Whether you’re engaging with online events, virtual tours or stay-at-home science experiences, you can extend your celebrations of National Science Week with stories on Story Box Library. We’ve put together a few of our favourites that focus on innovation, different ways of learning and dreaming big.

How Did I Get Here? created by Philip Bunting and read by Andrew Blizzard

How Did I Get Here? by Philip Bunting is a clever, funny and beautifully illustrated story, designed to raise more questions than it does answers. Read in a science classroom at the Candebark School, Storyteller Andrew Blizzard takes readers on a journey from the Big Bang to birth!

Our Little Inventor created by Sher Rill Ng and read by Enya Lucas

Our Little Inventor is a book about a small girl with a big dream to make a polluted world a better place. Created by Sher Rill Ng and read by Enya Lucas, this story will inspire young kids everywhere to engage their minds in order to come up with creative solutions.

If I Was Prime Minister created by Beck and Robin Feiner, read by kids with big dreams and strong minds

We could have submarines to scoop garbage out of the sea … or the biggest telescope in the world for astronomers to find interesting new friends for us on faraway planets.

Created by Beck and Robin Feiner, If I Was Prime Minister encourages kids to think about what they could accomplish in their wildest dreams. Ranging from ideas of fresh inventions to new friends, this story read by a group of kids will leave readers inspired.

All the Ways to be Smart created by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys, read by Jessica Rudd

A story to celebrate different ways to learn and think. 

Created by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys, and read by Jessica Rudd, All the Ways to be Smart is a celebration of children everywhere–demonstrating the power of letting kids run with their big ideas, in their own special way.

Learn more about Science Week, and the ways you can celebrate in the classroom, library or at home, and discover our full selection of STEM stories