Stories Podcast - A Free Children's Story Podcast for Bedtime, Car Rides, and Kids of All Ages!

"    Stories Podcast - A Free Children's Story Podcast for Bedtime, Car Rides, and Kids of All Ages! " Podcast
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.

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Our take on the classic tale of the fairest maiden herself, Snow White, inspired by the Brothers Grimm. Beautiful princesses, evil witches, an unlikely hero...and seven more smaller unlikely heroes. What more could you want?

Peter Rabbit and his sister Penny venture into Mr. McGregor's Garden. Will the two naughty little rabbits make it out, or will they end up in a rabbit pie?

A young squire named Max Goodname dreams of knighthood, and he won't let a little thing like having no armor bring him down. In his way stand some of the best warriors in the realm, but with a crafty wizard and a beautiful cleric in his corner, he just may have a chance.

The grand finale of The Magic Armor. With the help of Wallace Q. Wallace, Max finally gets his chance to joust. Will he prove his skill and win his knighthood? There's only one way to find out!

This version contains parts I and II of our story "The Magic Armor–a Max Goodname Tale." In it, a young squire named Max dreams of knighthood, and he won't let a little thing like having no armor bring him down. In his way stand some of the best warriors in the realm, but with a crafty wizard and a beautiful cleric in his corner, he just may have a chance.

This week we bring your the classic Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore. It's the perfect thing to play while your little mice are stirring from all the Christmas excitement. Enjoy!

The ancient Greeks believed that winter was brought on by a kidnapping and a sorrowful tale of unrequited love between gods and mortals. It may not be true, but that doesn't stop it from being an awesome story!

Joshua is a young ball with big dreams. Will he grow up to be dunked through a hoop or kicked through the uprights like he dreams, or will he have a different, more special fate.

Today we bring you an interesting animal origin story from Rudyard Kipling, the author of the Jungle Book. How did whales get so big? Where did their big whale throats come from? We have the answers in the form of this unique, vocabulary-enhancing just-so story.

Have you ever wondered where the Tooth Fairy got her start? Why does she pay for old teeth and where does she get all that money anyway? We have the answers in this charming fairy tale.

Today we bring you another interesting animal origin story from Rudyard Kipling, the author of the Jungle Book. How did the Camel get his hump? We have the answers in the form of this unique, vocabulary-enhancing just-so story.

In the black depths of space, where star ships travel faster than the law, there is a new and wild frontier. Colonists settle strange planets, pirates smuggle exotic goods, and bold heroes eke out livings with the sweat of their brows and the triggers of their blasters. In this brave new world, there is one girl dedicated to protecting the defenseless creatures of the universe. She is Amazing Grace, PRINCESS….OF….SPACE!

Sophia is a snowflake who falls from the sky on a blustery February day. When she lands on the lawn of a neighborhood boy, she calls on her big family to do him a big favor.

Deep in the Lillywood, past the Frog Pond and the Unicorn Valley, there is a magical tree named LeCree. Inside of her branches, lives a magical race of Fairies dedicated to protecting the forest. This is a simple and soothing bedtime story, perfect for younger children.

Hexacorns are being poached, and the town of Majico2 has called in Amazing Grace Green to help bring the poachers to justice and save the wild Hexacorns. They've tried to scare her out of town but Grace doesn't scare easy. Make sure you listen to Amazing Grace - Every Creature pt. 1 before this episode!

The Dread Dragon Drogogard is terrorizing princes and destroying castles, and only the Tooth Fairy Dentina can save the day. A followup to the wildly popular "Secret Origins of the Tooth Fairy."

Max Goodname is back in action! This time, the king wants to send the young knight (and his wizard pal Wallace Q. Wallace) up against the dreaded Basilisk. Along the way, they'll meet up with their cleric friend, Corly Anders, and maybe make a few new friends too.

The classic tale of the Velveteen Rabbit. Before Woody and Buzz of Toy Story, there was a wise old Skin Horse and a Rabbit that just wanted to be loved...and to become real. Animals, Scarlet Fever, Fairies, this story has it all.

Some porridge is too hot, some porridge isn't hot enough! It's the classic tale of happy mediums this week when we bring you Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Listen to this episode featuring the classic Three Little Pigs or we'll huff and we'll puff and we'll blow your house down :). And check out GoPlayPretend.com for all your kids' clothes and toys!

One has been working all year saving up food for the winter. The other is a grasshopper. Learn the value of hard work and foresight in our version of this classic fable, and support the show by going to patreon.com/stories or GoPlayPretend.com.

This week we have the classic cautionary tale. You can cry wolf all you want, but what happens when you come face to face with the real thing? Support the show on patreon.com/stories or goplaypretend.com

This week we tell you a spin on the classic story of the ugly duckling. Remember everyone, beauty is only feather deep! Support the show on patreon.com/stories or goplaypretend.com

One little girl, a handful of pumpkin seeds, and some halloween magic. Listen to the episode now and support us by going to patreon.com/stories!

A mighty lion and a humble mouse. They're very different, but that doesn't mean one is better than the other. Listen to our take on this classic tale for fun songs and a big heart.

Hungry kids, hungry witches, houses made of candy and charming songs. Listen to our version of the family classic Hansel and Gretel, and support our show at storiespodcast.com or patreon.com/stories!

A new story that deals with how we see ourselves, what we are, and what we wish we could be. Give a listen and support our show at storiespodcast.com or patreon.com/stories!

This week, we want to tell you the story about the origin of Christmas. This is a story from the Christian Faith, but it’s cultural impact on the world at large cannot be overstated. So, whether you’re religious or not, there are things to learn and enjoy in this classic story about the birth of a very important little baby. We hope you like it!

This week, we want to tell you the story about the origin of Hanukkah. This is a story from the Jewish Faith, and it's well loved all around the world. We hope you like it!

It's another new twist on an old fairy tale classic. We can't tell you which, it will ruin the surprise! Support the show at patreon.com/stories.

Making shoes can be tough work, but we all get by with a little help from our handy, tiny, magical friends! Support the show at http://patreon.com/stories.

