21 episodes

Children's stories perfect for classroom, bedtime, or anytime.
Based on my 26 year hobby of reading in public elementary schools, the stories offered here are some of my favorite, kid-tested read-alouds. All stories appear with the permission of the author.

Read Me a Story, Ink Robert Topp

    • Fiction
    • 4.7, 3 Ratings

Children's stories perfect for classroom, bedtime, or anytime.
Based on my 26 year hobby of reading in public elementary schools, the stories offered here are some of my favorite, kid-tested read-alouds. All stories appear with the permission of the author.

    "The Entrance Exam, A Young Witch's Tale" by Mary Carey

    "The Entrance Exam, A Young Witch's Tale" by Mary Carey

    Kate is refused entrance to Miss Perkle's School for Young Witches, that is until one of her spells saves the school from destruction and causes Miss Perkle to reconsider.

    • 18 min
    "The Soap Bandit" by Dennis Haseley

    "The Soap Bandit" by Dennis Haseley

    Jesse just can't help but get dirty, which is a problem when he goes to visit his aunt who lives in a town where EVERYONE is clean and tidy, that is until the soap bandit steals all of the soap. As everything and everyone gets dirtier and dirtier, attitudes begin to change, until the whole town understands how much fun it is to do things that might just get them a little dirty.

    • 9 min
    "Ethan Unbound" by Gary L. Blackwood

    "Ethan Unbound" by Gary L. Blackwood

    A young book lover thinks the librarian is a witch, only to find out how true that is when he is locked in the library after closing on a stormy night.

    • 26 min
    "Kite Flier" by Dennis Haseley

    "Kite Flier" by Dennis Haseley

    When the Kite Flier's wife dies in childbirth, the Kite Flier stops making kites until he realizes the joy they bring his infant son. From that day forth kites are what father and son share. Even when the son is grown and moved away, the first windy day of each year they both put a kite up and let is fly away as a symbol of their love for each other.

    • 6 min
    "Run, Kate Shelley, Run" by Julia Pferdehirt

    "Run, Kate Shelley, Run" by Julia Pferdehirt

    A thrilling account based on a true event which took place in Iowa, in 1881. A young Kate Shelley witnessed the collapse of a train bridge during a raging storm and risked her life crossing another trestle bridge in the pitch dark to warn the station master to stop the Midnight Express, which was already barreling toward disaster.

    • 10 min
    “Nothing at All, A Dragon Tale” by Julia Pferdehirt.

    “Nothing at All, A Dragon Tale” by Julia Pferdehirt.

    Ona doesn't have any particular talent, not like her brother, the swiftest runner, or her sister, the storyteller. In fact, Ona means "nothing at all." But when the dragon from the distant mountains threatens to burn their village, it is Ona that is clever enough and brave enough to riddle the dragon, sending him back to the high mountains and earning herself the name Kima Reetana-"Brave One, Who Riddles with Dragons."

    • 19 min

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