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November 28, 2019
Dorothy and her friends finally arrive at the wonderful city of Oz! They are dazzled by the beauty of it. But the wizard is not quite what Dorothy expected......
November 16, 2019
Dorothy and her friends are getting close! On their way to the Emerald City, they hear some intriguing stories about the mysterious Oz.
November 10, 2019
The thrilling story of how young Arthur became a legendary king of England.
November 1, 2019
Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion are fast asleep in the deadly poppy field. With the heroism of the Tin Woodman, the cleverness of the Scarecrow, and a "little" help from others, they manage to save them. BKFK has a new Patreon Tier called Green Kid Crafts. With this AMAZING benefit, you get ad-free episodes, a shout out, exclusive Patreon-only episodes, and a free 3 MONTH SUBSCRIPTION to GREEN KID CRAFTS!!! Also, all of our listeners can get a 20% discount off any Green Kid Product with the Promo Code STORYTIME20 Green Kid Crafts is the perfect gift that is: GREEN, “NOW”, and SMART and EASY. Hours of unplugged, screen-free and educational fun every month delivered right to your doorstep. Designed by educators and child development experts, each month has a different child- tested theme and includes all materials and instructions for 4-6 science and art activities plus an educational magazine with games and puzzles – hours of fun, learning and exploration! Green Kid Crafts is the perfect way to inspire your kids to take care of the planet with science, art, and engineering projects. Plus, kids LOVE getting mail! This is truly the gift that keeps on giving once the holiday season is over and the other toys are left to collect dust. Green Kid Crafts delights kids each month with fun, creative and eco-friendly STEAM activities (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics), delivered right to their door through the company's award-winning subscription program! Every month’s package is packed with up to 6 science and art kits designed by teachers and STEAM experts to foster a child’s creativity and confidence while helping to raise the nation's next generation of creative leaders. Green Kid Crafts's monthly box themes generally fall within four categories: Ecosystem Science, Environmental Activism, Wildlife Science, and Earth Science. Information on specific boxes can be found on our website - https://www.greenkidcrafts.com/shop/
October 20, 2019
Dorothy and her companions tackle a raging river, lose the Scarecrow, and then, as if that was not enough, walk through a field of beautiful but deadly flowers!
October 14, 2019
Dorothy and her companions travel through the gloomy forest. Their journey is beset with dangerous obstacles and dreadful monsters!
October 4, 2019
Dorothy, Toto, The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman venture into a dark forest. They are terrified by growling and roaring sounds, that could only have come from a terrible, ferocious beast........
September 28, 2019
Three weary soldiers receive some extraordinary gifts from a mysterious dwarf, only to have them stolen by a fairy princess. They hatch a clever plan to retrieve their treasure.
September 14, 2019
Dorothy and the Scarecrow rescue the poor Tin Woodman, who tells them his woeful tale.
August 30, 2019
In this episode, the Scarecrow tells Dorothy his life story, and why he is so obsessed with...BRAINS!!!
August 16, 2019
Congratulations to Sabrina Guo, who wrote this story for all of you. Sabrina's story, Lilith's Quest, is about CLIMATE CHANGE. When we read it, we were reminded that no matter how small one feels compared to such a HUGE problem, and no matter how small our efforts might seem, we CAN make a difference! Well done, Sabrina!
August 15, 2019
Classic Children's fairy tales, presented as audio dramas, performed by kids, for kids. Including stories from Hans Christian Anderson, the Grimm Brothers, Greek myths, African folk tales and more. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
August 13, 2019
Congratulations to Sabrina Gou, the winner of the BKFK/Stone Soup writing competition! Thank you to all who entered! Sabrina's story, Lilith's Quest, is about CLIMATE CHANGE. When we read it, we were reminded that no matter how small one feels compared to such a HUGE problem, and no matter how small our efforts might seem, we CAN make a difference! Well done, Sabrina!
June 30, 2019
Dorothy lands in a mysterious lands, meets some mysterious people, and learns about WITCHES!
June 21, 2019
Dorothy embarks on a perilous journey through the skies.
June 21, 2019
Ali Baba discovers a secret cave that can only be opened by the magic words, "OPEN SESAME!"
June 12, 2019
The story of Boris, a hapless creature of the night!
June 11, 2019
Updated by our clever listener -Willow (Age 4)!
May 15, 2019
The Little Mermaid ventures to the world above, and falls in love.
May 6, 2019
Written by Matthew Kalil
April 28, 2019
A lonely Medusa looks for the perfect partner to keep her company. The problem is, they all keep turning into stone!