This week, for Black History Month, we bring you the Legend of John Henry. It's one of our favorite stories and we hope you'll love it too. To support the show, please go to Http://patreon.com/stories

An Irish take on the Goose Who Laid the Golden Egg, just in time for St. Patrick's Day. Enjoy the new version of the classic tale told in rhyming couplets! To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories

Who will win in the great race between the tortoise in the hare? Place your bets, and then listen here to find out! To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories

Goats, trolls, and some serious gruff. Listen to our take on this classic Norwegian fairy tale! To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories

A young man is shipwrecked in the middle of the Pacific ocean. He finds himself saved by an unlikely creature, one with long coral hair and a shiny...fin. Subscribe and leave us a review on itunes!

In the tradition of Shel Silverstein, here's a fun poem about deciding what you want to be when you grow up!

A schoolyard artist, a schoolyard bully, a magic piece of chalk, and a very real T-Rex. This week's contemporary fairy tale is full of fun, danger, and magic. Safe for kids of all ages, but the T-Rex roar can be a little scary :). Support the show at http://patreon.com/stories and check out Wondery.com for other great shows.

The thrilling conclusion to the sage of Amazing Grace! Listen now and don't forget to support the show at Patreon.com/stories

An original lullaby, guaranteed to make grumpy babies calm and calm babies sleepy. Do you like giraffes? This one has giraffes in it! Hit http://patreon.com/stories to support the show :)

There is a happy farm with happy farmers and happy animals and one sad dog. The dog doesn't feel useful...but he may be surprised. (Spoiler alert: he's useful after all.)

The classic tale of Little Red, a wolf, a grandmother and a woodcutter. The moral? Don't talk to strangers!

An updated take on the Emperor's New Clothes! Support the show and have your child's name read at the beginning of an episode at Patreon.com/stories!

A King wishes for everything he touches to turn to gold. Adapted from the Hawthorne version of this classic Greek Myth. To support the show, visit http://patreon.com/stories

The mice have gathered and need a plan to stop the cat! One mouse has a plan, but is anyone brave enough to pull it off? Based on the fable, this original story/poem will brighten up your day! Support the show and get our ad-free archive at Patreon.com/stories

There's a drought in the savanna, and tensions are running high between the striped and spotted animals. Support the show at patreon.com/stories and leave us a review on iTunes!

Neddy is the biggest fish in the small pond, and the biggest bully too. One day she tries to see what life in the big pond is like. Lessons are learned. Songs are sung! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

The classic myth of Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun. Guess what, it doesn't work out for him this time either. Support the show and get ad free episodes at http://patreon.com/stories

When a young boy moves from Dublin to a sleepy little village on the Irish coast, he finds new friends, new myths, and some strange magic. Get the book on amazon and support the show at patreon.com/stories !

When a young boy moves from Dublin to a sleepy little village on the Irish coast, he finds new friends, new myths, and some strange magic. Get the book on amazon and support the show at patreon.com/stories !

A poem about a war between the Peanut Butter and Jelly Kingdoms. It has songs about sandwiches! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

Max Goodname is back! This time around, some dwarves have dug too deeply and awoken an ancient evil. Will Max, Wallace, Corly and their new friends be able to save the day? Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

A bonus episode! In honor of Shel Silverstein's birthday, we've written and recorded five short and silly poems for you. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

Max Goodname is back! This time around, some dwarves have dug too deeply and awoken an ancient evil. Will Max, Wallace, Corly and their new friends be able to save the day? Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

This week we bring you the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Native American) story on why the leaves change color in the autumn. This beautiful story has been passed down through the oral tradition and we've interviewed multiple Haudenosaunee storytellers to bring you the same version members of the Haudenosaunee heard as children. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories!

The classic story of the Princess and the Pea, retold with a fun song at the end! Support the show at patreon.com/stories :)

In light of the impending election and the information coming to light about the candidates, we are re-releasing our updated take on the Emperor's New Clothes. Thanks for Listening!

A boy, a cow, some magic beans and an unruly giant. THIS EPISODE IS FE FI FO FUN! (sorry not sorry for that terrible joke.) Listen to Jack and the Beanstalk ad-free and support the show at patreon.com/stories

Halloweeen time! Here is an only-slightly-spooky take on the Legend of Sleepy Hollow with original songs! The Headless Horseman is coming...or is he? Ichabod Crane finds out! Leave us a review on iTunes, it really helps out :)

His mother was a dog. His father was a king. Know what that makes him? DOG KING! By the way, he's king of the dogs. This episode is ridiculous but the Dog King theme song may be our best work ever. Support the show by checking out our weekly sponsors and hitting patreon.com/stories for ad-free versions!

A little bonus poem about Halloween being over. It's fun! Leave us a review on iTunes to support the show!

The classic fable of counting your chickens before they hatch, combined with a version of the Irish folksong "The Rattlin' Bog." A lot of fun. Sing along if you can! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

The classic Bible story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood. God is sending a storm to wash away the sins of man, and Noah has been chosen to carry out very specific instructions. One of the most famous Christian stories, and one of our favorites. Support the show at www.patreon.com/stories

A Little Red Hen is busy, and no one wants to help her make bread. When the bread is done, they all change their tune, but the Little Red Hen is all business. It's our take on this classic story, with fun songs woven throughout. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories for ad free episodes!

Its the Thanksgiving Pie-Off, where a brother and sister see who can eat more thanksgiving pies. What kinds of pies? Lots. Apple? Yes. Cherry? Yes. Key Lime? Also in there. Maybe it would be faster if you just listened. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

The classic Christmas/Holiday favorite of the Gingerbread Man. He runs! Can you catch him? (You Can't, it says so in the song). Support the show at patreon.com/stories

Part one of our superhero origin story. Jillian Jayes was a normal girl. Well, not really, but don't tell her that. She loved nothing more than judo, skipping school, and watching the superheroes fight crime all over Gigacity. But when her father is killed by super villains and her mother insists they move out to the country, she's forced to adjust to small town life. It's tough going, but she soon learns that the smallest towns can hold the biggest secrets.

Part two of our superhero origin story. Jillian Jayes was a normal girl. Well, not really, but don't tell her that. She loved nothing more than judo, skipping school, and watching the superheroes fight crime all over Gigacity. But when her father is killed by super villains and her mother insists they move out to the country, she's forced to adjust to small town life. It's tough going, but she soon learns that the smallest towns can hold the biggest secrets.

