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The Princess and the Dragon ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿฒ written by Jess Judd

The queen desperately wanted a baby, so when she hears about a magical dragon who might be able to give her one she is overjoyed. Will the dragon give her a baby? What will the baby be like? Youโ€™d best take a listen and seeโ€ฆ. ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿฒ This story is appropriate for children aged 5+


Waldo and the Sea Monster written by Nigel Blaikie

Waldo is a helicopter pilot who loves to help out. He has all sorts of amazing adventures! In this story Waldo is called upon to help deal with a sea monster called Slimey, who likes to tip people out of their boats! Slimey just wants to play but his games are no fun for the beach goers. Waldo really has his hands full this time. Will he be able to get Slimey the sea monster to change his mischievous ways?! ๐Ÿš๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ– This story is suitable for children aged 3+


Bad Brad Saves Christmas ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐ŸŽ… written by Joe Corcoran

Brad doesn't believe in Father Christmas, and he doesn't want anyone else to believe that nonsense either. He's happiest when he's making everyone else miserable. His parents aren't bothered about Christmas either, so on Christmas Eve there's no decorations in the house, no tree downstairs, no stocking hung up. But, whether Brad believes it or not, soon he'll have to decide whether to stay being Bad Brad, or whether he'll get on his bike and save Christmas. Is it worth the effort for one...


Dear Santa ๐Ÿ‘ง๐ŸŽ… written by Hannah Erikson

A cute story about a little girl who writes to Santa....and then Santa writes back! ๐Ÿ‘ง๐ŸŽ… This story is suitable for children aged 4-10.


Waiting for Santa ๐ŸŽ… written by M.E.Ryan

Be warned this story is not a traditional Christmas story and may upset younger listeners. Why is Santa Claus also called Chris Kringle and Saint Nick? How does he get to all of the houses in one night? What are the laws of physics regarding reindeer flight? These are just some of the questions Timmy is going to get answered, by hiding under the Christmas tree and sneaking into Santa's bag of toys. But when his house is the LAST house he visits that year, Timmy is accidentally (or maybe not)...


Magical Marlowโ€™s Marvellous Mutt Munchies ๐Ÿถ written by Jess Judd

Lilly and Dean love their dog, David. Lilly enjoys looking after him and feeding him, even if it isn't a very exciting job. At least it wasn't, until one day when Lilly found a special bag of dog food in the cupboard. What happens when she feeds it to David? This story is appropriate for children aged 4-12. ๐Ÿถ


Forest School ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ written by Hannah Erikson

Luna and Geo escape into the forest behind their Auntโ€™s house. They already knew the forest was a magical place, but then they find the treehouseโ€ฆ just sitting there. This story is recommended for children ages 5+


Ghost Cave ๐Ÿ‘ป written by Jess Judd

Ethern is a ghost. He lives in a cave. But heโ€™s not a scary ghost, and his cave isnโ€™t a scary cave. Ethern loves jokes, and all he wants to do is tell people his jokes. It doesnโ€™t always go very well, however. Poor Ethern. Will he ever find someone who will stay and listen to his jokes? This story is appropriate for children aged 5 - 10.


Bobs' & Tweets Trick-or-Treat ๐ŸŽƒ written by Pepper Springfield

Lou Tweet and Dean Bob can't wait to go trick-or-treating on Bonefish Street on Halloween. This year, they're entering the Best Halloween Block contest, which means they need to visit every house and mark down each delicious treat that they receive.


Chloรซโ€™s Stars ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ written by Jess Judd

Chloรซ lives in Newbury, England. Every night she looks out her window at her five stars. But one night, there are only four stars in the sky. Her daddy tells her itโ€™s just behind a cloud, but Chloรซ knows better. She knows that something is wrong with one of her stars. But she could never have imagined that she would be the only one who could get it shining again. ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ This story is suitable for children ages 4+


Waldo Rescues Gerald ๐Ÿš written by Nigel Blaikie

Waldo is a helicopter pilot who loves to help out. He has all sorts of amazing adventures! In this story Waldo is called upon to help a trapped zoo truck taking a giraffe to see the beach for his very first time. Gerald the giraffe is disappointed he wonโ€™t get to visit the beach as planned, but when Waldo offers to take him for a helicopter ride instead things start to look up! ๐Ÿš๐Ÿฆ’ This story is suitable for children aged 3+


The Stone Goblins of Norden โ›ฐ๏ธ written by Jess Judd

A big thank you to Kenton, who requested this story last year. It has taken a little while to write, but I LOVE it and I really hope you do too xo - Jess Wilhelm lives at the base of the largest mountain in the land. When the sun is shining, he likes to play and go to school, or visit his papa who works up in the mines in the mountain. But! As soon as the sun starts to cast shadows across the land, Wilhelm and all the other people who live in his village must hurry back into their homes. If...


