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Poems for Children @ Storynory

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London, United Kingdom

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From Edward Lear to the dark tones of Edgar Allan Poe, with Blake, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Coleridge... Storynory draws on the Victorian poets whose verse is still fresh and packed with nonsense, morals, and atmospherics.

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English

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Episodes

Georgia and the Dragon

4/15/2014
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Georgia and the Dragon by Harry Oulton - read for Storynory by Natasha Lee Lewis. A dragon helps a girl conquer her nighttime fears. The post Georgia and the Dragon appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:23:45


Thanksgiving – Mary Had A Little Lamb

11/24/2013
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Happy Thanksgiving ! Mary Had A Little Lamb and the true story that connects it to the American holiday of Thanksgiving in November. The post Thanksgiving Mary Had A Little Lamb appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:05:36


The Slant by Peter Newell

11/11/2013
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A funny poem about a pram, / go-cart that runs away down a hill causing havoc. By Peter Newell the american cartoonist and writer, from 1910The post The Slant by Peter Newell appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:08:44


Albert Orangutan

11/22/2011
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Download the Audio (Right Click, Save As) Do you think animals should wear clothes? Let us know when you have listened to this amusing poem. It tells the story of Albert Orangutan, who is a very fashionable ape. Read by Richard Scott. Written by Glenn Lawrence for Storynory. Original Pictures for Storynory by Sophie Green. [...]The post Albert Orangutan appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:04:34


Nursery Rhymes 2

8/22/2011
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Rub a Dub Dub, Hickory Dickory Dock, This Little Piggy Went to Market, Little Jack Horner, Here we go round the Mulberry Bush, Ring a Ring a Roses, Oranges and Lemons say the bells of St. Clement'sThe post Nursery Rhymes 2 appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:09:01


The Table and the Chair

11/23/2010
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A funny poem by Edward Lear about a Table and a Chair who go out for a walk. The post The Table and the Chair appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:02:54


Tyger Tyger Burning Bright

11/24/2009
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Three "songs" of innocence and experience by the poet and artist, and Londoner, William Blake (1757-1827).The post Tyger Tyger Burning Bright appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:03:56


The Raven

10/6/2009
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Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!' Quoth the raven, `Nevermore.'The post The Raven appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:11:22


The Wedding of Robin Readbreast and Jenny Wren

12/8/2008
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The ancient verse-story of gallant bird who woos Jenny wren, but whose wedding ends in tragedy. The post The Wedding of Robin Readbreast and Jenny Wren appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:11:47


Fidgety Philip

10/27/2008
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Fidgety Philip won't sit still and he drives his poor parents crazy - a poem by Dr Heinrich HoffmannThe post Fidgety Philip appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:04:06


The Jumblies

2/17/2008
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They went to sea in a Sieve, they did, In a Sieve they went to sea... And when the Sieve turned round and round, And every one cried, 'You'll all be drowned!' They called aloud, 'Our Sieve ain't big, But we don't care a button! we don't care a fig! By Edward Lear. The post The Jumblies appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:06:33


The Duck and the Kangaroo

11/25/2007
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"Please give me a ride on your back," Said the Duck to the Kangaroo: "I would sit quite still, and say nothing but 'Quack'. From Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense.The post The Duck and the Kangaroo appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:04:12


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

7/2/2007
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The famous story of the greatest rat-charmer of all time. Verse by Robert Browning. Natasha's reading is synced to the beautiful illustrations of Kate Greenaway (1846 - 1901).The post The Pied Piper of Hamelin appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:17:18


A Visit From St. Nicholas

12/17/2006
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Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore. No Rudolf but Santa's Reindeer Dasha, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen feature. The post A Visit From St. Nicholas appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:05:18


Shock-Headed Peter

11/12/2006
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Wonderfully nasty poems by Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann about naughty children who DON'T deserve any presents at Christmas. Four from the collection of little horrors - Shock-Headed Peter, Cruel Frederick, Dreadful Harriet, and Flying Robert. The post Shock-Headed Peter appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:08:59


The Spider and the Fly

6/26/2006
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The Spider and the Fly by Marry Howitt is a poem with a moral and a warning for children. Listen to this dramatic reading by Natasha Lee Lewis. The post The Spider and the Fly appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:06:34


Two Poems about Mice

5/14/2006
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The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse by Richard Scrafton Sharp (based on Horace). The Mouse and the Cake by Eliza Cook. Two charming Victorian poems about mice. The post Two Poems about Mice appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:08:28


The Owl and the Pussycat

2/20/2006
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This romantic "nonsense" by Edward Lear is a classic of children's literature. Its lilting rhythm has a wonderfully calming effect on the senses. The post The Owl and the Pussycat appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:02:35