Stories

 

A Collection of 25 Stories Read Aloud by Local Celebrities

Attend an Ozarks Family Voices event or contact an Ozarks Family Voices volunteer to add your own recording to the 25 stories below, and take home a CD with all 26 stories.

All titles may be borrowed, with a valid library card, from the Springfield-Greene County Library or purchased through Amazon.com, by clicking the applicable Borrow | Buy links.
Click Click to Play to listen to or download the story.

Baby Danced the Polka

by Karen Beaumont

Read by Joy Robertson

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

by Bill Martin, Jr.

Read by David Harrison

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Cha-Cha Chimps

by Julie Durango

Read by Nancee Dahms Stinson

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Daddy Hugs 123

by Karen Katz

Read by Ned Reynolds

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If You’re Happy and You Know It

by James Warhola

Read by Lisa Rose

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Duck on a Bike

by David Shannon

Read by Joe Daues

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Little Gorilla

by Ruth Bornstein

Read by Ned Reynolds

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Who Will Tuck Me in Tonight?

by Carol Roth

Read by Joy Robertson

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Time For Bed

by Mem Fox

Read by Leah Hamilton Jenkins

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Read by David Stoeffler

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The Very Busy Spider

by Eric Carle

Read by Joe Daues

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I Like Myself!

by Karen Beaumont

Read by Tom Trtan

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Read by Leah Hamilton Jenkins

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The Animals’ Song

by David Harrison

Read by David Stoeffler

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Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree

by Eileen Christelow

Read by Jeff Thornsberry

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This Little Chick

by John Lawrence

Read by Nancee Dahms Stinson

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The Napping House

by Audrey Wood

Read by Laurie Edmondson

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Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash

by Sarah Weeks

Read by Mark Gideon

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Silly Sally

by Audrey Wood

Read by Tom Trtan

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The Little Red Hen

by Paul Galdone

Read by Laurie Edmondson

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Goodnight Moon

by Margaret Wise Brown

Read by Norm Ridder

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Read by Lisa Rose

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Grumpy Bird

by Jeremy Tankard

Read by Ferba Lofton

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Alexander and the Terrible Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

by Judith Viorst

Read by James Grandon

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Humpty Dumpty, Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Miss Muffet, Itsy Bitsy Spider

Read by Beth Domann

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