Part 3! Jill and Specs investigate the mystery surrounding Grampa Jack. The deeper they dig, the more troubling it becomes. We hope you are enjoying our take on the superhero genre!

Our telling of the classic Haida (from the Pacific Northwest) story, Raven Steals the Light. As far as fairy tales go, this is a strange one, but very interesting too! Support the show at patreon.com/stories or leave us a review on itunes.

It's a Dinosaur Christmas! T-Rex just wants to open her present, but with her big head and little arms, she's having a lot of trouble. Will she find some friends to help her? Will Christmas be saved? (Yes.) Support the show at patreon.com/stories and have happy holidays!

Two kids are given a strange gift one New Year's Eve. We take the beautiful (but largely forgotten) fable by Emilie Poulsson and update it for a modern ear. It's the perfect story for kids (and adults) on New Year's Eve!

Jillian Jayes has become something greater than herself, but has she bit off more than she can chew? Find out in the conclusion to Book 1 of The Brilliant Firefly, our serial superhero story! Support the show at patreon.com/stories. Thank you all for listening!

It was late in the great halls of Asgard. The gods were sleeping...or at least, most of them were. Thor, God of Thunder, strongest warrior to ever walk on earth or in the heavens, was having an argument with Loki, god of fire, and cunning trickster. It had started off innocently enough, but Loki knew just how to get Thor angry. In fact, it was one of his favorite games. “Sorry Thor, but you’re wrong. It is much better to be clever than it is strong.” Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

Koo the cat thinks that the moon is a particularly tasty looking mouse. Will she be able to catch it? Listen and find out! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

The story that inspired the tradition of Chinese New Year. Nian the Beast has been terrorizing a small village, and it's up to one young girl and a wise old man to save the day. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

A short take on the classic fable about the cunning fox and the vain crow. The moral of the story? Don't be fooled by flattery. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

A weird sea shanty about a pirate ship full of birds. All kinds of birds. The captain is a cormorant though. Why? Because it went best with captain. Also, he already had the hat. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

The strange but true tale of the origin of Valentine's Day. It all started way back in the third century with a Christian Bishop named Valentine and a Roman Emperor who wanted to outlaw love. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

Amazing Grace is back. This time, she's out to stop a galactic mega-corp from destroying a moon to build their sub-light pipeline. Join Grace Green, Princess of Space and Eco Ranger, as she tackles the Bakken group on the mysterious moon of Dakato.

The thrilling conclusion! This time, Grace is out to stop a galactic mega-corp from destroying a moon to build their sub-light pipeline. Join Grace Green, Princess of Space and Eco Ranger, as she tackles the Bakken group on the mysterious moon of Dakato.

The classic story of Rapunzel, the girl with the long hair stuck way up at the top of a tower by an evil witch. Includes fun songs and an updated ending. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories!

A parrot in the city meets some new friends. The friends want to change him, but he learns the hard way that you can't make everyone happy. Support the show and get ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories

Mick Munter, the legendary Australian Monster Hunter, has come to America to find a Leprechaun for St. Patrick's Day. Weird Australian slang and some St. Paddy's magic. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories

The classic fable of the wind and the sun, updated with some fun songs. Ultimately you'll learn that you get further with kindness than with violence! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

In a strong young tree, some squirrels are arguing about whether or not to let in their neighbors in need. Walls are built, hearts are broken, and lessons are learned. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

An updated take on the classic story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. This time around, his sister Penny is along for the ride, giving more gender representation and a fun new dynamic on this timeless tale. Support the show at patreon.com/stories!

Recommended for ages 7 and up, here's the ancient story of how the first dog was tamed. A young girl, a fierce wolf pup, hardship, friendship and more, all set in 15,000 BC. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Mazzy and Soft, the young wolf, come together in the wake of the fire and start out across the ancient plains of the ice age. They're in search of their families, but they aren't the only ones. Thanks for listening! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

The classic Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. We cover Paul's most auspicious birth, his tremendous size, and how he met his friend Babe the Blue Ox. Get all our episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories

In the deepest darkest river of the jungle Doonadoo, there lived a wild crocodile who mainly loved to chew. Listen to his song! Support the show and get commercial free episodes at patreon.com/stories

The thrilling conclusion to Soft: The First Dog! Mazzy and Soft are nearing the end of their journey, but will they be able to make it through their most difficult challenges yet? Support the show at patreon.com/stories

The classic fable of the Emperor's seeds. An old story that illustrates the value of honesty, even when it's not the easy thing to do. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

A fun take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs! Fun songs throughout and a great final message. Support the show and get ad free episodes at patreon.com/stories

The classic tale of the leaky pot, performed with some fun added songs. Sometimes what feels like a terrible flaw is actually a blessing in disguise! Support the show at Patreon.com/stories for our ad-free feed.

Sometimes growing up is scary, especially when you have to leave your old home behind! Listen as Jasper the hermit crab and his friends try to find new shells to call home as they grow. Support the show at patreon.com/stories for ad-free episodes!

You've heard of the ride of Paul Revere? Well, he wasn't the only one! Here is the true story of Sybil Ludington, a young girl from New York and an American hero of the Revolutionary War. Happy 4th of July!

Paul Revere's Ride, the classic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Have a happy 4th of July!

Dave wants to be the best knuckleball pitcher of all time, but bad news gets in the way. Inspired by the Taoist story of good and bad news. Support the show at patreon.com/stories

A traditional creation myth from the Tupi-Guarani indigenous people of Brazil. A girl wants to be a star, but will the moon help make her wish come true? Support the show at patreon.com/stories

Dog King, Pickles, Rambo and the rest of the gang are back for another adventure. How does Dog King keep his alley kingdom cool during the hottest days of summer? Listen and find out! Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories

A take on the classic fable. What happens when you try and play both sides? Can the bat convince the birds and beasts that she's totally on their side? Find out! (BTW, Bats are totally mammals) Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories

Animals are gathered at the Moringa Grove for a truce, but how will they fare when the vultures turn the striped animals against the spotted and the spotted against the striped?

