If you have a Netflix subscription, don't miss this fantastic series of bedtime stories read aloud by either the author themselves or famous actors. All the stories in the series feature Black protagonists and celebrate the rich and diverse lives of children and families around the world.
World Book Day World of Stories
A favourite resource for free audio stories is World Book Day’s World of Stories, with full length audio books freely available to stream online. Highlights include The Nothing to See Here Hotel, Rumblestar and A Pinch of Magic.
Not Now Bernard by David McKee
Have you been ignoring your little monsters? Watch Not Now, Bernard by David McKee, where a little boy tries to warn his parents about a monster in the garden – but they’re too busy to listen! Ben Bailey Smith has re-enacted the story to mark its 40th anniversary and it’s available for free on the National Literacy Trust site. Follow the link below:
Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit by Ben Fogle and Steve Cole
Ben Fogle, broadcaster, adventurer and co-author of the Mr Dog series, reads from Mr Dog and the Faraway Fox and you can download an entire audiobook of Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit by following the link below:
Open the Hometime Cupboard
Booktrust bring your lots and lots of storytimes and fun book-based activities to pass the time at home. Follow the link below: