The Story Store takes orders from real kids and turns their suggestions into hilarious, fun-filled adventures! Run by CBC Kids hosts Mr. Orlando the Moose and Gary the Unicorn, every Story Store episode features a group of performers bringing original stories to life with fresh takes on genres, sweet songs and lots of laughs. Don’t miss the discussion questions at the end of each episode!
Gary and Mr. Orlando get ready to close up the store, but not before a special thank you to all our loyal listeners. Featuring Story Orders from listeners all over the world!
Gabby Guinea Pig wants to be just like her hero - daredevil Weasel Finevil, but she can never seem to catch anyones attention... until she steps into the Thunder Ball! Story ordered by Jamie.
Can four daring Turtles find a way to save Turlonto from the rule of the Big Snappa? Maybe in an alternate universe! Story ordered by Ryker.
Neil the Leprechaun is back with a tiring tale of toil! Story ordered by Miller.
Everyone told Rocko the dog he was a Boxer, but he'd never be a boxer. Can he overcome the odds to beat the champ? Story ordered by Mira.
Mer-Furs Benny and Tina used to be friends, but now a chance to explore the Big Sky-Sea may tear them apart! Story ordered by Sofia and Natalie.
Pennifer and Penry want to escape the display case at the museum, but what wild adventures wait for them on the outside? Story ordered by Astrid.
Mike the Microraptor has lost the Hamburger Eating Competition every year, but this year, he has a trick up his sleeve. Story ordered by Asher.
When the Police Officer and the Fire Fighter get into a battle over who is bravest on the plane, things get turbulent! Story ordered by Ruadhan.
Six is a space explorer who discovers new worlds, but when her ship breaks down and is attacked by a Pirate, are her exploring days numbered? Story ordered by Allesandro
Shrimpano the Shrimp has the gift of gab, but can he use it to help his friend the Shark find love? Story ordered by Joey.
The Hairy Potato Cat is irresistable to all, but he can't be caught! Or can he? Story ordered by Will.
When Pearl and Pete find clues to a treasure hunt at their cottage, an adventure is in order! Story ordered by Logan.
A rapping coffee machine named Drip Master 3000 struggles to make his dreams come true, until 2 Slice the Toaster shows up. Story ordered by Anaya.
Lola the Llama and her pirate pal Lamar get lost in the Atlantic Ocean looking for treasure, but what they find may be the biggest treasure of all! Story ordered by Sarah.
Vic Waffle has a terrible secret: He can't do the Waffle Woogie! But Vic also has another dance-y secret. Will it help him when he's forced to go to the Freezer Fete? Story ordered by Maysel.
The Bagel Man claims you can never have too many bagels, but what happens when you really do have TOO MANY bagels? Story ordered by Caroline.
The Bananas and the Oranges have always been rivals, but when a Banana named Brandon starts crushing on an Orange named Valencia, worlds collide! Story ordered by Dillan.
The Sea Captain spends his days fishing and fighting the Sea Monster, but when a toothache slows him down, who can he turn to for help? Story ordered by Jessa.
When the Baron of Slippiness terrorizes the town of Glacier Falls, can a certain Sticky Superhero save the day? Story ordered by a Mystery Caller from California.
When Francine the Fox gets behind the wheel of her favourite race car Red, will she make it to fabled Virginia Beach 500? Story ordered by Kieran.
Devina the Dragon has her sights set on opening her own cheese shop, but when the other Dragons from her town open their own shops, the competition gets fiery! Story ordered by Cameron and Avery.
Lenny the Lift is an elevator that only knows how to do things one way, but is it the right way? Story ordered by Isaac.
Norma wants nothing to do with Friendly Friend Day, so she invents a Robot called Bobot to end it for good, but will her plan work? Story ordered by Cameron.
When Santa gets sick from a bad batch of cookies, it's all up to Terry the Sock Fairy to steer the sleigh, deliver the gifts, and bring the magic back to Christmas day!
Gary and Orlando have a gift for you—a very merry long episode on December 10, just in time for Christmas. Hear for candy canes, reindeers on the roof, and jingle bells. Might want to get the cookies and milk ready!
Penny dreams of being the best hopscotcher in the 'hood, and when she discovers a magical drink, she's on her way. So what happens when she finishes it? Story ordered by Penelope.
Cal the Cactus wants people to take his picture, but no one seems interested... until a watermelon named Minnie rolls into his life. Story ordered by Anna.
When a mysterious sticky spot causes problems in the fridge, Broccoli is on the case. Story ordered by Justin.
Chekov wants to be the first Hot Dog in space, but he needs to find a way into an Astronaut's belly first! Story ordered by Katie.
Sick of being spare undies, Oliver goes on a journey through the dresser, but will he find a drawer where he fits in? Story ordered by Torah.
When twin brothers Josh and Jeremy get trapped in a video game, a Kangaroo named Krikey offers help, but can they trust her? Story ordered by Joshua and Isiah.
Jack Cracker leads an elite team of saltines, but when a soup causes commotion, are Jack and his team up to the job? Story ordered by Henry.
