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Story Time — Children's bedtime stories for kids. Storytime anytime.

Children's bedtime stories delivered fortnightly as a free audiobook. For toddlers, preschoolers, young children aged 2-13, or the whole family. Download the mp3, listen in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Leela Kids, or listen online at https://bedtime.fm/storytime Proud member of Kids Listen, a grass roots organisation promoting content just for children

Episodes

  • The Nebulous Nana 👵 written by Jess Judd

    Apr 11 2019

    Written and narrated by Jess Judd When Layla and Andre arrived at the hospital to visit their Nana, who has been sick for a while, they never expected the surprise they got. Where was their Nana? What had happened to her? Would they ever find her? 👵 This story was written for our listeners Layla and Andre, and for their Nana. Thank you so much for your donation, and thank you for your kind words about how much you enjoy our podcast. I loved writing this story for you, and I hope you enjoy it :)...more

  • Snuffy written by Andrew Dittmer

    Mar 25 2019

    Written by Andrew Dittmer and narrated by Nicole Candian and John Stretton Written by Andrew Dittmer. Edited by Radhiah Chowdhury. Narrated by Nicole Candian. Snuffy voiced by Nicole Candian. Grum voiced by John Stretton. Produced by Montage Studios P/LBlobfish Books website:https://www.blobfishbooks.netSnuffy Page:https://www.blobfishbooks.net/stories/snuffy/Snuffy on Audible:https://www.audible.com.au/pd/Children/Snuffy-Audiobook/B07DP5D2S6Snuffy on Google Play Bookshttps://play.google.com/sto...more

  • Buffy Bunny’s Icy Adventure written by Jess Judd

    Feb 21 2019

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Griffiths and Nicole Esquino Where in the World is Buffy Bunny? Somewhere cold, icy. Have a guess and see if you're right. This story is suitable for children aged 5-12. To read this story, and others written by Jess, visit her website. Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • The Princess and the Dragon 👸🏽🐲 written by Jess Judd

    Jan 28 2019

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Chanel Tsang Big thanks to Carly, who requested a story last year about a Princess named Mia, and a pet dragon named Bella. They live in Spain, and love honey. It was a whole lot of fun to write, and I really enjoyed doing some research into Spain! xo Jess The queen desperately wanted a baby, so when she hears about a magical dragon who might be able to give her one she is overjoyed. Will the dragon give her a baby? What will the baby be like? You’d best take...more

  • Waldo and the Sea Monster written by Nigel Blaikie

    Jan 12 2019

    Written by Nigel Blaikie and narrated by Amy Hays Waldo is a helicopter pilot who loves to help out. He has all sorts of amazing adventures! In this story Waldo is called upon to help deal with a sea monster called Slimey, who likes to tip people out of their boats! Slimey just wants to play but his games are no fun for the beach goers. Waldo really has his hands full this time. Will he be able to get Slimey the sea monster to change his mischievous ways?! 🚁🐲🏖 This story is suitable for child...more

  • Bad Brad Saves Christmas 👦🎅 written by Joe Corcoran

    Dec 24 2018

    Written by Joe Corcoran and narrated by Rob Griffiths Brad doesn't believe in Father Christmas, and he doesn't want anyone else to believe that nonsense either. He's happiest when he's making everyone else miserable. His parents aren't bothered about Christmas either, so on Christmas Eve there's no decorations in the house, no tree downstairs, no stocking hung up. But, whether Brad believes it or not, soon he'll have to decide whether to stay being Bad Brad, or whether he'll get on his bike and ...more

  • Dear Santa 👧🎅 written by Hannah Erikson

    Dec 20 2018

    Written by Hannah Erikson and narrated by Kendall Lynch A cute story about a little girl who writes to Santa....and then Santa writes back! 👧🎅 This story is suitable for children aged 4-10. If you enjoyed this story from Hannah, why not listen to Forest School. Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Magical Marlow’s Marvellous Mutt Munchies 🐶 written by Jess Judd

    Nov 27 2018

    Written and narrated by Jess Judd Lilly and Dean love their dog, David. Lilly enjoys looking after him and feeding him, even if it isn't a very exciting job. At least it wasn't, until one day when Lilly found a special bag of dog food in the cupboard. What happens when she feeds it to David? Big thanks to Lilly from Texas who requested this story :) I hope you like it Lilly! This story is appropriate for children aged 4-12. 🐶 To read this story, and others written by Jess, visit her website. Wh...more

  • Forest School 🌲🌲🌲 written by Hannah Erikson

    Nov 11 2018

    Written by Hannah Erikson and narrated by Kellie Colleen as Luna, with Chanel Tsang as Aunt Kao and Rob Griffiths as Geo Luna and Geo have had enough of their strict boarding school, so they decide to escape into the forest behind their Aunt’s house. They already knew the forest was a magical place, but then they find the treehouse… just sitting there, like it was waiting for them to move in! 🌲🌲🌲But who built the treehouse? Who was here before them? And are they really as alone as they think?...more

