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Stories Podcast: A Bedtime Show for Kids of All Ages

On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.

Episodes

  • Two Good Dogs

    Oct 22 2021

    Today's episode is an original story about a girl named Mila who loves her dogs. Follow along as Mila goes from walking her 2 dogs, to a whole pack of dogs. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/s...more

  • Sour Grapes

    Oct 15 2021

    Today's Story is an adaptation of an Aesop’s Fable about a fox named Fina. Fina has a bit of a sweet tooth and is looking for some fruit to eat instead of the normal worms or mice or frogs. Follow along as she tries to get her paws on some sweet smelling grapes she finds growing near her home. 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 ...more

  • To Scam a Scammer

    Oct 12 2021

    Today's episode is an adaptation of a classic fabel. Follow along as Slip the con man learns a valuable lesson while scamming people in a friendly town.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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories&nbs...more

  • Too Many Chefs

    Oct 08 2021

    Today's episode is about an aspiring chef named Jaye who is taking a test to become a real chef at her favorite restaurant. Jaye's friends and coworkers give her more advice than she bargained for. Follow along to find out if she manages to pass the test and become a chef.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 ...more

  • The Golden Touch of King Midas (Rebroadcast)

    Oct 01 2021

    Today we are re-sharing an episode we originally posted all the way back in 2016. It is the classic tale of King Midas and his golden touch. We will be back with all new episodes next week so stay tuned.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 star rev...more

  • Stories PodChats: Disney Bracket 2

    Sep 28 2021

    Today we’re sharing an episode of Stories Podchats! This is the exciting conclusion of our Disney movie bracket. If you haven't had a chance to listen to the first one, go check it out. We already narrowed the field from 64 to 32. In this episode we'll be going through the rest of the matchups until we have a winner.For more episodes of Stories Podchats, and for ad-free episodes, access to all of our ebooks, or to receive a thank you in a future episode, you can check us out on patreon...more

  • Of Time and Texas

    Sep 24 2021

    Today's story is an adaptation of a short story by William F Nolan. Listen along as crack pot inventor Professor C. Cydwick Ohms unveils his newest invention: The Professor C. Cydwick Ohms Time Door!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 star review ...more

  • Home Sweet Horn

    Sep 17 2021

    Today's story is inspired by a classic Aesop's fable. Sprat the Gnat finds a fantastic new home. But when the word gets out how great his new spot is, it quickly becomes very crowded.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 star review on iTunes, head ...more

  • Little Thieves

    Sep 14 2021

    Today's Story is an adaptation of an old folk tale about a mouse and his mother. They live in the basement of an elementary school and have plenty of crumbs and other leftovers to eat after the kids make a mess in the cafeteria. Unfortunately little Micah gets a little too greedy with the cafeteria food and makes a big mistake. 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 you...more

  • The Kitty Cats' Cake

    Sep 10 2021

    Today's story is an adaptation of a classic Aesop Fabel about two cats on the prowl for snacks. Listen along as our two tubby cats, Misty and Tiger, try to find the fairest way to split a cake between them. 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...more

  • You Can't Sit With Us!

    Sep 03 2021

    It's back to school season again! We hope all our listeners are having a fun first week of school, or getting excited for it next week. Today we're sharing a heart warming original story about a girl named Chloe on her first day at a new school.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...more

  • Medusa and Perseus Part 2

    Aug 31 2021

    Today we're sharing part 2 of our retelling of the classic Greek myth of Perseus and Medusa. Part 1 was shared last Friday August 27th. If you haven't heard part 1 go back and check it out so you'll be ready for this exciting conclusion to the story.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...more

  • Medusa and Perseus Part 1

    Aug 27 2021

    Today's story is part 1 of an adaptation of a classic Greek Myth. Tune in and learn about Medusa and how she became a gorgon, and Perseus and his quest to break the curse and save Medusa. 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 star review on iTu...more

  • Dog King: Burnt Bun Breakfast

    Aug 20 2021

    Dog King and the gang are back! This time they're enjoying a lovely summer monday meal of leftover and burnt barbecue scraps from the prior weekend. Follow along as Rambo and Pickles learn about sharing and the importance of friendship.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 subs...more

  • Stories PodChats: Disney Bracket 1

    Aug 17 2021

    Today we’re sharing an episode of Stories Podchats with a fun game for you to play along at home. We will be questing to find the best Disney movie of all time using the ultimate gauntlet of contest, the bracket. Each Disney movie has been randomly entered and the bracket has been built, follow along while we cover round one on the road to the best Disney movie of all time. For more episodes of Stories Podchats, and for ad-free episodes, access to all of our ebooks, or to receive a tha...more

  • Half Full

    Aug 13 2021

    Today's story is about a pair of twins, Devin and Dara. The twins had pretty much the same day but despite that one twin has a great day, and the other one not so much. Listen along to find out why!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 star revie...more

  • The Lambton Dragon

    Aug 06 2021

    Today's story is about John and how a poor decision he makes as a kid ends up coming back to him many years later. Listen along as John takes responsibility for his mistakes and does his best to make them right again. 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 ...more

  • Stories Podchats: Would You Rather

    Aug 03 2021

    Today we’re sharing an episode of Stories Podchats with a fun game for you to play along at home. We will be playing a game called would you rather, where our guests will have to choose between 2 difficult scenarios. If you're having fun playing along with us we are posting part 2 with lots of additional questions on our Patreon so head over to patreon.com/stories for more would you rather questions. For more episodes of Stories Podchats, and for ad-free episodes, access to all of our ebook...more

  • Red Bandanas

    Jul 30 2021

    Today's story is about Barry and his quest to capture a leprechaun. Follow along as he learns why leprechauns are widely known as one of the trickiest creatures there is. 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 star review on iTunes, head to ...more

  • My Three Witches

    Jul 23 2021

    Today's episode is about a little girl named Beanie who dreamed of being a witch. Beanie tries to help and learn from three local witches, but it doesn't always go so well. Tune in to find out if Beanie ever gets to become a witch.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...more

  • Yoga Kids Adventure

    Jul 20 2021

    Today's episode comes to us from our friends at Tumble Media. Yoga Kids Adventure is the first ever yoga podcast for kids! 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a m...more

  • Pecos Bill and the Tornado

    Jul 19 2021

    Today's episode is inspired by an American Tall Tale. Follow along as Pecos Bill, the best bronco buster there ever was, goes up against his biggest challenge yet!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/...more

  • The Man Who Never Returned

    Jul 09 2021

    Today's Story was inspired by the song by The Kingston Trio. Listen along as Charlie finds himself in a difficult predicament on the Boston MTA. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories ...more

  • The Freezation of Pam McGee

    Jul 06 2021

    Today's Story is an adaptation of the poem "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by ROBERT W. SERVICE. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out ou...more

  • Alfred's New Audience

    Jul 03 2021

    Alfred loves playing the piano, but he misses having his family around to play for. When the neighbors upstairs have a baby that cries ALL the time, it gets even harder for Alfred to enjoy his piano time! How will he make this situation work? Listen in and find out!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 Podcas...more

  • Like a Nail

    Jun 25 2021

    Barney and the repair crew are doing a great job repairing the walls and roofs in their new town, but what happens when other things start needing repairs? Will their hammers and nails be enough to fix them?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...more

  • Stories Podchats: Books!

    Jun 22 2021

    Today we’re sharing an episode of Stories Podchats all about some of the books Dan and I loved to read when we were kids, right on time for all your summer reading needs! For more episodes of Stories Podchats, and for ad-free episodes, access to all of our ebooks, or to receive a thank you in a future episode, you can check us out on patreon.com/stories.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-in...more

  • The Geese Who Saved Rome

    Jun 18 2021

    Regina knows that she and the other geese are good at their job, guarding the pond by the temple for the Roman goddess Juno. But the eagles and the wolf-dogs seem to think that you can't be good at being a guard if you also spend some of your time chasing after bits of bread and playing in the water. Are they right??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 ...more

  • Thief and Saint

    Jun 11 2021

    Thief and Saint is a story about Chet and Amos, two ne'er-do-wells in the wild west. Listen along and learn that your attitude towards those around you can make all the difference, and it's never too late to change your ways. 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...more

  • Circle Round: The Noblest Tale

    Jun 08 2021

    Today we're sharing a story from our friends at Circle Round, a podcast produced by WBUR Boston's NPR station. You can find Circle Round anywhere you get your podcasts, be sure to check them out and subscribe. 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 f...more

  • Jugemu Jugemu Shibuya Kei Bjorn / Lucky Endevorer /Clever Foreverer / Boogie Shoe Dou Tashimaste Popcorn

    Jun 04 2021

    We have a very special story for you today, because we have a guest! Scotty Iseri is joining us from The Imagine Neighborhood. Soctty and Amanda together will tell you the story of a boy with a very very long name, and his friend Phoebe. 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 c...more

  • Soft: The First Dog (complete)

    May 28 2021

    It's Memorial Day Weekend! If you're going on trips and taking long drives, you need longer stories to listen to. Today we're sharing a longer story that was originally told in three parts in 2017, all edited together for your listening pleasure! Please enjoy "Soft: The First Dog" the story of how humans and dogs first became friends. (Please note: This story might be more appropriate for some of our older listeners, about 7 and up!) We'll be back with new stories next week. Enjoy the long weeke...more

  • The Wylderwood 2: Chapter Five & Six

    May 25 2021

    The final installment of The Wylderwood Book 2. Listen in to hear the exciting conclusion. If you love the Wylderwood you're in luck! The Wylderwood is an ongoing series and will have many more installments, it will be back later this year with book 3. Stay tuned for more updates. 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 s...more

  • Chasing Squirrels

    May 21 2021

    Charlie the dog is so excited for the first walk of spring! The sights! The smells! The squirrels! His human, Jane, has to remind him that it's NOT okay to chase them, but when one of the squirrels steals his peanut butter treat, Charlie can't help himself. What kind of trouble will this very good boy get into?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...more

  • The Boiled Frog

    May 14 2021

    Frug the frog isn't suspicious when he meets the chef, and he's not suspicious when the chef runs a hot bath for him. He's not even suspicious when he realizes there are carrots and onions floating around in the tub with him! But will Frug start to catch on when the water around him starts to get hotter and hotter? Tune in to find out!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 lov...more

  • The Wylderwood 2: Chapter Four

    May 11 2021

    It's the second to last new episode of The Wylderwood: Book 2! Will Nezzy, Harks, Lochlan, Wax, and Gothak prevail against the Okarr? You'll have to listen to find out!The final installment of The Wylderwood: Book 2 will be released on Tuesday, May 25.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 sub...more

  • Tumble: Do Trees Fart?

