Story of the Week

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

There's nothing more magical than snuggling up with a great book. Tune in daily at 5pm for our Story of the Week, with a new one premiering each Thursday.

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Hear our latest Stories Of The Week

First Day by Margaret Wild

Jun can't wait to learn how to count to a trillion! Penny's Dad tells her she'll have to learn how to sit still; Salma catches the bus all by herself…

Mum at School by Eric Veille

Going to big school is super exciting! But when the day finally comes around, it can be a bit scary to leave your parent or carer at the classroom door…

DJ Duks by Peking Duk (aka Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles)

ARIA-award-winning Aussie electronic music duo Peking Duk (aka Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles) have just released their debut children's book: DJ Duks. It's a cautionary tale about fame, fortune…

Ready or Not by Kate & Jol Temple

Get ready for an extra special Story of the Week where you'll hear seven stories about seven special families Ready or Not, written by award-winning children’s authors Kate and Jol

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…