The Flying Adventures of Lizzy Lizard ๐ŸฆŽ written by Angela Ferrari

This week we invite guest narrator Angela Ferrari from Story Spectacular to bring us a story. ๐ŸฆŽ Lizzie the lizard wants to be a flying lizard and discover new places, when she grows up. But her parents tell her lizards canโ€™t fly and that she should be a fruit gatherer just like them. Lizzie isnโ€™t ready to accept that. โ€œI am going to become the first flying lizard! Just you wait and see!" she tells them. As it turns out, Lizzie might just get her wish after all, thanks to an unexpected...


Alec and the Stream of Words and Ideas ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿž๏ธ written by Stuart Baum

Alec finds a new stream. Instead of fish, though, this stream contains words and ideas, which Alec tries to catch. Meant to be read aloud, this visual story is a whimsical addition to the world of Alec and other "Stuart" stories. This story is appropriate for children aged 5 - 10. ยฉ2011 Stuart B Baum and


A Boy and His Toys ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ๏ธ๐Ÿš‚ written by Betty Yang

Barry loves playing with his toys, but he just doesnโ€™t look after them properly. His bedroom is very messy and his poor toys are all broken with parts missing. One day his toys decide that they have had enough. They must get the message to Barry that he needs to look after them better. So, they make a plan to talk with him... in his dream! ๐Ÿ›Œ ๐Ÿ’ค This story is suitable for children ages 3+ Contact the author, Betty Yang, via WeChat ID: emayang2005


Waiting at the Bus Stop ๐Ÿš๐ŸšŒ written by Ryan Cartwright

What superpower would you most like to have? That is the discussion that three friends have while they wait at the bus stop one rainy day after school. Letโ€™s see what they chooseโ€ฆ. ๐Ÿš๐ŸšŒ This story is suitable for children ages 7-12.


The Snack Captain โšฝ written by EJ Schonauer

Itโ€™s Rubyโ€™s turn to be the snack captain for her soccer team, and she takes her duties seriously. So, when she proudly opens the lid of the snack container to her teammates, only to see them back away in disgust, she is shocked! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Who is responsible for this half-time disaster? Ruby thinks sheโ€™s knows, and she is ready to give him a piece of her mind! A fun and lighthearted short story, highlighting the joy that can come from finding humour in our mistakes. โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜– This story is suitable for...


Buffy Bunnyโ€™s New Zealand Adventure ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ written by Jess Judd

Buffy Bunny has ended up in New Zealand! Check in with him as he writes a postcard to his friends and tells them about all the fun things he has been doing. ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ This story is suitable for children aged 4 - 10.


Matariki ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ written by Melanie Drewery

โ€˜Tonight we have to go to bed really early,โ€™ said Mum. 'Tomorrow morning we are going to have a surprise.' But what event would be so special to get you up in the middle of a cold New Zealand winter? The star cluster Matariki is rising and the Mฤori New Year is on its way! โญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธ A story in which a family celebrate Matariki and talk about what it means to different people. This story is for children ages 3+ Written by Melanie Drewery and published by Penguin Group (NZ) in 2003.


The Elephant Upstairs ๐Ÿ˜ written by Jess Judd

Luke lives in apartment 305 with his mum, his dad, and his new baby sister. One day, they start hearing loud noises coming from the upstairs apartment. These noises become a problem, as they keep waking up his baby sister. Luke decides he needs to do something about it, but he could never have guessed who, or what, he would find in apartment 405. ๐Ÿ˜ This story is appropriate for children aged 4 - 10. This story was inspired by Rob, the creator of Bedtime FM, and his difficulty recording a...