When a Girl wants a friend for all seasons, she'll have to go to great lengths to keep her snowy pal frozen! Story ordered by Issa.
When Benny finds an abandoned Jet Ski, he figures making friends will be easy, but sometimes a sharp turn stands in the way. Story ordered by Eleanor.
Flash the flashlight is the hero of the utility drawer, but when the power goes out, Flash finds out what it's like to be left behind. Story ordered by Alexis.
Patricia Panda is not a fan of Bamboo Day like the rest of her family, but a trip up the mountain might just change her mind. Story ordered by Elizabeth.
Ghosts Mary and Jerry are supposed to be scary, but things just don't seem to be going their way on Halloween. Story ordered by Canyon.
When Deka and her family move into a new house, a strange phenomenon keeps her awake at night. Story ordered by Stella.
Story Store Shorties ARE back with a brand new batch of short stories starting October 26! Between breakfast and bedtime, you can fit these shorties wherever you need. These little stories are sure to bring big smiles.
A whale and a fish, who don’t exactly get along, are forced to travel together to make it to their destination. Dive under the sea to follow this story of unexpected friendship! Ordered by Story Store customer Zora. Discussion Question: How do you make a friend? Do you remember meeting your best friend - what happened? What does being a good friend mean?
This the tail of a chicken named Scoops, who always felt a little bit meowingly different from the rest. This story was ordered by Madelyn and Andrew. Discussion Question: Have you ever felt like you didn’t fit in the way you were expected to? What did you do? What did you learn?
Mandy the Gingerbread Cookie wants to be the most fashionable Cookie at the Great Big Bake Off, and she’ll do anything to win. When she employs an evil Oatmeal Raisin Cookie to design her new icing, she ends up getting more than she bargained for. Ordered by Story Store customer Imogen. Discussion Question: Have you ever pretended to like something that you didn’t? Why did you decide to do that? Do other people’s thoughts matter?
All aboard! This train tale follows Wally the Wigwag who keeps the trains safe and the turkeys gobbling. This story was ordered by Story Store customer Julian. Discussion Question: What does teamwork mean to you? Was there a time when you worked together with others? Why did it work or not work?
When two pancake pirates get caught up in an evil french toast plan, they’ve got to climb to great heights to find missing treasure. Discussion Question: Has there ever been a time when you’ve been a hero? What did you do? What makes someone heroic?
Fly through this story about the Wright Brothers and their adventure inventing the first airplane! Ordered by Story Store customer Carter. Discussion questions: What does “supporting someone” mean to you? Have you ever felt frustrated when someone didn’t support you? What did you decide to do?
Hop along the tour bus and turn it up to 11! This story follows the rockin’ journey of a famous band of whistling dogs known as The Good Boys. This story was ordered by Justin. Discussion Question: Change is hard, but can be good. Can you think of an example of a good change?
Join the pizza party! When Russell the pizza slice has suddenly become just a leftover in the freezer, he escapes to find his purpose through the help of his household friends! This story was ordered by Story Store customer Brinne. Discussion Question: Was there ever a time you felt lonely? What did you do? What did you do to feel better?
A small town Giraffe named Gumpy moves to the big city to become a dancer-- except in this new town, Giraffes aren’t allowed to dance! Listen along, as Gumpy the Giraffe prances his way into proving Giraffes CAN groove! This story was ordered by Story Store customer Marla. Discussion Question: Have you ever tried something new? How did it go? What did you learn?
Chewing away one piece at a time, The Girl Who Liked Gum is about a REAL sticky situation between a small town and one girl with a REALLY big bubble. This story was ordered by Anna. Discussion Question: Have you ever practiced something to get better at it? Why would practice make perfect? What would you like to get better at?
Gary and Mr. Orlando are back June 18 with fantastical, full-length adventures! These stories are ordered from real kids from all over. Expect sweet songs and lots of laughs. New this season: Story Store activities and discussion questions at the end of each episode! They're conversation-starters for the whole family.
When Phil the Elf's problems are making Santa's Workshop less merry and bright, a new friend might be just the gift he needs to change. Story ordered by Camden.
Best friends and bandmates Dino and Mike have creative differences when it comes to their new stoneage sound. Story ordered by Sydney.
When the lights go out, siblings Jason and Carrie get spooked when someone...or SOMETHING sloshes around the basement. Story ordered by Ezekiel.
Happy the Balloon learns that life can be happy or sad, when your inflated by love. Story ordered by Ava.
Lyra the Star stays up all night to finally see the sunny day. Story ordered by Anna.
When a village is being attacked by a scary dragon, a brave knight must make the right moves before it's game, set and match! Story ordered by Ty.
Melvis the Mosquito may be be the King of Rock n Roll, but he can't find a good meal to save his wings! Story ordered by Lila.
The man on the moon throws the best party in the entire galaxy, but will anyone notice? Story ordered by Kate.
Why do we put marshmallows in our hot chocolate? This story has all the cocoa-related answers. Story ordered by Kate.
