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Storynory - Stories for Kids

Storynory
50 episodes
Storynory is the first and most loved story podcast. We've been around since 2005 and kids have grown up with us. We are both educational and entertaining. We offer a mixture of original stories and myths from around the world. All our stories are brilliantly read by professional actors. So listen in - and enjoy our audio!

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

Tiddy Mun

The chief spirit of the Fens of England was Tiddy Mun, who was no bigger than a child of three. He lived in the water holes, deep down in the still green water, and he only came out in the evening when the mist rose. When King Charles I employed Dutch engineers to drain the bogs, Tiddy Mun became a…

The Buried Moon

A SCARY - but lovely story from the boggy East of England. The Fens of England were once full of horrid supernatural creatures who got hold of the moon and put out her lovely light. Our story has a touch of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnys…

The Jungle Book - Part 8

An almight fight, in which Karr the python, Baloo the bear, and Bagheera the pantha attack the monkeys to rescue Mowgli. Will they succeed? Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jungle Book - Part 7

Rann the Kite brings a message from Mowgli that he has been kidnapped. Baloo, Bagheera, and Kaa the Python rush to the rescue. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The King of the Birds

One of Korea's most popular stories. There are two brothers, one is rich and mean, the other is poor and good hearted. The poor brother receives help from the King of the Birds, and the older brother hopes to gain the same reward. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudi…

The Samurai and the Tea Master

This traditional story from Japan is about the time a Samurai warrior challenged a tea master to a duel. It shows how if you are the master of yourself, you can be the master of anything. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jungle Book - Part 6

Mowgli has been captured by the Bandar-log and is being tossed through the tree-tops. A kite and a python come to the aid of Baloo and Bagheera. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Orpheus

We bring you this sad but, we hope, beautiful story in verse. Orpheus the musician married Eurydice the shepherdess. When she was killed by a snake, he travelled down to the underworld and was granted one chance to fetch her back to life. Bertie has freely adapted this ancient tale into his own poe…

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

A certain winner for children - how Goldilocks ate the Three Bears' porridge. We've added music with the Teddy Bear's Picnic played by a string orchestra.  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jungle Book - Part 5

Baloo the bear is teaching Mowgli the law of the Jungle. He learns how to be safe among the various creatures - but there is one band of animals that are notorious outlaws - and Mowgli should stay clear of them. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for …

The Chinese Year of the Ox

An Ox is a large animal that looks like a bull, but he is generally patient, hard-working, and easy going. And people who are born in the year of the Ox are said to be like that too! How did humans come to have this useful animal on earth to help them farm? Listen on to find out. Support the show…

The Chinese Years of the Animals

What animal are you? In Chinese astrology, each year is named after an animal, and if you are born in that year, you take some of that animal's characteristics. This is the story of how each year took its name, and it also explains why there is no year of the cat, and why cats hate rats so much.  S…

Hero and Leander

For Valentine's Day, an ancient romantic story - Hero and Leander - two lovers separated by a stretch of water, the Hellespont.  Will Leander swim to meet his love? Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jungle Book - Part 4

Sheer Khan the Tiger has come to the meeting of the wolf pack. He wants to depose the leader of the pack, Akela, and kill the man-cub Mowgli. But Mowgli, who has fetched a pot of the red flower from the human village, has other ideas. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystu…

The Jungle Book - Part 3

Arkela the leader of the wolves has been a protector of Mowgli, but he is growing old. Mowgli may have to fend for himself against Sheer Khan the tiger. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jungle Book - Part 2

Father wolf presents Mowgli to the wolf pack asking them to accept him. But Sheer Khan the tiger demands that they must hand the man-cub over to him. Who will speak up for Mowgli? Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jungle Book - Part 1

A family of wolves adopts a human baby boy - but Shear Khan the lame tiger wants the man-child for himself. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Herodotus - the Pyramids

The ancient Pyramids of Egypt were built 4,500 years ago. The ancient Greek Herodotus tells us how they were built - and mentions some projects that he thinks are even more amazing. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Winter Time

A frosty but cosy winter scene set in a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Away in a manger

Merry Christmas! A cute version of traditional Christmas Carol, sung by Jana Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Nosy Neighbour

Happy Hanukkah! A little history of the Jewish Celebration of Lights, and a story that features lots of festive food. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Katie and the Magical Deer

Katie finds a deer with golden antlers in her garden. He seems very friendly. How did he get there? Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Song of a Dream

Happy Diwali! Song of a Dream’, a charming poem by the Indian Poetess, Sarojini Naidu, whom Mahatma Gandhi called the "Indian Nightingale" Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Strangest Flight

Mum's birthday is on Halloween. The family is flying to New York to celebrate, but the plane they board is not at all what they are expecting - it is luxurious, old fashioned, and rather strange. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat…

The Wild Swans at Coole

Have you heard the "bell-beat" of swans wings as they fly over the water? This poem by WB Yeats evokes that sound as well as the autumn months. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Solomon Takes a Walk

Katie the Ordinary Witch is back with a super-funny story about her magical cat Solomon who is both big-headed and thin-skinned. He has gone missing. What can he possibily be up to? Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Herodotus: The Egyptians and the Greeks

Egyptian Pharaoh Amasis made friends with powerful Greeks of his time. We include a famous story about the Greek ruler, Polycrates of Samos, and his golden ring. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Astropup and the Seven Mountains of Genius Part 2

In part two of our space adventure, Astropup puts on the Virtual Reality Goggles and climbs the seventh mountain of Genius which is dedicated to food. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Robot Competition Answers

Here they are! The three winners to our 'How to Spot a Robot' Competition, and we read out all of your replies. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Astropup and the Seven Mountains of Genius

Astropup is Back! The Parrot normally disdains video games, but when he hears about one called The Seven Mountains of Genius he tries it and is soon hooked. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.