Story of the Week

Amazing tales to enjoy as a family. Daily at 5pm during Settle Petal.

Is there anything more magical than a great book? Each week we highlight a new kids' book as our Story of the Week. You can listen daily at 5pm, via the links in the list below, or anywhere, anytime with the Kinderling app!

A new book premieres each Thursday.

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Hear our latest Stories Of The Week

My Nanna is a Ninja by Damon Young

This book is an hilarious celebration of wonderful nannas everywhere! Created by the dynamic duo: philosopher and author Damon Young, and illustrator Peter Carnavas (also an author) - who…

Crow and the Waterhole by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Sometimes our perception of ourselves can become skewed and when we look in the mirror, we cannot see our strengths. In this story, written and illustrated by Ambelin Kwaymullina

The Four Magnificent Dragons of China told by Dr Nicholas Ng

To celebrate Chinese New Year Kinderling is featuring the legend of the Four Magnificent Dragons of China, who once lived in the Eastern Ocean and became the four main…

I'm Australian Too by Mem Fox

This book is a celebration of the wonderful, culturally diverse families that make up this country, from Australia’s First Nations peoples, to those who have settled here from afar and…

The Barber at the Harbour by Tom Paterson

The Barber at the Harbour is a rollicking tale about sailors, haircuts and music written by Brisbane-based civil enginner Tom Paterson. The gorgeous illustrations are by Brisbane-based designer and…

What if Fruits Were Animals? by Kate Wengier

Imagine if fruits were animals... cheeky monkey cherries swinging through the trees or oranges with tiger stripes prowling through the jungle. Kate Wengier is a family dietition and nutritionist who…