  • Ghost Cave 👻 written by Jess Judd

    Oct 31 2018

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Amy Hays A big thank you to Asher from New Zealand, who requested a story about a ghost cave story, that isn’t scary. No pressure hey Asher! I had fun writing this story, especially reading The Monster Laughbook by Nathan Oser for jokes! Hope you enjoy it, Happy Halloween xo - Jess Ethern is a ghost. He lives in a cave. But he’s not a scary ghost, and his cave isn’t a scary cave. Ethern loves jokes, and all he wants to do is tell people his jokes. It doesn’t ...more

  • Chloë’s Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 written by Jess Judd

    Sep 30 2018

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Griffiths A big thank you to Chloë, who requested a story about a girl astronaut. I LOVED writing this story for you Chloë and I really hope you love it too xo - Jess Chloë lives in Newbury, England. Every night she looks out her window at her five stars. But one night, there are only four stars in the sky. Her daddy tells her it’s just behind a cloud, but Chloë knows better. She knows that something is wrong with one of her stars. But she could never hav...more

  • Waldo Rescues Gerald 🚁 written by Nigel Blaikie

    Sep 12 2018

    Written by Nigel Blaikie and narrated by Amy Hays Waldo is a helicopter pilot who loves to help out. He has all sorts of amazing adventures! In this story Waldo is called upon to help a trapped zoo truck taking a giraffe to see the beach for his very first time. Gerald the giraffe is disappointed he won’t get to visit the beach as planned, but when Waldo offers to take him for a helicopter ride instead things start to look up! 🚁🦒 This story is suitable for children aged 3+ Nigel Blaikie used t...more

  • The Stone Goblins of Norden ⛰️ written by Jess Judd

    Sep 05 2018

    Written and narrated by Jess Judd A big thank you to Kenton, who requested this story last year. It has taken a little while to write, but I LOVE it and I really hope you do too xo - Jess Wilhelm lives at the base of the largest mountain in the land. When the sun is shining, he likes to play and go to school, or visit his papa who works up in the mines in the mountain. But! As soon as the sun starts to cast shadows across the land, Wilhelm and all the other people who live in his village must hu...more

  • The Flying Adventures of Lizzy Lizard 🦎 written by Angela Ferrari

    Aug 22 2018

    Written and narrated by Angela Ferrari This week we invite guest narrator Angela Ferrari from Story Spectacular to bring us a story.  Lizzie the lizard wants to be a flying lizard and discover new places, when she grows up. But her parents tell her lizards can’t fly and that she should be a fruit gatherer just like them. Lizzie isn’t ready to accept that. “I am going to become the first flying lizard! Just you wait and see!" she tells them.As it turns out, Lizzie might just get her wish aft...more

  • Alec and the Stream of Words and Ideas 👦🏽🏞️ written by Stuart Baum

    Aug 15 2018

    Written by Stuart Baum and narrated by Jess Judd Reviews: 9:44 Alec finds a new stream. Instead of fish, though, this stream contains words and ideas, which Alec tries to catch. Meant to be read aloud, this visual story is a whimsical addition to the world of Alec and other "Stuart" stories. This story is appropriate for children aged 5 - 10. You can find one of Stuart's previous stories, 'The Chair on the Top of the World', narrated by Rob here. You can read the full story, including the e...more

  • A Boy and His Toys 👦🏽🏍️🚂 written by Betty Yang

    Aug 01 2018

    Written by Betty Yang and narrated by Jess Judd Reviews: 8:34 Barry loves playing with his toys, but he just doesn’t look after them properly. His bedroom is very messy and his poor toys are all broken with parts missing. One day his toys decide that they have had enough. They must get the message to Barry that he needs to look after them better. So, they make a plan to talk with him... in his dream! 🛌 💤 This story is suitable for children ages 3+ Contact the author, Betty Yang, via WeChat ID:...more

  • Waiting at the Bus Stop 🚏🚌 written by Ryan Cartwright

    Jul 19 2018

    Written by Ryan Cartwright and narrated by Chanel Tsang Reviews: 9:00 What superpower would you most like to have? That is the discussion that three friends have while they wait at the bus stop one rainy day after school. Let’s see what they choose…. 🚏🚌 This story is suitable for children ages 7-12. An original short story by Ryan Cartwright ©2013 Ryan Cartwright – http://crimperbooks.co.uk/articles/category/short-stories/You are permitted to copy and distribute this story, as long as you say ...more

  • The Snack Captain ⚽ written by EJ Schonauer

    Jul 05 2018

    Written by EJ Schonauer and narrated by Jess Judd It’s Ruby’s turn to be the snack captain for her soccer team, and she takes her duties seriously. So, when she proudly opens the lid of the snack container to her teammates, only to see them back away in disgust, she is shocked! 😮 Who is responsible for this half-time disaster? Ruby thinks she’s knows, and she is ready to give him a piece of her mind! A fun and lighthearted short story, highlighting the joy that can come from finding humour in o...more

