Kids in the UAE can listen to stories read by celebrities

Story time with Dolly Parton, Reese Witherspoon and Josh Gad

Kids in the UAE can listen to stories read by celebrities

Kids in the UAE can settle down for story time with loads of celebrities.

Big names such as Dolly Parton, Reese Witherspoon and Josh Gad (yes, he's the voice of quirky Snowman, Olaf, from Frozen) are digging out their favourite story books to read to your kids.

Home learning is exhausting for mums, dads and kids. So after a long day of forcing your reluctant students to get their studies done, there's nothing wrong with handing the reins over to someone else – especially if that someone else happens to be a Hollywood star or an award-winning country singer.

Little literary-lovers can tune in to listen to some lovely, calm readings of some of the best-loved children's books by some well-known stars... and best of all, it's all free.

Here are six to try so make sure they're sitting comfortably.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

The iconic country singer reads a selection of relaxing stories that are perfect for bed time.

Save With Stories

This Instagram channel offers live readings from serious A-listers like Liv Tyler and British actress Kate Winslet.

Storyline Online

Famous faces such as including Oprah and Reese Witherspoon read a selection of classic stories. 

Josh Gad

The actor and comedian, best known for being the voice of everyone's favourite snowman, Olaf, offers ten-minutes live storytelling on Twitter.

Mo Willems

Join illustrator Mo Willems in his studio for weekday live streamed, Lunch Doodles.

Story time with Eric Litwin, author and illustrator of Pete The Cat

James Dean reads his stories daily on his Instagram channel (@petethecatofficial), which is also filled with fun, vibrant colourful drawings that kid will love.

For more inspiration to keep the kids happy, download the May issue of Time Out UAE Kids here.

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