    May 07 2021

    This week we join Co-hosts Lindsay and Marshall of Tumble the science podcast for kids. Tumble starts with questions from kids and then explores stories of science and discovery. In this episode the three year old daughter of a plant biologist asks... Do trees fart?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 Podcas...more

  • The Grass is Always Greener

    Apr 30 2021

    When Beverly the bunny sees the grass in her neighbor's yard, she's convinced that it's greener. The old badger says that grass always looks greener on the other side, but Beverly's not sure she believes him. She has to go check anyway! What do you think, is the old badger right? You'll have to listen and see!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 ...more

  • The Wylderwood 2: Chapter Three

    Apr 27 2021

    In the next installment of The Wylderwood, Nezzy, Wax, Harks, Lochlan, and Gothak meet a mysterious creature that only lives in the Wylderwood: the Okarr! Are these creatures friend or foe? Tune in to find out!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 star r...more

  • The Mouse Who Ate the Moon

    Apr 23 2021

    The year was 1969, and Luna the mouse was very hungry. Follow along on her fun adventure to reach the unreachable, and finally get something to eat. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a ...more

  • Monkey and the Engineer

    Apr 16 2021

    Jerry the monkey loves train rides with his friend Fuller, the conductor. He loves looking out the windows, he loves all the levers and the buttons, and most of all he loves the throttle. When Fuller pulls the throttle, the train goes fast! Jerry loves to go fast. When Fuller pulls the train in for a pit stop, Jerry is left alone for a minute. Can he resist pulling the throttle? And what will happen if he can't? Tune in to find out!Draw us a picture of what you thin...more

  • The Wylderwood 2: Chapter Two

    Apr 13 2021

    Nezzy, Lochlan, and Waxham explore the Wylderwood looking for water and find more than they bargained for. Tune in for the second installment of The Wylderwood Book 2. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories an...more

  • The Wylderwood 2: Chapter One

    Apr 09 2021

    The last we saw Harks, Lochlan, and Nezzy, they were entering the Wylderwood without any of their mentors there to guide them, hoping to carry on the mission their leaders had sacrificed themselves for. But how will they make it without anyone showing them the way? Tune in to the first chapter of Book Two of The Wylderwood find out!This is the first of six new chapters of The Wylderwood saga, which will be released every other week for the next couple of months...more

  • The Wylderwood: Book One

    Apr 02 2021

    As we get ready for the start of book two next week revisit the exciting adventures of Harks, Nezzy, and Lochlan. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our mer...more

  • Thirsty: A Sheriff James Roberts story from the Wild West

    Mar 30 2021

    Sheriff James Roberts went into the desert with several plans: he would capture the notorious bandits Bradford Brothers, recover the money they stole from the bank, and return to the town of Hayvrill a hero. But now that he's out there under the hot rays of the sun with nothing but sand as far as the eye can see, he has just one goal: to survive.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 @sto...more

  • Who's Afraid of the Monster Under the Bed?

    Mar 26 2021

    Jules does NOT like sleeping in her own bed at night. She's convinced there's a monster underneath it! And one in the closet! And maybe even one in the toybox! How can Jules ever fall asleep when she's convinced she's not alone? Tune in to find out!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 subscr...more

  • Amazing Grace: Crooked Rivers, Crooked Men - Part Two

    Mar 19 2021

    Amazing Grace the ecoranger is back at it in part two of her newest adventure! Tune in to hear if Amazing Grace and her robot sidekick, Chips, can figure out what's causing the yellow slime and defend the environment once again!Amazing Grace the ecoranger is back at it with her robot sidekick,  Chips! Check out part one of her new adventure today, and listen in for  part two later this week!Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag ...more

  • Amazing Grace: Crooked Rivers, Crooked Men - Part One

    Mar 16 2021

    Amazing Grace the ecoranger is back at it with her robot sidekick, Chips! Check out part one of her new adventure today, and listen in for part two later this week!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories a...more

  • The Kelpie

    Mar 12 2021

    Alec and Gil love to play at the pond near their house, and their mom always says it's okay as long as they promise to never talk to strangers. They're usually good at listening, but when a lady comes and invites them to come pet a wild horse she found, they can't resist! But is this really a good idea? Tune in to find out!Women’s History Month is a great time to prioritize your self-care. Start with Care/of! For 50% off your first Care/of order, enter code "stories50" at TakeCareOf.com!Dra...more

  • African Folktales

    Mar 05 2021

    I want to introduce you to a podcast called African Folktales. My friend Ms. JoJo takes kids on adventures all over Africa in her Magical Jeep to laugh and learn lessons with a fun twist. African Folktales are stories that are told by word of mouth through generations, so each episode is a tale that’s hundreds or even thousands of years old, but Ms. Jo Jo worked a little magic so we can all enjoy them today. Today we are going to hear two stories from Ms. Jo Jo, one called “The Happy Man” and th...more

  • Biting the Lion

    Mar 02 2021

    Hari the Lion is the king of the animals but...he's not very nice. Can any of the animals talk him into doing things differently? Or will they have to battle him for the title? Tune in to find out!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 star review on iTunes, head t...more

  • Anansi and the Sky God's Stories

    Feb 26 2021

    Anansi feels bad that humans don't have any stories to tell each other, so he goes to the Sky God to ask for some, but there's a price to pay. The Sky God needs Anansi to complete a long series of difficult challenges, and only then can he have some stories to share! Will he make it? Tune into this West African fable, performed for you by our friend Melly from Stoopkid Stories, to find out!Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on...more

  • My Cat Hippo Part 2

    Feb 19 2021

    Tune in to hear the conclusion to the story of Leah and her cat Hippo.Leah is sick of being the smallest one in class! Maybe her problems will be solved when she eats the magic cookie her Meemaw bakes to help her grow, but her kitty Hippo gets to it before she can! What will happen now??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 ...more

  • My Cat Hippo Part 1

    Feb 17 2021

    Leah is sick of being the smallest one in class! Maybe her problems will be solved when she eats the magic cookie her Meemaw bakes to help her grow, but her kitty Hippo gets to it before she can! What will happen now??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 star rev...more

  • Binding The Wolf

    Feb 12 2021

    Good news! The trickster god, Loki, had a baby! Bad news, it's a huge terrifying wolf that's trying to eat the world. What will Odin, Thor, and Tyr do to stop him??For 50% off your first Care/of order, enter code "stories50" at TakeCareOf.com!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 an...more

  • Stories Podchats #1: Dogs, Cats, and the King

    Feb 09 2021

    In this episode Amanda and Dan answer your questions! This is the first in our new series of Stories Podchats, available on our Patreon at Patreon.com/stories. We talk about our pets, dog king inspiration, and our favorite mythical creatures! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Fastest Way Down

    Feb 05 2021

    Jasper and Hattie are climbing down a mountain to get to their home in the valley. Hattie knows that you need to go slow when you're on a steep path, but Jasper can see their house in the distance below and he just wants to hurry! But is the fastest way down always the best one? Tune in to find out!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...more

  • Cat Baths

    Feb 02 2021

    Have you ever wondered why cats wash their hands AFTER they eat instead of before, like people? It's all because this one Liam learned a lesson the hard way. Tune into to this retelling of a Belgian fairy tale to find out why!Today's episode is sponsored by Indeed! Right now, our listeners get a FREE $75 credit to upgrade a job post at Indeed.com/STORIES. This is Indeed's best offer available anywhere! Hire great people faster with Indeed.Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters...more

  • Fyne and Dandy

    Jan 29 2021

    No matter how much he practices the guitar, Fyne can't seem to get any better. It's so frustrating! Will he ever be as good as the talented singers and players he sees in the city square?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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon....more

  • The Castle of the Fly

    Jan 22 2021

    Flinch the fly is tired of living outside and getting rained on. As luck would have it, he finds a very cozy sandcastle made by a very small human and moves right on in! If you had the absolute perfect place to live, do you think you would want a roommate? Flinch DEFINITELY does not...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 su...more

  • Captain Birdbeard

    Jan 19 2021

    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

  • Peacocking

    Jan 15 2021

    Piper the peacock insists that being pretty is the most important thing of all, but Plain Jane the gangly crane says different. Who's right??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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donat...more

  • The Selfish Giant

    Jan 08 2021

    A giant comes back from a long trip to find his beautiful garden overrun with children! Ew! He chases them out of course, but then something happens and none of the plants will grow anymore. What will he do??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 star review on iTu...more

  • The Gordian Knot

    Jan 05 2021

    No one can untie the Gordian knot, no matter how hard they try. But an oracle said that whoever conquers the knot will achieve greatness, so they keep trying! Will anyone ever manage to untangle this monstrous mess?? Tune in to find out!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...more

  • The Fairy's New Year Gift (rebroadcast)

    Dec 31 2020

    Today's story is a New Year's story that we originally released this week FOUR YEARS AGO in 2016!! Can you believe that much time has passed? We sure can't! Say goodbye to 2020 with this adaptation of a story by the American author Emilie Poulsson, and then tune in for more brand new episodes in 2021!  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 f...more

  • The Kitty Bear

    Dec 25 2020

    Dirch and Beorn need somewhere to stay warm overnight on their way to the king, and Ida’s Inn seems like the perfect place. But it’s Christmas Eve, and Ida gets some unwanted troll visitors every year. Can Dirch and Beorn do anything to help her out?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 subsc...more

  • The Mistletoe

    Dec 22 2020

    Frigg is trying so hard to keep her son Baldur safe, and she’s thought of almost everything! But if anyone can find a loophole, Loki can...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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donatio...more

  • An Elephant For Dinner

    Dec 18 2020

    Russell the crow is hungry all the time. He's so hungry he could eat a cow, or even a moose. Or even...an elephant!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch a...more

  • Gibbly and Gibli Go To The Moon

    Dec 13 2020

    Gibbly and Gibli are brothers. Or, maybe cousins? Actually, maybe they're just best friends, but no one really knows. What we DO know is that Gibbly and Gibli have LOTS of big ideas! But can they actually make these ideas happen?Today's story is a special collaboration with our friend Elliott Kalan! Elliott Kalan is a writer who writes with words. He has written comic books, tv shows, and picture books, and he has won MANY awards for his writing, but he doesn't like to brag about it :) His newes...more

  • The Prince's Magic Mirror

    Dec 08 2020

    Prince Tomas is ready to find a bride, but all the noblewomen he meets only seem interested in his crown. Will his barber's magic mirror help him find true love?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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and ...more

  • The Frozen Sun

    Nov 30 2020

    On one extraordinarily frigid  morning Davey Crocket Wakes up to find that the world needs saving, and he's just the frontier adventurer to do it!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a mon...more

  • Flying South

    Nov 27 2020

    Mallory the duck was well known as the bully of the lake. But her secret was that she was only mean to hide the fact that she was afraid. Will she be able to overcome her fear and survive the winter? Listen in to find out. 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!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https...more

  • Persuasive Fish

    Nov 24 2020

    Lucas is out on the pond fishing for dinner for his family. Despite pulling in multiple fish Lucas goes home empty handed and learns a valuable lesson. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a mo...more

  • The Boy and the Whale

    Nov 22 2020

    It's Native American Heritage month! So today’s story is a traditional Mi’kmaw story adapted for you by Pamela Palmater and Daniel Hinds! Pam is a member of the Mi’kmaw Nation, which is an Indigenous nation situated in Canada and the US, AND she’s the host of the Warrior Kids Podcast, a great podcast that celebrates everything Indigenous. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts!And to further honor Native American Heritage month, we’ll be making a donation to the First Nation Child and Fami...more

  • Hunters Hunted

    Nov 16 2020

    James and his friends are out for a hunt when they decide to have a friend competition and find out which of them is the best shot. It's all fun and games, until some mysterious forest dwellers pay a visit later that night...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 s...more

  • The Fairies of Merlin's Craig

    Nov 08 2020

    Calder's Dad sent him out to cut peat, and he ended up destroying the home of some fairies! What will he do to make up for it? 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, chec...more

  • The Tiger From The Mountain

    Nov 08 2020

    The Tiger from the mountain was feared by all. But one day, in a small peaceful village, deep in the mountains of Korea, he met his match. 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a ...more

  • Critter in the Closet!

    Nov 01 2020

    Ralphy the raccoon is so hungry, but the school dumpsters are empty!! Where will he get delicious snack cakes and PB&J sandwiches to satisfy his cravings?? 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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge...more

  • Dog King Halloween!

