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

    Dec 05 2019

  • Girl Tales / Rudy the Female Reindeer: A Christmas Story by Delaney Yeager (Rebroadcast)

    Rudy’s had a dream her whole life; to make Santa’s sleigh team. But, it’s a boys club and this year is no exception. Nevertheless, with the help of her parents, Carol Claus, and her good friend Frosty Tips the Snow Ma’am, Rudy persists. Listen as Rudy saves Christmas! A rebroadcast from 2017. Rudy the Female Reindeer by Delaney Yeager Featuring: Delaney Yeager, Tessa Flannery, Russell Jordan, and Aaron Marshall-Bobb – Host and Director: Rebecca Cunningham – Sound Design and Production: C...more

  • Sparkle Stories Podcast / "Mr. Gabriel and His Toy Shop" from By Thistle By Thimble

    This week's Free Story comes from the "By Thistle By Thimble" original audio story collection. It's called "Mr. Gabriel and His Toy Shop." At the end of the central square of a small town, is a very old toy shop owned and run by Mr. Gabriel. He is a grumpy fellow and not known for his customer service - but my, does he have beautiful toys. The most incredible part of his toy shop, however, is what happens to the front window during December as it transforms into a magical Christmas scene. Eac...more

  • Book Club for Kids / Episode 99 - Refugee by Alan Gratz

    What would it be like to leave everything you know, everything you own, everyone you love to escape war, persecution, or poverty? In “Refugee,” Alan Gratz imagines how three young people struggle to survive as they excape to freedom. Students from Washington Latin Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. discuss the book with host Kitty Felde. Actress Amy Solano is celebrity reader.

  • Circle Round / The Banker’s Riddles feat. Jeannie Mai

    Jeannie Mai (Listen Hunnay, The Real) headlines this Chinese and Vietnamese tale about a wise, witty woman who gives a greedy, riddle-loving banker a run for his money.

  • Reading Bug Adventures - Original Stories with Music for Kids / A Dragon Adventure: Part 1

    Part 1 of 2. Join Lauren and the Reading Bug for a magical adventure and learn about how to write your own story! When the Reading Bug discovers a mysterious, large egg in the middle of the bookstore, our adventure to find which story it tumbled out of begins. Meet princes, monsters and, of course, dragons as we create a story that's all our own. Explore the books in the Reading Bug's magic book bag at

  • Tales from the Moosiverse / 9 - The Indoor Mountain

    Send your stories by email, audio or video to; we'll post some on and play snippets in future episodes.Writer/narrator: Ian JacksonTeam Moosiverse: Angel, Sam, Matthew & Emily JacksonAudio Engineering: Trevor Whitaker Black - trevorwhitakerblack.comMusic: Easy Stroll by Jay-Man - ourmusicbox.comArtwork: Phil Hodgkiss -

  • JoJo Gnome's Story Podcast / #18 - JoJo Gnome's Christmas Story Special

    Find out why JoJo Gnome loves the smells of Christmas so much in this Christmas story special. Also finish your own JoJo Gnome Christmas story with our story starter. An ideal listen for ages 3-6 More podcast fun at   Remember to check out our new podcast Jo's 5 minute Creative Corner

  • Journey with Story - A Storytelling Podcast for Kids / Spread Christmas Kindness with this Scottish Tale- Storytelling Podcast for Kids - The Giant King:E60

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

  • Ahway Island / Doctor Mia: a kid’s bedtime, nap time story and relaxation

    Today’s story was written to fulfill an Ahway Islander’s request for a story about a pediatrician. Mia and Max are feeling tired and stuffy today. Feeling worried mom and dad call the doctor. The post Doctor Mia: a kid’s bedtime, nap time story and relaxation appeared first on Ahway Island.

  • What If World - Stories for Kids / 72. What if jellybeans worked at a grocery store?

    Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people. But when Jesύs Ironhands the Fire Lion (a character invented by patron Teddy) brings his own brand of “humor” to the store, things start to heat up! Lessons include: humor should feel like a friendly trick, not a personal attack; if you don’t know how to joke with a new friend, joking about yourself first can help break the ice. This episode originally aired April 18th, 2018. Subscribe ...more

  • Story Spectacular Christmas and Holiday Collection / Tilde's North Pole Expedition

    Tilde the Tortoise and Jack the Rabbit will travel in their hot air balloon all the way up to the North Pole. Here they will meet all kinds of clever arctic animals Maybe they will even get to see the Aurora Borealis light show! 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 You can also purchase “What Do You See?”, “An Extraordinary Book”, “Digger’s Daily ...more

  • Stories Podcast - A Free Children's Story Podcast for Bedtime, Car Rides, and Kids of All Ages! / Extra Scoops!

