Read Me a Story, Ink

By Robert Topp

Children's stories perfect for classroom, bedtime, or anytime. Based on my 26 year hobby of reading in public elementary schools, the stories offered here are some of my favorite, kid-tested read-alouds. All stories appear with the permission of the author.

  1. 1.
    "When Swamp Lily Met Swamp Thing" by J. G. Formato
    22:46
  2. 2.
    "Dr. Peterson's Electric Pumpkin Field" by Jack Stillman
    27:24
  3. 3.
    "The San Jacinto Corn" by Diane Bailey
    12:13
  4. 4.
    "Boom Town" by Sonia Levitin
    11:52
  5. 5.
    "Messenger's Plight: A Dragon Tale" by Robyn Jordan
    31:20
  6. 6.
    "Little Mary and the Big Bear" by Gretchen Woelfle
    7:45
  7. 7.
    "The Wrong Spoon" by Sophie Masson
    14:36
  8. 8.
    "Two-Thirty Crossing" by Leslie Wyatt
    13:03
  1. 9.
    “A Miracle for Marci: A Story for Hanukkah” by Miriam Rinn
    14:20
  2. 10.
    "The Christmas Elf" by Elizabeth Yates
    11:51
  3. 11.
    "The Wild Dog of Caucomgomoc" by Charles Boardman Hawes
    19:53
  4. 12.
    "The Fisherman and the Bird" by Sonia Levitin
    16:53
  5. 13.
    "The Powder Horn: An Historical Tale" by Elizabeth Coatsworth
    11:16
  6. 14.
    “Calling Papa Home: A Tale of the Great Peshtigo Fire, 1871” by Julia Pferdehirt.
    25:38
  7. 15.
    "The Old Gray Chair" by Douglas Evans
    15:21
  8. 16.
    "The Pied Piper of Hamelin, A Tale From Germany" by Amy Friedman
    7:50
  9. 17.
    "The Entrance Exam, A Young Witch's Tale" by Mary Carey
    18:09
  10. 18.
    "The Soap Bandit" by Dennis Haseley
    9:54
  11. 19.
    "Ethan Unbound" by Gary L. Blackwood
    26:53
  12. 20.
    "Kite Flier" by Dennis Haseley
    6:38
  13. 21.
    "Run, Kate Shelley, Run" by Julia Pferdehirt
    10:34
  14. 22.
    “Nothing at All, A Dragon Tale” by Julia Pferdehirt.
    19:41
  15. 23.
    “The Enchanted Hare: A Norse Legend” by Shirley Climo
    10:53
  16. 24.
    “Liam McLafferty’s Choice: An Irish Tale” by Alexis O’Neill.
    7:30
  17. 25.
    "Darlene and the Ice Storm: A Winter's Tale" by Robert D. Culp
    13:17
  18. 26.
    "The Invisible Moose: A Canadian Love Story" by Dennis Haseley
    14:31
  19. 27.
    “Gammelyn, The Dressmaker” by Laurence Housman
    12:49
  20. 28.
    "Alexander and the Magic Mouse" by Martha Sanders
    21:26
  21. 29.
    The Cobweb Christmas by Shirley Climo
    10:56
  22. 30.
    Eight Special Gifts: A Hanukkah Story by Sonia Levitin
    9:06
  23. 31.
    "Banat er Rih: Daughter of the Wind" by Kimberley Griffiths Little
    10:09
  24. 32.
    "The Cave of Snores" by Dennis Haseley
    12:42
  25. 33.
    "A Place of Haunts." A Halloween Tale by Robert D. Culp
    15:16
  26. 34.
    "The Neptune Clock" by Sophie Mason.
    8:14
  27. 35.
    "The Ghosts of Cracke Road" by Joyce Hansen
    25:54
  28. 36.
    "There Are Witches on This Planet" by J. G. Formato
    18:58
  29. 37.
    "The Hero and the Weaver" by Camille Laguire
    10:21

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