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New Story Channel

I have started my new Story Channel – Learn English Through Story and have just uploaded the first video actually made for the channel.

Please see the new channel, subscribe and watch some videos – I need to get to 1000 subscribers and 10,000 hrs watched to get a proper channel link.

It’s a Viking Vik Story – Freya has challenged Vik and Wulf to a contest. They have to eat the most disgusting things she can find. But will Wulf eat his fill fairly and squarely, and will Vik triumph in the end?

Viking Vik stories are written for newly confident readers, with high story interest and easy text. Follow along with the story as I read the story.

You can support this channel and get advertising free versions of this video and a pdf ebook download of the book when you support this channel on Patreon see here for details

Walker – The boy who can talk to dogs – Big Dog Performance

This is a live session about Walker, the boy who can talk to Dogs, that I made for the Big Dog Children’s Book Festival for Dumfries in Scotland, organised by the Wigtown Book Festival.

Go to https://www.shoorayner.com/shoosonlinebookstore/ to buy copies with signed with free poster

Sadly, due to the corona virus lockdown, the Big Dog Children’s festival is unable to go ahead as planned,but the organisers have put together a fantastic online alternative programme. @wigtownbookfest https://www.facebook.com/BigDogBookFestival/

Lockdown Storytime #4 Craig M’nure

Today I will be telling the story of Craig M’nure, who lives on an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. He makes a living from collecting bird poo and selling it as fertiliser. The story is about the year the internet came to his island and a TV crew cam to make a fly on the wall documentary about him.

I’m afraid I will be putting on a very bad Scottish accent and hope my Scottish friends forgive me.

Here’s the link to the Craig M’nure Website: https://www.shoorayner.com/craigmnure your browser may ask you to permit this. It’s a very old Flash website.

I’ll be telling you a bit about why and how I wrote the stories, then I will show you how to draw Viking Vik, so make sure you have paper and pencil ready to join in. you can share your drawings on Twitter or instagram with the Hashtag #shoobeedoodle and I will show any drawings I like on the show.

This show is live but it is “made for kids” so there can be no comments or chat during the show. I will however be taking comments and suggestions on my twitter stream at @shoorayner.

The first show in this season https://youtu.be/EnnYeo-Fy9U
Show #2 https://youtu.be/AuMvWwWfBzs
Show #3 https://youtu.be/ZNDQOZ0fIRA

If you want to share drawings that are related to my books and stories, then please use the hashtag #shoobeedoodle on Twitter and Instagram

I am going to try and do this every week day during the current growing crisis as a distance learning option for schools that have closed.

Feel free to embed this video min your own website and why not set classwork around the stories and share your work through your school or class twitter account?

You can buy Craig M’nure as a KIndle Download
in the UK https://amzn.to/3a5UDs7
in the USA https://amzn.to/3bdoAGO

Or get books direct from me, signed and with free posters at https://www.shoorayner.com/shoosonlinebookstore/