  • Buffy Bunny’s New Zealand Adventure 🐰🇳🇿 written by Jess Judd

    Jun 17 2018

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Griffiths Reviews: 6:18 Buffy Bunny has ended up in New Zealand! Check in with him as he writes a postcard to his friends and tells them about all the fun things he has been doing. 🐰🇳🇿 This story is suitable for children aged 4 - 10. Congratulations to Kari Mohr, Stephan Hurman and Ann Kim Novakowski for winning our first lot of Buffy Bunny commemorative stickers! Want some for yourself? Head to our shop now to purchase your own. Interested in visiting...more

  • The Elephant Upstairs 🐘 written by Jess Judd

    May 18 2018

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Griffiths Reviews: 12:08 Luke lives in apartment 305 with his mum, his dad, and his new baby sister. One day, they start hearing loud noises coming from the upstairs apartment. These noises become a problem, as they keep waking up his baby sister. Luke decides he needs to do something about it, but he could never have guessed who, or what, he would find in apartment 405. 🐘 This story is appropriate for children aged 4 - 10. This story was inspired by Rob...more

  • The Upstairs Cat 🐾 written by Jaimi Ilama

    Apr 30 2018

    Written by Jaimi Ilama and narrated by Amy Hays A narrative poem about a cat whose life is turned upside down after her favourite human goes away. Choosing not to remain alone in her room upstairs, she bravely faces her fears and discovers an exciting new world. 🌎🐈🐾 This beautifully illustrated book is available for purchase from Open Door Publishing via the following link: http://www.anopendoor.us/?product=the-upstairs-cat. A portion of the sales from every book sold will go to Caring Friend...more

  • There’s a Pony in the Coal Shed! 🐴 written by Ellena Ashley

    Apr 17 2018

    Written by Ellena Ashley and narrated by Rob Griffiths Reviews: 7:45 Tell us if you like this story over on Facebook. Everyday Rosie would ask her parents for a pony, and everyday they would reply, “No, Rosie, don’t  be silly. Where on earth would we find a pony?” Then one amazing day, something happened. The circus was leaving town. Its lively procession bustled right past Rosie’s house, leaving something very special in its wake!  Had Rosie’s wish finally come true?! Listen to f...more

  • Buffy Bunny Goes to Easter Island 🗿 written by Jess Judd

    Mar 29 2018

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Grifiths "Too much drama!" Buffy thought to himself.  The last few holidays had been much too exciting, Buffy wanted to spend this Easter somewhere quieter where he couldn’t get into any trouble. Easter Island sounded like the perfect place to celebrate Easter. Surely he couldn’t get into any trouble on an island dedicated to Easter….could he? 🐰🗿 This story is suitable for children ages 4 - 10. Special thanks to Eric O'Keeffe from What If World for...more

  • Hero of the Mountain ⛰️🦊 written by Ivan Parvov

    Mar 03 2018

    Written by Ivan Parvov and narrated by Amy Hays The big contest, “Hero of the Mountain” is tomorrow. The small fox Bubu wants to see it at any cost but on the way he meets so many animals in trouble. Will Bubu arrive on time for the contest and what it really takes to be a true hero?⛰️🦊 This story is for children ages 4 - 10 For more stories about Bubu from Ivan, head over to his website - http://www.bubutales.com/ Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@b...more

  • Flamingo Pink, Flamingo Blue written by Chanel Tsang

    Feb 14 2018

    Written by Chanel Tsang and narrated by Jess Judd Ra the Flamingo lives a quiet, peaceful life with her family. They spend their time quietly splashing around, until one day Ra discovers a rainbow lake nearby. How will this lake effect their lives? Have a listen and see!  This story is suitable for young listeners 4 - 10 years old. Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all ...more

  • The Dragon Rock 🐲 written by Ellena Ashley

    Jan 25 2018

    Written by Ellena Ashley and narrated by Amy Hays 🐉 Once Upon A Time, there was a town that had, in its best-loved spot, a large, long, scaly rock that looked amazingly similar to a sleeping dragon. Along with this dragon-shaped rock came a tale: ‘In times of trouble, the dragon will wake, and free the village, by making a lake’. Well, trouble did come to that town, in the form of one very, very hot and dry summer. The townsfolk were desperate for rain, but it just did not come. Would the tale ...more

  • Buffy Bunny and the Big Christmas Mix-up written by Jess Judd

    Dec 25 2017

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Griffiths Buffy Bunny is back and this time there's been a big Christmas mix-up. Buffy accidentally sets Christmas on a slippery slope, one that means his friends may not get the presents they wanted for Christmas, that is if they get any presents at all! Will Buffy be able to help Santa? You'll have to listen and find out. Happy holidays everyone! Thank you for listening to Story Time this year, we so appreciate your support. Enjoy your holidays and we w...more

  • Billy the Bathtub Helps Santa written by Sheila Toews

    Dec 24 2017

    Written by Sheila Toews and narrated by Jess Judd Do you remember Billy the Bathtub? The special bathtub who can move his feet and likes to play with his friends in the park? Do you remember that Billy lives in a big old house in Winnipeg, Canada? Now, Winnipeg isn't too far from the North Pole (as sleighs and reindeer fly), and we all know who lives at the North Pole, don't we? Would you like to hear about the time Billy the Bathtub helped Santa? You would?!? Then this story is for you! This st...more

