Ballymana National School, NS, Craughwell

Online Stories

Stories on Vimeo

 Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Noah’s Ark by Lucy Cousins

This is Our House by Michael Rosen

Handa’s Hen by Eileen Browne

Tucker’s Spooky Halloween by Leslie McGuirk

Hooray for Fish! by Lucy Cousins

You’re All My Favorites by Sam McBratney

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

A Field Full of Horses by Petr Hansard

Goodnight, Harry by Kim Lewis

Silly Suzy Goose by Peter Horacek

The Ravenous Beast by Niamh Sharkey

Big Blue Whale by Nicola Davies

Some Dogs Do by Jez Alborough

Ho, Ho, Ho, Tucker! by Leslie McGuirk


Growing Frogs by Vivian French

All Pigs Are Beautiful by Dick King-Smith

Baby Brains by Simon James

Walk with a Wolf by Janni Howker

T. Rex by Vivian French

Tigress by Nick Dowson

Ice Bear by Nicola Davies

Think of an Eel by Karen Wallace

Caterpillar, Caterpillar by Vivian French

Surprising Sharks by Nicola Davies




Author Martin Waddell discusses his writing process

Author and Illustrator Jez Alborough illustrates a picture book character

Author and illustrator Simon James explains his artistic process

Author and illustrator Helen Oxenbury talks about illustrating picture books

Author and illustrator Timothy Basil Ering talks about his artistic process

Author Michael S. Bandy discusses his picture book

Author/Illustrator David Ezra Stein Discusses “Stein-Lining”



Traditional stories retold by Bev Evans

Open the powerpoint presentation. Click on slideshow. Click on from the beginning. Click on the page and the story and pictures will be revealed.

The little red hen

Goldilocks and the three bears

The three little pigs

Chicken Licken

Jack and the beanstalk

The magic porridge pot

Little red riding hood

The gingerbread man

Hansel and Gretel

The enormous turnip


The town mouse and the country mouse

The princess and the frog

Sleeping beauty



NEW!   Oxford owls – lots of online ebooks for all ages.


       WWB – Welsh website

Stories to read online              Click on       At the park              At the seaside


Dotty and boo cat  and the stinky wood– story    – listen to the story and answer the questions

Fairy Tales on cbeebies

Storyline Online – Screen Actors Guild Foundation – storys read by famous actors and activities

 My Online Reading – colourful stories Senior Infants can try to read by themselves.





Fallons Wonderland series – read the stories online.

Click on Stage 1.