Ancient Athens, shining beacon of Greece, has been completed, but it has no name. The God Poseidon and the Goddess Athena compete to see who will win the patronage of the city. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories and check out KidsListen.org

Little Boshi wants to be a samurai more than anything, but he was born just one inch tall! Can the little guy accomplish his big dreams? Listen and see! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

A rhyming story poem based off the old fable of the Lion and the Fox. It's fun and great for younger kids especially! Get the show ad-free at patreon.com/stories

A slightly spooky story from Old English folklore. The moon decides to explore a swampy area known as the Carland, but the monsters who live their don't want to let her leave again. It's up to a lucky traveler and a nearby village to set her free! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

Mick Munter is back, and this time he's on the hunt for the legendary Bigfoot! If you want more Mick, you're in luck, he now has his own show! Just search for Mick Munter Monster Hunter wherever you listen to your podcasts!

A rhyming, singing salesman comes to town, fast talking about his miraculous cure-all known only as Snake Oil. Is the traveling Doc telling the truth, or is there something else going on with his miracle cure? Listen to find out, and get ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories

This week we bring you the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Native American) story on why the leaves change color in the autumn. This beautiful story has been passed down through the oral tradition and we've interviewed multiple Haudenosaunee storytellers to bring you the same version members of the Haudenosaunee heard as children. Support the show at Patreon.com/stories!

It's a Goblin Picnic! In this slightly spooky story for Halloween, a boy named Hawk is lured in by the promises of an enchanted goblin picnic, despite his better judgement. When the food turns out to hold a terrible curse, his sister Rose will have to step up and help her big brother out. Can the pair make it through the Goblin Picnic unscathed? Happy Halloween and thanks for listening! Ad-free episodes at patreon.com/stories for just $1 a month.

A classic tale that originated in West Africa, featuring the trickster god Anansi the Spider. A turtle comes for dinner, tricks are played, and someone goes home hungry. Get every episode ad-free for just $1 a month at Patreon.com/stories!

A silly poem in the style of Dr. Seuss offers a strange bargain and a fun little rhyme scheme. What if you could press a button and get a dollar, but somewhere in the world a tree falls? What if everyone had the same option? Listen and then talk it over! Ad-free episodes for just $1 a month at patreon.com/stories.

Book 2 of the Brilliant Firefly! We see the new normal after Jill's adventure in the armor, and the Scarlet King makes a move. If you haven't listened to Book 1, definitely do that first! This may be for a slightly older audience than other stories, typical of superhero comic books or movies. Get the episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories for just $1.

Book 2 of the Brilliant Firefly! Friends are saved! Secrets are revealed! More action is brewing on the horizon. This may be for a slightly older audience than other stories, typical of superhero comic books or movies. Get the episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories for just $1.

It's a Dinosaur Christmas! T-Rex just wants to open her present, but with her big head and little arms, she's having a lot of trouble. Will she find some friends to help her? Will Christmas be saved? Fun story with a fun song at the end! Support the show at patreon.com/stories and have happy holidays!

Jill has her toughest battle yet against the new villain known as Battlesnake. Will she prevail? Get all episodes ad free for just $1 a month at patreon.com/stories

The classic story of the Gingerbread Man! Fun songs and a great holiday travel favorite. Ad-free at patreon.com/stories.

The conclusion of book 2! Some intense moments (think Spiderman and Uncle Ben) so be aware and enjoy!

An old Irish folktale about a Fairy rath (rath is an old Irish word for glade) and some farmer who invade their favorite Hawthorne tree. Fun songs! Ad-free at patreon.com/stories

Four animal musicians, abandoned by their masters, try to make their way in the world! Commercial free at patreon.com/stories

A boy is born with a golden screw in his bellybutton. He wants it removed! A very silly journey follows. Ad-free at patreon.com/stories

The classic fable of the ant and the grasshopper! We're working on some longer stories and recovering from a full family flu outbreak so we're doing a rebroadcast of one of your favorites this week that a lot of newer listeners haven't heard. We should be back on the weekly schedule next week. Thanks!

Rats are plaguing a small village, but one musician has an interesting solution. Get every episode ad-free at patreon.com/stories

Mr. and Mrs. Haktak are farmers living a quiet life, until they discover a magical artifact in their garden. From the classic Chinese folk tale! Every episode ad-free for just $1 a month at patreon.com/stories

The Big Scary Cave (not a scary story) is based on an African Folktale. A scary voice has taken over the little rabbit's cave, but what are the animals really afraid of? Ad-free episodes just $1 for the entire catalog at patreon.com/stories

A little bird is separated from his family and needs a place to spend the winter. Will the trees keep him warm? Ad-free episodes on patreon.com/stories

A story about how the grass is always greener and the pitfalls of wishing for the lives of others. Pay just $1 and get every episode ad-free at patreon.com/stories

The classic story of the lost axe and a fisherman's honesty. A great little fable from Aesop and ancient Greece. Ad-free show at patreon.com/stories. Thanks for listening!

One of our oldest stories, Max Goodname and the Magic Armor. A fantasy story about a young knight, a wizard, a cleric, and a jousting tournament. Ad-free at patreon.com/stories

The class Hopi story of spring. The beloved Blue Corn Maiden has been captured by Winter. With Summer's help, can she make her escape? Ad-free show at patreon.com/stories

The Dragon King is sick and needs a special cure that only Tokki can provide! This week's story is from Korean folklore and includes lots of silly voices and a tricky rabbit. Ad-free episodes at Patreon.com/stories!

What happens when Jon and Maria visit a village that doesn't share? They make stone soup, that's what! A fun story about the importance of community. Become a subscriber at Patreon.com/stories!

This week, we celebrate the return of Mick Munter the Monster Hunter in a brand new story! Listen to hear Mick Munter go on an adventure to find yet another mysterious and magical creature, the Skunk Ape! You can hear more Mick Munter if you scroll back in our catalog. All of our past episodes are available for download at storiespodcast.com, and you can hear them all ad-free when you make a pledge on patreon.com/stories! Thanks to this week's sponsors, Care/Of and Quip! You can find out more about Care/Of at takecareof.com and use our promo code STORIESPODCAST for a special deal! For more information about Quip and to take advantage of an exclusive offer, visit getquip.com/STORIES.

Based on the old Turkish Proverb, a story about the dangers of judging by appearance and trusting too easily. Get our entire catalog ad-free for just $1 at patreon.com/stories.

