Master Storyteller, Author, Musician and Educator

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A world of mp3 stories for all ages...

Legends, folktales, fairytales and epic myths told with voices, sound effects and music. For ages 4 to forever. Plus songs. Audio samples for everything! Listen before you buy.

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Odds travels across America and internationally performing and offering story-related programs and author visits. Invite him to your school or university, festival, museum or organization.

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Instruments and Sound Effects

Learn about the instruments and sound effects that Odds weaves into his stories.

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Odds Bodkin offers voice-over services for animated video. Meet Odds’ 40 Core Characters & Listen to Samples »

Performance Calendar

Want to see Odds Bodkin perform live? View the Odds Bodkin Calendar Feed & Get Tickets Here »

Programs & Education

Odds Bodkin provides a wide variety of programming for all audiences. Click on any of the icons below to get more information:

Empathy Shows
Elementary School
Middle & High School


College & University
The Odyssey
Festivals & Story Science

“My method has been to use folktales and myths. Animal characters young children can grasp. Mythic heroes and heroines for older audiences. On and on, but all brought to life with character voices and music.”

-Odds Bodkin


Sample Instrument Sounds

Click on any of the following instruments to hear how they sound. Note: to stop playing, just move your mouse off the instrument.

Mastering the art of storytelling has been a lifelong pursuit for Odds and he has become a storyteller like no other. Not only does he tell captivating stories, but he sets them to music from multiple instruments (see the live instruments right here on this page!) but he also incorporates a wide variety of sound effects. His performances dazzle children, teens & adults alike. We hope to see you at a performance soon!