Bedtime Stories: Downloadable Tales for Children

DUE TO UNEXPECTED CIRCUMSTANCES, BEDTIME STORIES HAS BEEN RELUCTANTLY DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, HOWEVER, MARCH STORIES WILL STILL BE PUBLISHED.

WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. PLEASE DO KEEP AN EYE ON THE SITE FOR NEWS OF SUBMISSION RE-OPENING.

Australia has a well-established children’s literature scene, teeming with talent, and Australian Women Online is keen to showcase that talent by launching its Bedtime Stories series – a collection of exclusive short stories by established authors and new Australian writers.

Four stories will be published each month – one every Monday morning – on a central theme.

We invite you to download and print these wonderful stories and read them to your children each week – or, indeed, have your children read them to you. All stories are original – and you may just see some work from some of Australia’s best known writers.

Green Bedtime Stories – March 2012

Marcie’s Green-Eyed Monster by Dimity Powell published 5 Mar 2012
The Clever Parrot by Emma Cameron published 12 Mar 2012
A Dog with a Difference by Lucy Farmer published 19 Mar 2012
Green Nadine by Jo Hart published 26 March 2012

Heart Bedtime Stories – February 2012

King of the Jungle by Ken Williams published 6 Feb 2012
Nana’s Heart by June Keir published 13 Feb 2012
Told be Jennifer Crane published 20 Feb 2012
Big-Hearted Harry by Jan Weeks published 27 Feb 2012

Summer Bedtime Stories – January 2012

Beware the Gull by Emma Cameron published 2 Jan 2012
The Summer I Met Nigel by Bernadette Smallwood published 9 Jan 2012
Summer Outing by Lyn Oxley published 16 Jan 2012
Camping Holiday by Jo Antareau published 23 Jan 2012

Christmas Bedtime Stories – December 2011

Five Days of Christmas by Jackie Tritt published 5 Dec 2011
Santa’s Helper by Jo Antareau published 12 Dec 2011
Serious Jack and his Christmas Wish by Rose Inserra published 19 Dec 2011
Santa’s Gift by Caroline Christie published 26 Dec 2011

Flower Bedtime Stories – November 2011

Birthday Flowers by Jo Antareau published 7 Nov 2011
Daisy Chains by Yvonne Saw published 14 Nov 2011
The Flower Show Fiasco by Jo Hart published 21 Nov 2011
Super Flower Power by Jennifer Crane published 28 Nov 2011

Halloween Bedtime Stories – October 2011

Which Wicked Witch by Kate Willson published 3 Oct 2011
Jumping Juicy Jelly Monsters by Ken Williams published 10 Oct 2011
Monsters by Adam Wallace published 17 Oct 2011
The Halloween Elf by Jackie Hosking published 24 Oct 2011

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DUE TO UNEXPECTED CIRCUMSTANCES, BEDTIME STORIES HAS BEEN DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

AWO is thrilled to be a partner of National Year of Reading 2012, and proudly aligns its Bedtime Stories series to NYR’s literacy ethos.

 

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