This week's episode is the classic story from the Judeo-Christian tradition about a very small boy who goes up against a very big giant to save his people! Special thanks to this episode's sponsor, Quip! Go to GetQuip.com and use code STORIES to get your first refill pack free with the purchase of an electric toothbrush!

An old folktale from Uganda finds a Lizard and a Python performing together and then arguing over their lucky drum! Ad-free Stories Podcast feed at patreon.com/stories

Today we find Dog King, Pickles, Rambo, and all of our other favorite canines in another episode! Join them as they take naps, eat delicious ice cream, and solve a mystery!

Fun Fact: This familiar story about the Little Dutch Boy that saves the Netherlands from a great flood is NOT a real Dutch story, and is actually a piece of American folklore! Origins aside, it contains an important message about sacrificing for the greater good, and a really fun song too! . . Thank you to today's sponsor, KIND snacks! For 20% off your order of KIND Kids Bars, go to KindSnacks.com/stories and enter code STORIES at checkout! For complete offer details, visit https://www.kindsnacks.com/kidsoffer. . . You can visit us at www.storiespodcast.com or support us at www.patreon.com/stories. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a five star review!

It's here! The thrilling conclusion of the saga of Jillian Jayes and The Brilliant Firefly! More chapters will be released later this week. Don't forget to listen to books one and two to get caught up!

The Brilliant Firefly is back! Chapters two and three are here, and there's more to come next week! Thank you to this episode's sponsors: Daily Harvest and Revolution Math! Tune in at the very beginning of this episode to hear exclusive special offers.

The next chapter of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Make sure you've listened to our last few episodes so you're all caught up!

The next installment of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Here are chapters 5&6. Stay tuned for another episode next week! And if you haven't already, listen back to chapters 1-4 released over the last month. Thank you to our listeners and this week's sponsor, Daily Harvest! To try their delicious and healthy meals, go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code STORIES to get three cups FREE in your first box!

The next two chapters of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Jill is back in the Firefly suit and on a mission again. Join her as she goes on a journey to rescue her mom! Thank you to today's sponsor, Bombas! Their socks are the best. You can go to bombas.com/stories and enter STORIES at checkout for 20% off your order!

It's the penultimate installment of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! In this episode, we finally learn more about Firefly's archenemy: The Scarlet King! Stay tuned! The final episode of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt will be released in TWO weeks!! If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support either of this week's sponsors: Omigo and Ziprecruiter! When you guys, our listeners, support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create new content for you and your family to enjoy! Here are the offer details: Omigo: To get $100 off your order of the coolest toilet seat ever, visit myomigo.com/STORIES! ZipRecruiter: To try out the smartest way to find the right candidate for your job, visit ZipRecruiter.com/KIDS!

Today we bring you an original story all about what happens to Nellie when she tries to take a bit of old forest magic, a fairy, and keep it in a jar as a pet. Do you think that sounds like a good idea? You'll have to listen to see what happens! The conclusion of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt will be posted next week! If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support either of this week's sponsors: Daily Harvest and Bombas! When you support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create new content for you and your family to enjoy! Thank you! Here are the offer details: Daily Harvest: Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code STORIES to get three cups FREE in your first box! Bombas: Go to Bombas.com/stories and enter the code STORIES to get 20% off your order of the best socks ever!

Part one of the exciting finale of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! Part two will be released VERY soon! If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support one or both of this week's sponsors: HelloFresh and Omigo! When you support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create new content for you and your family to enjoy! Thank you! Here are the offer details: HelloFresh: Go to hellofresh.com/storiespodcast60 and enter code storiespodcast60 for a total of $60 off! Omigo: Go to myomigo.com/STORIES to get $100 off your order!

Part two of the exciting finale of The Brilliant Firefly: Revolt! It's finally here!! If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. OR you can support this week's sponsor: Bombas! When you support our sponsors, you're helping us continue to create new content for you and your family to enjoy! Thank you! Here are the offer details: BOMBAS: Get 20% off your order by visiting Bombas.com/stories with code STORIES at checkout! AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page. Thank you!!!!

This story is about two VERY stubborn goats as they battle it out to see who gets to cross a VERY narrow bridge first. Who will it be?? You'll have to listen to find out!! If you'd like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page. Thank you!!!!

It's Thanksgiving! Dog King, King of the Dogs is throwing a festive, silly celebration in the alley, and everyone's coming! Pickles, Rex, Other Rex, Other OTHER Rex, and... a cat? Find out what happens when an uninvited feline guest crashes this bow wow bash! If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page.  Thank you!!

Two Greek gods get into an argument and make a bet. Does changing the way something looks change what it truly is? Tune in and find out! If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page.  Thank you!!

The door is open and someone needs to close it. Will Adeena or Hassan cave first? Tune in to find out what happens in this story, adapted from a traditional Pakistani folk tale! Head to storiespodcast.com/shop to pick up some new Dog King merch and support families in need for the holiday season at the same time! All profits will be donated to a local organization that helps provide for families during this time of year. Listen in for more details at the top of the show!

A hermit crab just keeps eating, and growing, his voice getting deeper! Support the show at patreon.com/stories

Celebrate the start of 2019 with this adaptation of a traditional Irish story that truly has it all: singing, dancing, wolves, a fairy queen, and a pooka!! Happy New Year!! If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. AND don't forget that you can vote for us for Best Kids and Family podcast in the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! You can go to storiespodcast.com/vote and that will take you to the right page.  Thank you!!

This is a story about an absent-minded little lamb who follows a butterfly into the woods and finds herself invited to dinner with a fox... as the main course! How is she going to get out of this predicament?? You'll have to listen to find out! If you would like to support our podcast, you can visit patreon.com/stories and make a pledge. There's a poll up right now about our pledge rewards and we really want your input!!

This week's story is an adaptation of the classic Greek myth about the famous, superstrong demigod, Hercules! Enjoy!! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five-star review on iTunes, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or tell your friends to check us out! Thanks!!

