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Storynory brings you audio stories for the family, beautifully read, and with a touch of sophistication. We find traditional stories from all over the world and create our own characters including Katie the Witch, and Astropup the space travelling hound. We also give you songs, educational interviews, and a sprinkling of ancient history.


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Storynory brings you audio stories for the family, beautifully read, and with a touch of sophistication. We find traditional stories from all over the world and create our own characters including Katie the Witch, and Astropup the space travelling hound. We also give you songs, educational interviews, and a sprinkling of ancient history.






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The Bear's Birthday Party

The Bear is throwing a birthday party. Should he ask the tricky Monkey to play the music for him?


The Year of the Rabbit

Wishing you prosperity for the Year of the Rabbit with this traditional Chinese story about the Moon Rabbit.


The Ramayana 3 - the Palace Plot

King Daśaratha is about to announce that his Son Rama will be the next King. But Queen Kaikeyi wants her son to be king. A plot unfolds and the king faces a terrible dilemma.


Katie and the Christmas Chimney

We re-release a Storynory Christmas favourite about Katie the Witch. Katie's school is looking into Victorian times - including Chimney Sweeps. How could this relate to Katie's Chrismtas? Find out!


Bertie's Lost Christmas

We re-release a classic Bertie episode for this Christmas!


The Cat Who Wanted to be a Monkey

Two funny stories about our tricky Monkey. The are both about wanting the impossible! In the first, Baby Bushcat wants to be a monkey - so he can play and have fun all day. In the second story, the Monkey wants to fly - but ends up falling - for a trick - and literally falling too! Thank you to Wondery for supporting the show. Check out Flip and Mozi's Guide to How to be an Earthling for fun and education.


Ramayana 2 - The Bow of Shiva

Rama tries to string the Bow of Shiva and win the hand in marriage of Princess Sita


Oh Lord of the Whole Universe

A Hindu prayer sung by Jana. The words are universal. Om jai Jagdish hare Oh Lord of the Universe Swami jai Jagdish hare Mighty Lord of the whole Universe Bhakt jano ke sankat The suffering of your followers Daas jano ke sankat The sorrows of your followers Kshan men door kare In a moment you take them away Om jai Jagdish hare Oh Lord of the Universe


Ramayana Part 1

The Hindu gods are unhappy because demons are attacking the holy men who bring harmony to the world. The demons are sent by the evil Ravana, who cannot be killed by a god, but only by a man. The gods decide that Vishnu will be born in mortal form to take on Ravana.. In the Kingdom of Ayodhya, King Dasharatha longs for a son. Then his wives give birth to four sons, one of whom is Rama, the most powerful human alive.


Halloween Skeleton in the Cupboard

The Dutch Hotel is getting ready for Halloween. The Jones family, who manage the hotel, have an even more important event - the arrival of Grandma from Cyprus. Her name is Eleni, and she is not short of opinions about everything. She also reveals some of Mum's secrets (Mum's name is Angeleki) and the kids, Nafsi and Yogi, want to learn more. Why was mum afraid of ghosts when she was young? And why is she so against all superstition now?


Katie's Botanical Birthday

Katie's birthday is on its way. Last year her mum gave her a book on Botany! This time she wants some rollerblades and a computer. But her mum thinks that rollerblades are dangerous and computers cost a lot of money. She goes for a walk in the botanical gardens with her best friend, Isis. They are surprised to see Katie's cat, Solomon, is there too. So Katie turns Isis and herself into cats, and they follow Solomon through the undergrowth. What do they discover? Katie the Witch returns to...


Sir Buzz

BZZZZZZZ! A failytale from India about a magical Soldier called Sir Buzz who plays the part of a Genie.


The Princess and the Un-Golden fish

The young Princess Beatrice saves an un-golden fish. The fish grants her three wishes. She is torn. Should she make unselfish wishes for the world? Or think of herself? A funny fairytale from our Prince Bertie series. In the real world, we extend our respects to Her Majesty the Queen who lived unselfishly and with enormous dignity.


Dutch Hotel - The Duel Part 3 Conclusion

Nafsi and Yogi live in London's Dutch Hotel, where their father, Alan, is the manager. They have travelled to the past to witness a duel fought by the founders of the hotel, two Dutch brothers. Now they return to the present where the legend of the duel lives on. Zelda, the hotel's owner, wants to make a documentary about the story. But is she interested in the truth? Sponsortd by Outschool/storynory.


The Greedy Bear

Happy 75th Annivesary to India! A story from India to celebrate about a poor couple who trick a greedy bear.


Monkey's Gold

The Monkey is back! He's found gold in the river, and he plans to exchange it with the man for bananas. Will the Monkey be rich? Or will the man get the better of him? And what does the Tiger think of these golden plans? Sponsored by Little Passports - use Storynory at checkout.


The Dutch Hotel - The Duel Part 2

At last - we tell you what happened in the Duel between the two brothers who founded the Dutch Hotel. In Part one, Nafsi and Yogi travelled back to victorian times. They arrived just as the brothers were arguing because they both loved the same girl. The legend is that they both shot each other. Is that what really happened. Listen on to find out.


Romulus and Remus

Romulus and Remus were abandoned as babies. A mother wolf rescued them. One of the twins went on to found Rome - the city that grew into a great empire. This is the story of how it happened. This week's epsoide is sponsored by Outschool. In the second part, we tell you heroic story of Horatius on the Bridge.


Two Musical Greek Myths

Two musical Greek myths about the origins of the Lyre and the flute. The characters include the Sun God Apollo, Hermes the Messenger when he was a baby, Pan the woodland flute player, and King Midas of the Golden Touch. Sponsored by Little Passports.


The Dutch Hotel - The Duel Part 1

The Dutch Hotel in London is haunted - or is it? There are figures like ghosts who appear, including hotel staff from Victorian times, but they are more like time travellers. In this episode, the kids who live in the modern hotel - Nafsi and Yogi - travel back in time to meet some of the hotel staff of the past. They want to know the true story of the duel between the founders of the hotel, the Dutch twins.