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Storynory - Stories for Kids

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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!

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!

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

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!

Twitter:

@storynory

Language:

English

Contact:

26 Star Street London W2 1QB +44 (0)20 7706 7974


Episodes

Orpheus

2/27/2021
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 poem. Yes, we did warn you, it is sad. Adaptation by Bertie. Read by Richard. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:21

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

2/26/2021
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.

Duration:00:04:52

The Jungle Book - Part 5

2/18/2021
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 privacy information.

Duration:00:19:37

The Chinese Year of the Ox

2/11/2021
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: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:31

The Chinese Years of the Animals

2/10/2021
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. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/Storynory See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:26

Hero and Leander

2/8/2021
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.

Duration:00:15:28

The Jungle Book - Part 4

2/7/2021
Shere 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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:54

The Jungle Book - Part 3

2/1/2021
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.

Duration:00:15:43

The Jungle Book - Part 2

1/24/2021
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.

Duration:00:10:34

The Jungle Book - Part 1

1/21/2021
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.

Duration:00:17:38

Herodotus - the Pyramids

1/17/2021
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.

Duration:00:10:15

Winter Time

1/1/2021
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.

Duration:00:02:25

Away in a manger

12/24/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:15

The Nosy Neighbour

12/12/2020
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.

Duration:00:07:53

Katie and the Magical Deer

12/3/2020
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.

Duration:00:22:41

Song of a Dream

11/14/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:05

The Strangest Flight

10/30/2020
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 information.

Duration:00:27:04

The Wild Swans at Coole

10/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:04:24

Solomon Takes a Walk

9/25/2020
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.

Duration:00:17:20

Herodotus: The Egyptians and the Greeks

9/14/2020
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.

Duration:00:15:55