In this story, based on a traditional Ethiopian fable, a very nervous young man named Abel seeks a magical solution to his struggles, but he needs to retrieve a very special ingredient first! Will he be able to do it? Listen in and find out! And parents, see if you recognize the fun oldie that inspired this episode's song! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, consider checking out one of today's sponsor, Monica + Andy, at monicaandandy.com! You could also leave us a five star review, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or just tell a friend about us!

Ms. Beakman thinks that kindness for kindness sake is important, and Mr. Pecks is not so sure. Who will win this argument? You'll have to listen to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you could leave us a five star review on iTunes, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or tell a friend about us! Thank you to today's sponsor, Monica + Andy. Visit monicaandandy.com to check out their amazing selection of baby and toddler organic essentials! Also, thank you to Stitcher Premium! We're excited to announce that you can now find our episodes ad-free on Stitcher Premium, and we're even offering your first month free! Just go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use code WONDERY.

Scales the snake wants to win the hugging contest, but nobody will let him enter! Are arms really THAT important for a good hug? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five-star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out our sponsor, Monica + Andy at monicaandandy.com! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code ‘WONDERY’.

Honey Bear is bulking up for hibernation, but a bee gets in his way. Will he let it go and stay focused on his goal? Or will his anger get the best of him? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mercari, the selling app! Find it in the app store! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

This week's episode is based on a Bulgarian myth about what happens when Father Frost is nowhere to be found and an entire village is buried in snow! Listen in to this longer story to hear all about the brave little girl that saves the day. If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Molekule, an innovative new air purifier! Visit molekule.com for more information! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

This week's episode is based on a traditional Japanese folktale and it's all about two cats named Gon and Koma! Listen in so you can join them on their adventures and see what kind of trouble they get into! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium, the leading math-only learning center for grades K - 12! Visit mathnasium.com/STORIES for more information, or call 855-910-MATH! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

Today is part one of a special St. Patrick's Day story all about an epic Irish battle and the amazing power of music! Stay tuned for part two, coming very soon!  If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mercari, the selling app! Visit mercari.com for more details, or look for it in the app store! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

Today is part two of our special St. Patrick's Day story all about an epic Irish battle and the amazing power of music! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/STORIES to learn more about their programs, or call 885-910-MATH! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

For April Fool's Day, here's a rebroadcast of one of our silliest stories, The Golden Screw! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mercari, the selling app! Visit mercari.com to learn more! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

Maya and her mom just moved in with her mom's new husband, and Maya is NOT happy about it. She just doesn't feel at home! But can the big maple tree in the backyard make things better? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/Stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

Sam, Darnell, and Violet are back from April vacation, and they all had a great break! But not as great as Brandon... If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/Stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

A grumpy tortoise and a chirpy mother robin meet on a sunshine-y spring day and argue about who has the best house. Who will win? Tune in to find out!! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! Visit mathnasium.com/Stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information! Now you can find new episodes of Stories, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium! For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'. Thank you!!

Klaas LOVES cheese. He can't get enough! But what will happen when he gets to eat all the cheese he's ever wanted? Can you really have too much of a good thing? Tune in to this adaptation of a Dutch folktale to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Rockets of Awesome! You can head to rocketsofawesome.com and use our promo code STORIES for 15% off your first order! Thank you!!

The sky is falling, and Chicken Little is VERY upset! Join her as she tries to save herself, Henny Penny, Lucky Ducky, and Lucy Goosey from getting squished! Will Foxy Loxy help them out?? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! You can head to mathnasium.com/stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information about their math-learning programs! Thank you!!

Demigod Phaeton wants to be JUST like his father, Helios, the god of the sun, but he doesn't want to wait until he's a grown up! What will happen when he tries to drive the sun chariot without permission? Listen in to this adaptation of the Greek myth to find out!  If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also check out this episode's sponsor, Mathnasium! You can head to mathnasium.com/stories or call 855-910-MATH for more information about their math-learning programs! Thank you!!

Edward G. Hopper is the greenish gloat with the golden throat, the smug heel don of the real bug song, the insect you respect, and the man of choice with the golden voice! But Miss Owl does NOT agree, and she NEEDS to get some sleep! What can she do to get a little peace and quiet? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Goose does a favor for a wolf, and it comes back to bite him... literally! But does that mean he should never do a favor for anyone again? Listen in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor: Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/Kids/Stories to try Stitch Fix with no styling fee and an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

Samuel is looking for information about his old family friend, Leonidas Smiley, and he's convinced that Simon Wheeler can help. Based on the classic story by Mark Twain about persistence and history and of course, a celebrated jumping frog! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor: Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/Kids/Stories to try Stitch Fix with no styling fee and an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! You can hear ad-free new episodes of Stories Podcast plus our full archive, also completely ad-free, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'! Thank you!!

Allan has the perfect plan to sneak the cookies from the special snack cabinet, but will he get away with it? Tune in to this (not scary) adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe story to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor: Rockets of Awesome! Head to RocketsofAwesome.com/STORIES and use promo code STORIES to get 20% off your first order of these super cool and unique kids clothes! You can hear ad-free new episodes of Stories Podcast plus our full archive, also completely ad-free, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code 'WONDERY'! Thank you!!

It's a battle for the history books between the Irish giant Finn Mac Cool and the Scottish giant Benadonner! Tune in to this story about beard shaving, pancakes, and bridges to find out who wins! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!

Stevie is disappointed when he finds out he’ll have to go to camp this summer. He thought he’d finally have a chance to relax and be himself, but now he’ll have to go on living a “double life”, just like he does during the school year. It’s exhausting! Will this summer be the catastrophe that he’s imagining, or will it finally be the one where Stevie gets his wings? Listen in to this Pride Month story to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

Today we find Dog King, Pickles, Rambo, Broadwin, Annie, Cranberry, and Other Other Rex preparing for war! It's that time of year again, and our friends have to defend themselves against the fireborks and the terrible giant: the Borf of Yoolye! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

One daughter loves the sun and one daughter loves the rain. What's a dad to do?? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

Five blind men meet an elephant. One man says it's like a snake, one says it's like a tree, and the rest all think it's like something else! Who's right??? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

After the sun sets at night, the humans have to live in the cold and dark, and Zeus doesn't care. But Prometheus does! And he's figuring out a way to help! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Goldie and Grumbles are tired of fishing, and Goldie has an idea that might change everything! But will it actually work? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

What makes a knight? Is it fancy armor and a jeweled sword? Or do you have to do more than just wear the right outfit? Today's story is all about two knights on the road to Camelot, both trying to join King Arthur's Round Table, but who will have what it takes? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also support this episode's sponsor, Stitch Fix Kids! Head to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES to try Stitch Fix with NO styling fee, AND get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

Ms. Elephant and Mr. Hippo are being very greedy with their berries and flowers, and the hare is VERY hungry! What will she do to earn some of the big kids' food? Tune in to this adaptation of a Central African folktale to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!