A spotted Cheetah and a scaley Dragon start a fashion feud, but learn that trying new things is always the best accessory. Story ordered by London.
Freda the Fairy suspects a Witch is using magic to cheat at fantasy football! Story ordered by Seriah.
A princess who wants a pet makes a new hoppin' friend who can toad-ally help. Story ordered by Rose.
A mean ATV is challenged by a mysterious Dirt Bike to a jumping contest - winner takes all! Story ordered by Bryson.
A Cheetah and a Sloth try to build a house together, but their differences don't raise the roof. Story ordered by Jasmine and Raj.
When leaves start going missing in the garden patch, the pint sized adventurers, The Strawberry Siblings, are on the case! Story ordered by Violet.
Zoom the Racecar challenges a slow and steady minivan to a race around the world. Story ordered by Asher.
When a part of Jared's school project goes missing, it's up to this at-home kid detective to get to the bottom of his planet-conundrum. Story order by Jessie.
Neil the Leprechaun goes for the gold, and gets over his nerves in order to stand up to a giant problem. Story ordered by Reema.
A small speck of sand stands up to a hurricane bully, who's full of hot air. Story ordered by Chloe.
Two snake super spies get caught up monkeying around with a tricky gorilla. Story ordered by Gavin.
When Susan the shark feels like a fish out of water, she goes to great galaxies to find her true friends. Story ordered by Kye and Lacey.
The Story Store will be back with a brand new batch of short stories starting this week! Between breakfast and bedtime, you can fit these shorties wherever you need. These little stories are sure to bring you big smiles.
From athletes to aviators, scientists to spies. From the deep blue sea to the dark, black skies. Australia is full of girls who dare to do things differently. Adventurous girls. Girls with guts and spirit. You know what they are? They're FIERCE. And these are their stories. Subscribe to Fierce Girls now, a podcast from The ABC in Australia.
The Story Store is buzzing! Bea the Bumblebee wants to make a splash at the Nectar Ball - the premiere fashion insect party where the best bugs can strut their stuff - but bees aren’t allowed! Should Bea change her look to be accepted, or will she go out on a wing to bee herself? Featuring singer and author Lisa Loeb, this story was ordered by Sneha, age 6. If you’d like to order a story from the Story Store, call 1-888-413-2781 (it’s toll free in North America) or email us at thestorystore@cbc...more
When the handsome and powerful Super Kyle needs to learn guitar to make it into the Council of Heroes, he finds out practising a new skill is a super power in itself. Featuring hockey aficionado and Youtuber Steve Dangle, this story was order by Story Store customer Ben. If you’d like to order a story from the Story Store, call 1-888-413-2781 (it’s toll free in North America) or email us at email@example.com to give your story suggestion.
When a young planeteen named Xander gets lost during an asteroid shower - he ends up getting lost with the most famous rock star in the galaxy! Can they save the universe before it gets sucked into a black hole? Featuring comedian, and Story Store head office manager, Ali Hassan, this story was ordered by Summer.
Grandpa Clark J Cheetah lost his dream of flying long ago, but with his Grand-Tiger’s help, his dreams will be back up in the air in no time! Featuring singer, songwriter and actress Sarah Mclachlan, this story was ordered by Story Store customer Olivia.
Scott T-Rex is the coolest dino around, but when his fear of the dark almost ruins his time at the school dance, it takes a tiny cricket to help Scott get over his big fear! Featuring The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon, this story was ordered by Story Store customer Navya, age 7.
The Story Store is getting sporty!! A gross stinky sock monster is on the loose! Mr. Sports needs to save the city of Sportstroplis but will his sports-based magic powers be enough? Featuring q’s Tom Power, this story was ordered by Emily, age 9.
This Halloween, stories get spooky! When a group of friends cross an evil witch and her bumbling assistant, they better act quick or else there won’t be any sweet dreams in their future! Featuring actress, and Story Store’s sweetest friend, Sugar Lyn, this story was ordered by Isla, age 9. If you’d like to order a story from the Story Store, call 1-888-413-2781 (it’s toll free in North America) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to give your story suggestion.
When Cuddles the Hedgehog gets lost, he ends up finding a network of Hedgehog Super Spies. Their mission: to save the world from an evil company of foxes who are bent on world domination! Featuring comedian and radio host Candy Palmater, this story was ordered by Story Store customer Kai, age 10. If you’d like to order a story from the Story Store, call 1-888-413-2781 (it’s toll free in North America) or email us at email@example.com to give your story suggestion.
This episode of The Story Store takes place in the town of Symmetry, where irregular shapes aren’t welcome. When a small squiggle goes up again cubed bully, a square dance off ensues! Featuring Fred Penner, this story was ordered by Amelia, age 6. If you’d like to order a story from the Story Store, call 1-888-413-2781 (it’s toll free in North America) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to give your story suggestion.
No two snowflakes are alike, and the reason why is a little colourful! Featuring Story Store crush Rick Mercer, this story was ordered by Zoe, aged 8.