Welcome to YourClassical Kids 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.
'Old Mother Hubbard'
Are you ready for the cutest dog ever? See what musical surprises await in 'Old Mother Hubbard' -- the new episode of YourClassical Kids Storytime, featuring art by Nancy Carlson!
'The Gingerbread Man'
'Run, run as fast as you can! You can't catch me. I'm the Gingerbread Man!' Who can catch this speedy pastry? Find out in 'The Gingerbread Man.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Kids Storytime, with music by Johannes Brahms and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'The King With Donkey Ears'
Why does the king throw every person that cuts his hair into jail? What is he hiding? Find out in 'The King with Donkey Ears.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Kids Storytime, with music by Hamilton Harty and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'The Bremen Town Musicians'
What happens when four musical animals set off an adventure together and stumble upon a gang of thieves? Find out in the hilarious tale 'The Bremen Town Musicians.' It's the latest episode of YourClassical Kids Storytime, with music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Mendelssohn and Rossini, and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
'The Emperor's New Clothes'
A vain emperor gets more than he bargained for when two weavers promise to make him a suit with special powers. What happens when he puts it on? Find out in 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' an episode of YourClassical Kids Storytime for the new year!
'Twas The Night Before Christmas
Children have delighted in the telling of Clement Moore's classic "A Visit From St. Nicholas" -- with its famous opening line, "'Twas the night before Christmas" -- for nearly 200 years. Now our popular version for YourClassical Kids Storytime includes charming illustrations by Nancy Carlson.