Audio Stories

A Child’s Thought ?

Listen to the lovely short children's poem by Robert Louis Stevenson about bedtime! Do you also have such amazing dreams? ...
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A Good Play ?

A children's poem by Robert Louis Stevenson We built a ship upon the stairsAll made of the back-bedroom chairs,And filled ...
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An Autumn Greeting ?

"Come" said the Wind to the Leaves one day."Come over the meadow and we will play.Put on your dresses of ...
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At the Seaside ?

A short but sweet summer poem by Robert Louis Stevenson When I was down beside the seaA wooden spade they ...
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Bed in Summer ?

A delightful children's poem by Robert Louis Stevenson In winter I get up at nightAnd dress by yellow candle-light.In summer ...
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Briar Rose ?

The original story of Sleeping Beauty, by the Brothers Grimm A king and queen once upon a time reigned in ...
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Buttercups and Daisies ?

Listen to this lovely children's springtime poem by Mary Howitt. Buttercups and daisies-Oh the pretty flowers,Coming ere the springtimeTo tell ...
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A knight on horseback

Eldorado ?

A great kids poem by Edgar Allan Poe Gaily bedight,A gallant knight,In sunshine and in shadow,Had journeyed long,Singing a song,In ...
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A child looking out of the bedroom window at night

Escape at Bedtime ?

A sweet poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson The lights from the parlour and kitchen shone outThrough the blinds ...
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an autumn tree with leaves falling

Fall, Leaves, Fall ?

A lovely autumn poem by Emily Bronte Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away Lengthen Night and shorten day; Every leaf ...
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Boy sitting in a tree looking over foreign lands

Foreign Lands ?

An adventure poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Up into the cherry treeWho should climb but little me?I held the trunk ...
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A train in the countryside

From a Railway Carriage ?

A delightful poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Faster than fairies, faster than witches,Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;And charging along ...
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A crocodile on the banks of the amazon

How doth the Little Crocodile ?

A fun kid's poem by Lewis Carroll How doth the little crocodileImprove his shining tail,And pour the waters of the ...
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Mr Lear walking with a stick followed by a cat

How Pleasant to know Mr Lear ?

A funny audio poem for children by Edward Lear How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,Who has written such volumes of ...
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Baby fast asleep

Hush Little Baby ?

Hush, little baby, don't say a word,Papa's going to buy you a mockingbird. If that mockingbird won't sing,Papa's going to ...
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A childhood memory of home

I remember, I remember ?

A poem for kids, by Thomas Hood I remember, I remember,The house where I was born,The little window where the ...
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A magical flower

Jorinda and Jorindel ?

A fairytale by the Brothers Grimm There was once an old castle, that stood in the middle of a deep ...
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Little girl fast asleep and dreaming

Lullaby, oh, Lullaby ?

A children's poem, by Christina Rossetti Lullaby, oh, lullaby!Flowers are closed and lambs are sleeping;Lullaby, oh, lullaby!Stars are up, the ...
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Lots of children holding hands

Monday’s Child ?

The famous children's rhyme Monday's child is fair of face,Tuesday's child is full of grace,Wednesday's child is full of woe,Thursday's ...
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Two sparrows eating worms

Mr & Mrs Spikkey Sparrow ?

A funny children's poem by Edward Lear On a little piece of wood,Mr. Spikky Sparrow stood;Mrs. Sparrow sate close by,A-making ...
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Boy and his shadow on a beach

My Shadow ?

A poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,And ...
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A boy reading a book next to the fire with his dog

Picture-books in Winter ?

A poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson Summer; fading, winter comes-Frosty mornings, tingling thumbsWindow robins, winter rooks,And the picture ...
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Two boys playing on a pirate ship

Pirate Story ?

An adventure poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Three of us afloat in the meadow by the swing,Three of us aboard ...
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Rain in Summer ?

A seasonal poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow How beautiful is the rain!After the dust and heat,In the broad and fiery ...
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Robin Redbreast ?

A Christmas Poem by William Allingham Goodbye, goodbye to Summer!For Summer's nearly done;The garden smiling faintly,Cool breezes in the sun;Our ...
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Spring ?

A lovely seasonal poem by William Blake Sound the flute!Now it's mute!Bird's delight,Day and night,Nightingale,In the dale,Lark in sky,Merrily,Merrily merrily, ...
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Star Light Rhyme

Star Light ?

