The Short Story
We are storytellers & producers of inclusive media for children and families everywhere. Our studio is the creator of The Story Seeds Podcast and has published award-winning literacy and storytelling HangArt (Common Sense Media’s Best of EdTech 2016) and Grandma’s Great Gourd (Featured in USA Today). Our clients include educational publishers, kids brands, and global nonprofits such as Sesame Workshop and UNESCO.
The Longer Story
Literary Safari is an independent media studio. We create inclusive media for children and families rooted in an understanding of learning science, educational standards, narrative design, and good, old-fashioned fun! Our award-winning stories, games, and curriculum are grounded in the 4 C’s of 21st century education—Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration. We are committed to mindful design that celebrates diversity and global citizenship.
Our newest creation is The Story Seeds Podcast which celebrates creativity and imagination. On each episode, we capture the magic that sparks when kids 6-12 and best-selling authors meet up in person to collaborate and grow original stories inspired by children's story seeds! Our podcast is hosted by kidlit maven, author, and librarian Betsy Bird and our theme music composed and performed by Andrew VanWyngarden, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/musician and co-founder of MGMT.
We have our own studio near Lincoln Center, NYC where we innovate and produce our own products. We are also strategic product development consulting and publishing professionals with over a decade of experience producing games, books, apps, sound educational design and curriculum for our clients which include educational and entertainment companies like UNESCO, Sesame Workshop, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Scholastic, and Benchmark Education. We regularly work with large and small brands, developing new ideas and concepts for emerging projects, and have a wide network and expertise to build superb teams of publishing, design, interactive, and educational professionals for our clients.