Here's a growing list of websites and mobile apps that can connect you with the wider world.
Story Box Library is a subscription based educational website, created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand, storytellers. I have fee access to this thanks to my local library membership. Maybe you do too. A 12 month family subscription is A$39.99.
Tumble Books for Google Play and Apple iOS
Tumble Books in an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading.
Storyline Online WWW also Apple iOS and Google Play
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
Free Children Stories
Videos of books read by the author. Daniel Errico has produced multiple number one best-selling children's ebooks with B & N and has books in stores nationwide through Sky Pony Press and Schiffer Publishing. His works have been made into books, best-selling ebooks, animated films, apps, and plays.
Stories on Youtube
There are plenty of storybooks being read by authors on Youtube
A Feel Better Book for Little Tears by Holly Brochman and Leah Bowen
Check out the channel of the American Psychological Association for a bunch of videos
A very varied range of books from different publishers. One book free per month plus paid subscriptions for more books.
Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories Online
FOR ALL AGES
Borrow Box is the Bolinda Books App - for Google Play and Apple iOS
Bolinda publishes audio books and ebooks. I have free borrowing membership through my local library. You can buy books as well.
CloudLibrary for Google Play and Apple iOS
This app lets you search and borrow electronic items from your local library if they are connected.
RB Digital for Google Play and Apple iOS
Browse and borrow hundreds of the best Australian and international titles across eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Magazines for FREE. Again I access this thanks to my local library.
ULibrary for Google Play and Apple iOS
Until July 31st Ulverscroft is making uLIBRARY e-audiobook titles free to access for all libraries, with multiple loans available on all titles. Fill in the registration form at https://ulibrary.net/register and you will be sent log-in details.
National Library of Australia
Register for free and you can access electronic resources. Library card takes about 2 weeks.
This is a link to the Texts directory of the Internet Public Archive project.