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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.




Aug 6, 2020

A fun Eastern European Folktale about a very clever girl who uses her talent for solving tricky riddles to win the heart of the mayor and eventually to earn his love and respect.  (duration 15 minutes)

Thanks to all our great listeners for your loyalty as we reach our 100th episode on August 27th.  We cannot wait to...

Jul 30, 2020

A tiny caterpillar crawls into a cave that is Hare's home and plays a trick on all the animals by terrifying them with his big booming voice. A fun, cumulative tale that teaches children how courage and confidence are not always related to size.  (duration - 7 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling...

Jul 9, 2020

A fun English folktale about a young man who thinks his sweetheart and her parents are the three silliest people he has ever met until....he goes off into the world and discovers there are even more sillier people.  (duration -11 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.

Jul 2, 2020

A poor Irish farmer is granted one wish from a magical deer in the forest, but how can he make a wish that will make everyone in his family happy?  (duration 9 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.

Jun 25, 2020

When a young man goes bird hunting with his blind brother-in-law, he learns why it is that people fight and what they can do to make peace again.  A folktale from Zimbabwe. An episode from the storytelling podcast, Journey with Story.  (duration -7 minutes) Ages 8-10