    We've been working with our friend, journalist Andy Rosen, to make a news show for kids! Today we have an episode for you to check out. It mentions current events and politics, including turkey call champions, Frozen 2, and impeachment. Subscribe to Extra Scoops: Extra Scoops!What would you do if you came across a wild turkey in the woods? We speak to two brothers who are champion turkey callers, who explain everything. We also ...more

  • Story Pirates / Thanksgiving Road Trip Mixtape

    In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates provide the soundtrack to your holiday travel with some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.

  • Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest / Introducing Opal Watson: Private Eye

    Pinna presents Opal Watson: Private Eye – a mystery adventure perfect for kids 7-12. Meet Opal. Curious, brave and persistent. At age 11, she already has her own thriving mystery-solving business helping neighbors find anything from lost pets to missing packages. Follow along as Opal uncovers buried clues and confronts a family mystery, her most challenging case yet.

  • Story Time / Charlie and Rygel 👦🏻🐶 written by Jess Judd

    Written and narrated by Jess Judd Thanks to Anna and Charlie, our gold level Patreon's who requested this story. Charlie sent through a list of things he wanted included, listen out and see if you can spot them all!A boy called CharlieA spaceshipSpace aliensA portal to another dimensionA twist ending where it’s all a dreamAnd, if possible, a house that is shaped like an animalWe hope you enjoy the story Charlie, and everyone else does too. (Ppsstt, just a reminder, due to the overwhelming number...more

  • Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids / Theo and the Speak Up Fairy: An Assertiveness Story for Kids

    In this follow up to Vivi Finds Her Voice, the No Fairy is back with more sage advice (and ample exasperation). She has some side hustles these days and appears in this story as The Speak Up Fairy. Find out what happens when Theo ticks over from 102 to 103 times he WANTED to speak up, but DID NOT. If you LOVE this story, please SHARE IT with all turtles, all creatures named Grimhilda, the DJ at your local line dancing club, fairies you run into at the market...OH AND YOUR FRIENDS! Many listener...more

  • Ill-Advised Stories / The Crystal Cat Caper

    No man goes Ice Fishing in the arctic. So what really happened to Mrs. Gladstones husband. I have feline feeling The Mayhem's are going to solve the case.Support the show

  • Peace Out / Hello! Just checking in

    Hello there! It’s been awhile and we wanted to check in with you. Work on Season 4 has begun and it will premiere in early 2020. Find out more in this quick Peace Out update!  Keep in touch with us by following us on Facebook, Twitter @peaceoutpodcast, and Instagram @peaceoutstories. You can also send us a note at  Peace out and peace within, Chanel  Why not listen to more of Peace Out from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to, or follow us on Faceb...more

  • April Eight Songs & Stories / Ep 48, "The Lost Fairy Series, Story 3: The Golden Bee"

    Today's tale is a continuation of our stories from Episode 44 and 46 another episode of part the “The Lost Fairy Series". In today's story, the Fairy Prince meets three new helpers who we've met before on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast, one of them is quite large! A sweet, funny fairytale story for your kids at bath time, bedtime, car time, and family time.  An excerpt from today's story:  Have you ever flown on the back of a falcon? Well, neither had the fairy prince. Of course, he had...more

  • Podikins Presents... Children's Stories and Family Activities for Kids, age 0-99! / TEASER: Story Chef 3

    Take a listen to the ingredients James and Andrew need to use to cook up a brand new story! All of these ingredients were submitted by listeners!  If you have an ingredient you would like included on a future Story Chef episode, send in a voice memo to !   If you're not sure how, check out our FAQ page. You can also get in touch through our Facebook page!   We can't wait for you to hear the full story...COMING SOON! Podikins is created by James Nicholson and Andrew Whitfield.  ...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.

  • The Imaginary Accomplishments Podcast / 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

  • The Cramazingly Incredifun Sugarcrash Kids Podcast / 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