  • Miranda’s Christmas Visitor written by Paul D. Race

    Dec 22 2017

    Written by Paul D. Race and narrated by Amy Hays Tips and donations for this episode go to Bedtime FM and not the author of this story. Miranda was an inside cat and didn't get to do many of the outside things that cats like to do. Christmas time, however, was special because it was the only time she got to be around a real tree in the house. The Christmas in this story turned out to be extra special when a surprise visitor hid in the tree! A short story suitable for young children aged 2-5 year...more

  • Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Backache written by Tyler Clark Burke

    Dec 16 2017

    Written by Tyler Clark Burke and narrated by Jess Judd Bill has a terrible, unbearable, lousy beak-ache. He also happens to be a bowerbird🐦: a type of bird that collects scraps to create elaborate colour-sorted nests. Bill turns to his friends; zebra, frog, yak, and others for objects that might help alleviate his ache. Will they be able to help him? If not, what will? This fun, wacky story is told in playful cadence with rhyme and refrain. A riot of a tale, it also offers some wisdom on gettin...more

  • Chester and the Travelling Toilet written by Jess Judd

    Nov 16 2017

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Rob Griffiths If you’ve been enjoying Story Time, please consider making a donation to keep our podcast ad-free! Go to bedtime.fm/support for more details. Thank you! Chester’s parents have just made him move house🏡 and he is not very happy about it😠. Whilst sulking about the situation, he makes an amazing discovery in the most unexpected place…..his toilet🚽! Thanks to William, Marie, and Isadora, and Celynn and her daddy from the USA, Liya and Zara from t...more

  • 'Twas Halloween Night written by Rachael Ruley

    Oct 28 2017

    Written by Rachael Ruley and narrated by Amy Hays 'Twas Halloween Night and all through the town, The children were jumping all up and down…’ It's a Halloween like any other, until one trick-or-treater spots a very surprising visitor! This poem is suitable for Halloween-lovers of all ages. 🎧 🎃 👻 You can purchase Rachael Ruley’s book, with wonderfully cute and colourful illustrations by Amanda Calderon, online via Amazon or Barnes and Noble Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM ...more

  • Midnight O'Clock written by Nathan Oser

    Oct 24 2017

    Written by Nathan Oser and narrated by Rob Griffiths Whenever there are monsters in the closet or lurking in shadowy corners, I do what any smart kid would... I hide under the covers. Before long I’m sound asleep. But that doesn’t mean I’m safe. What if I wake up again, and what if it’s midnight when I do? The scariest hour of them all! A spooky short story for any kid who’s ever let their imagination run wild at night. Perfect for Halloween! 🎧 🎃 👻 WARNING: This episode contains de...more

  • Not Right Now Emily written by Jess Judd

    Oct 04 2017

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Chanel Tsang Emily’s mummy and daddy have just brought home her new baby sister. Emily is so excited to help, but all she keeps hearing is “Not right now Emily”. Poor Emily, isn’t there anything she can do to help her baby sister? This story is suitable for ages 4-10. Thanks to Alexander and Phillip, Rachel, Eli, and Emeth, Vivienne and Augustus, and Carly, all from the USA, and India from the UK for your amazing reviews, which you can hear at the end of this...more

  • Emma and the Magic Bubble Machine written by Brian Chambers

    Aug 31 2017

    Written by Brian Chambers and narrated by Jess Judd Emma is spending the weekend with her grandparents, but they are not really sure how to entertain her. When her Grandad pulls out an old bubble machine for her to play with, things start to get exciting, a little too exciting. Will Emma ever see her grandparents again? This story is suitable for ages 4-8. Thanks to Kenton from Canada, Ethan and Christina, and Edwin and Carys from the UK, Jemima from South Africa, Chole and The Mullets from the ...more

  • The Chair on the Top of the World written by Stuart Baum

    Aug 04 2017

    Written by Stuart Baum and narrated by Rob Griffiths Tomas set out on an adventure to look down from the top of the world. He meets a unicorn, a pair of graham-cracker eating dragons, and lots of small (and hungry) birds. But where is the chair on the top of the world? And what’s does the top of the world have to do with a marble? A story suitable for 4–12 year old kids. You can read the full story, including the extra bits over on Stuart's website, and also see the illustrations. Why not listen...more

  • In the Open Sea written by Ivan Parvov

    Jun 28 2017

    Written by Ivan Parvov and narrated by Jess Judd When Bubu finds a bottle in the sea with a call for help inside it is clear for everyone – a new adventure awaits. And this time he is not alone – his friends Oskar and Rico are coming with him. What lies ahead? Fearful sharks…a powerful storm…a sinking ship…and a new friendship. One thing is for sure – no one will remain dry in this amazing sea quest. This children's story is suitable for kids aged 4-15 years old. You can download In the Open Sea...more

  • Poppy and the Magic Pen written by Hannah Erickson

    Jun 10 2017

    Written by Hannah Erickson and narrated by Kellie Colleen Poppy has moved to a new town and hasn't yet made any friends. She misses her old life. Things start looking up, however, when she finds a curious golden pen in the woods outside her new home; for this is no normal pen, it's a 'spentaculous pen', and it's magic!  This story is suitable for children aged 3-10 Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter ...more

