Stories for Children – read by some very special guests!

24 August 2022

Over the years Adoption Matters has been very lucky to have had some incredible contributors read stories for our events, particularly our Teddy Bears’ Picnic events.

Therefore, we have collated them below for children (or even adults!) to enjoy:

Carolyn Johnson, our Board of Trustees Chair, along with two of her lovely grandchildren, read The Cow that Laid an Egg, by Andy Cutbill.

Steve King, an Actor, and his son, Rico Hinson-King, who was the Premier League Writer of the Year in 2020, read I Love You Little Monster, by Giles Andreae. 

Gail Porter, a TV Personality, reads Dogs Don’t Do Ballet, by Anna Kemp.

John Thomson, Actor and Comedian, reads Peace at Last, by Jill Murphy.

Roger Johnson, from BBC Northwest Tonight, reads Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, by Tracey Corderoy.

Our former CEO, now Patron, Norman Goodwin CBE, reads Tiddler the Story Telling Fish, by Jill Murphy.

DAME Arlene Phillips DBE, Choreographer and former Strictly Come Dancing judge, reads Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae.

Sara Davies MBE, founder of Crafters Companion, who is also a Dragon on Dragon’s Den, reads Hugless Douglas by David Melling.