Read-a-Story

Check out these great sites to read and watch stories online.Tumblebooks picture books can be found here.

Websites

  • CDN Barbara Reid's The Party

    http://media.torontopubliclibrary.ca/virtualbook/48/

    It's hard to spend time with relatives you don't see very often. Or at least that is what this little girl thinks until she gets to The Party. Read the entire book online. You can even turn the pages yourself!

  • International Children's Digital Library

    http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SimpleSearchCategory?ilang=English

    Over 4,600 children's books in 61 different languages. And you can read them here.

  • Oxford Owl

    http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/home/reading-owl/find-a-book/library-page#

    Choose your age from the drop down menu or scroll through the list to choose your books. These books are read outloud. For ages 3 - 11.Registration is required but free.

  • Storyline Online

    http://www.storylineonline.net/

    It will never replace someone right there reading to you but these actors do a pretty good job!

  • The Story Museum

    http://www.storymuseum.org.uk/1001stories/

    Listen to storytellers tell tales from around the world on this British website.

  • Chateau Meddybemps

    http://www.meddybemps.com/5.1.html

    Come meet Tippity and Frogwart, the witches on the Island of Meddybemps and read their favourite stories.

  • Enoch Pratt Free Library's e-stories

    http://www.prattlibrary.org/home/storyIndex.aspx

    Tales from around the world told online in English.

  • Reading Planet

    http://www.rif.org/kids/readingplanet/bookzone/read_aloud_stories.htm

    Read along with stories that are read out loud. There are songs you can sing along with too!

  • Storynory

    http://www.storynory.com/

    Free audio stories to listen to online or download

  • Starfall - Learn-to-Read

    http://www.starfall.com/

    Enjoy online stories, games and activities. This is a fun site to build up your reading skills.

  • Zinger tales from Bookhive

    http://www.bookhive.org/bookhive/zingertales/default.asp?storyID=15

    Listen to great stories told by master storytellers.

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