National Tell A Story Day

A group of children sitting around a campfire, telling magical stories about wizards, dragons, and talking animals..
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Step right up, folks! It's time to bring out your wizards, dragons, and talking animals- it's National Tell a Story Day! An amazing day when we release our inner Scheherazade and weave narratives that could enthrall an audience (or at least your cat), as long as you avoid ‘Once upon a time...’ (just kidding!).

When is Tell A Story Day?

It's national tell a story day on the 27th April.

When the Tale Began

The first whispers of National Tell a Story Day fluttered online around 27th April 2017, when an impressive 3347 mentions made it a trending topic. Since then, it's become a much-loved day for story-lovers of all ages. Teachers, librarians, parents—everyone's in on it!<\p>

The Plot Twist

The day isn't just about the literal telling of tales. It's also about listening, experiencing emotions, and joining others on a collective journey―essentially, celebrating the art of storytelling. From folktales and fables to personal anecdotes, goals achieved, and lessons learned; every story, every voice counts.<\p>

The Climax

Whether it's sitting around a campfire or sharing stories over a meal, every bend of the tale brings us a step closer to understanding someone’s experiences or the world better. So, basically, the day is equivalent to a heart-rendering novel or a binge-able Netflix series―it sticks with you!<\p>

The Denouement

As these stories spread, so does a sense of community. It’s a grand finale where we're brought together by the magic of stories and lived experiences. What could be more humanizing?<\p>

The Sequel?

Well… that depends on the storyteller in you. So, for next year's National Tell a Story Day, go on, surprise us!

Did you know?

Did you know that 'National Tell a Story Day' isn’t just a fun national day but also a brilliant conversation idea for a first date? That's right - storytelling strengthens bonds and builds connections.


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First identified

27th April 2015

Most mentioned on

27th April 2017

Total mentions


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