    Oct 26 2020

    Hooray, it's a Dog King Halloween!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, follow us on Instagram @storiespodcast, or just tell y...more

  • The Cats of Ulthar

    Oct 24 2020

    When the cats in Ulthar begin to go missing, everyone KNOWS the creepy Old Cotters are responsible, but no one can prove it. How will the townspeople save their precious feline family members? Find out in this (not-too-spooky) adaptation of an H.P. Lovecraft story!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...more

  • Sink or Swim, una nueva leyenda de La Llorona

    Oct 18 2020

    Today's episode is special guest story from our friends at Girl Tales! It's written by Monet Hurst-Mendoza, features performances by Jen Anaya, Jacqueline Guillen, Annie Henk, and Benjamin Manno, and is produced by Chad Chenail and executive produced by Rebecca Cunningham.Girl Tales is a kids' podcast of feminist fairy tales for a new generation. Damsels in distress or princesses in need of protection? Not on Girl Tales! The girls in these stories take control of their own destinies, turning you...more

  • Clever Wolves

    Oct 12 2020

    Old Pap is a shepherd dog that watches over Lulu the lamb and her friends, and he's pretty strict. When Lulu meets some other dogs, they convince her that they'll be way better watchdogs and she'll have way more fun...if she'll only get rid of Old Pap. Do we think this is a good idea?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 sup...more

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Rebroadcast)

    Oct 08 2020

    We're in a Halloween mood, so we're re-releasing our version of the spooky Washington Irving classic. Tune in later this week for a brand new episode!*NOTE: This episode might be a little spooky for our youngest listeners, so grown-ups should maybe listen first to check!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 P...more

  • The Ginormous Turnip

    Oct 05 2020

    Dadushka is VERY excited for turnip stew, but he can't get the last turnip out of the ground! He needs some help, but are there enough hands in the house to unearth this GINORMOUS turnip?? Tune in to this classic Russian folktale to find out!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...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly and The Purple Problem: Part Two

    Sep 28 2020

    Today's episode is the conclusion of our new Firefly story! Check out the original trilogy if you haven't already, and make sure you've listened to part one so you'll be all caught up for part two!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 star review on iTunes, head t...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly and The Purple Problem: Part One

    Sep 27 2020

    Today it's a new story featuring Jillian Jayes from The Brilliant Firefly! Check out the original trilogy if you haven't already, and then listen in to part one of Firefly's new adventure!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon...more

  • Different Boats

    Sep 21 2020

    A sudden storm strikes and everyone is out on the water. There are boats of all sizes, and some of them are getting tossed about by the waves. Will the big boats help the little boats?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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com...more

  • Octavia and the Juniors

    Sep 14 2020

    The two Juniors, Junior Jr and Junior Sr, are on the way to the market to find their mule, Octavia, a new home! Can they make everyone happy during their long walk there? Can ANYONE make everyone happy?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 star review on iTunes, h...more

  • Arachne the Weaver

    Sep 12 2020

    Athena is jealous when she sees Arachne's tapestries. How could a human be a better weaver than a goddess?? This is NOT fair. The only thing that will solve this is a contest!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories ...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part 9

    Sep 01 2020

    It's the conclusion of The Wylderwood! Will Lochlan, Harks, and Nezzy be able to find each other in the Wylderwood? Tune in to find out! AND we have good news: this is just Book One. There will be more Wylderwood coming in the winter!!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 u...more

  • The New Kid

    Aug 31 2020

    Today's episode is a special collaboration with Melly from Stoopkid Stories! Together, we tell the story of Isabella and Adaliya. When Adaliya and her family move into the neighborhood, Isabella is eager to meet her and introduce her to all the other kids, but...it doesn't quite go the way anyone planned. What went wrong?The proceeds from today's episode will go to supporting Black Out Collective, a radical, direct action, full-service organization that provides on the ground support, training a...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part 8

    Aug 29 2020

    When we last saw Harks, Nezzy, and Lochlan, they had escaped the terrible scene at Edgewater and made it to the Wylderwood. When they got there though, they couldn't agree on the best thing to do next, so they decided to split up. Was that a good idea??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 su...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part 7

    Aug 24 2020

    When we last saw Harks, Nezzy, and Lochlan, they had JUST escaped Edgewater and entered the Wylderwood. They left behind the half-giant Gothak, their mentors, and everything they've ever known. What are they going to do now?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

  • Rip Van Winkle

    Aug 17 2020

    Rip Van Winkle doesn't want to work, he just wants to nap with his dog all day. What will happen when he gets his wish? Is sleeping his life away really worth it?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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part 6

    Aug 15 2020

    When we last saw Harks, Nezzy, and Lochlan, they were looking on in horror as the mysterious prisoner sank underwater, trapped in a locked prison cart. Is there anything they can do??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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/...more

  • The Lazy Pony

    Aug 09 2020

    Webster the pony loves to prance and play, and he does NOT want to do any work, EVER. When his girl Harper needs his help to carry some salt to the market, will he be crafty enough to get out of it?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 star review on iTunes, head ...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part Five

    Jul 31 2020

    Harks, Nezzy, and Lochlan are still in the midst of their battle with the dross and the pitwyrm, and now all the leaders of the realm have been turned into a magical tree! How are they going to get out of this on their own, without help from their mentors? Tune in to find out!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 Sto...more

  • Old Teeth

    Jul 31 2020

    Mama wants to make her favorite stew, and Old Papa is excited! But when his old dog and old cat have a hard time helping him get the ingredients, he gets really upset. Will Mama and Papa be able to have the delicious soup they're hungry for?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 ...more

  • The Sheep Too Fluffy to Eat!

    Jul 25 2020

    The big bad wolf is gobbling up all the animals! Some want to fight back, but the sheep just wants to eat grass and get fluffier and fluffier. It's a wooly yarn to be certain!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!!Support our sponsor: Register your child at LaurelSprings.com/STORIES today and receive a waived registration fee. LaurelSprings.com/S...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part Four

    Jul 20 2020

    Parental warning, this episode has some fantasy person on person violence! When we last saw our heroes, Harks, Nezzy, and Lochlan, they were attending a very exciting meeting in Edgewater. Just when they were going to see what was inside the red coffer, a huge pitwyrm and terrifying dross started to attack! How will they keep each other safe?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...more

  • The Straw That Broke the Camel's Back

    Jul 19 2020

    The animals in the desert need to travel to find a new oasis. They haven't had water for days! Ibil the camel is sure that she can help everyone carry their stuff...but can she do it all alone?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 star review on iTunes, head to pa...more

  • Brothers and Bees

    Jul 13 2020

    Manfred is mighty and Kurtz is clever! Jakob has a lot to offer, but when his brothers call him "Jakob the Gentle" they don't mean it like a compliment. But when the princess eats cursed honey, who will save the day?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 star revie...more

  • Bending and Breaking

    Jul 06 2020

    The old oak tree is strong and sturdy, and he does not like to bend when the winds blow. Bending makes you weak! That's why he thinks the cattail reeds are silly. Why go with the flow when the wind blows when you could just stand still? But when a hurricane comes, the old oak may have to rethink things...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 ...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part Three

    Jun 29 2020

    It's the third installment of our summer-long fantasy serial!**The original episode that I uploaded did not have the song included, so it was incomplete! If you are seeing this message, this new version is the full episode with the song. I'm sorry!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 subscri...more

  • The Great Race of the Chinese Zodiac

    Jun 27 2020

    When the Jade Emperor decides to create a zodiac, he organizes a big race for all the animals to run. Whoever wins will get to represent a year in the zodiac! The cat decides she wants to win, even if it means being mean to her friend the rat. But how will the rat feel about that?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...more

  • Narcissus and Echo

    Jun 22 2020

    Our retelling of the classic Greek myth about the most beautiful and self-centered man in the world!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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcas...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part Two

    Jun 15 2020

    Part Two of The Wylderwood! Last week we got to know Harks and Nezzy, and this week we'll spend a little more time with Lochlan, Sir Ransear's squire.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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a mont...more

  • The Wonders of Snake Oil (Rebroadcast)

    Jun 12 2020

    This week's story is a re-release of one of our favorites from almost three years ago, The Wonders of Snake Oil. Wylderwood Part Two will be released in a couple days, and we'll be back with a brand new story next week!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 star re...more

  • The Wylderwood: Part One

    Jun 08 2020

    This week's story is part one of The Wylderwood, a longer fantasy work that we'll be releasing in parts all summer long. In this episode, you'll meet Harks and Nezzy as they explore the city of Edgewater, the last gasp of civilization before unmapped and untamed Wylderwood!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 Storie...more

  • With Our Powers Combined

    May 31 2020

    Holly and Travis are a hedgehog and a turtle, and they're also best friends. But when they meet Davi the jaguar, they have to figure out how to team up and avoid becoming the big cat's dinner! Will they make it??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 star review on...more

  • Monkey Mayhem

    May 30 2020

    Zane the monkey LOVES to play pranks... even though no one else thinks they're funny. But whatever! They just can't take a joke! So when he plays a prank on a leopard, nothing will go wrong, right? Right? Tune in to find out!!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 ...more

  • Wanda Walgood, Wandering Witch

    May 25 2020

    Wanda Walgood is a very good little witch, except for one thing: Her aunts can never get her to study! Then they send her on a quest to retrieve an old wizard's lost library. Will Wanda finally learn to appreciate books??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 star ...more

  • The Bunny's Big Leap

    May 18 2020

    Charlie is a scared little bunny. He's scared of the big bunnies, he's scared of the river where the wild onions grow, and most of all, he's scared of heights. When his nana decides to make her favorite onion soup she needs Charlie's help. Will he finally face his fears??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 ...more

  • I'm Bored!

    May 16 2020

    Aiden has been stuck at home for a MONTH already and he is SO. BORED. It's definitely not that he misses his friends or his teacher or school, or anything like that. No way. He's JUST bored. Really!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 star review on iTunes, head ...more

  • Daniel in the Lions' Den

    May 11 2020

    This week's episode is an adaptation of the classic Judeo-Christian story about the king's advisor, two of his jealous peers, and a whole bunch of VERY hungry lions.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 star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and p...more

  • The Elephant's Dilemma

    May 04 2020

    Little Millie has been tied up at Old Mr. Price's zoo for so long that she's not just a calf anymore, she's a full-grown elephant. But is she big enough to finally pull herself free?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 it and share it on our feed!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and...more

  • Animal Jam

    Apr 27 2020

    Dylan is hoping for a peaceful day playing guitar in the woods, but when he runs into basically every predator that lives in the forest, he feels anything but peaceful. What is he going to do to get out of this??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 it and share it on our feed!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, h...more

  • Mick Munter and the Mothman

    Apr 24 2020

    Mick Munter is back in search of another cryptid! This time... THE MOTHMAN!!!Draw us a picture of what you think Mick Munter and the Mothman, or any of our other characters look like, and then tag us in it @storiespodcast! We'd love to see it and share it on our feed!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, follow us ...more

  • Loki and the Golden Hair

    Apr 20 2020

    Loki, the trickster god, has REALLY done it this time. His prank doesn't just mildly inconvenience the other gods and goddesses like he planned, it might have major consequences for all the humans on Earth! How will he fix his mistake?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, follow us on Instagram @storiespodcast, or j...more

  • The Seal-Skin Girl (2016)

    Apr 12 2020

    We had some technical difficulties with our episode for today, so we're re-releasing this one from 2016! It was originally a two-parter, but we've put it together this time, so it's a longer episode. If you're looking for more activities to do at home with your kids, we'd love to see their artwork! If they draw pictures of any of the characters or scenes from our stories, take a picture and tag us in it on Instagram, and then we'll share it on our feed! We're @storiespodcast (and give us a ...more

  • Songs for Lions

    Apr 10 2020

    Galen and Lydia are enjoying their time traveling together, engaging in lively discussion. Galen, a musician, thinks you never need a weapon when you have music, and Lydia, a soldier, strongly disagrees. Later on, when lions find their cave, who will get to say "I told you so"?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, o...more

  • The Know-It-All

    Apr 05 2020

    Abdul is pretty sure he knows everything. His favorite sayings are "half your life is lost without knowledge" and "well, actually..." (and everyone is pretty sick of hearing them). But what will happen when he spends a week on his uncle's boat? How can he know everything there when he doesn't even know how to sail??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out ...more

  • The Bee's Sting

    Mar 30 2020

    Billy the bee is having a very hard time defending his hive's honey, until Mother Nature gives him a stinger! Now he can defend the honey really well. Maybe too well...If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Califor...more

  • The Incredible Singing Tortoise

    Mar 27 2020

    Zane is walking home from school one day and makes an incredible discovery! A singing tortoise named Alicia! He can't wait to show her off to everyone he knows. But does Alicia want to be shown off?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. Whe...more

  • The Very Sick Goblins

    Mar 22 2020

    Louise the doctor is very excited to take a vacation from curing people, but when she gets kidnapped by some very sick goblins she HAS to help them feel better... or they'll make her into soup!Fun fact: the song in this episode is just the right length to sing while you wash your hands! If you and your family start using it while you wash, take a video and send it to us on Instagram! We're @storiespodcast. We'd also love to see any drawings you and your kids make of the characters from our stori...more

  • Updates for Parents! COVID-19, Read-Along Ebooks, and How to Get Ad-Free Episodes!

