Story Teller 2

Following the huge success of Story Teller 1, Marshall Cavendish immediately followed it up with another 26-part collection in 1984. In the first issue, the editors promised:

“Every fortnight, Story Teller 2 will introduce a new cast of exciting and colourful characters to amuse and enthrall your children. Like the original collection, Story Teller 2 combines the value of a fully illustrated colour book with a high quality, 50-minute cassette sound recording which follows the stories word for word.

“Whether your child is old enough to read the book, or simply wants to listen to the tape and follow the pictures, Story Teller 2 will provide a lasting collection of stories from around the world … and countless hours of pleasure.”

Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 3

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Part 4

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Part 5

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Part 6

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Part 7

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Part 8

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Part 9

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Part 10

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Part 11

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Part 12

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Part 13

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Part 14

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Part 15

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Part 16

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Part 17

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Part 18

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Part 19

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Part 20

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Part 21

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Part 22

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Part 23

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Part 24

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Part 25

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Part 26

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28 thoughts on “Story Teller 2

  1. Nick Pledge says:

    Is there a way i could get hold of “Stone Soup” myself and my sister LOVED this as kids. And i would love to introduce this and others to my 2 young daughters. Can anyone help me get hold of a copy?

  2. lisa says:

    you can also find all the pdf version of the books and audios for the whole collection of story teller 1 &2 on pirate bay as a torrent ( along with a pdf version of the big book of fairy tales ). Excited !!!!!!

  3. Jane says:

    Hi,

    Does anyone know where we can buy the sets yet? I had the whole set but either gave it away or sold it a few years ago!! Really would love to have all the tapes and books!! This site is great, but I miss a song for slug in part 7.

    J x

  4. Rob says:

    This site is fantastic! Brings back lots of childhood memories. …I’m quite angry I’m missing Storyteller book 1 (though I have the tape), yet own everything else. Typical. Occasionally I scour Ebay in the hopes someone is unwittingly trying to get rid of it so I can restore my collection to its 4 glory.

  5. scarecrow78 says:

    Oh thanks so much for this! All those wonderful childhood memories listening to these stories. I used to love Grogre the Golden Ogre, Seadna and the Devil and Stone Soup, to name but a few. Makes me want to get out onto ebay or amazon and buy a few of these now!

  6. lorna maria main says:

    hello
    I was just wondering if you knew where i could buy the compleate story teller set 1&2 with everything please
    These hold special memories of my mom whom died in january and when my dad downsized i lost my collections can you help me
    Kind regards
    Lorna
    Main844@googlemail.com

  7. Kim Dymond says:

    I’d love to be able to purchase part one for my sister! We listened to it endlessly when we were kids and id love for her children to hear it 🙂 brings back some good memories 🙂

  8. Si says:

    Any seen a post for The Fishing Stone : Carole Boyd? This was legend if I remember correctly! If you have it & can digitize it please do! 🙂

  9. Michaela Kent says:

    Please can you me know where I can purchase these story tellers . Listening to the stories are some of the happies memories from my child hood . I remember closing my eyes and being transported to these magical places .

  10. Eleanor says:

    Thank you so much for this! I have all the Storytellers and wanted to share with my daughter. I recently found the tapes all excited but alas they have deteriorated.

  11. shadowgirl says:

    Such a shame 3 really good stories don’t work on part 8. Always especially liked The Man Who Knew Better. Are there any up to date links to upload the full versions? Eternally grateful! I’m 40, grew up with Story Teller and now picking through this with my son.

  12. Robert Brookes says:

    Ah I used to own the books and tapes, which I temporarily inherited from my Scottish cousins, but I returned them for one of them had a daughter so I thought it appropriate. Love it. I even had a Christmas book and tape, I would listen to a tape each night leading up to Christmas then listen to the Christmas one on Christmas eve. It was such a good time.

  13. Robert Brookes says:

    I never had Storyteller 1, but I had the books and tapes of Storyteller 2. Unfortunately the 1st tape broke 😦 I’m listening to the Wizard of Oz on youtube. Also interesting fact: In a song for slug there is a repeating bit of music (oboe and bassoon) in it. A while ago I heard this music used in an episode of Spongebob, amazing that the sound clip has been used for so long!

  14. cueplayproductions says:

    Thanks so much for posting these. My children love these as I once did. Totally heart warming.
    Quite a few more videos have been uploaded since this was published.
    Admin it’s worth an update.
    Thanks again

  15. frosty says:

    Can I have the Diggersaurs (2) read by Steven Pacey story which is found in Storyteller 2 part 21?
    Thanks!

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