Julie Pryke


Julie Pryke is mum to three sons and nana to four grandkids who live in Germany and Canada. She started fine-tuning her storytelling skills sixteen years ago, when the eldest was born. Using her computer’s camera, she soon developed a strong, positive bond with them all.

Julie has written several picture books for young children as well as two books to help others to get going with storytelling.

Where to find Julie Pryke online


Santa Discovers the Winternet
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2023 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Poor old Santa! He has been left behind by the modern technology that the children are asking for on their lists. He can’t make or deliver phones, tablets, PCs or even video games or DVDs. He just doesn’t know what to do! Fortunately, Rudolph is there to help Santa build a laptop and learn how to use it. Enjoy this happy Christmas tale with elves, fairies and purple mice to help!
Graham the Gosling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Birds, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Don’t miss this delightful tale of Graham the Gosling, who tries to persuade his family to move to Canada. He is a Canada Goose after all! Devised by family members Julie Pryke and Finnja Pryke.
The Witches' Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
What do witches and wizards do when they retire? Well, there’s plenty of mischief at Nana’s Retirement Home, with young witch Lizzie and Jack the gnome always around to help. Take a peep inside and see the fun they have! A treat for all ages and a choice of rhymes to follow and enjoy.
Under My Bed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Someone is missing! Where can he be? Come and look in the book with me! Under My Bed is a delightful story for young children as they search for all the treasures on the pages for that special bedtime friend!
Alicia's Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Join Alicia and her friends for a delightful visit to her mum Flora’s allotment. Where giggleberries grow amid sunflowers and peas, cherry bombe ice cream bushes and monkey puzzle trees. There’s a fairy and foxes – chatty creatures of all kinds! As they go along the many paths, they don’t know what they’ll find.
The Animal Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2019 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
This delightful story by the real author (Julie Pryke) takes you through the idea of the Animal Olympics as they may have developed, thanks to a rainy day, a pet dog and a bored child with an artistic bent.
The Mice and The Owls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Nocturnal, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
The Mice and The Owls is a delightful read-aloud picture book poem about the friendship between five little woodland animals which will make you Squeak! Whooo! Run! Ooohh! GIGGLE!
Tell Tales: A Book on how to 'Tell Tales'
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Composition & creative writing, Nonfiction » Parenting » Writing skills
'Tell Tales' is an innovative new book on how to tell original stories to children. It is full of ideas and suggestions for parents, grandparents, teachers, play-workers and other storytellers to help them begin to make up their own stories, or to help them develop existing skills further. It includes, as examples, a range of stories and games for children up to nine years of age.

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