  • A Longish Tale written by Michael Ryan

    May 15 2017

    Written by Michael Ryan and narrated by Rob Griffiths Medward the marmoset was unlike any other marmoset that had ever lived. This was because Medward had a very, very long tail.  Some days Medward hated his elongated tail. It got in the way and would stop him doing things. Other times however, it came in quite handy, and in this particular story, turned out to be a lifesaver! Sometimes, being different isn't so bad after all. Bed time story suitable for kids ages 2-8 Why not listen to more...more

  • Ug the Thug written by Kenneth Steven

    Apr 26 2017

    Written by Kenneth Steven and narrated by Jess Judd Ug the Thug was nasty, and nobody liked him. One night, Ug finally realises how lonely it is when everyone is frightened of you. Is it possible for him to change his ways and make friends with people? Bedtime story suitable for kids ages 2-8 You can find more of Kenneth's wonderful stories over on his website or buy his latest children's story Why Dogs Have Wet Noses Thanks to Leeba 4 from Australia, Akx74 from Ireland, and darcioshea from the ...more

  • Buffy Bunny and the Easter Emergency written by Jess Judd and Chanel Tsang

    Apr 13 2017

    Written by Jess Judd and Chanel Tsang and narrated by Rob Griffiths Happy Easter Everyone 🐰 It’s Easter and the Easter Bunny is sick and cannot deliver all the Easter eggs! Luckily, his cousin Buffy Bunny volunteers to help and finds that being the Easter Bunny isn’t as easy as he thought. A children's bedtime story suitable for ages 4-10 years old To read this story, and others written by Jess, visit her website. Thanks to Ian, Sarah and Dave from Canada, Seth from the USA, and Abigail from Gl...more

  • Billy the Bathtub Goes to the Park written by Sheila Toews

    Mar 31 2017

    Written by Sheila Toews and narrated by Rob Griffiths This story is dedicated to Astrid, Beckett, and Miles. We're celebrating our 50th story! 🎉 Thank you for being such wonderful listeners. One day when Billy the Bathtub was feeling sad about being stuck inside while the children played outside in the park, he realised that there was actually something he could do to feel better. This was because Billy the Bathtub had a secret... he could move his feet! Join Billy the Bathtub on his exciting a...more

  • Elsie Meets a Witch written by Jess Judd

    Mar 23 2017

    Written by Jess Judd and narrated by Chanel Tsang Elsie and Arthur often go down the crooked path, into the old wood behind their little house. However one day, they come across an evil, old witch who lives deep in the woods. Will Elsie be brave enough, clever enough, and kind enough to save her brother from the witch? This story is suitable for children aged 3-8. To read this story, and others written by Jess, visit her website. Thanks to George and Harry from New Zealand, Ellis aged 4 from Aus...more

  • Buffy Bunny can't Cook written by Chanel Tsang

    Mar 09 2017

    Written by Chanel Tsang and narrated by Rob Griffiths Cooking can be hard, especially if you’re a bunny! Buffy Bunny wants to make his friends the perfect dinner, but he keeps having problems following the recipe. Luckily he has good friends to help him through and to remind him of his other talents! This story is suitable for children aged 2 – 8 years old. Thanks to mon.zyerr from Indonesia, Chris510207, Tiphaineinfrance91, and Happy Boy, and Mom and ShenJohn from the USA, for your wonderful re...more

  • Peewee and the Roo written by Murray Rutledge

    Feb 25 2017

    Written by Murray Rutledge and narrated by Amy Hays, with Jess Judd It had started out like any other night for Peewee the Kiwi and his mates; scratching for bugs under the moonlight and calling out to one another across the bush. This particular night, however, they were to get the surprise of their lives. A kangaroo was hiding in the bush! What's more, he was lost and upset. He wanted to go home. Peewee and his mates knew they must help him... but how? Suitable fo children aged between 3 – 8 y...more

  • It's Amma's Birthday Tomorrow written by Janaki Sooriyarachchi

    Feb 09 2017

    Written by Janaki Sooriyarachchi and narrated by Rob Griffiths It’s Nikini’s mom’s birthday tomorrow, and she is sad that she doesn’t have a present ready for her mom. She loves her mom and wants to give her something special. So she searches high and low for the perfect gift, but what is the perfect gift? Something big? Beautiful? Precious? Nikini isn’t sure but luckily she has her friends the firefly, a mynah bird, rabbit, and a spider to help her! This story suitable for children of ages 4 – ...more

  • Can You Just Imagine That? written by Ilyhana Kate Kennedy

    Jan 27 2017

    Written by Ilyhana Kate Kennedy and narrated by Amy Hays Once upon a time, there was only the Dream. Nothing else, just the Dream, floating around and snoring. Until one day the Dream woke up and started to think about all the amazing things that might be. The more the Dream imagined, the more it wondered what it would be like to be all these REAL things and not just a dream. A delightful story about the beauty and power of the imagination with the underlying message that if you really devote yo...more

