Leading to reading

Picture story books read aloud.
Good for low readers as each word is highlighted as read http://snurl.com/n3xj8


Free Audio Books

Download a book in mp3 format http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/

Interactive stories for whiteboard use

Picture stories suitable for whiteboard use or individual computers.. There is a very good link at the bottom of this for teaching the elements of a story http://plattsburgh.neric.org/oak/smartboard/stories.htm

Children’s story books online

A selection of ebooks for varying ages/abilities http://www.magickeys.com/books/

Paul Jennings audio stories

A couple to listen to: http://www.pauljennings.com.au/audio.asp

International Children's Digital Library

Texts suitable for ages 3 -13. Available in a variety of languages http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Project Gutenberg

Search by topic. Some texts have a downloadable audio component. http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

The Wishing Cupboard

Interactive version of the story by Libby Hawthorn [[http://www.libbyhathorn.com/lh/Wishing/Default.htm |http://www.libbyhathorn.com/lh/Wishing/Default.htm]]


Downloadable and printable comics - suitable for older, struggling readers due to use of 100 most common used words in a more sophisticated format. http://www.suestauffacher.com/

Using the Web to Find New Ways Into Books, Songs, and Stories

Franki Sibberson
Whilst this isn't an ebook link, it is an interesting article that links the use of the internet to search and find online stories depicted in a variety of ways. "We're Going on a Bear Hunt' is a feature.