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

All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys

Smart is not just ticks and crosses,
smart is building boats from boxes.
Painting patterns, wheeling wagons,
being mermaids, riding dragons.
All the Ways to be Smart is…

Also an Octopus by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

"Every story starts the same way...with nothing." So begins, Also an Octopus by Maggie Tokuda-Hall, illustrated by animation director and award-winning illustrator Benji Davies. It's a playful story…

Grandpa's Space Adventure by Paul Newman

To celebrate Grandparent's Day on October 28, our latest Story of the Week is a tribute to grandparents - and in particular - the special relationship grandparents have with their…

Shoo Grumpers Shoo! By Josh Lawson

Toddlers aren't the only ones who stomp around, huffing and puffing when they're in a bad mood…but what can you do when you wake up on the wrong side of…

Wide Big World by Maxine Beneba-Clarke

Wide Big World is a picture book that shows how recognising and embracing what is unique around us can be something wonderful….but it’s up to each of us Award-winning author,…

Unicorn! by Maggie Hutchings

When Luka gets sick, her best friend wants to help and does everything she can think of to grant Luka’s wish. A lovely story about hope, resilience and the magic…