A sleepy rhyme Star Light Star bright,The first star I see tonight,I wish I may, I wish I might,Have the ...
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Summer Sun Poem

Summer Sun ?

A happy summer poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Great is the sun, and wide he goesThrough empty heaven without repose;And ...
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Swing, Swing Poem

Swing, Swing ?

A fun poem by William Allingham Swing, swing,Sing, sing,Here's my throne, and I am King!Swing, sing,Swing, sing,Farewell earth, for I'm ...
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The Dog and the Shadow Poem

The Dog and the Shadow ?

A wonderful telling of the Aesop fable; a poem by Richard Scrafton Sharpe A hungry dog some meat had seized,And, ...
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The Duck and the Kangaroo

The Duck & the Kangaroo ?

A great poem for kids by Edward Lear Said the Duck to the Kangaroo,"Good gracious! how you hop!Over the fields ...
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The Fly-Away Horse Poem

The Fly-Away Horse ?

A lovely bedtime poem for children by Eugene Field Oh, a wonderful horse is the Fly-Away Horse -Perhaps you have ...
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The Jumblies Poem

The Jumblies ?

They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,In a Sieve they went to sea:In spite of all their friends ...
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The Land of Nod ?

A dreamy poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson From breakfast on through all the dayAt home among my friends ...
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The Lobster-quadrille Poem

The Lobster-quadrille ?

The funny poem by Lewis Carroll. "Will you walk a little faster?" said a whiting to a snail,"There's a porpoise ...
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The Mouse, the Cock and the Cat ?

A cautionary tale by Richard Scrafton Sharpe A Silly young MouseVentur'd out of the house,In spite of his mother's advice;And, ...
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The New Vestments Poem

The New Vestments ?

A very funny poem by Edward Lear There lived an old man in the kingdom of Tess,Who invented a purely ...
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The Night before Christmas Poem

The Night Before Christmas ?

The famous Christmas Poem by Clement Clarke Moore 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a ...
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The North Wind Rhyme

The North Wind ?

The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow,And what will poor robin do then, poor thing?He'll sit in ...
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The Owl & the Pussycat ?

The famous poem by Edward Lear The Owl and the Pussycat went to seaIn a beautiful pea-green boat,They took some ...
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The Rainbow Poem

The Rainbow ?

A lovely poem by Christina Rossetti Boats sail on the rivers,And ships sail on the seas;But clouds that sail across ...
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The Rock and the Bubble Poem

The Rock and the Bubble ?

A lovely moral poem by Louisa May Alcott .. Oh! a bare, brown rockStood up in the sea,The waves at ...
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The Straw, The Coal and The Bean Story

The Straw, The Coal and The Bean ?

A strange trio in this short story for kids by the Brothers Grimm In a village dwelt a poor old ...
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The Sun's Travels Poem

The Sun’s Travels ?

A poem for kids by Robert Louis Stevenson The sun is not a-bed, when IAt night upon my pillow lie;Still ...
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The Swing Poem

The Swing ?

A fun poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson How do you like to go up in a swing,Up in ...
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Windy Nights Poem

The Wind ?

A lovely short poem for children by Christina Rossetti Who has seen the wind?Neither I nor you.But when the leaves ...
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Topsy Turvey World ?

A delightful poem by William Brighty Rands If the butterfly courted the bee,And the owl the porcupine;If the churches were ...
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Trees Poem

Trees ?

A poem by Sarah Colleridge The Oak is called the king of trees,The Aspen quivers in the breeze,The Poplar grows ...
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Whether the weather Rhyme

Whether the weather ?

A rhyme about the weather Whether the weather be fine,Or whether the weather be not,Whether the weather be cold,Or whether ...
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Windy Nights Poem

Windy Nights ?

A poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Whenever the moon and stars are set,Whenever the wind is high,All night long in ...
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Winter Poem

Winter ?

A frosty poem by William Shakespeare When icicles hang by the wall,And Dick the shepherd blows his nail,And Tom bears ...
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Winter Time Poem

Winter Time ?

A wintry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. Late lies the wintry sun a-bed,A frosty, fiery sleepy-head;Blinks but an hour or ...
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Wynken, Blynken and Nod ?

A lovely bedtime poem Eugene Field. Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one nightSailed off in a wooden shoe---Sailed on a river ...
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