Kwan is an old man who doesn't have enough money to buy rice. When he steals some at the market, he gets sent to jail! Now what will he do? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! 

Dracula has a hard time in the summer, so he invites his friends for a fun surfing party! But they all want to surf in the daytime... What will he do? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!

Please enjoy this rerelease of one of our very first episodes, originally titled “Margaret and Henry and the Room Full of Hay”. Stay tuned for new episodes next week! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five star review on iTunes, tell all your friends about us, or visit patreon.com/stories and make a monthly donation! Thank you!!

In this adaptation of a classic Aesop’s Fable, a lion and bear can’t agree on who should get to eat the leftover picnic basket goodies. Who’s going to win this argument?? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five star review on iTunes, make a donation at Patreon.com/stories, or you can support today’s sponsors!  For 20% off your first purchase of Native Deodorant, you can visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code STORIES during checkout. And for 20% off your AncestryDNA kit, visit Ancestry.com/PODCAST! Thanks!

When the cheetah and the wild dog tell Froggy that she's ugly, she asks the Sky God for a tail so she can be beautiful. But will it really be everything she's dreamed of? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

On his first ever solo hunting trip, Declan spots a mysterious and beautiful white doe, and he knows he has to have her. But what will his new friend Amélie have to say about that? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can leave us a five-star review on iTunes, make a monthly donation at patreon.com/stories, or just tell a friend about us! Thanks for listening!

Magic pumpkins keep growing in Lakshmi's yard, and she and her brother Dubey can't believe it!  In this traditional Indian folktale, we find out what happens when you help someone in need out the goodness of your heart and what happens when you help someone in the hopes of getting a reward. If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: AncestryDNA: Visit Ancestry.com/PODCAST today for 20% off your AncestryDNA kit! America's Test Kitchen Kids: Get 10% off your first subscription box when you go to atkkids.com/STORIES and use the promo code atkkids10 at checkout. Thank you!!

Fenny wins a contest fair and square, but her mean brothers, Frog and Newt sabotage her success. How is she going to get herself out of this mess? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!

The princess just wants a nice quiet gathering for her birthday, but her father the king wants it to be the best party ever! Will the king finally learn his lesson when some uninvited guests show up? Tune into this adaptation of a Macedonian folktale to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: AncestryDNA: Visit Ancestry.com/PODCAST today for 20% off your AncestryDNA kit! Thank you!!

Mr. Ivan is NOT nice to his pony, and Tillie and Dives do not think that's acceptable. Will their wild idea to free the pony work? Listen in to this traditional Romani folktale to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: America's Test Kitchen: For 10% off your first subscription box, visit ATKKids.com/Stories and use promo code ATKkids10 at checkout! Native Deodorant: For 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code STORIES during checkout! Thank you!!

A hungry wolf tries to use a disguise to finally get to eat some dinner, but will all the other sheep notice the predator in their midst? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thanks!!

The air has changed and Mother Oak knows that it's finally the season for all her acorn babies to fall out of the tree and make their own way in the world. But the littlest acorn, Hazel, is scared! Can she just stay an acorn on her branch forever, please? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mathnasium: For more information about the math-only learning center, and to find a location near you, visit Mathnasium.com/STORIES today or call 855-910-MATH! Thank you!!

The raccoon and the fox both want to build a house in the perfect clearing, but they don't want to share. How will they decide who gets to build? They'll have to call on the forest spirits to help decide! Tune in to this adaptation of an African folktale to hear what the spirits have to say! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: America's Test Kitchen: Get 10% off your first subscription box when you go to atkkids.com/stories and use promo code atkkids10! Mathnasium: For more information about the math-only learning center, and to find a location near you, visit Mathnasium.com/STORIES today or call 855-910-MATH! Thank you!!

Calliope the cat is frustrated that she can't catch all the fish in the sea. She's afraid of the water! But when she meets a new mermaid friend, everything changes! This is part one of a two part story inspired by an original painting by Amelia Leonards. To see the painting, visit storiespodcast.com/meow! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!

The conclusion! Will Captain Calico Ken and his crew finally heed Calliope's warning about Bloodbone? Listen in to find out! This is part two of the two part story inspired by an original painting by Amelia Leonards. To see the painting and get some really cool new merch, visit storiespodcast.com/meow! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mathnasium: For more information about the math-only learning center, and to find a location near you, visit Mathnasium.com/STORIES today or call 855-910-MATH! Thank you!!

The monkey, the otter, and the rabbit all want to make an offering to the Moon Spirit, but one animal is more generous than the rest. Find out who in this adaptation of a traditional Asian folktale! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: KiwiCo: Go to kiwico.com/STORIES and get your first month of KiwiCo's innovative projects FREE! Stitch Fix Kids: Go to StitchFix.com/KIDS/STORIES and Stitch Fix will waive the $20 styling fee! Thank you!!

Rosa, Amy, and Jake are convinced they saw something in the weird little room in the back of the library, but they just can't agree on what it is! Check out this semi-scary* Halloween story to find out what is lurking in the back of the library on Elm Street! *If you have really little kids or ones that get spooked easily, this is a good story to have a grown up listen to first! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!

Sakura's father is very excited for her to marry the strongest around, and he thinks her future husband should be the sun! But Sakura already knows she wants to marry another rat named Sora. What is she going to do? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mathanasium: For more information, head to Mathnasium.com/STORIES or call 855 910 MATH! Thank you!!

The Firefly Queen glows so bright that everyone comes to see her all the time, but will she ever meet anyone with a fire of their own? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mathanasium: For more information, head to Mathnasium.com/STORIES or call 855 910 MATH! IDTech: Visit IDtech.com/STORIES today to reserve your child’s spot and receive $75 off! This is a great gift for the holidays, so now’s the time to do it. Thank you!!

