It's Storytime!

These read-aloud fairy tales and stories are available as video and/or interactives.

Storytelling is great anytime of the year, but here are some dates to celebrate telling stories:

  • World Read Aloud Day is celebrated on February 3 each year.
  • Tell a Fairy Tale Day is celebrated on February 26 each year.

 

Type
Jealous Bragging Turtle in English | Gullah Tales
Jealous Bragging Turtle in English | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Students will read and listen to Aunt Pearlie Sue’s animated English version of the traditional folktale "The Jealous Bragging Turtle." Stories teach a moral or explain the origin something in nature...
Three Little Pigs | Gullah Tales
Three Little Pigs | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the Three Little Pigs in both English and Gullah. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue)
Red Riding Hood | Gullah Tales
Red Riding Hood | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the Little Red Riding Hood in both English and Gullah. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue)
Bossy Elephant | Gullah Tales
Bossy Elephant | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the Bossy Elephant in both English and Gullah. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue)
Bossy Elephant in English | Gullah Tales
Bossy Elephant in English | Gullah Tales

Video

Gullah storytellers often perform folktales that feature animals as the main characters. Aunt Pearlie Sue tells the story of "The Bossy Elephant" in English. After listening, compare how the same...