Story Times Online

Below are writers, illustrators, actors, and other famous people reading stories to all of us stuck at home.

Harry Potter

Listen to Harry Potter read aloud–a different reader for each chapter, starting with…Harry Potter! (Well, Daniel Radcliff.)

{Note to parents: This site does require users to create a free account to listen to the read alouds. An audio-only version is also available via a Spotify Podcast, here.}


PBS Read-Along

Picture Books read by Michelle Obama, Marc Brown, Matthew Cordell, Kristen Bell, and others!

One of my favorites is Giraffe Problems by Jory John and The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach


Storyline Online

Picture Books read by actors

One of my favorites is Quackenstein Hatches a Family by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, read by Kristen Bell. Listen to lots and share your favorites!


Stay at Home Story Time with Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers (author of This Moose Belongs to Me, Here We Are, and many more books, and illustrator of Drew Daywalt’s book The Day the Crayons Quit)

Oliver Jeffers reads a book a day at 2:00 live on Instagram @oliverjeffers. Past videos can be found on his website:

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