Welcome to the Little Radio Library. This is where you will find all our favourite story books. You can hear bedtime stories on Little Radio every evening after 6pm.
Now you can listen to some of Little Radio’s favourite stories whenever you like. Simply find a quiet, comfortable place to sit and select the story you want to listen to from the samples below. We have more stories coming soon.
The Lost Egg
by Dorinda Balchin
Jenny's Birthday Hat
by Dorinda Balchin
Picnic By The Riverbank
by Lorna Child
The Magical Swan
by Corrina Bryant
It’s A Long Night For Santa
Little Brown Moth gets lost in a blanket of fog on Christmas Eve night and chances upon meeting Santa and his reindeer. Santa enlists the Little Brown Moth’s help to finish delivering presents to the children on his ‘nice children’ list, in exchange for Santa helping the Moth get back home.
Pip Saves Christmas
Meet Pip. He’s a kind-hearted gerbil who lives on his own in a shoe at the edge of the forest. When Twinkle the elf shows up unexpectedly one cold Christmas Eve, Pip embarks on an amazing journey to the North Pole to try and rescue a group of elves.
Can Pip save Christmas? Will he solve the mystery of the missing cranberry sauce? And what other surprises are in store for him?
From the creators of ‘Ellie and the Cupcakes’ and ‘Sam the Sneezing Scarecrow’, this delightful tale beautifully captures the Christmas spirit as seen through the eyes of a tiny creature with a big heart.
My Mum's a Tiger
Eliza can’t wait to tell everyone she meets that her mum is a tiger! But she doesn’t have a tail, or paws with sharp claws…
Find out what makes Eliza’s mum so WILD in this beautiful story of embracing the skin we’re in and celebrating all our spots and stripes, the same way we celebrate animals and their markings.
Ellie and The Cupcakes
When Ellie’s wish comes true and she turns into a giant, she thinks she’s the luckiest girl in the world. However, she soon discovers that being a giant comes with its own challenges, and compared to her size, Mum’s delicious cupcakes are now way too small!
Sam the Sneezing Scarecrow
Sam is an adorable scarecrow with an unusual problem: he is allergic to feathers! Join Sam on his adventures and mishaps in this heart-warming tale about self-discovery, acceptance, courage and friendship.
Will You Be My Friend
Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare are back and Little Nutbrown Hare wants someone to play with. This is the lovely new story by Sam McBratney, author of the classic picture-book Guess How Much I Love You.
One Hundred Steps
This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Sir Captain Moore who walked walked 100 laps of his garden and captured the heart of a nation. An inspirational read for all ages.
Hetti the Yetti
Hettie the Yeti is an imaginative, amusing rhyming book about a little boy who discovers a mysterious box on his doorstep that contains a tiny Yeti called Hettie. Hettie talks incessantly day and night, leaving her host tired and worn-out. So in desperation, he leaves Hettie on a friend’s doorstep, but the friend brings him back the next day and the whole cycle starts again!
TV personality Martin Roberts has joined the fight against childhood mental health anguish exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic by providing free support to every primary school in the UK.
The book forms part of the campaign to help children’s mental wellbeing that is the mainstay of the authors own charity The Martin Roberts Foundation which aims to give a free copy of the original Sadsville book to every child in year 4 (8 & 9-year-olds) in the UK.
So far over 30,000 books have been distributed, with more to come. The book is supported by ground-breaking digital technology from Auris Tech, that will provide all children with access to a free digital read-along version of the book for their tablets on their App Fonetti, www.fonetti.com
Robbie the rooster is very sad. All the animals are making fun of him. What can Robbie ‘cock-a-doodle-do’ to make friends and prove that he has an important role to play on the farm? Find out in the exciting farmyard adventure…
Spaghetti Hunters by Morag Hood
Duck has lost his spaghetti, and Tiny Horse has a plan to save the day. But what exactly do you bring to a Spaghetti Hunt? A spade, a fishing rod, a jar of peanut butter, cutlery and some binoculars, obviously.
Searching far and wide, Tiny Horse catches worms, a ball of string, even a snake – but no spaghetti. Disaster! Until Duck consults a recipe book and armed with flour, eggs and a pasta maker, sets about making his own spaghetti.
This infectiously comic story encourages reading and home-cooking, teaching children about where food really comes from.
If You See A Lion Karl Newson
Once upon a time, there was a story in this book. But a lion ate it all. Narrated by a tall, handsome, and ever-so-dashing lion, dressed head to toe in fancy dress, this is a hilarious story of how a greedy lion ate all the picture book characters and lies about it. Problem is, he just can’t resist boasting about it! The lion, while disguised, beckons the reader closer to find the culprit while a rabbit hides in the pages, shouting out warnings until he bravely confronts the lion about his crime. Will he win? And will Lion ever learn his lesson? A hilarious story with plenty of opportunities for group participation.
Monsieur Roscoe by Jim Field
Learn French with Monsieur Roscoe in Jim Field’s debut author/illustrator picture book. Monsieur Roscoe is off on his summer holiday, meeting friends and learning lots of new words in French along the way!
Join Monsieur Roscoe as he camps, skis, sails and eats his way through France on the holiday of a lifetime!
Sun by Sam Usher
It’s the hottest day of the year, the perfect day for a boy and his grandad to set off on an adventure – and the perfect day to share a picnic with pirates!
Published By Templar Publishing
Rain by Sam Usher
Sam can’t wait to go outside and play in the rain, but Grandad tells him to wait. When the rain finally stops and they head out to post a letter, there’s an adventure happening right on their doorstep. Age 2+
Published By Templar Publishing
Inch & Grub
Meet Inch and Grub by Alastair Chisholm & David Roberts. An utterly hilarious tale of two highly competitive cavemen with ridiculous consequences. Anything Inch can do, Grub can do better. Alastair’s nifty narrative, coupled with David’s hugely expressive illustrations make for one of the funniest reads of 2020 Look out for the pure gold visual humour too and those eyebrows. Me love it!
The Cloud that Fell to Earth
A stranded cloud receives help from Sam and Sunny in a story about kindness, positivity, team work and good will.
Two Moms and a Menagerie
Many families are different, this one has Two Mums. They have plenty of space and plenty of love, but will the Mums and their children be able to manage their ever-expanding animal family?
Celebrating 50 years of this much-loved cat Mog. Mog’s birthday is a special story which was created in collaboration with the wonderful Judith Kerr before she sadly passed away in 2019. It incorporates a selection of illustrations from across the fifty years of Mog and is the perfect celebration edition.
The Fairy Who Sings
The Fairy Who Sings might not be what you expect! Touching on subjects including differences, self-esteem, anxiety, bullying and friendship, this is a beautifully illustrated picture book.
I Really Want To Shout
A story we can all relate to ‘ I Really Want to Shout!’ explores a range of creative ways to manage our anger. From drawing your feelings to focusing on your breathing there are lots of ways to manage anger. With an up-tempo rhyme supported by beautifully expressive illustrations, this is an insightful read for a younger audience
Bradley and The Dinosaur
What would you do if you came face to face with a real dinosaur?
When Bradley is sent into the garden by his Mum to get flowers, he encounters the biggest creature he’s ever seen. Bradley’s bravery and kindness make them instant friends and the Dinosaur takes him to Dinoland where he encounters all sorts of dinosaurs. He even flies on a Pterasaur. But will they get back in time for dinner, and what is Bradley’s favourite meal?