    Mar 18 2020

    Here's a little episode for parents about our coronavirus schedule (spoiler: it's not changing), our patreon tiers and new reward (read-along ebooks at the $3/month level!) and also an idea for an art project you and your family can do while you're stuck at home :)Link mentioned in the audio: storiespodcast.com/feed-helpInstagram: @storiespodcastIf you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make...more

  • King of the Frogs

    Mar 16 2020

    The frogs are happy spending lazy days at the pond doing whatever they want, all except for the old bullfrog. He thinks they all need some order and direction, and a king is just the thing that will get everyone whipped into shape! But the spirit of the swamp has other ideas...If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, o...more

  • Grahamquackers

    Mar 13 2020

    When the tax collectors come by to take Grahamquackers' gold coin, he's happy to give it to them. They're going to build roads and schools! What a great plan! But when the king does not follow through with his tax-money promises, Grahamquackers is upset! What can he do to change things?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.co...more

  • The Mighty Shadow

    Mar 09 2020

    Scout is pretty sure he's the biggest and the baddest wolf in the whole forest, but everyone else thinks he's just a bully. Can the Lion Queen set him straight?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you s...more

  • The Giant's Daughter

    Mar 02 2020

    The Giant Princess dropped her cookie in a river and hasn't stopped crying for WEEKS! The king is at his wit's end and willing to over a generous reward to anyone who can cheer her up. Will the princess ever smile again??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Pr...more

  • Phoenix Feathers

    Feb 29 2020

    Fan would really like some friends, and there are lots of other birds around for her to hang out with! The only thing is they think she should be able to sing or hunt or grow really bright feathers, and... she can't. What will she do??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You...more

  • The Greedy Dog

    Feb 24 2020

    Bailey gets a juicy bone every day from his generous owner, and all he wants is to eat it in peace, by himself. Why won't all these animals just leave him alone? But when Bailey needs help later, who will he ask? Will he ever come around to the idea of (gasp) sharing?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tel...more

  • Wiggly in Walt Disney World!

    Feb 13 2020

    Molly's family is going to Walt Disney World Resort AND she has a loose tooth! It's the most exciting day ever!! But what will happen if her tooth falls out in the middle of it all? Will it ruin everything? Listen in to find out!Today's episode was made in partnership with and sponsored by Walt Disney World Resort, the Most Magical Place on Earth.Want to experience the magic of Magic Kingdom Park like Molly and her family? Visit www.disneyworld.com/Preschool to learn more!If you would like to su...more

  • The Song of Knockgrafton

    Feb 13 2020

    Lusmore has a beautiful voice, but no one in town gets close enough to hear it. Why? Because, well, he stinks. But it's not his fault, and nothing helps! Until some fairies come along...If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you suppor...more

  • The Werewolf at the Inn

    Feb 08 2020

    A stranger comes to stay at The Silver Moon, and the innkeeper, Old Cobb is immediately on edge. There's something about the visitor that feels a little... off. Is it his shaggy hair, his animal smell, or his wolfish smile? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!...more

  • King Midas and the Satyr's Song

    Feb 03 2020

    Remember King Midas and his love of gold? Well he's back, and he hasn't learned ANY lessons. This time, the roguish satyr Pan is involved, as well as the god Apollo, AND Apollo's beautiful golden lyre...If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at ht...more

  • Mick Munter Monster Hunter and The Grand Canyon Thunderbird

    Jan 27 2020

    Mick Munter is back! Did you miss him?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Pippo and Poppo Plan A Perfect Prison

    Jan 25 2020

    Pippo and Poppo are the elder penguins and everyone is looking to them to figure out what to do with the thief who's been stealing everyone's fish! What will they do? Based on Lawrence Block's classic sci-fi story "Make A Prison".If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You...more

  • The Mouse Tower

    Jan 20 2020

    The Archbishop Hatto II thinks he's very clever when he gathers up all the wheat and bread in Germany and charges everyone lots of money to buy it back. But what will happen when he can't ignore the calls of the hungry citizens outside of his gates?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends abou...more

  • What You Sow

    Jan 13 2020

    Sarah grows the most beautiful tulips out of all of her neighbors, and she NEVER shares her bulbs. She wants to keep all the beauty to herself! But will this strategy work forever? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. ...more

  • Smaller Than Ever

    Jan 09 2020

    Rebekah lives in a house full of sisters and husbands and children and babies and the only place she can go for some peace and quiet is temple. When she asks the Rabbi what to do about her tiny house, he gives her some really strange advice... If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends abou...more

  • Acorn Milk and the Blue Goblins, Part Two

    Jan 06 2020

    Peter and Sasha met the blue goblins one night, and the next day they wake up and their parents are gone! No chores, no vegetables, and no brushing teeth, hooray! But when are they going to come back? Find out in the conclusion of this two part story!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends ab...more

  • Acorn Milk and the Blue Goblins, Part One

    Dec 30 2019

    Peter and Sasha are SO sick of doing chores, so they decide to quit! And then they meet some Blue Goblins in the forest who offer a more longterm solution. But is it really a good deal? This episode is part one of a two part story, so come back next week to hear the conclusion!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, o...more

  • Dog King Holidays

    Dec 25 2019

    Hooray it's the holidays, for humans and dogs alike! In this episode, we find Dog King (King of the Dogs) and all of his friends celebrating the season in their own canine way. Enjoy!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/pri...more

  • Wexie's Seascape

    Dec 23 2019

    When Wexie goes to the beach with her family, it's a nightmare! She gets sand in her book and a sunburn, and she's VERY concerned about sharks. Staying at home and looking at a tapestry is just as good, right?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy...more

  • The Soothsayer's Fire

    Dec 16 2019

    Madam Madone the Soothsayer says that she can read your palm, and the stars, and the cards, and everything else and she can definitely see your future! But Randy thinks it all sounds a little too good to be true. Is Randy really the one who can tell what's going to happen next??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, ...more

  • The Biggest in the World

    Dec 13 2019

    Sallie the Salamander is so happy in her little log, and why wouldn't she be? She's the biggest in the world! Until all of a sudden she finds out that she's not... uh oh.If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, ...more

  • In Your Dreams

    Dec 08 2019

    It's hard to wake up after a nightmare, and it's even harder to get back to sleep.  We're joined by Max Goodname narrator and occasional host Kelsie Lee for this tale of bedtimes, pirates, and the power of feeding dreams. If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about ...more

  • Extra Scoops!

    Dec 01 2019

    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: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/extra-scoops/id1489180627From 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

  • The Sacred Squirrel

    Nov 25 2019

    The Sacred Squirrel has a very important job to do, but being the messenger can be so boring! How can he make it more fun for himself? Find out in this adaptation of a Norse myth!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our s...more

  • Who Guards the Gourdmen?

    Nov 22 2019

    It's almost the Day of the Good Gourd in the cozy little hamlet, but the good good gourds are all going going gone! Who's going to guard the gourds? And who's going to guard the gourdmen?!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support o...more

  • The Belly of the Beast

    Nov 18 2019

    Kaya wants to make friends with her neighbors, but they don't seem interested in getting to know her! But when everyone gets swallowed by a great big monster, will her neighbors suddenly come around and decide to be friends?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors,...more

  • Hey Little Mouse!

    Nov 11 2019

    The pheasant, the dove, and the magpie don't understand why the little mouse won't just take a break and hang out with them! But when a terrible drought comes and the birds don't have any food, they finally understand the value of planning ahead. Will the mouse help them out?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thanks you...more

  • The Firefly Queen

    Nov 09 2019

    The Firefly Queen glows so bright that everyone comes to see her all the time, but will she ever meet anyone with a fire of their own?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Cali...more

  • Mr. Rat and His Lovely Daughter

    Nov 04 2019

    Sakura's father is very excited for her to marry the strongest around, and he thinks her future husband should be the sun! But Sakura already knows she wants to marry another rat named Sora. What is she going to do?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you supp...more

  • The Boggart

    Oct 28 2019

    Rosa, Amy, and Jake are convinced they saw something in the weird little room in the back of the library, but they just can't agree on what it is! Check out this semi-scary* Halloween story to find out what is lurking in the back of the library on Elm Street!*If you have really little kids or ones that get spooked easily, this is a good story to have a grown up listen to first!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreo...more

  • The Moon Rabbit

    Oct 25 2019

    The monkey, the otter, and the rabbit all want to make an offering to the Moon Spirit, but one animal is more generous than the rest. Find out who in this adaptation of a traditional Asian folktale!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show!Than...more

  • Meowmaid: Part Two

    Oct 18 2019

    The conclusion! Will Captain Calico Ken and his crew finally heed Calliope's warning about Bloodbone? Listen in to find out! This is part two of the two part story inspired by an original painting by Amelia Leonards. To see the painting and get some really cool new merch, visit storiespodcast.com/meow!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friend...more

  • Meowmaid: Part One

    Oct 13 2019

    Calliope the cat is frustrated that she can't catch all the fish in the sea. She's afraid of the water! But when she meets a new mermaid friend, everything changes! This is part one of a two part story inspired by an original painting by Amelia Leonards. To see the painting, visit storiespodcast.com/meow!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your fri...more

  • The Spirits Move You

    Oct 10 2019

    The raccoon and the fox both want to build a house in the perfect clearing, but they don't want to share. How will they decide who gets to build? They'll have to call on the forest spirits to help decide! Tune in to this adaptation of an African folktale to hear what the spirits have to say!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!...more

  • The Little Acorn

    Oct 06 2019

    The air has changed and Mother Oak knows that it's finally the season for all her acorn babies to fall out of the tree and make their own way in the world. But the littlest acorn, Hazel, is scared! Can she just stay an acorn on her branch forever, please?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors....more

  • A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

    Sep 30 2019

    A hungry wolf tries to use a disguise to finally get to eat some dinner, but will all the other sheep notice the predator in their midst? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!Thanks!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info...more

  • Magical Mischief

    Sep 25 2019

    Mr. Ivan is NOT nice to his pony, and Tillie and Dives do not think that's acceptable. Will their wild idea to free the pony work? Listen in to this traditional Romani folktale to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show!Thank you!!Se...more

  • The Princess's Excellent Birthday Party

    Sep 22 2019

    The princess just wants a nice quiet gathering for her birthday, but her father the king wants it to be the best party ever! Will the king finally learn his lesson when some uninvited guests show up? Tune into this adaptation of a Macedonian folktale to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's s...more

  • The Singing Witch

    Sep 16 2019

    Fenny wins a contest fair and square, but her mean brothers, Frog and Newt sabotage her success. How is she going to get herself out of this mess?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Pumpkin Seeds

    Sep 12 2019

    Magic pumpkins keep growing in Lakshmi's yard, and she and her brother Dubey can't believe it! In this traditional Indian folktale, we find out what happens when you help someone in need out the goodness of your heart and what happens when you help someone in the hopes of getting a reward.If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about ...more

  • White Doe, Fairy Doe

    Sep 06 2019

    On his first ever solo hunting trip, Declan spots a mysterious and beautiful white doe, and he knows he has to have her. But what will his new friend Amélie have to say about that?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five-star review on iTunes, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or just tell a friend about us!Thanks for listening!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info....more

  • Froggy Loses Her Tail

    Sep 01 2019

    When the cheetah and the wild dog tell Froggy that she's ugly, she asks the Sky God for a tail so she can be beautiful. But will it really be everything she's dreamed of?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privac...more

  • A Bone To Pick

    Aug 27 2019

    In this adaptation of a classic Aesop’s Fable, a lion and bear can’t agree on who should get to eat the leftover picnic basket goodies. Who’s going to win this argument??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five star review on iTunes, make a donation at Patreon.com/stories, or you can support today’s sponsors! Thanks!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Rumpelstiltskin (Rebroadcast)

    Aug 24 2019

    Please enjoy this rerelease of one of our very first episodes, originally titled “Margaret and Henry and the Room Full of Hay”. Stay tuned for new episodes next week!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five star review on iTunes, tell all your friends about us, or visit patreon.com/stories and make a monthly donation! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Surfin' Transylvania

    Aug 19 2019

    Dracula has a hard time in the summer, so he invites his friends for a fun surfing party! But they all want to surf in the daytime... What will he do?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Plum Pit Thief

    Aug 13 2019

    Kwan is an old man who doesn't have enough money to buy rice. When he steals some at the market, he gets sent to jail! Now what will he do?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Hare's Tug of War

    Aug 10 2019

    Ms. Elephant and Mr. Hippo are being very greedy with their berries and flowers, and the hare is VERY hungry! What will she do to earn some of the big kids' food? Tune in to this adaptation of a Central African folktale to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Californ...more

  • The Road to Camelot

    Aug 03 2019

    What makes a knight? Is it fancy armor and a jeweled sword? Or do you have to do more than just wear the right outfit? Today's story is all about two knights on the road to Camelot, both trying to join King Arthur's Round Table, but who will have what it takes?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this our ...more

  • Drink the River, Eat Like Royalty

    Jul 26 2019

    Goldie and Grumbles are tired of fishing, and Goldie has an idea that might change everything! But will it actually work?If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support our sponsors!Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-inf...more

  • Prometheus Steals the Fire

    Jul 20 2019

    After the sun sets at night, the humans have to live in the cold and dark, and Zeus doesn't care. But Prometheus does! And he's figuring out a way to help!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-m...more

  • The Blind Men and the Elephant

    Jul 16 2019

    Five blind men meet an elephant. One man says it's like a snake, one says it's like a tree, and the rest all think it's like something else! Who's right???If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support our sponsors!Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://ar...more

  • Two Daughters

    Jul 11 2019

    One daughter loves the sun and one daughter loves the rain. What's a dad to do??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box!Thank you!!Se...more

  • Dog King and the Borf of Yoolye

    Jul 04 2019

    Today we find Dog King, Pickles, Rambo, Broadwin, Annie, Cranberry, and Other Other Rex preparing for war! It's that time of year again, and our friends have to defend themselves against the fireborks and the terrible giant: the Borf of Yoolye!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, St...more

  • Getting My Wings

    Jun 28 2019

    Stevie is disappointed when he finds out he’ll have to go to camp this summer. He thought he’d finally have a chance to relax and be himself, but now he’ll have to go on living a “double life”, just like he does during the school year. It’s exhausting! Will this summer be the catastrophe that he’s imagining, or will it finally be the one where Stevie gets his wings? Listen in to this Pride Month story to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five ...more

  • The Giant's Causeway

    Jun 21 2019

    It's a battle for the history books between the Irish giant Finn Mac Cool and the Scottish giant Benadonner! Tune in to this story about beard shaving, pancakes, and bridges to find out who wins!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https...more

  • The Telltale Wrapper

    Jun 17 2019

    Allan has the perfect plan to sneak the cookies from the special snack cabinet, but will he get away with it? Tune in to this (not scary) adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe story to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor: Rockets of Awesome! Head to RocketsofAwesome.com/STORIES ...more

  • The Celebrated Jumping Frog!

    Jun 12 2019

    Samuel is looking for information about his old family friend, Leonidas Smiley, and he's convinced that Simon Wheeler can help. Based on the classic story by Mark Twain about persistence and history and of course, a celebrated jumping frog!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor: Stitch...more

  • Old Favors

    Jun 04 2019

    Goose does a favor for a wolf, and it comes back to bite him... literally! But does that mean he should never do a favor for anyone again? Listen in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor: Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/Kids/Stories to try Stitch Fix with no styling...more

  • Grasshopper Songs and Owl Desserts

    May 28 2019

    Edward G. Hopper is the greenish gloat with the golden throat, the smug heel don of the real bug song, the insect you respect, and the man of choice with the golden voice! But Miss Owl does NOT agree, and she NEEDS to get some sleep! What can she do to get a little peace and quiet? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friend...more

  • Phaeton Steals the Sun

    May 22 2019

    Demigod Phaeton wants to be JUST like his father, Helios, the god of the sun, but he doesn't want to wait until he's a grown up! What will happen when he tries to drive the sun chariot without permission? Listen in to this adaptation of the Greek myth to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check ou...more

  • Chicken Little

    May 14 2019

    The sky is falling, and Chicken Little is VERY upset! Join her as she tries to save herself, Henny Penny, Lucky Ducky, and Lucy Goosey from getting squished! Will Foxy Loxy help them out??If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! You can head to mathnasium.com/stories or ca...more

  • The Boy Who Loved Cheese Too Much

    May 08 2019

    Klaas LOVES cheese. He can't get enough! But what will happen when he gets to eat all the cheese he's ever wanted? Can you really have too much of a good thing? Tune in to this adaptation of a Dutch folktale to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Rockets of Awesome! You ...more

  • Robin's Egg Blues

    Apr 30 2019

    A grumpy tortoise and a chirpy mother robin meet on a sunshine-y spring day and argue about who has the best house. Who will win? Tune in to find out!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/Stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information!Now you ca...more

  • The Great Playground Leap!

    Apr 22 2019

    Sam, Darnell, and Violet are back from April vacation, and they all had a great break! But not as great as Brandon...If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/Stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information!Now you can find new episodes of Stories, co...more

  • Keep It Chill, Daffodil!

    Apr 12 2019

    Maya and her mom just moved in with her mom's new husband, and Maya is NOT happy about it. She just doesn't feel at home! But can the big maple tree in the backyard make things better? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/Storie...more

  • The Golden Screw (rebroadcast)

    Apr 01 2019

    For April Fool's Day, here's a rebroadcast of one of our silliest stories, The Golden Screw!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mercari, the selling app! Visit mercari.com to learn more!Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free ...more

  • The Druid's Harp of Ireland: Part 2

    Mar 24 2019

    Today is part two of our special St. Patrick's Day story all about an epic Irish battle and the amazing power of music!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/STORIES to learn more about their programs, or call 885-910-MATH!Now you can find new episod...more

  • The Druid's Harp of Ireland

    Mar 17 2019

    Today is part one of a special St. Patrick's Day story all about an epic Irish battle and the amazing power of music! Stay tuned for part two, coming very soon! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mercari, the selling app! Visit mercari.com for more details, or look for it i...more

  • Runaway Cats!

    Mar 11 2019

    This week's episode is based on a traditional Japanese folktale and it's all about two cats named Gon and Koma! Listen in so you can join them on their adventures and see what kind of trouble they get into!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium, the leading math-only lear...more

  • Witch, Wizard, Winter.

    Mar 05 2019

    This week's episode is based on a Bulgarian myth about what happens when Father Frost is nowhere to be found and an entire village is buried in snow! Listen in to this longer story to hear all about the brave little girl that saves the day.If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mole...more

  • Honey Bear

    Feb 25 2019

    Honey Bear is bulking up for hibernation, but a bee gets in his way. Will he let it go and stay focused on his goal? Or will his anger get the best of him? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mercari, the selling app! Find it in the app store!Now you can find ...more

  • The Hugging Contest

    Feb 17 2019

    Scales the snake wants to win the hugging contest, but nobody will let him enter! Are arms really THAT important for a good hug? Tune in to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five-star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out our sponsor, Monica + Andy at monicaandandy.com!Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitch...more

  • The Little Rescue

    Feb 08 2019

    Ms. Beakman thinks that kindness for kindness sake is important, and Mr. Pecks is not so sure. Who will win this argument? You'll have to listen to find out!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you could leave us a five star review on iTunes, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or tell a friend about us!Thank you to today's sponsor, Monica + Andy. Visit monicaandandy.com to check out their amazing selection of baby and toddler organic essentials!Also, thank you to Stitcher P...more

  • The Love Potion

    Jan 29 2019

    In this story, based on a traditional Ethiopian fable, a very nervous young man named Abel seeks a magical solution to his struggles, but he needs to retrieve a very special ingredient first! Will he be able to do it? Listen in and find out! And parents, see if you recognize the fun oldie that inspired this episode's song!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, consider checking out one of today's sponsor, Monica + Andy, at monicaandandy.com! You could also leave us a five star review, mak...more

  • A Hercules Fable

    Jan 22 2019

    This week's story is an adaptation of the classic Greek myth about the famous, superstrong demigod, Hercules! Enjoy!!If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five-star review on iTunes, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or tell your friends to check us out! Thanks!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Kiddo and the Fox

    Jan 13 2019

    This is a story about an absent-minded little lamb who follows a butterfly into the woods and finds herself invited to dinner with a fox... as the main course! How is she going to get out of this predicament?? You'll have to listen to find out!If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. There's a poll up right now about our pledge rewards and we really want your input!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice...more

  • The Great Pooka Rescue

    Jan 01 2019

    Celebrate the start of 2019 with this adaptation of a traditional Irish story that truly has it all: singing, dancing, wolves, a fairy queen, and a pooka!! Happy New Year!!If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page. Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https...more

  • Dermot Drabb is Hungry

    Dec 23 2018

    A hermit crab just keeps eating, and growing, his voice getting deeper! Support the show at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Silent War for the Open Door

    Dec 13 2018

    The door is open and someone needs to close it. Will Adeena or Hassan cave first? Tune in to find out what happens in this story, adapted from a traditional Pakistani folk tale!Head to storiespodcast.com/shop to pick up some new Dog King merch and support families in need for the holiday season at the same time! All profits will be donated to a local organization that helps provide for families during this time of year. Listen in for more details at the top of the show!See Privacy Policy at http...more

  • The Cat Bride

    Dec 03 2018

    Two Greek gods get into an argument and make a bet. Does changing the way something looks change what it truly is? Tune in and find out!If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page. Thank you!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California ...more

  • A Dog King Thanksgiving!

