The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, is a great place to hear children’s stories read aloud by some of the greatest celebrities of our time, including Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Ty Burrell, Rami Malek, Kristen Bell and James Earl Jones.
This is where you can watch Betty White read Harry the Dirty Dog!
Reading aloud to children is known to improve their writing and communication skills as well as instilling a lifelong love of reading!
Listen here to actress Eva Longoria talk about Storyline Online:
Enjoy listening to picture books online? Check out these other resources for more.
- Tumblebooks– These animated, talking picture books make reading even more fun and exciting! With books in Spanish, French, and other world languages, this resource is great for language learners, too.
- Hoopla– This service allows you to borrow free movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows.Movies of popular children’s books including The Pigeon Finds a Hotdog and Dragons Love Tacos are always fun for picture book lovers!
- #OperationStorytime– The #OperationStoryime tag on Facebook will bring you to a growing collection of children’s book authors and illustrators reading their own works. Check back regularly: #OperationStorytime is adding new titles all the time.