66 episodes

Welcome to YourClassical Storytime from American Public Media, offering classic stories with a classical twist. Each episode features our storytellers recounting childhood favorites along with related classical music.

YourClassical Storytime American Public Media

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.2 • 304 Ratings

Welcome to YourClassical Storytime from American Public Media, offering classic stories with a classical twist. Each episode features our storytellers recounting childhood favorites along with related classical music.

    ‘A Dog of Mars’

    ‘A Dog of Mars’

    Transported mysteriously to Mars, our hero John Carter meets a weird ten-legged companion. But is this strange creature a friend or foe? Find out in ‘A Dog of Mars,’ the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime – with storytelling by Randy Salas, illustrations by E.J. Thompson and music by Gustav Holst.

    • 8 min
    ‘The Wind and the Sun’

    ‘The Wind and the Sun’

    What if the wind and the sun had a friendly competition to see which one was the strongest? That’s exactly what happens in ‘The Wind and the Sun,’ the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime – with storytelling by Julie Amacher, illustrations by Nancy Carlson and music by Ludwig van Beethoven.

    • 6 min
    ‘The Turtle and the Flute’

    ‘The Turtle and the Flute’

    When a turtle finds a flute on the rainforest floor, she opens up a world of possibilities! But what happens when a curious stranger hears her play? Find out in ‘The Turtle and the Flute,’ the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring narration by Ines Guanchez, Brazilian music and illustrations by E.J. Thompson.

    • 7 min
    ‘The Wish Fish’

    ‘The Wish Fish’

    What happens when a fisherman catches a magical fish that grants wishes? You might be surprised when it comes to ‘The Wish Fish’ — the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring narration by Scott Blankenship, music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and illustrations by Mia Jennings.

    • 7 min
    ‘The Little Squirrel Who Worried’

    ‘The Little Squirrel Who Worried’

    What can small critters do when they’re too afraid to venture out into the forest? Find out in The Little Squirrel Who Worried, by Katie O'Donoghue — a special “quiet time” episode of YourClassical Storytime to help young listeners learn to relax, featuring narration by Andrea Blain and music by John Field.

    • 7 min
    ‘The Elephant’s Child’

    ‘The Elephant’s Child’

    Once upon a time, the elephant had no trunk – until a young one had an unfortunate run-in with a crocodile. Find out the long and short of it in the charming folk tale The Elephant’s Child, the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime – featuring narration by Scott Blankenship, illustrations by E.J. Thompson and traditional classical music from India.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
304 Ratings

304 Ratings

Tavie Basarich ,

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Hey guys,I love how you do this podcast and I love it!🕌⛪️🕍🏛I would appreciate it if you
would NOT take away any of the stories from the podcast, please? Because I love the podcast and the voice makes me smile and I feel so sleepy.🌉🎑🌠🌃🌌🧘🏼‍♀️🛌🚿

JenniferR65 ,

❤️🥰👌🏻🤩🎊

I love you so much because your stories are always so funny and ignore the people who don’t like you 👍🏻👏🏻

tara starlong ,

Love storytime

This is the best story podcast ever😇
I hope you can read Alice’s adventures in Wonderland tomorrow

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