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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.




Nov 30, 2022

Enjoy this bonus round-up of our November episodes

E204 - How the Moon Became Beautiful

E205 - The Dragon and His Grandmother

E206 - The Whale and the Sandpipers

E207 - We Are All One

(duration - 40 minutes)

Nov 24, 2022

When a poor man is kind to the creatures he meets, they end up repaying his kindess in a way that brings him good fortune.  An ancient tale from China that celebrates the power of kindness and gratitude.  A perfect story for Thanksgiving.  (duration 16 minutes) An episode from storytelling podcast Journey with Story. ...

Nov 17, 2022

A Whale and a Sandpiper begin to argue and soon all the fish in the sea and all the birds of the air have joined in to make a colossal battle until they come to their senses and decide it is better to make peace.  A lovely tale from the Marshall Islands that reminds us how important it is to make peace.  (duration 10...

Nov 10, 2022

A fun folktale from the Brothers Grimm about three soldiers who make a bargain with a dragon so they can escape the army and with a little help from a magic whip the dragon gives them, they are able to live a grand life for seven years.  But when the seven years are up, it is time to keep their part of the dragon...

Nov 3, 2022

An enchanting tale from China that explains how the moon's face changed in one single night to the golden glow we all know and love now.  A soothing tale to lull little ones off to sleep.  Ages 4-10.  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. (duration -9 minutes)

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