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.

To celebrate Book Week we're giving one lucky person all 52 Story of the Week books from the past year to give to their daycare or preschool of choice. They'll also receive 7 of our favourite books to keep at home. Enter here!

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Hear our latest Stories Of The Week

My Culture and Me by Gregg Dreise

My Culture and Me is a joyful celebration of Australia's First Nations, written and illustrated by Gregg Dreise who is from the Kamilaroi and Euahlayi peoples in south-west Queensland and…

How many Dinosaurs Deep? by Ben Kitchin

This week we shine a light on a Kinderling library favourite. Jim is learning how to swim, but he's afraid of going from the baby pool to the middle-sized pool…

Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

When the annual Jungle Dance comes around, all the animals laugh at Gerald the giraffe because he's so clumsy. He wanders sadly off by himself, until he meets a cricket…

The Bear in our Backyard by Emma Middleton

Celebrate this Mother's Day with Kinderling's Story of the Week The Bear in our Backyard written by Emma Middleton, illustrated by Briony Stewart It's a sweet book about…

Thelma the Unicorn by Aaron Blabey

"Thelma felt a little sad.
In fact, she felt forlorn.
You see, she wished with all her heart
to be a unicorn." Author-illustrator Aaron Blabey is an expert in conveying…

All Monkeys Love Bananas by Sean. E. Avery

All monkeys love bananas...don't they?! Like fussy eaters everywhere, little Lou the monkey takes a stand. He’s had it with bananas, so he and his best friend come up with…