    Nov 22 2018

    It's Thanksgiving! Dog King, King of the Dogs is throwing a festive, silly celebration in the alley, and everyone's coming! Pickles, Rex, Other Rex, Other OTHER Rex, and... a cat? Find out what happens when an uninvited feline guest crashes this bow wow bash!If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vot...more

  • The Narrow Bridge

    Nov 12 2018

    This story is about two VERY stubborn goats as they battle it out to see who gets to cross a VERY narrow bridge first. Who will it be?? You'll have to listen to find out!!If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page.Thank you!!!!See Privacy Policy at https://art19....more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt, Finale Part 2

    Oct 29 2018

    Part two of the exciting finale of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! It's finally here!!If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support this week's sponsor: Bombas! When you support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create new content for you and your family to enjoy! Thank you!Here are the offer details:BOMBAS: Get 20% off your order by visiting Bombas.com/stories with code STORIES at checkout!AND don't forget that you can vot...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt, Finale Part 1

    Oct 20 2018

    Part one of the exciting finale of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Part two will be released VERY soon!If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support one or both of this week's sponsors: HelloFresh and Omigo! When you support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create new content for you and your family to enjoy! Thank you!Here are the offer details:HelloFresh: Go to hellofresh.com/storiespodcast60 and enter code storiespodcas...more

  • My Pet Fairy

    Oct 06 2018

    Today we bring you an original story all about what happens to Nellie when she tries to take a bit of old forest magic, a fairy, and keep it in a jar as a pet. Do you think that sounds like a good idea? You'll have to listen to see what happens!The conclusion of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt will be posted next week!If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support either of this week's sponsors: Daily Harvest and Bombas! When you suppo...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt, Chapter 9

    Sep 27 2018

    It's the penultimate installment of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! In this episode, we finally learn more about Firefly's archenemy: The Scarlet King!Stay tuned! The final episode of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt will be released in TWO weeks!!If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support either of this week's sponsors: Omigo and Ziprecruiter! When you guys, our listeners, support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create n...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt, Chapters 7&8

    Sep 17 2018

    The next two chapters of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Jill is back in the Firefly suit and on a mission again. Join her as she goes on a journey to rescue her mom!Thank you to today's sponsor, Bombas! Their socks are the best. You can go to bombas.com/stories and enter STORIES at checkout for 20% off your order!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt, Chapters 5&6

    Sep 13 2018

    The next installment of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Here are chapters 5&6. Stay tuned for another episode next week! And if you haven't already, listen back to chapters 1-4 released over the last month.Thank you to our listeners and this week's sponsor, Daily Harvest! To try their delicious and healthy meals, go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code STORIES to get three cups FREE in your first box!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https:/...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt Chapter 4

    Sep 10 2018

    The next chapter of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Make sure you've listened to our last few episodes so you're all caught up!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt Chapters 2&3

    Aug 29 2018

    The Brilliant Firefly is back! Chapters two and three are here, and there's more to come next week! Thank you to this episode's sponsors: Daily Harvest and Revolution Math! Tune in at the very beginning of this episode to hear exclusive special offers.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt Chapter 1

    Aug 23 2018

    It's here! The thrilling conclusion of the saga of Jillian Jayes and The Brilliant Firefly! More chapters will be released later this week. Don't forget to listen to books one and two to get caught up!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Little Dutch Boy

    Aug 13 2018

    Fun Fact: This familiar story about the Little Dutch Boy that saves the Netherlands from a great flood is NOT a real Dutch story, and is actually a piece of American folklore! Origins aside, it contains an important message about sacrificing for the greater good, and a really fun song too!..Thank you to today's sponsor, KIND snacks! For 20% off your order of KIND Kids Bars, go to KindSnacks.com/stories and enter code STORIES at checkout! For complete offer details, visit https://www.kindsnacks.c...more

  • Dog King 3: The Theft of the Good Girl Treat

    Aug 03 2018

    Today we find Dog King, Pickles, Rambo, and all of our other favorite canines in another episode! Join them as they take naps, eat delicious ice cream, and solve a mystery!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Lucky Drum

    Jul 20 2018

    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 patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • David and Goliath

    Jul 09 2018

    This week's episode is the classic story from the Judeo-Christian tradition about a very small boy who goes up against a very big giant to save his people!Special thanks to this episode's sponsor, Quip! Go to GetQuip.com and use code STORIES to get your first refill pack free with the purchase of an electric toothbrush!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • One of Us

    Jun 23 2018

    Based on the old Turkish Proverb, a story about the dangers of judging by appearance and trusting too easily. Get our entire catalog ad-free for just $1 at patreon.com/stories. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Mick Munter and the Skunk Ape

    Jun 11 2018

    This week, we celebrate the return of Mick Munter the Monster Hunter in a brand new story! Listen to hear Mick Munter go on an adventure to find yet another mysterious and magical creature, the Skunk Ape! You can hear more Mick Munter if you scroll back in our catalog. All of our past episodes are available for download at storiespodcast.com, and you can hear them all ad-free when you make a pledge on patreon.com/stories!Thanks to this week's sponsors, Care/Of and Quip!You can find out more abou...more

  • The Village That Didn't Share

    Jun 03 2018

    What happens when Jon and Maria visit a village that doesn't share? They make stone soup, that's what! A fun story about the importance of community. Become a subscriber at Patreon.com/stories!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Tokki and the Dragon King

    May 27 2018

    The Dragon King is sick and needs a special cure that only Tokki can provide! This week's story is from Korean folklore and includes lots of silly voices and a tricky rabbit. Ad-free episodes at Patreon.com/stories!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Blue Corn Maiden

    May 11 2018

    The class Hopi story of spring. The beloved Blue Corn Maiden has been captured by Winter. With Summer's help, can she make her escape? Ad-free show at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Max Goodname and the Magic Armor (Rebroadcast)

    Apr 30 2018

    One of our oldest stories, Max Goodname and the Magic Armor. A fantasy story about a young knight, a wizard, a cleric, and a jousting tournament. Ad-free at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Fisherman's Axe

    Apr 22 2018

    The classic story of the lost axe and a fisherman's honesty. A great little fable from Aesop and ancient Greece. Ad-free show at patreon.com/stories. Thanks for listening! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Stonecutter

    Apr 12 2018

    A story about how the grass is always greener and the pitfalls of wishing for the lives of others. Pay just $1 and get every episode ad-free at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Sparrow and the Pine

    Apr 04 2018

    A little bird is separated from his family and needs a place to spend the winter. Will the trees keep him warm? Ad-free episodes on patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Big Scary Cave

    Mar 25 2018

    The Big Scary Cave (not a scary story) is based on an African Folktale. A scary voice has taken over the little rabbit's cave, but what are the animals really afraid of? Ad-free episodes just $1 for the entire catalog at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Two of Everything

    Mar 20 2018

    Mr. and Mrs. Haktak are farmers living a quiet life, until they discover a magical artifact in their garden. From the classic Chinese folk tale! Every episode ad-free for just $1 a month at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Pied Piper

    Mar 05 2018

    Rats are plaguing a small village, but one musician has an interesting solution. Get every episode ad-free at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • And and the Grasshopper (Rebroadcast)

    Feb 23 2018

    The classic fable of the ant and the grasshopper! We're working on some longer stories and recovering from a full family flu outbreak so we're doing a rebroadcast of one of your favorites this week that a lot of newer listeners haven't heard. We should be back on the weekly schedule next week. Thanks! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Golden Screw

    Feb 10 2018

    A boy is born with a golden screw in his bellybutton. He wants it removed! A very silly journey follows. Ad-free at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Four Musicians

    Jan 25 2018

    Four animal musicians, abandoned by their masters, try to make their way in the world! Commercial free at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • White Flowers, Red Berries

    Jan 14 2018

    An old Irish folktale about a Fairy rath (rath is an old Irish word for glade) and some farmer who invade their favorite Hawthorne tree. Fun songs! Ad-free at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Recoil Part 4

    Dec 31 2017

    The conclusion of book 2! Some intense moments (think Spiderman and Uncle Ben) so be aware and enjoy! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Gingerbread Man (Rebroadcast)

    Dec 22 2017

    The classic story of the Gingerbread Man! Fun songs and a great holiday travel favorite. Ad-free at patreon.com/stories. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Recoil Part 3

    Dec 14 2017

    Jill has her toughest battle yet against the new villain known as Battlesnake. Will she prevail? Get all episodes ad free for just $1 a month at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Dinosaur Christmas Party! (Rebroadcast)

    Dec 07 2017

    It's a Dinosaur Christmas! T-Rex just wants to open her present, but with her big head and little arms, she's having a lot of trouble. Will she find some friends to help her? Will Christmas be saved? Fun story with a fun song at the end! Support the show at patreon.com/stories and have happy holidays!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Recoil Part 2

    Nov 28 2017

    Book 2 of the Brilliant Firefly! Friends are saved! Secrets are revealed! More action is brewing on the horizon. This may be for a slightly older audience than other stories, typical of superhero comic books or movies. Get the episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories for just $1. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Recoil Part 1

    Nov 19 2017

    Book 2 of the Brilliant Firefly! We see the new normal after Jill's adventure in the armor, and the Scarlet King makes a move. If you haven't listened to Book 1, definitely do that first! This may be for a slightly older audience than other stories, typical of superhero comic books or movies. Get the episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories for just $1. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Bargain

    Nov 11 2017

    A silly poem in the style of Dr. Seuss offers a strange bargain and a fun little rhyme scheme. What if you could press a button and get a dollar, but somewhere in the world a tree falls? What if everyone had the same option? Listen and then talk it over! Ad-free episodes for just $1 a month at patreon.com/stories.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Creekbed Banquet: Anansi and the Turtle

    Nov 04 2017

    A classic tale that originated in West Africa, featuring the trickster god Anansi the Spider. A turtle comes for dinner, tricks are played, and someone goes home hungry. Get every episode ad-free for just $1 a month at Patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Goblin Picnic!

    Oct 28 2017

    It's a Goblin Picnic! In this slightly spooky story for Halloween, a boy named Hawk is lured in by the promises of an enchanted goblin picnic, despite his better judgement. When the food turns out to hold a terrible curse, his sister Rose will have to step up and help her big brother out. Can the pair make it through the Goblin Picnic unscathed? Happy Halloween and thanks for listening! Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories for just $1 a month. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy a...more

  • Why the Leaves Change Color (Rebroadcast)

    Oct 20 2017

    This week we bring you the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Native American) story on why the leaves change color in the autumn. This beautiful story has been passed down through the oral tradition and we've interviewed multiple Haudenosaunee storytellers to bring you the same version members of the Haudenosaunee heard as children. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Wonders of Snake Oil

    Oct 10 2017

    A rhyming, singing salesman comes to town, fast talking about his miraculous cure-all known only as Snake Oil. Is the traveling Doc telling the truth, or is there something else going on with his miracle cure? Listen to find out, and get ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Mick Munter Monster Hunter -- The Hunt for Bigfoot

    Sep 29 2017

    Mick Munter is back, and this time he's on the hunt for the legendary Bigfoot! If you want more Mick, you're in luck, he now has his own show! Just search for Mick Munter Monster Hunter wherever you listen to your podcasts! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Buried Moon

    Sep 18 2017

    A slightly spooky story from Old English folklore. The moon decides to explore a swampy area known as the Carland, but the monsters who live their don't want to let her leave again. It's up to a lucky traveler and a nearby village to set her free! Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Old Lion Bold Lion

    Sep 07 2017

    A rhyming story poem based off the old fable of the Lion and the Fox. It's fun and great for younger kids especially! Get the show ad-free at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Inch High Samurai

    Aug 30 2017

    Little Boshi wants to be a samurai more than anything, but he was born just one inch tall! Can the little guy accomplish his big dreams? Listen and see! Support the show at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • A Contest of the Gods

    Aug 20 2017

    Ancient Athens, shining beacon of Greece, has been completed, but it has no name. The God Poseidon and the Goddess Athena compete to see who will win the patronage of the city. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories and check out KidsListen.org See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Moringa Grove (Summer 2017)

    Aug 14 2017

    Animals are gathered at the Moringa Grove for a truce, but how will they fare when the vultures turn the striped animals against the spotted and the spotted against the striped? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Bats, Beasts and Birds

