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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.

 

 

 

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


May 28, 2020

An old Chinese folktale that explains why dog and cat are enemies. An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. (duration 5 minutes)


May 10, 2020

Celebrate Mother's Day with this African Folktale about a Mama Ostrich who discovers a Mama Lion has stolen her babies and wants to raise them as her own.  Mama Ostrich sets out to settle this injustice by enlisting the help of the other animals.  (duration 6 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling...