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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 6, 2022

When brother and sister, Hansel and Gretel, are abandoned in the forest, they fall into the hands of a wicked witch, and must find a way to outwit her. (duration 23 minutes) An episode fomr Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids)  

Please note this is a vintage fairy tale and might be too scary for children...

Sep 15, 2022

A tale from the Brothers Grimm about a young lad who is able to  talk to animals, and after he helps them, they repay his kindness in a way that helps him win the heart of a proud princess.  (duration 14 minutes)  An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids ages 4-10.

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Sep 1, 2022

When a farmer decides to get rid of his old dog, Sultan, because he is no longer useful, Sultan's friend, the wolf, helps him devise plan to change his master's mind.  A great story to generate discussions about the value of loyalty.  (duration - 10 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story,  a storytelling podcast...

Jul 21, 2022

A touching fairytale from master storyteller, Oscar Wilde about a Statue Prince who befriends a little swallow who helps him look after the poor of the city.  A tale to remind us where we can find true happiness. An episode from storytelling podcast, Journey with Story. Ages 5-10. (duration 20 minutes)

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Feb 14, 2022

When a Snowman hears the old yard dog telling him tales of his life indoors near the warm and inviting stove, the Snowman falls in loe with this stove and wants to be close to her, but the weather changes and poor snowman runs out of time.  A touching fairytale from Hans Christian Andersen that reminds us how...