    Aug 08 2017

    A take on the classic fable. What happens when you try and play both sides? Can the bat convince the birds and beasts that she's totally on their side? Find out! (BTW, Bats are totally mammals) Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Dog King: Dog Days of Summer

    Jul 31 2017

    Dog King, Pickles, Rambo and the rest of the gang are back for another adventure. How does Dog King keep his alley kingdom cool during the hottest days of summer? Listen and find out! Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Girl Who Kissed the Moon

    Jul 24 2017

    A traditional creation myth from the Tupi-Guarani indigenous people of Brazil. A girl wants to be a star, but will the moon help make her wish come true? Support the show at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Bad News Good News

    Jul 16 2017

    Dave wants to be the best knuckleball pitcher of all time, but bad news gets in the way. Inspired by the Taoist story of good and bad news. Support the show at patreon.com/storiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Jul 04 2017

    Paul Revere's Ride, the classic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Have a happy 4th of July!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Sybil: Hero of the American Revolution

    Jul 03 2017

    You've heard of the ride of Paul Revere? Well, he wasn't the only one! Here is the true story of Sybil Ludington, a young girl from New York and an American hero of the Revolutionary War. Happy 4th of July! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Jasper's Shell

    Jun 28 2017

    Sometimes growing up is scary, especially when you have to leave your old home behind! Listen as Jasper the hermit crab and his friends try to find new shells to call home as they grow. Support the show at patreon.com/stories for ad-free episodes! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Leaky Pot

    Jun 14 2017

    The classic tale of the leaky pot, performed with some fun added songs. Sometimes what feels like a terrible flaw is actually a blessing in disguise! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories for our ad-free feed. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Three Little Pigs (Rebroadcast)

    Jun 03 2017

    A fun take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs! Fun songs throughout and a great final message. Support the show and get ad free episodes at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Emperor's Seeds

    May 25 2017

    The classic fable of the Emperor's seeds. An old story that illustrates the value of honesty, even when it's not the easy thing to do. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Soft: The First Dog (Part 3 of 3)

    May 20 2017

    The thrilling conclusion to Soft: The First Dog! Mazzy and Soft are nearing the end of their journey, but will they be able to make it through their most difficult challenges yet? Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Croc from Doonadoo

    May 14 2017

    In the deepest darkest river of the jungle Doonadoo, there lived a wild crocodile who mainly loved to chew. Listen to his song! Support the show and get commercial free episodes at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

    May 08 2017

    The classic Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. We cover Paul's most auspicious birth, his tremendous size, and how he met his friend Babe the Blue Ox. Get all our episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Soft: The First Dog (Part 2 of 3)

    May 01 2017

    Recommended for ages 7 and up. Mazzy and Soft, the young wolf, come together in the wake of the fire and start out across the ancient plains of the ice age. They're in search of their families, but they aren't the only ones. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Soft: The First Dog (Part 1 of 3)

    Apr 24 2017

    Recommended for ages 7 and up, here's the ancient story of how the first dog was tamed. A young girl, a fierce wolf pup, hardship, friendship and more, all set in 15,000 BC. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Peter and Penny Rabbit (Easter Weekend 2017)

    Apr 14 2017

    An updated take on the classic story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. This time around, his sister Penny is along for the ride, giving more gender representation and a fun new dynamic on this timeless tale. Support the show at patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Big Beautiful Walls

    Apr 06 2017

    In a strong young tree, some squirrels are arguing about whether or not to let in their neighbors in need. Walls are built, hearts are broken, and lessons are learned. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Wind and the Sun

    Mar 28 2017

    The classic fable of the wind and the sun, updated with some fun songs. Ultimately you'll learn that you get further with kindness than with violence! Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Mick Munter Monster Hunter: The Leprechaun

    Mar 17 2017

    Mick Munter, the legendary Australian Monster Hunter, has come to America to find a Leprechaun for St. Patrick's Day. Weird Australian slang and some St. Paddy's magic. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Bright Bright Feathers

    Mar 12 2017

    A parrot in the city meets some new friends. The friends want to change him, but he learns the hard way that you can't make everyone happy. Support the show and get ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Rapunzel

    Mar 06 2017

    The classic story of Rapunzel, the girl with the long hair stuck way up at the top of a tower by an evil witch. Includes fun songs and an updated ending. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Amazing Grace: Machine of Government (Part 2 of 2)

    Feb 26 2017

    The thrilling conclusion! This time, Grace is out to stop a galactic mega-corp from destroying a moon to build their sub-light pipeline. Join Grace Green, Princess of Space and Eco Ranger, as she tackles the Bakken group on the mysterious moon of Dakato. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Amazing Grace: Machine of Government (Part 1 of 2)

    Feb 21 2017

    Amazing Grace is back. This time, she's out to stop a galactic mega-corp from destroying a moon to build their sub-light pipeline. Join Grace Green, Princess of Space and Eco Ranger, as she tackles the Bakken group on the mysterious moon of Dakato. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Saint Valentine of Rome

    Feb 14 2017

    The strange but true tale of the origin of Valentine's Day. It all started way back in the third century with a Christian Bishop named Valentine and a Roman Emperor who wanted to outlaw love. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Captain Kimorent the Cormorant

    Feb 07 2017

    A weird sea shanty about a pirate ship full of birds. All kinds of birds. The captain is a cormorant though. Why? Because it went best with captain. Also, he already had the hat. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Fox and Crow

    Feb 01 2017

    A short take on the classic fable about the cunning fox and the vain crow. The moral of the story? Don't be fooled by flattery. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Nian the Beast

    Jan 24 2017

    The story that inspired the tradition of Chinese New Year. Nian the Beast has been terrorizing a small village, and it's up to one young girl and a wise old man to save the day. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Cat Who Caught the Moon

    Jan 15 2017

    Koo the cat thinks that the moon is a particularly tasty looking mouse. Will she be able to catch it? Listen and find out! Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Thor in the Land of the Giants

    Jan 06 2017

    It was late in the great halls of Asgard. The gods were sleeping...or at least, most of them were. Thor, God of Thunder, strongest warrior to ever walk on earth or in the heavens, was having an argument with Loki, god of fire, and cunning trickster. It had started off innocently enough, but Loki knew just how to get Thor angry. In fact, it was one of his favorite games. “Sorry Thor, but you’re wrong. It is much better to be clever than it is strong.” Support the show at Patreon.com/stories ...more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 4 (of 4)

    Dec 31 2016

    Jillian Jayes has become something greater than herself, but has she bit off more than she can chew? Find out in the conclusion to Book 1 of The Brilliant Firefly, our serial superhero story! Support the show at patreon.com/stories. Thank you all for listening! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Fairy's New Year Gift

    Dec 31 2016

    Two kids are given a strange gift one New Year's Eve. We take the beautiful (but largely forgotten) fable by Emilie Poulsson and update it for a modern ear. It's the perfect story for kids (and adults) on New Year's Eve! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Dinosaur Christmas!

    Dec 23 2016

    It's a Dinosaur Christmas! T-Rex just wants to open her present, but with her big head and little arms, she's having a lot of trouble. Will she find some friends to help her? Will Christmas be saved? (Yes.) Support the show at patreon.com/stories and have happy holidays! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Raven Steals the Light

    Dec 19 2016

    Our telling of the classic Haida (from the Pacific Northwest) story, Raven Steals the Light. As far as fairy tales go, this is a strange one, but very interesting too! Support the show at patreon.com/stories or leave us a review on itunes. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 3

    Dec 14 2016

    Part 3! Jill and Specs investigate the mystery surrounding Grampa Jack. The deeper they dig, the more troubling it becomes. We hope you are enjoying our take on the superhero genre! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 2

    Dec 10 2016

    Part two of our superhero origin story. Jillian Jayes was a normal girl. Well, not really, but don't tell her that. She loved nothing more than judo, skipping school, and watching the superheroes fight crime all over Gigacity. But when her father is killed by super villains and her mother insists they move out to the country, she's forced to adjust to small town life. It's tough going, but she soon learns that the smallest towns can hold the biggest secrets. See Privacy Policy at https://art19....more

  • The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 1

    Dec 05 2016

    Part one of our superhero origin story. Jillian Jayes was a normal girl. Well, not really, but don't tell her that. She loved nothing more than judo, skipping school, and watching the superheroes fight crime all over Gigacity. But when her father is killed by super villains and her mother insists they move out to the country, she's forced to adjust to small town life. It's tough going, but she soon learns that the smallest towns can hold the biggest secrets. See Privacy Policy at https://art19....more

  • The Gingerbread Man

    Nov 29 2016

    The classic Christmas/Holiday favorite of the Gingerbread Man. He runs! Can you catch him? (You Can't, it says so in the song). Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Thanksgiving Pie-Off

    Nov 24 2016

    Its the Thanksgiving Pie-Off, where a brother and sister see who can eat more thanksgiving pies. What kinds of pies? Lots. Apple? Yes. Cherry? Yes. Key Lime? Also in there. Maybe it would be faster if you just listened. Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Little Red Hen

    Nov 20 2016

    A Little Red Hen is busy, and no one wants to help her make bread. When the bread is done, they all change their tune, but the Little Red Hen is all business. It's our take on this classic story, with fun songs woven throughout. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories for ad free episodes! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Noah's Ark and the Great Flood

    Nov 14 2016

    The classic Bible story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood. God is sending a storm to wash away the sins of man, and Noah has been chosen to carry out very specific instructions. One of the most famous Christian stories, and one of our favorites. Support the show at www.patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Milkmaid's Song

    Nov 05 2016

    The classic fable of counting your chickens before they hatch, combined with a version of the Irish folksong "The Rattlin' Bog." A lot of fun. Sing along if you can! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Halloween is Over!

    Nov 05 2016

    A little bonus poem about Halloween being over. It's fun! Leave us a review on iTunes to support the show! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Dog King (He's King of the Dogs)

    Oct 28 2016

    His mother was a dog. His father was a king. Know what that makes him? DOG KING! By the way, he's king of the dogs. This episode is ridiculous but the Dog King theme song may be our best work ever. Support the show by checking out our weekly sponsors and hitting patreon.com/stories for ad-free versions! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Oct 22 2016

    Halloweeen time! Here is an only-slightly-spooky take on the Legend of Sleepy Hollow with original songs! The Headless Horseman is coming...or is he? Ichabod Crane finds out! Leave us a review on iTunes, it really helps out :) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Jack and the Beanstalk

    Oct 14 2016

    A boy, a cow, some magic beans and an unruly giant. THIS EPISODE IS FE FI FO FUN! (sorry not sorry for that terrible joke.) Listen to Jack and the Beanstalk ad-free and support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The President's New Suit - (For Election 2016)

    Oct 08 2016

    In light of the impending election and the information coming to light about the candidates, we are re-releasing our updated take on the Emperor's New Clothes. Thanks for Listening! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Princess and the Pea

    Oct 01 2016

    The classic story of the Princess and the Pea, retold with a fun song at the end! Support the show at patreon.com/stories :) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Why the Leaves Change Color - A Traditional Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Native American) Story

    Sep 23 2016

    This week we bring you the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Native American) story on why the leaves change color in the autumn. This beautiful story has been passed down through the oral tradition and we've interviewed multiple Haudenosaunee storytellers to bring you the same version members of the Haudenosaunee heard as children. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Max Goodname and the Silent Knight 2 of 2

    Sep 16 2016

    Max Goodname is back! This time around, some dwarves have dug too deeply and awoken an ancient evil. Will Max, Wallace, Corly and their new friends be able to save the day? Support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • 5 Silly Poems

    Sep 16 2016

    A bonus episode! In honor of Shel Silverstein's birthday, we've written and recorded five short and silly poems for you. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Max Goodname and the Silent Knight 1 of 2

