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Jolly Good Kangaroo

Jolly Good Kangaroo

By George Young / Janet Hsieh
Your collection of children's stories in British and American English - handpicked and performed by George Young and Janet Hsieh.
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Jolly Good Kangaroo

Ian The Boy Who Always Had to be Right About Everything (Feat. Ian Wright)
Featuring the marvelous voice talent of Mr. Ian Wright! Being right about absolutely, positively everything can be difficult, as our friend Ian discovers when something even he doesn't anticipate occurs...
January 25, 2021
The Homing Pigeon
It’s New Year’s Day, and Harold’s very important yearly delivery is suppered by a series of less than fortunate events.   Will Harold be able to deliver a grandfather’s message to his granddaughter in time?!  WE HAVE TO KNOW!!
December 31, 2020
The Lost Penguin
A Christmas Special Appeared!  It's Christmas eve, and Peter the Penguin doesn't have the faintest idea where he is. It's up to Joey, and a special appearance by Mysterious Ant, to help him come to his senses, and find his way back home.
December 23, 2020
The Tortilla Chandelier
The brightest, fanciest, and TASTIEST decorative ornament in the known universe...introducing the one and only: Tortilla Chandelier!
November 15, 2020
The Opposaurus
"An instant classic!" Proclaims the author of this newest story about one of the most curious animals that you're ever likely to meet...
October 05, 2020
Emily the Cow
When Emily makes a - some might say - rather strange request to her dad, the sky’s the limit. Actually, even the sky's not the limit, thanks to Emily's lucky, and very magical, nickel…
September 01, 2020
Sam the Brown Sailboat (Feat. Samantha Brown)
Sam the Brown Sailboat LOVES to travel. So it's rather fitting we think that our very special guest for this episode features none other than Travel Guru: Samantha Brown! Where will Sam the Brown Sailboat and her wonderfully colorful luggage take us to next? Only one way to find out!
August 10, 2020
Bert the Seal (Feat. Joel Lambert)
**Featuring Actor, Presenter and Veteran Navy SEAL Joel Lambert!** Bert is an extra special Seal - he's highly trained, and has a very particular set of skills...particularly when it comes to surprising his friends...
July 15, 2020
The Spider and The Ferris Wheel
Dee Du the Spider has dreams bigger than her little spiderweb - when she sees a giant green circle on the horizon, she just HAS to go on a big adventure!
June 25, 2020
Saria the Little Monster
Saria has a little secret: every night right before bedtime, she becomes a little monster!
June 01, 2020
You may have heard a certain movie golf player tell another golfer to “be the ball”. What happens when someone takes that to a whole new level in the game of Basketball? Time to find out! Story by Clark Ness
May 26, 2020
Here's a little story that's dedicated to every little child who's fascinated by those bright and shiny ornaments that we like to call "lights!" --YOU CAN READ ALONG BELOW!-- Lights By Janet Hsieh Once upon a time there was a boy who loved lights. He would wake up in the morning, point to the ceiling and say LIIIIIGHT. Then, he would take off his pajamas, put on his day of the week shirt, A pair of pants, and of course, matching socks. He would stretch his arms, point to the wall and happily proclaim, LIIIIGHT. Next came breakfast and playtime. He loved playtime. “What’s this?” asked his dad. “LIIIIGHT” was the answer. “This is a ball.” replied his dad. “And what’s this?” [continued his dad]. “LIIIIGHT” (obviously) came the reply. “This is a toy.” his dad responded. “Oooooh. Look what I have here?” as his dad held up a toy car. The little boy looked at the toy car, his favorite toy, and beamed at his dad. He opened up his mouth and loudly and proudly pronounced the word, “LIIIIGHT.” Finally, the little boy’s dad had an idea! He walked over to the table,  picked up the lamp. He turned it on and pointed to the lamp. “Hey! What do you call this?” The little boy, clutching his little toy car, waddled over to his dad, Pointed to the lamp and said, “LIII..CAR!”
May 01, 2020
Christine Has a Space Suit
Suit up - it’s time to go to space! But what’s Christine’s teacher going to think of all this? Not to mention the Robot Dog…wait, did someone say Robot Dog?! Original story by Clark Ness:
April 01, 2020
George and Janet tell a tale as long and squiggly as the tentacles on our story’s hero. Original story by Clark Ness:
March 15, 2020
You can fly? YOU CAN FLY! Here’s a tale of cockroach that’s perhaps just a little misunderstood by our protagonists, Janet and George. (Also featuring special cameos from Miss Rat and Mysterious Ant…)
March 01, 2020
Time Out! (Blooper Reel: Miss Rat and The Pile of Cookies)
So here's the thing - we don't make a perfect episode in one take. Here's a little insight into the many many mistakes we make when we tell stories!
January 15, 2020
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny
From the author that brought you “The Tale of Peter Rabbit”, comes the continuation of the series – picking up right where we left our friend Peter. This time, it’s cousin Benjamin’s turn to lead the adventure back to Mr. McGregor’s garden…
January 05, 2020
Miss Rat and The Pile of Cookies
How many truly epic tales consisting of a Rat, Janet, and a humungous pile of cookies do you know off the top of your head? Well now you have at least one more to add to your list!
January 01, 2020