April 19, 2019
The story of a happily hefty hippo. Written by Matthew Kalil and illustrated by Archie Birch.
April 13, 2019
The crafty little mouse deer is hunted by the ferocious tiger. The tiger loses his lunch, and his dignity!
April 5, 2019
A story of friendship between an undead skeleton and a werewolf.
March 4, 2019
A mysterious stranger brings joy to a village of hungry people by teaching them the secret recipe for......STONE SOUP?!?
February 22, 2019
Why Do I have a Tummy Ache, by Alyana Veras, presented and published by NOW Publishing a national book publishing and book promotions house specializing in children's books publishing, visit www.PublishWithNOW.com
February 15, 2019
A poor princess is cursed by a wicked fairy. However, her father, the king has has a magical wish to help, but that only makes matters worse!
February 8, 2019
A young boy gets caught in a storm. He finds shelter in a mysterious house. Despite many warnings, he cannot resist temptation to explore, and soon discovers....THE PURPLE GORILLA!
February 1, 2019
Poor Stan Bolovan struggles to feed his massive family. He sets of in search of a solution, and encounters a fearsome dragon! Not being the kind of person that fights dragons, Stan devises a cunning plan to terrify the dragon.
January 25, 2019
A poor, struggling woodcutter is granted three wishes! What would you wish for? A unicorn? To be able to fly? An endless holiday? Or...........a sausage?!?
January 18, 2019
A princess challenges suitors to tell an unbelievable story. They fail to impress with stories of dragons, witches and trolls. However, a young man named John raises a few eyebrows with his unbelievable story about....a PIG!
January 11, 2019
Two frogs in Japan decide to explore Japan. Halfway through their journey, they join forces to devise a cunning plan.
January 4, 2019
The dreaded Sphinx terrorises the town of Thebes, destroying all who fail to answer her mysterious riddle.
December 28, 2018
A man believes his beard makes him look wise and sophisticated. He is shocked to discover that he has been embarrassingly and tragically mistaken!
December 21, 2018
Ebenezer Scrooge is a greedy, grouchy and stingy old man. He is visited by the Christmas ghosts, who give him a chance to change his nasty ways.
December 14, 2018
Brer Skunk uses her "special skills" to get inside Brer Bear's house. WARNING! Air freshener may be required! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
December 7, 2018
A cheeky tailor earns fame throughout the land by defeating seven "enemies" with one blow! Basking in his glory, the King of the land enlists him in a perilous task!WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
October 28, 2018
SCARY EPISODE!!!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!! In this special Halloween episode we have ANOTHER spooky story by the gruesome, grizzly and ghostly author - JAMIE RIX - author of Ghostly Tales for Ghastly Kids, Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, and many more. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
October 19, 2018
Baba Yaga - a Russian fairy tale about a fearsome witch. Poor peter falls into her clutches, but Mommy (and a cat) come to the rescue! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
October 12, 2018
Subscribe on iTunes here: https://goo.gl/WwhhzT. In this episode, we are joined by our favourite storyteller ever! STEPHEN FRY!!! He’s a legendary actor, writer, producer and thinker, and the inspiration behind us bringing stories to life. Why? Because we’ve listened to ALL of the Harry Potter audiobooks read by him. He's a master of many voices, bringing emotion and excitement to everything he reads. We've also listened to loads of other audiobooks read by him for kids (and adults). Just search for him at Audible, or anywhere really! Today’s story is about the invention of a game you really should know. It was first read by Stephen on his outstanding podcast, Great Leap Years (www.stephenfry.com/greatleapyears). Great Leap Years extracts used with kind permission of Stephen Fry. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform! To find out more about us, go to bykidsforkids.co
September 29, 2018
A greedy wolf makes a poor fox do all his work. If the fox refuses, the wolf will eat him! Not big or strong enough to defeat the wolf in battle, the fox needs to use his wits to rid himself of the wolf. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
September 22, 2018
A powerful sorcerer leaves his foolish apprentice in charge of the tower. He leaves the boy strict instructions which he completely ignores - with disastrous consequences! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
September 15, 2018
A poor fisherman discovers a mysterious bottle with a genie inside. His problems are surely sold?! Surely he should be granted all his wishes? Not this time.......
September 8, 2018
The Fox and the Rooster: A hungry, so called "sly" fox tries to catch a rooster for his dinner, But the rooster, far from being bird-brained, teaches foxy a lesson. AND The Fox and the Crow: The fox finds himself in a similar situation. Has he learned his lesson? WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
August 30, 2018
A grumpy farmer switches jobs with his wife, thinking he'll have an easy time! He was sorely mistaken!
