While we’re all hunkering down, Bridge Street Theatre is presenting a series of some of its favorite stories for kids, read by Steven Patterson and posted free of charge on YouTube. Some are classics, some are a tad quirky, some are short and sweet, some are more long-form and read in installments. Follow the link above to locate them. And check back frequently – new stories are being posted all the time!
Here’s a listing of the tales we’ve recorded thus far:
THE BAT POET by Randall Jarrell
CAPTAIN SLAUGHTERBOARD DROPS ANCHOR by Mervyn Peake
FLY BY NIGHT by Randall Jarrell
HEY WILLY, SEE THE PYRAMIDS by Maira Kalman
STORIES 1 2 3 4 by Eugene Ionesco
THE PIGEON MAN by Jean-Pierre Abraham
L’HISTORIE DE BABAR by Jean de Brunhoff
NIGHT DRIVING by John Coy
THE ANIMAL FAMILY by Randall Jarrell
I AM PAPA SNAP by Tomi Ungerer
ROOTIE KAZOOTIE, DETECTIVE by Steve Carlin
ROOTIE KAZOOTIE, BASEBALL STAR by Steve Carlin
Enjoy them with the wee ones in your life!