitter (@storyonpodcast) and on Instagram (Story On Podcast)Visit for more information.

  • Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids / Little Hedgehog and the Treehouse

    Little Hedgehog and Bebe are back, and they are putting their architecture skills to the test. Will their new treehouse feature a helipad and a zero gravity tank? You'll just have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with all fiddle-brandishing raccoons, anyone whose definition of dancing includes head bobbing, any and all foxes willing to sign "no eat" agreements, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. And if you happen to have an Apple devic...more

  • Reading Bug Adventures - Original Stories with Music for Kids / Bonus: A Lighthouse Adventure: Full Story, Parts 1 & 2

    Parts 1 & 2 combined into a full story. Join Lauren and the Reading Bug as they travel back in time to visit Boston Harbor and the Boston Light lighthouse that shines out over the ocean to protect the ships. But, when a dangerous storm rolls in, you'll need to be ready to assist the lighthouse keeper and his family! Explore the books in the Reading Bug's book bag at

  • Story Time / The Magic Spark written by Hannah Erickson

    Written by Hannah Erickson and narrated by Kendall M Lynch Are you ready to hear a story? This one’s about a little girl that learns about the magic of kindness.   Shelbie stopped, realizing that Olive hadn’t seen it. If Shelbie were to go on about it, it would just make Shelbie seem even weirder than Olive probably already thought she was. Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Story Time...more

  • What Will She Do Next? / Padma Bandopadhyay (feat. Vaibu Mohan & Annette Philip)

    On today’s episode we’re reminded that every terrible storm eventually passes. Padma: Vaibu MohanMother: Annette PhilipSoldier: Ernie BirdWritten & Narrated by Gabrielle MirabellaMusic & Production by Ernie Bird----Violin & Viola: Shaun ChenVioloncello: Caitlin ThomasPiano: John ColonnaKeep our show running by becoming a Sustaining Member!, donate at our website:

  • Story Pirates / Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (feat. Starr Busby)

    The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination. Featuring two new stories: “Millions of Stars,” a musical meditation on the origins of the universe, featuring Starr Busby and written by Aditya, a 5 year old from Canada, and “The Invention Convention,” a time-bending story about never giving up, written by a 9 year old from Montana named Owen. For more from the Story Pirates, visit

  • Best Whatever Ever! Stories for Kids / The Great Doggie Rescue! (A Totally True Tall Tale)

    Oh no! Scarlett’s beloved stuffed doggies are missing! She left them in Santa Monica and now it’s up to her dad to find and save them. But things don’t go as planned. His superhero suit is at the dry cleaners (how else can he fly?!), his car is out of gas, and what good is a turbo-powered excavator if there is a ton of traffic (wait… why is he driving an excavator?)? Will dad rescue the doggies and reunite them with Scarlett? Tune in to find out! Based on a true story (kind of).  TheBestWha...more

  • Pinna Original: Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest / BONUS EPISODE - Ask Adam Anything!

    Adam Gidwitz answers some of your most burning questions on all things Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest. Plus, Adam and Pinna producer Ilana Millner take you behind the scenes, and reveal some of the ins and outs of the Grimm world.

  • Tales from the Moosiverse / The Chocolate World

    Season 3 comes to a close. Will Montgomery and friends fix the chocolate invasion on Earth? What will happen if they do? Stay tuned until the end for a special post-credits scene! Support us on Patreon to keep the Moosiverse alive for Season 4! Buy Tales from the Moosiverse merchandise through our Teepublic store. Your order helps cover the production costs of these episodes! Subscribe to the Moosiverse newsletter at for storytelling tips, news, events, and more! Send your stories...more

  • April Eight Songs & Stories / Ep 53: SONG: "The Witchy Sing-Along Song"

    Roxie tells a not-really-a-story story about her Halloween past. Of course, like any good witch, the Which Witch likes Halloween so much she wrote a whole song about it – “The Witchy Sing-Along Song”! Find April Eight at - And join the April Eight Patreon for lessons and songs, bonus stories, excerpts from April's YA novel, and more -  

  • Peace Out / Peace Out LIVE! Upcoming Events

    Hi, this is Chanel Tsang from Peace Out Podcast. Peace Out is on a break, but I want to invite you to join me for one of Peace Out’s first LIVE events! We’ll do the Calm Down Countdown and chill out with a relaxation story together!   Festival of Giving (October 24, 2020) On Saturday, October 24th, 2020, I’ll be at Doing Good Together’s Festival of Giving. This fun event will have different kindness activities, service projects that you can do as a family, read-aloud story time, singing and...more

  • Star Stories with NamaStar Kids™ / (Ep 13) Letting Go: "Unicorn Plays at the Fair"

    Visit our website for yoga poses and craft materials to go with this story!Turtle's Worry Buster Challenge is available now!! JUST $27 until Dec 24, 2020! Today's story is an adaptation of a classic Zen story about letting go.  In today’s story, Unicorn and Lion go to the fair. They are having an amazing time, but then somebody is really rude to them. They don’t understand why this person was so rude to them and it makes them feel angry and sad. These negative feelings almost ruin their entire d...more

  • FABList :: audio fables for modern families / Pear Blossom Act 3

    The conclusion of our serialized story - be sure to start with Act One! Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, Ewha's mysterious helpers return to help her and her family. Happiness is all around us; by focusing on others, Ewha brought goodness and joy to her own life.