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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 21, 2021

In order to receive a handsome reward, a sprightly tailor agrees to his laird's challenge - to sit on a haunted graveyard in the middle of the night and sew a special pair of "trews" for the laird.  A great way to teach children the meaning of the word sprightly to conquer their fears and muster their courage!  Perfect to add to your Halloween stories -but parents - this is slightly spooky - recommended for kids ages 7 and up.  (best to listen first to see if it is suitable) (duration 13 minutes)

As part of our birthday celebrations this month, we are offering our listeners a special Birthday Bonus Story Episode - a fun Danish Folktale called, The Talking Pot.  You can get it here along with a coloring sheet

Hurry - offer ends on October 31st.


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Did you know Kathleen is also a children's picture book author? You can find out more about her books here