10 year old Daniel and his sister Naiya were so bored during lockdown, they conjured a rainbow filled planet with fluffy space monsters! Singer, actor and composer Eddie Perfect comes along for the ride in 'A Not So Ordinary Day in Lockdown'.
11-year-old Imogen loves spending time on the amazing Barka river. Hear all about her afternoons on the bridge from ALNF Ambassador, singer, actor and author Casey Donovan.
Kopika, Eden, Louis, Ella, Edward and Emmylou have each written a snappy 100 word story. Master children's author Andy Griffiths reads their stories and gives some advice along the way!
Bethany is a passionate environmentalist and has written a story about what can happen to our world if we don't look after it. The versatile Jesinta Franklin (author, tv host and model) narrates 'Behind the Willow Tree' with sensitivity and grace.
David Campbell reads 'Melodias' by Scarlett - a tale about a musical boy who cannot be separated from his violin.
Seven year old Elena from country Victoria wrote a story inspired by her favourite book - The Magic Faraway Tree. Four children find themselves in a rainforest and must negotiate a fight between goblins and fairies. Renowned actor and singer Christie Whelan-Browne takes us on this magical adventure. Show Less
Young author Flynn creates an entire world inside a fridge where the food fight with the drinks in a war on nutrients. International superstar Tim Minchin tells the tale!
15-year-old Larissa writes about her personal experience with COVID. Luke Carroll returns to read this important story.
What happens when family pets go missing? Victoria answers that question in 'Dr. Chicharrón: The Counselling Cat'. Writer, broadcaster and (ALNF ambassador) Benjamin Law narrates this heartwarming tale!
Join 9 year old Finn as he takes us through his story about a pair of brothers, a haunted house and a musical ghost! Well-known Australian performers Rob Mills and Fiona Choi sing their way through this episode.
Shane attends the Inudlkana Anangu School in South Australia. He loves all kinds of 60s music and has a strong connection to his family and community. His main character (Elvis) is lost in the bush and is discovered by an old fella with a strange machine. Starring Briggs. Show Less
11-year-old Kylera loves spending time on the beautiful Barka river with her family: catching yabbies, swimming and eating! ALNF ambassador, actor, TV presenter and proud Wiradjuri man Luke Carroll is back to narrate this wonderful story.
Menzies is only 8 years old, but has already written seven books in his 'Grumpy Grandpa' series. In this story, we find out what happens when Grumpy Grandpa comes up against his ravenous neighbour - Slippery Steve. Thomas Campbell lends his incredible voice and imagination to this wacky cast of characters! Show Less
10 year old Hayley is on a quest - a quest to cool down at the pool. ALNF ambassador, singer, actor and author Casey Donovan returns to read this gorgeous story.
10 year old Lena has writes a thrilling adventure story complete with spies and a dangerous criminal. Actor, director and presenter Zindzi Okenyo takes us through this rollicking tale.
It's a Wilcannia short story special! Imogen and Sophie are back, along with Neil, Stevie and the Parna class with their own short stories. ALNF ambassador and singer Isaiah Firebrace lends his beautiful voice to these fabulous tales. Sarah Donnelly (the Deputy Principal at Wilcannia Central School) joins us to tell us all about life and storytelling in Wilcannia. Show Less
Young writer Luka imagines a world where the king of the animals is a crocodile - but someone has stolen the royal crown! The versatile Natalie Bassingthwaighte narrates this awesome adventure.
14 year old Jai writes about his favourite activity - bursting Beyblades! Presenter, author and journalist Marc Fennell reads this high energy story.
Here it is! Our final episode of 2020! Young author Molly-Rose reminds us how important it is to show 'Love and Kindness at Christmas'. Her fabulous Mum (Gorgi Coghlan) transports us to the 'season of giving' via a crooked Christmas tree and three very different elves. Show Less
Young author Lila loves animals and writes about the importance of not judging things by their appearance. The always entertaining David Campbell narrates and provides all of the puppy sound effects in this charming fable.
Young author Samuel writes a spooky story about a haunted house and a strange mirror. Comedian, podcaster, actor, Logie winner and occasional chef Dilruk Jayasinha voices this mysterious tale.
Young author Josie takes us on a journey to an amazing tropical island where all is not quite as it seems. Actor, writer, comedian and host with the most Julia Zemiro reads 'Paradise...or Not'.
Young author Kiana invites us to observe the truths in our own reflections. AACTA and Logie Award winning actor Kat Stewart takes us on this important journey.
17-year-old Sheldon left Wilcannia to attend a bigger school and had a host of new experiences! ALNF ambassador, actor, TV presenter and proud Wiradjuri man Luke Carroll is back to narrate this wonderful story.
12-year-old Sophie loves getting out into nature with her family. Casey Donovan returns to transport us into Sophie's weekends!