  • ‘Little Suzi’ and the Cat-tastrophe written by 'Pop' Johnson

    Jan 11 2017

    Written by 'Pop' Johnson and narrated by Rob Griffiths Another story about Little Suzi. In this one, she gets a new cat. Sadly loses it a few days later, so the search begins to find the lost kitten. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 4-12 years old. 'Pop' Johnson's other children's stories can be found on his website. Thanks to our new Patrons Cindy Mac, as well as Hannah, Cody, Lulu, Olive, Haven and Mary for their reviews left via Patreon. Also thanks to PhilBaseball ...more

  • The Best Christmas Gift written by Ivan Parvov

    Dec 25 2016

    Written by Ivan Parvov and narrated by Chanel Tsang It’s Christmas Eve and Bubu the small fox is so excited about what gifts Santa might bring him, that he cannot sleep. Little does he know that he will soon be needed to help deliver Santa’s presents, and waiting at the end of his adventure will be the best gift of all. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children, aged 2-5 Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hell...more

  • The Snowball written by Chanel Tsang

    Dec 21 2016

    Written by Chanel Tsang and narrated by Rob Griffiths and the Bedtime FM Team New house, new school, new friends. A lot is changing in six-year-old Henry's life and he doesn't like it. But all that turns around during the annual neighborhood Christmas kickoff party, when Henry starts rolling the biggest Snowball ever with the help some new friends, including a man in a red suit. A Christmas bedtime story suitable for children aged 4–13 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not liste...more

  • Best Christmas Ever written by Jess Judd

    Dec 08 2016

    Written and narrated by Jess Judd Riley was super excited. It was almost December, which meant that it was almost Christmas! He had noticed, however, that Tom wasn't joining in with conversations about all the cool toys Riley and his friends were hoping to get. Why didn’t his friend seem excited about Christmas and all the toys he would get? Was everything with Tom okay? This is a story about a little boy discovering for himself what really matters at Christmas: Family, friends, and kindness to ...more

  • Dazzling Dinosaurs written by Maureen Sudlow

    Nov 18 2016

    Written by Maureen Sudlow and narrated by Rob Griffiths and the Bedtime FM Team The boys had a day off school. It was raining so they ended up at the library, with nothing much to do. Boredom was sinking in until Zach knocked over a pile of dinosaur books. Suddenly the pages were empty, people were flitting at the air with their hands and hiding under tables. What on earth was going on, and where had the dinosaurs disappeared to?! Don't ever let anyone try to tell you libraries are boring places...more

  • Spiders in Space written by Joan Lennon

    Oct 31 2016

    Written by Joan Lennon and narrated by Rob Griffiths Two spiders go on a Great Adventure, but end up crashing into a large strange shaped thing, called House. A short story suitable for young children aged 3–7 years old. There is lots more from Joan, over at her website, take a look. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we...more

  • King Leo Needs a Rest written by Gillian Rogerson

    Oct 03 2016

    Written by Gillian Rogerson and narrated by Rob Griffiths Poor King Leo is so tired, looking after all the jungle animals is exhausting. He just wants a little peace and quiet and decides to go away for a little break at the jungle hotel. Buy the ebook for this story and read along. This story is suitable for children aged 2 – 7 years old Gillian's other children's stories can be found on Amazon Please consider donating on Patreon. Thanks to Sasha from the USA, Stories6796 from Australia, June f...more

  • Old Bear's Bedtime Stories: Teddy No-Nose and the Black Button written by Jane Hissey

    Sep 12 2016

    Written by Jane Hissey and narrated by Rob Griffiths The beloved toys from Jane Hissey’s Old Bear's series help Teddy No-Nose to find his nose and feel better about himself. A short story suitable for children aged 4–12 years old. You can find more of Jane's wonderful classic stories over on her website and you can find Old Bear's Bedtime Stories on Boolino. Please consider donating on Patreon. Thanks to Bennett and Irene and from the USA for your fantastic reviews, which you can hear at the end...more

  • Unforeseen Adventures and Hidden Treasures written by Antje Hergt

    Aug 10 2016

    Written by Antje Hergt and narrated by Rob Griffiths Left behind with her mother and step-father by her brother, a bored Lizzy ventures into her step-father's study. Despite being warned not to, she discovers just what makes that room so special and magical. A short story suitable for children aged 6–12 years old. You can find more great stories from Antje on her website or Facebook Page Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to ...more

  • ‘Little Suzi’ and the Piano Lesson written by 'Pop' Johnson

    Jul 18 2016

    Written by 'Pop' Johnson and narrated by Rob Griffiths Suzi is shocked and amazed by the reaction of her piano teacher during her weekly lesson. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 4-12 years old. 'Pop' Johnson's other children's stories can be found on his website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great sh...more

  • Pirate Redhanky Meets a Shark written by Joanne Cock

    Jul 04 2016

    Written by Joanne Cock and narrated by Rob Griffiths Naughty Pirate Redhanky meets his match and vows to live a good life from now on. A short story suitable for young children aged 2–8 years old. You can get this story for free as part of Kindle Unlimited. Joanne's other children's stories can be found on childrens-stories.net Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please ...more

