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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.




Jun 10, 2021

When a princess makes a promise to a frog after he retrieves her beloved golden ball from a deep well, she later regrets her promise, but her father, the king, insists that she must keep her word.  A fun fairytale that teaches little ones the importance keeping your promises.  (duration-12 minutes)  An episode from...

May 13, 2021

A Grimms Fairytale about an old woman whose husband catches a fish that grants them whatever they wish for, but the old woman is so discontented with every wish she is granted and so keeps asking for more and more to try and satisfy her greed.  (duration - 16 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling...

Mar 4, 2021

A feisty princess sets out to find the perfect prince who will help her rule her kingdom wisely, and when she arrives at the castle of the king with a terrible temper, she sets a task to each of his three sons to see which of them would make a good husband.  A fun, fractured fairytale (based on the story The King with a...

Dec 10, 2020

When a beautiful young girl agrees to go and live in a hideous beast's castle in order to save her father's life, she learns to see the inner goodness and beauty beneath the beast's appearance, and so breaks the curse that was cast upon him.  This beloved fairytale is the perfect way to celebrate the spirit of...

Oct 1, 2020

Trapped in a tall tower with no door, Rapunzel is kept prisoner by a wicked witch, who comes to see her every day and climbs up her long braid of hair.  But one day, a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds, and sets off to find her and then make her free. (duration 12 minutes) An episode from the...