The pheasant, the dove, and the magpie don't understand why the little mouse won't just take a break and hang out with them! But when a terrible drought comes and the birds don't have any food, they finally understand the value of planning ahead. Will the mouse help them out? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us!  Thanks you!!

Kaya wants to make friends with her neighbors, but they don't seem interested in getting to know her! But when everyone gets swallowed by a great big monster, will her neighbors suddenly come around and decide to be friends? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mathanasium: For more information, head to Mathnasium.com/STORIES or call 855 910 MATH! Thank you!!

It's almost the Day of the Good Gourd in the cozy little hamlet, but the good good gourds are all going going gone! Who's going to guard the gourds? And who's going to guard the gourdmen?! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mathanasium: For more information, head to Mathnasium.com/STORIES or call 855 910 MATH! Stitch Fix Kids: When you go to StitchFix.com/Kids/Stories your $20 styling fee will be waived, and you'll also get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! Thank you!!

The Sacred Squirrel has a very important job to do, but being the messenger can be so boring! How can he make it more fun for himself? Find out in this adaptation of a Norse myth! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: KiwiCo: Go to KiwiCo.com/STORIES to get your first month free!! Thank you!!

We've been working with our friend, journalist Andy Rosen, to make a news show for kids! Today we have an episode for you to check out. It mentions current events and politics, including turkey call champions, Frozen 2, and impeachment.

It's hard to wake up after a nightmare, and it's even harder to get back to sleep.  We're joined by Max Goodname narrator and occasional host Kelsie Lee for this tale of bedtimes, pirates, and the power of feeding dreams.  If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! 

Sallie the Salamander is so happy in her little log, and why wouldn't she be? She's the biggest in the world! Until all of a sudden she finds out that she's not... uh oh. If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: KiwiCo: Go to KiwiCo.com/STORIES to get your first month free!! Stitch Fix Kids: Go to StitchFix.com/KIDS/Stories to get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box, AND they'll even waive the $20 styling fee! Thank you!!

Madam Madone the Soothsayer says that she can read your palm, and the stars, and the cards, and everything else and she can definitely see your future! But Randy thinks it all sounds a little too good to be true. Is Randy really the one who can tell what's going to happen next?? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

When Wexie goes to the beach with her family, it's a nightmare! She gets sand in her book and a sunburn, and she's VERY concerned about sharks. Staying at home and looking at a tapestry is just as good, right? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Hooray it's the holidays, for humans and dogs alike! In this episode, we find Dog King (King of the Dogs) and all of his friends celebrating the season in their own canine way. Enjoy!! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Peter and Sasha are SO sick of doing chores, so they decide to quit! And then they meet some Blue Goblins in the forest who offer a more longterm solution. But is it really a good deal? This episode is part one of a two part story, so come back next week to hear the conclusion! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Peter and Sasha met the blue goblins one night, and the next day they wake up and their parents are gone! No chores, no vegetables, and no brushing teeth, hooray! But when are they going to come back? Find out in the conclusion of this two part story! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Rebekah lives in a house full of sisters and husbands and children and babies and the only place she can go for some peace and quiet is temple. When she asks the Rabbi what to do about her tiny house, he gives her some really strange advice...  If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: IDTech: Visit IDTech.com/STORIES today to reserve your child's spot and receive $75 off! Thank you!!

Sarah grows the most beautiful tulips out of all of her neighbors, and she NEVER shares her bulbs. She wants to keep all the beauty to herself! But will this strategy work forever? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Walt Disney World Resort: Planning a vacation with little ones has never been easier! Visit DisneyWorld.com/LittleOnes and click on the Preschool Parent's Guide to start planning! Thank you!!

The Archbishop Hatto II thinks he's very clever when he gathers up all the wheat and bread in Germany and charges everyone lots of money to buy it back. But what will happen when he can't ignore the calls of the hungry citizens outside of his gates? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Perfect Bar: Right now, Perfect Bar is offering you 15% off your online order when you go to PerfectBar.com/Stories15. Be ready this season with Perfect Kids! Thank you!!

Pippo and Poppo are the elder penguins and everyone is looking to them to figure out what to do with the thief who's been stealing everyone's fish! What will they do?  Based on Lawrence Block's classic sci-fi story "Make A Prison". If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mercari: Ring in the New Year with less stuff in your home and more money in your pocket with Mercari! Mercari, the selling app. Thank you!!

Mick Munter is back! Did you miss him? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Remember King Midas and his love of gold? Well he's back, and he hasn't learned ANY lessons. This time, the roguish satyr Pan is involved, as well as the god Apollo, AND Apollo's beautiful golden lyre... If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

A stranger comes to stay at The Silver Moon, and the innkeeper, Old Cobb is immediately on edge. There's something about the visitor that feels a little... off. Is it his shaggy hair, his animal smell, or his wolfish smile? Tune in to find out! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Perfect Kids Refrigerated Snack Bars: Go to PerfectBar.com/Stories15 to get 15% off your order! Thank you!!

Lusmore has a beautiful voice, but no one in town gets close enough to hear it. Why? Because, well, he stinks. But it's not his fault, and nothing helps! Until some fairies come along... If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Mercari: Ring in the New Year with less stuff in your home and more money in your pocket with Mercari, the selling app! Thank you!!

Molly's family is going to Walt Disney World Resort AND she has a loose tooth! It's the most exciting day ever!! But what will happen if her tooth falls out in the middle of it all? Will it ruin everything? Listen in to find out! Today's episode was made in partnership with and sponsored by Walt Disney World Resort, the Most Magical Place on Earth. Want to experience the magic of Magic Kingdom Park like Molly and her family? Visit www.disneyworld.com/Preschool to learn more! If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  Thank you!!

Bailey gets a juicy bone every day from his generous owner, and all he wants is to eat it in peace, by himself. Why won't all these animals just leave him alone? But when Bailey needs help later, who will he ask? Will he ever come around to the idea of (gasp) sharing? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us!  You can also thank today's sponsors. When you support our sponsors, you support our show! Here are the details from today's episode: Bombas: Buy your Bombas at BOMBAS.com/storiespodcast today and get 20% off your first purchase! Bombas! Thank you!!

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