  • The Giant Who Cried Waterfalls written by Stuart Baum

    Jun 20 2016

    Written by Stuart Baum and narrated by Rob Griffiths Bonnie goes on a quest, after she finds the truth about the origin of the village waterfalls. A short story suitable for young children aged 6 years old to teenagers 15 years old. Stuart has a huge collection of children's stories on his website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the...more

  • Katie, The Ghost Hunter written by Gemma Wood

    Jun 06 2016

    Written by Gemma Wood and narrated by Rob Griffiths Ben is in a foul mood and to cheer him up Katie offers to find a ghost. Will they find one? A short story suitable for toddlers, preschoolers, and children aged 5 years old to 12 years old. You can find more of Gemma's stories on her website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the grea...more

  • Twinkle Toes written by Angela Adame

    May 18 2016

    Written by Angela Adame and narrated by Chelsea Makela Annabelle just loves to dance, and nothing is going to stop her from being amazing. A short story suitable for toddlers, preschoolers, and children aged 2 years old to 8 years old. You can find more of Angela's stories on her website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great sho...more

  • Katya and the Crow written by Harris Tobias

    May 04 2016

    Written by Harris Tobias and narrated by Rob Griffiths Katya is a village girl who can speak to animals. But one day she meets a group of crows who, though magic help her to help a young man. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • The Lost Shoe written by Angela Adame

    Apr 26 2016

    Written by Angela Adame and narrated by Rob Griffiths Mikey looses his shoe every morning. This must be a job for detective Mikey to solve. A short story suitable for toddlers, preschoolers, and children aged 2 years old to 6 years old. You can find more of Angela's stories on her website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great sh...more

  • Dancing Aries written by Chelsea Makela

    Apr 09 2016

    Written and narrated by Chelsea Makela A girl and her Tennessee Trottin' horse and their dancing competition. A short story suitable for toddlers, preschoolers, and children aged 4 years old to 8 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Morg written by Clare Reddaway

    Mar 25 2016

    Written by Clare Reddaway and narrated by Chelsea Makela A young girl longs to go on the hunt with the men of the village. But when she is denied she takes matters into her own hands and comes home with a prize. A longer story suitable for children and teenagers aged 10 years old to 15 years old. You can find out more about Clare over on her website and about her story telling group A Word in Your Ear. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop ...more

  • What Are You? written by ‘Pop’ Johnson

    Mar 10 2016

    Written by ‘Pop’ Johnson and narrated by Rob Griffiths A simple short bedtime story about a strange creature that asks the other creatures of the pond "What am I?” suitable for toddlers and young children aged 2-5 years old. 'Pop' Johnson's other children's stories can be found on his website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the grea...more

  • Follow the Wind written by Joan Lennon

    Feb 25 2016

    Written by Joan Lennon and narrated by Rob Griffiths Petra is proud owner of a magic pipe and she needs to help the trees regain their voice when the wind goes missing. She travels for a long time before meeting a seal who sheds light on the missing wind. A short story suitable for young children and tweenagers aged 5–15 years old. There is lots more from Joan, over at her website, take a look. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an em...more

  • There’s a Crocodile in Our Pickle Jar written by Artie Knapp

    Feb 11 2016

    Written by Artie Knapp and narrated by Rob Griffiths A young boy named Alex refuses to eat his pea carrots and broccoli. Strange things begin to happen after he is sent to bed early with no dessert. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 3–12 years old. Artie's other stories can be found on his website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please supp...more

  • ‘Little Suzi’ and the Queen’s Cat written by 'Pop' Johnson

    Jan 23 2016

    Written by 'Pop' Johnson and narrated by Rob Griffiths A young girl refuses to clean her room. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 4-12 years old. 'Pop' Johnson's other children's stories can be found on his website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Harold’s Headboard Mice written by K. L. Seal

    Jan 08 2016

    Written by K. L. Seal and narrated by Rob Griffiths This little story is another in the Gingers Wood series, where a group of mice help an old man find love. A short story suitable for young children aged 3-12 years old. You can see the beautifully painted illustrations for this story on the Gingers Wood Facebook page Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Be...more

  • The Glass Snowman written by Sheila Helliwell

    Dec 25 2015

    Written by Sheila Helliwell and narrated by Rob Griffiths A poor family having a terrible Christmas find a little Christmas magic. A short story suitable for young children aged 4-12 years old. Sheila's other children's stories can be found on childrens-stories.net Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating...more

  • ‘Little Suzi’ and the Silver Christmas Cross written by 'Pop' Johnson

    Dec 24 2015

    Written by 'Pop' Johnson and narrated by Rob Griffiths A young girl snoops about for presents at Christmas time and learns a sad lesson as a result. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 4-12 years old. 'Pop' Johnson's other children's stories can be found on childrens-stories.net Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all...more

  • Santa's Secret written by Joanne Cock

    Dec 10 2015

    Written by Joanne Cock and narrated by Rob Griffiths A little girl stays awake, waiting for a special person to arrive so she can ask a very important question. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 2-8 years old. Joanne's other children's stories can be found on childrens-stories.net Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and...more

