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Welcome to my children's storytelling podcast.  

My name is Kathleen T. Pelley and I am a picture book author, storyteller, and speaker.

I was born in Glasgow, Scotland, a country famous for its heather dappled mountains, lochs, tartan, shaggy highland cattle, soggy summer days, and of course - a veritable treasure chest of stories.

My own passion for stories stemmed before I could even read or write, by listening to them on the radio during the BBC Children's Story Hour.  It was there that I fell in love with the music of our language and the magic of stories.

I hope you will find some stories here to enchant your children into the marvelous world of STORY!

You can learn more about my podcast on the ABOUT page.

 

 

 

Oct 17, 2019

When Nutkin, his brother, Twinkleberry and his cousins make their way to Owl Island to gather nuts, they encounter Old Brown, who does not tolerate Nutkin's impudence and teaches him the importance of minding his manners. A delightful tale from Beatrix Potter. (duration 10 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story,...


Oct 10, 2019

Robert Browning's famous retelling of a medieval legend about a piper who rids the town of its plague of rats, but when the selfish mayor and his council refuse to pay him his due, he exacts his revenge by luring away all the children in the town - except one.  (duration 9 minutes) 

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Oct 3, 2019

Robert Browning's famous retelling of the medieval legend about a piper who rids the town from its plague of rats, but when the selfish mayor refuses to keep his promise and pay him his due, the piper decides to take his revenge by luring away all the children of the town....except one, who lives to tell this tale.  ...


Sep 26, 2019

A traditional folktale from West Africa about Anansi, the spider, who tricks Firefly into helping him steal some eggs.  (duration - 7 minutes)


Sep 19, 2019

A classic Aesop's fable about a young shepherd boy who keeps tricking the villagers into believing he sees a wolf until one day....a wolf does come along, but now no one believes the boy.  A great way to teach your kids about what it means to "cry wolf."  (duration 8 minutes)