Welcome to Stories Aloud

Instant Audio FUN! With 20 favourite children’s stories, Stories Aloud is the ideal companion for car journeys, bedtimes, and trips to the shops.

  • Boys around a campfire

    The Ringing Girl

    Josh and his friends are having a camping weekend in the woods. Sitting around the fire, William tells a really scary story that happened in these very woods!

  • The Trojan War

    There was once a man called Paris. He was a very strong, handsome man and he was also very clever. He had once done a […]

  • Beauty And The Beast

    Beauty And The Beast Adapted from the original by Stories Aloud There was once a very rich man who lived with his six children in […]

  • And old woman and her pig - a story by Joseph Jacobs

    The Old Woman And Her Pig

    When this old lady can’t get her new pig to jump over the stile, she goes looking for help. But will any of the characters she meets help her?

  • The Emperor standing without any clothes!

    The Emperor’s New Clothes

    This emperor loves clothes. So when he hears about some visiting weavers making clothes from special cloth … he orders himself a new suit immediately. There’s just one problem…

  • Mother Holle's daughters standing by a well.

    Mother Holle

    A girl drops her spindle into a well and jumps in to find it. She wakes up in a magical land and meets a mysterious woman!

  • Lewis Carroll Poems

    Lobsters, oysters, snails, whiting, crocodiles, fishes, a walrus, a carpenter and the jabberwocky…of course!

  • Bedtime for Benjamin

    Benjamin hates going to bed! Especially tonight. Tonight his parents have guests over and he can hear them all having fun. He decides to sneak downstairs!

  • Do It Dragonfly!

    The forest animals are all afraid of the big, bad bear. Every lunchtime he prowls around looking for some lunch. Will Dragonfly save them this time?

  • A Very Special Bunny

    It’s nearly Easter day and Eabun the bunny learns some important lessons about friendship, hard work, and generosity.

  • The Princess And The Pea

    The prince is lonely and he wants to marry. So he goes in search of a princess. It must be a REAL princess… but how can you tell?

  • Operation CoronaFamily

    It’s just another day in Coronavirus lockdown. Lily is bored. She misses her old life. Then she gets a wonderful idea!

  • Saint Patrick

    Patricius is a slave. He is sitting with his sheep when he hears God’s voice tell him to run away. So he does! Find out what happens next in the life of the man we all know as Saint Patrick.

  • The Wind And The Sun

    The wind and the sun have been arguing for years about which of them is stronger. Today, they finally have a competition. Who will win?

  • TheSelfishGiant

    The Selfish Giant

    When the Selfish Giant returns to his castle and finds children playing in his garden, he scares them away and builds a wall. Now it is only ever winter in the garden, and the Giant just can’t understand it. Can you?

  • The Six Swans

    The Six Swans

    An evil stepmother turns her six stepsons into swans! Will their sister be able to break the curse?

  • Theseus And The Minotaur

    Theseus And The Minotaur

    The minotaur lives in a huge labyrinth and his favourite meat is human meat! Theseus decides to kill him to save hundreds of lives. But will he get lost in the labyrinth? Is he strong enough to beat the monster?

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Amazing audio stories read by a professional actress and cram-packed with sound effects and music!

Stories Aloud is about to be updated to a fantastic new version and here’s what you get:

  • Hours of listening fun for 6-8 year olds
  • Beautifully read audio stories
  • Absolutely packed with sounds and music

Not only is it free to install, but you get 10 free credits to choose whichever stories you want!

  1. Install Stories Aloud to your iPhone or iPad for free.
  2. Choose which stories you’d like to spend your 10 free credits on
  3. Enjoy!

Want more stories? No problem! Buy more credits at any time.

With new stories added frequently, your Stories Aloud library will grow and grow. So you’ll have a huge selection to chose from and they’ll never expire 🙂

Find out more on our How It Works page.

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I’m Abigail, your storyteller on Stories Aloud. I can’t wait to read you these amazing stories!