    Sep 09 2016

    Max Goodname is back! This time around, some dwarves have dug too deeply and awoken an ancient evil. Will Max, Wallace, Corly and their new friends be able to save the day? Support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Peanut Butter Jelly War

    Sep 03 2016

    A poem about a war between the Peanut Butter and Jelly Kingdoms. It has songs about sandwiches! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Seal Skin Girl (Part 2 of 2)

    Aug 24 2016

    When a young boy moves from Dublin to a sleepy little village on the Irish coast, he finds new friends, new myths, and some strange magic. Get the book on amazon and support the show at patreon.com/stories ! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Seal Skin Girl (Part 1 of 2)

    Aug 17 2016

    When a young boy moves from Dublin to a sleepy little village on the Irish coast, he finds new friends, new myths, and some strange magic. Get the book on amazon and support the show at patreon.com/stories ! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Fall of Icarus

    Aug 09 2016

    The classic myth of Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun. Guess what, it doesn't work out for him this time either. Support the show and get ad free episodes at http://patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Big Fish Small Pond

    Jul 28 2016

    Neddy is the biggest fish in the small pond, and the biggest bully too. One day she tries to see what life in the big pond is like. Lessons are learned. Songs are sung! Support the show at patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Moringa Grove

    Jul 20 2016

    There's a drought in the savanna, and tensions are running high between the striped and spotted animals. Support the show at patreon.com/stories and leave us a review on iTunes! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Mouse Who Hung the Bell

    Jul 13 2016

    The mice have gathered and need a plan to stop the cat! One mouse has a plan, but is anyone brave enough to pull it off? Based on the fable, this original story/poem will brighten up your day! Support the show and get our ad-free archive at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Golden Touch of King Midas

    Jul 02 2016

    A King wishes for everything he touches to turn to gold. Adapted from the Hawthorne version of this classic Greek Myth. To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The President's New Suit

    Jun 22 2016

    An updated take on the Emperor's New Clothes! Support the show and have your child's name read at the beginning of an episode at Patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Little Red Riding Hood

    Jun 17 2016

    The classic tale of Little Red, a wolf, a grandmother and a woodcutter. The moral? Don't talk to strangers! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Dog That Wasn't Useful

    Jun 08 2016

    There is a happy farm with happy farmers and happy animals and one sad dog. The dog doesn't feel useful...but he may be surprised. (Spoiler alert: he's useful after all.) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Her Favorite Lullaby

    May 25 2016

    An original lullaby, guaranteed to make grumpy babies calm and calm babies sleepy. Do you like giraffes? This one has giraffes in it! Hit http://patreon.com/stories to support the show :) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Amazing Grace Every Creature Part 3

    May 17 2016

    The thrilling conclusion to the sage of Amazing Grace! Listen now and don't forget to support the show at Patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Magic Chalk and the Very Real T-Rex

    May 07 2016

    A schoolyard artist, a schoolyard bully, a magic piece of chalk, and a very real T-Rex. This week's contemporary fairy tale is full of fun, danger, and magic. Safe for kids of all ages, but the T-Rex roar can be a little scary :). Support the show at http://patreon.com/stories and check out Wondery.com for other great shows. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • What I Want to Be

    Apr 21 2016

    In the tradition of Shel Silverstein, here's a fun poem about deciding what you want to be when you grow up! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Proof of Mermaids

    Apr 15 2016

    A young man is shipwrecked in the middle of the Pacific ocean. He finds himself saved by an unlikely creature, one with long coral hair and a shiny...fin. Subscribe and leave us a review on itunes! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Billy Goats Gruff

    Apr 03 2016

    Goats, trolls, and some serious gruff. Listen to our take on this classic Norwegian fairy tale! To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Tortoise and the Hare

    Mar 23 2016

    Who will win in the great race between the tortoise in the hare? Place your bets, and then listen here to find out! To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Goose Who Laid the Golden Egg

    Mar 14 2016

    An Irish take on the Goose Who Laid the Golden Egg, just in time for St. Patrick's Day. Enjoy the new version of the classic tale told in rhyming couplets! To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Legend of John Henry

    Feb 25 2016

    This week, for Black History Month, we bring you the Legend of John Henry. It's one of our favorite stories and we hope you'll love it too. To support the show, please go to Http://patreon.com/stories See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Elves and the Shoemaker

    Feb 09 2016

    Making shoes can be tough work, but we all get by with a little help from our handy, tiny, magical friends! Support the show at http://patreon.com/stories. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Margaret, Henry and the Room of Hay

    Jan 06 2016

    It's another new twist on an old fairy tale classic. We can't tell you which, it will ruin the surprise! Support the show at patreon.com/stories. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Origins of Hannukah

    Dec 23 2015

    This week, we want to tell you the story about the origin of Hanukkah. This is a story from the Jewish Faith, and it's well loved all around the world. We hope you like it! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Birth of Christ and Christmas

    Dec 22 2015

    This week, we want to tell you the story about the origin of Christmas. This is a story from the Christian Faith, but it’s cultural impact on the world at large cannot be overstated. So, whether you’re religious or not, there are things to learn and enjoy in this classic story about the birth of a very important little baby. We hope you like it! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • If I Could Change My Skin

    Nov 25 2015

    A new story that deals with how we see ourselves, what we are, and what we wish we could be. Give a listen and support our show at storiespodcast.com or patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Hansel and Gretel and the Apple Trees

    Nov 18 2015

    Hungry kids, hungry witches, houses made of candy and charming songs. Listen to our version of the family classic Hansel and Gretel, and support our show at storiespodcast.com or patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Lion and the Mouse

    Nov 07 2015

    A mighty lion and a humble mouse. They're very different, but that doesn't mean one is better than the other. Listen to our take on this classic tale for fun songs and a big heart. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Polly and the Pumpkin Seeds

    Oct 31 2015

    One little girl, a handful of pumpkin seeds, and some halloween magic. Listen to the episode now and support us by going to patreon.com/stories! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Arthur the Ugly Duckling

    Sep 10 2015

    This week we tell you a spin on the classic story of the ugly duckling. Remember everyone, beauty is only feather deep! Support the show on patreon.com/stories or goplaypretend.com See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Boy Who Cried Wolf

    Aug 31 2015

    This week we have the classic cautionary tale. You can cry wolf all you want, but what happens when you come face to face with the real thing? Support the show on patreon.com/stories or goplaypretend.com See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Ant and the Grasshopper

    Aug 21 2015

    One has been working all year saving up food for the winter. The other is a grasshopper. Learn the value of hard work and foresight in our version of this classic fable, and support the show by going to patreon.com/stories or GoPlayPretend.com. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Three Little Pigs

    Jul 26 2015

    Listen to this episode featuring the classic Three Little Pigs or we'll huff and we'll puff and we'll blow your house down :). And check out GoPlayPretend.com for all your kids' clothes and toys! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Jun 03 2015

    Some porridge is too hot, some porridge isn't hot enough! It's the classic tale of happy mediums this week when we bring you Goldilocks and the Three Bears. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Apr 30 2015

    The classic tale of the Velveteen Rabbit. Before Woody and Buzz of Toy Story, there was a wise old Skin Horse and a Rabbit that just wanted to be loved...and to become real. Animals, Scarlet Fever, Fairies, this story has it all. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Max Goodname and the Song of the Basilisk

    Mar 13 2015

    Max Goodname is back in action! This time, the king wants to send the young knight (and his wizard pal Wallace Q. Wallace) up against the dreaded Basilisk. Along the way, they'll meet up with their cleric friend, Corly Anders, and maybe make a few new friends too. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Tooth Fairy and the Dragon

    Mar 01 2015

    The Dread Dragon Drogogard is terrorizing princes and destroying castles, and only the Tooth Fairy Dentina can save the day. A followup to the wildly popular "Secret Origins of the Tooth Fairy." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Amazing Grace Princess of Space — Every Creature pt. 2

    Feb 18 2015

    Hexacorns are being poached, and the town of Majico2 has called in Amazing Grace Green to help bring the poachers to justice and save the wild Hexacorns. They've tried to scare her out of town but Grace doesn't scare easy. Make sure you listen to Amazing Grace - Every Creature pt. 1 before this episode! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Fire Fairies of Lillywood

    Feb 09 2015

    Deep in the Lillywood, past the Frog Pond and the Unicorn Valley, there is a magical tree named LeCree. Inside of her branches, lives a magical race of Fairies dedicated to protecting the forest. This is a simple and soothing bedtime story, perfect for younger children. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Sophia the Snowflake

    Jan 27 2015

    Sophia is a snowflake who falls from the sky on a blustery February day. When she lands on the lawn of a neighborhood boy, she calls on her big family to do him a big favor. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Amazing Grace Princess of Space — Every Creature

    Jan 20 2015

    In the black depths of space, where star ships travel faster than the law, there is a new and wild frontier. Colonists settle strange planets, pirates smuggle exotic goods, and bold heroes eke out livings with the sweat of their brows and the triggers of their blasters. In this brave new world, there is one girl dedicated to protecting the defenseless creatures of the universe. She is Amazing Grace, PRINCESS….OF….SPACE! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Not...more

  • How the Camel Got His Hump

    Jan 12 2015

    Today we bring you another interesting animal origin story from Rudyard Kipling, the author of the Jungle Book. How did the Camel get his hump? We have the answers in the form of this unique, vocabulary-enhancing just-so story. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Secret Origins of the Tooth Fairy

    Jan 06 2015

    Have you ever wondered where the Tooth Fairy got her start? Why does she pay for old teeth and where does she get all that money anyway? We have the answers in this charming fairy tale. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • How The Whale Got His Throat

    Jan 03 2015

    Today we bring you an interesting animal origin story from Rudyard Kipling, the author of the Jungle Book. How did whales get so big? Where did their big whale throats come from? We have the answers in the form of this unique, vocabulary-enhancing just-so story. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Dropping the Ball

    Dec 30 2014

    Joshua is a young ball with big dreams. Will he grow up to be dunked through a hoop or kicked through the uprights like he dreams, or will he have a different, more special fate. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Persephone’s Winter

    Dec 26 2014

    The ancient Greeks believed that winter was brought on by a kidnapping and a sorrowful tale of unrequited love between gods and mortals. It may not be true, but that doesn't stop it from being an awesome story! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Night Before Christmas

    Dec 21 2014

    This week we bring your the classic Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore. It's the perfect thing to play while your little mice are stirring from all the Christmas excitement. Enjoy! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Magic Armor - Full Version

    Dec 19 2014

    This version contains parts I and II of our story "The Magic Armor–a Max Goodname Tale." In it, a young squire named Max dreams of knighthood, and he won't let a little thing like having no armor bring him down. In his way stand some of the best warriors in the realm, but with a crafty wizard and a beautiful cleric in his corner, he just may have a chance. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Magic Armor pt. 2— A Max Goodname Tale

    Dec 15 2014

    The grand finale of The Magic Armor. With the help of Wallace Q. Wallace, Max finally gets his chance to joust. Will he prove his skill and win his knighthood? There's only one way to find out! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • The Magic Armor pt. 1— A Max Goodname Tale

    Dec 06 2014

    A young squire named Max Goodname dreams of knighthood, and he won't let a little thing like having no armor bring him down. In his way stand some of the best warriors in the realm, but with a crafty wizard and a beautiful cleric in his corner, he just may have a chance. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Peter and Penny Rabbit

    Nov 27 2014

    Peter Rabbit and his sister Penny venture into Mr. McGregor's Garden. Will the two naughty little rabbits make it out, or will they end up in a rabbit pie? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

  • Snow White and the Wicked Witch

    Nov 09 2014

    Our take on the classic tale of the fairest maiden herself, Snow White, inspired by the Brothers Grimm. Beautiful princesses, evil witches, an unlikely hero...and seven more smaller unlikely heroes. What more could you want? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.