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Welcome to 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales Audio Podcast!  This is a hand-picked collection of favorites from writers like Jack London, Louisa May Alcott, Hans Christian Anderson, Edgar Allen Poe, Rudyard Kipling, and many more. I narrate the stories and often add background music and sound effects to bring the stories to life. These are suitable for the entire family, enjoyed by all ages and levels of literary experience, and often make great discussion starters for students who are just getting exposed to literature. 

1001 now has an App! It is "1001 STORIES NETWORK" and it is now at the IOS Apple App Store, just search it. It will be at Android App Store and Amazon App store very soon. It is free. It combines all 3 of our shows, 1001 Heroes, 1001 Classic Short Stories, and 1001 Stories For the Road. It also offers a Premium Membership offering access to all shows, and all shows are ad-free.

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For all of you who love a good story, we hope you come back again and again, and please share our show with others!

 

Jon Hagadorn/1001 Stories Podcast Network

 

Feb 27, 2016

This old Indian tale, retold by author James Buckham, is an example of the fact that sometimes acts of random kindness are repaid in ways bigger than we could ever imagine. Recommended for all ages. 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales can be found at iTunes Podcast app (search 1001 Classic), at www.podbay.fm (for Android...


Feb 19, 2016

This is the story of the great war that Rikki-Tikki-Tavi fought single-handed, through tha bathrooms of the big bungalow in Segowlee cantonment, in India. Darzee, the Tailorbird, helped him, and Chuchundra, the musk-rat, gave him advice, but Rikki-Tikki-Tavi did the real fighting. This story of courage and duty, told...


Feb 13, 2016

"Listen, my children, and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere".....so goes the immortal poem of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in describing Paul Revere's famous ride to warn American patriots that the British were approaching Boston...but there weas another ride, one much less famous but likely just as...


Feb 10, 2016

The Monkey's Paw is set in the White family home in England. It begins on a dark and stormy night. The Whites-Mr. and Mrs. White and their adult son Herbert-are inside enjoying a cozy fire and a game of chess. Soon Sgt. Major Morris arrives. He's been in the army in India and the Whites are looking forward to hearing of...


Feb 6, 2016

This long-lost American tale, titled "The Army of Two", tells the true story of two sisters, Rebecca and Abigail Bates, the daughters of a lighthouse keeper in Scituate, Massachusetts, who, during the War of 1812, use their daring and imagination to turn back a British warship which was about to unload troops onto their...