August 25, 2018
The Lion and the Mouse A lion has mercy on a tiny mouse. He falls into a life-threatening trap, only to be rescued by an unlikely superhero! AND The Frog and the Ox A frog, envious of the size of the mighty ox, inflates himself to within an inch of popping to try to match the ox's size! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
August 3, 2018
In ancient times, the Greeks and the Trojans fought for 10 years. The Trojans rejoiced when the Greek army departed, leaving behind a giant (HARMLESS?) wooden horse. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
July 27, 2018
Two jackals must find a way to escape the rage of the hungry Lion King. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
July 20, 2018
An old Indian folktale about a poor farmer, a nasty moneylender and a MAGIC CONCH SHELL! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
July 15, 2018
Your wish is my command! A mysterious magician tries to trick Aladdin to fetch a magic lamp containing....a GENIE! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
June 29, 2018
The Billy Goats Gruff cross a bridge to find better grazing, but a dreadful TROLL stands in the way! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
June 22, 2018
Benjamin Bunny takes his children, the mischievous Flopsy Bunnies, to eat lettuces from Mr. McGregor's trash heap. After gorging themselves, the silly bunnies fall asleep, coming very close to becoming Mr.McGregor's rabbit pie! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
June 8, 2018
Poor Jemima! All she wants to do is lay her eggs in peace. She flies off and finds the perfect place, but little does she realise, the charming gentleman who has lent her his woodshed is busily planning a delicious meal of . . . roast duck! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
May 31, 2018
Does he really need an introduction? :-) WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
October 31, 2017
In this special Halloween episode we have a spooky story by the gruesome, grizzly and ghostly author - JAMIE RIX - author of Ghostly Tales for Ghastly Kids, Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, and many more. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
September 25, 2017
Perseus outsmarts three hags that have only one single eye between the lot of them. Then he sets out to tackle the fearsome Medusa, the snakes-for-hair Gorgon. Her vile gaze turns people into stone! (Part 2 of 2) WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
September 20, 2017
Perseus, son of Zeus, takes on the challenge of wicked King Polydectes, and prepares to tackle the Medusa, a GORGON with snakes for hair! (Part 1 of 2). WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
September 4, 2017
The people of Athens are terrorised by a ferocious beast, a hideous creature, half-man, and half-bull, called the Minotaur. But one brave hero rises up to the challenge - brave Theseus! Can he find his way through the twists and turns of the labyrinth and defeat the wicked creature? Warning - this episode is quite scary! WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
August 14, 2017
Crafty Daedalus is imprisoned by the wicked King Minos. He creates wings that he and his son, Icarus, use to escape. But Icarus has so much fun flying, he forgets to listen to his father's warning! Be careful what you wish for, Icarus..... WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
July 23, 2017
A young hunter follows a honeyguide bird to a bees' hive full of ripe honey. Instead of rewarding the bird with a share of honey, he keeps it all for himself! The next time the young man tries to find honey, the honeyguide has his revenge..... WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
July 17, 2017
Greedy Anansi tries to trick his friends, the crows, into giving him more than his fair share of figs. The crows uncover his tricks and abandon him on an island. He tries to fly, but lands in the river amongst the crocodiles. This seems like the end for Anansi. Will he find a way out....? WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
July 9, 2017
A traditional San story about Katitu Momambo, the wise little girl who saved her sisters from the Big Snake, saved them from the snake's children, and (with the help of her brother) saved herself from the belly of the elephant. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
June 30, 2017
A traditional Zulu folk tale in which kind hearted Jabu frees a lion from a trap, only to fall into the lion's trap! But along comes a cunning jackal......... WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
June 11, 2017
Long ago, the sky god kept all stories locked up in a wooden box. People asked clever Anansi to ask the sky god for the stories. The sky god agreed, but only if Anansi performed three seemingly impossible tasks.... WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
June 2, 2017
Once long ago in Gabon, there lived a beautiful bird deep in the forest, a bird that made the rain fall. But people no longer believed in this bird, except for one brave girl... WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
March 22, 2017
A miller lies to the king, telling him that his daughter could spin straw into gold! The king puts her to work, setting her an impossible task. A little man offers to help, but at a terrible price. Can you guess his name? WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
March 22, 2017
Join young Jack as he climbs a giant beanstalk to a magic castle in the clouds. Meet a hen that lays golden eggs and a harp that sings by itself. And don't forget the giant! A classic fairy tale that will leave you chanting "Fee-fi-fo-fum!" WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform!
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