  • Bipper and Wick written by Artie Knapp

    Nov 26 2015

    Written by Artie Knapp and narrated by Rob Griffiths A bear and a dog leave home, but after meeting each other in a snowy forest, be come friends and decide to go to the people that love them. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 4-11 years old. You can find more great stories from Artie over on his website Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Pleas...more

  • Snail Goes for a Ride written by Tara Fox Hall

    Nov 12 2015

    Written by Tara Fox Hall and narrated by Rob Griffiths A very short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 2-5 years old. You can find more of Tara's short stories over on childrens-stories.net Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Sir Thomas and the Troll written by Chris Michaels

    Oct 14 2015

    Written by Chris Michaels and narrated by Rob Griffiths Sir Thomas is a brave knight who is fighting a troll to rescue Princess Katie. A very short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 5-8 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Watch Out for the Bears! written by Gillian Rogerson

    Sep 30 2015

    Written by Gillian Rogerson and narrated by Rob Griffiths Tom is tasked with looking after the weather, but some bears keep stealing it. What on earth are they doing? A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 3-6 years old. Gillian's other children's stories can be found on Amazon Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the...more

  • Earthshaker written by Emma Laybourn

    Sep 16 2015

    Written by Emma Laybourn and narrated by Rob Griffiths A very large dinosaur with a tiny voice, saves the day protecting some baby dinosaurs from a fierce volcano. A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 3-6 years old. You can find more of Emma's wonderful free stories over on her website Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM a...more

  • Terrible Tommy-Tom Cat written by K. L. Seal

    Sep 02 2015

    Written by K. L. Seal and narrated by Rob Griffiths This little story is another in the Gingers Wood series, where a nasty cat is terrorising the other animals. A short story suitable for young children aged 3-8 years old. You can see the beautifully painted illustrations for this story on the Gingers Wood Facebook page Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support ...more

  • High and Lifted Up written by Mike Krath

    Aug 19 2015

    Written by Mike Krath and narrated by Rob Griffiths Listen to a story about a boy who becomes a leaf A short story suitable for young children aged 4-6 years old. You can read more short stories from Mike, at East of the Web. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Robin Hood and the Rather Rude Martian written by Joan Lennon

    Aug 05 2015

    Written by Joan Lennon and narrated by Rob Griffiths A twist on the classic story of Robin Hood who comes to the rescue of a very grumpy maiden. A short story suitable for young children aged 5-10 years old. There is lots more from Joan, over at her website, take a look. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by do...more

  • The Shell Shocked Turtle written by Artie Knapp

    Jul 21 2015

    Written by Artie Knapp and narrated by Rob Griffiths A modern fable about a young turtle who, since being struck by lightning, is afraid of everything. A short story suitable for young children aged 5-8 years old. You can find more great stories from Artie over on his website Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create ...more

  • Far Away Adventures written by Antje Hergt

    Jul 07 2015

    Written by Antje Hergt and narrated by Rob Griffiths This is a story of about a boy who is angry and runs away from home. But even the excitement of his travels can't stop him from missing his mum. The adventure he has is all in his imagination. A short story suitable for young children aged 8-13 years old. It is dangerous to go with people you don't know. Even if they seem friendly or say they know your mummy and daddy, please tell your parents that they have spoken to you. You can find more gr...more

  • Dr Freckles Frog written by K. L. Seal

    Jun 23 2015

    Written by K. L. Seal and narrated by Rob Griffiths This little story is about a frog who is excited about getting marred. A short story suitable for young children aged 3-8 years old. You can see the beautifully painted illustrations for this story on the Gingers Wood Facebook page Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we ...more

  • Gubble Bubble Kingdom written by Denise McCabe

    Jun 09 2015

    Written by Denise McCabe and narrated by Rob Griffiths Fun filled magical story about two children Seán and Ava who have fun playing with bubbles when they float off to a magical kingdom far away. A short story suitable for young children aged 2-4 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Tyler No-Tail Mouse written by K. L. Seal

    May 26 2015

    Written by K. L. Seal and narrated by Rob Griffiths This wonderful story is about a little mouse who loses his tail. A short story suitable for young children aged 3-8 years old. You can see the beautifully painted illustrations for this story on the Gingers Wood Facebook page Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create...more

  • Tania plays a Trick written by Kanika G

    May 12 2015

    Written by Kanika G and narrated by Rob Griffiths Tania does something wrong. I hope she feels bad for the naughty thing she's done. A short story suitable for young children aged 2-5 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Georgia and the Dragon written by Harry Oulton

    Apr 28 2015

    Written by Harry Oulton and narrated by Rob Griffiths Georgia is scared of the dark. But he father’s cuddly toy helps her be brave and face her fears. A short story suitable for young children aged 5-8 years old. You can find out more about Harry on his website. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • Tania is a Spy written by Kanika G

    Apr 14 2015

    Written by Kanika G and narrated by Rob Griffiths Tania gets a pair of binoculars for her birthday. What starts out as fun spying expedition, has a very exciting outcome. A short story suitable for young children aged 4-7 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating

  • The Dragon Under the Stairs written by Emma Laybourn

    Mar 31 2015

    Written by Emma Laybourn and narrated by Rob Griffiths Its cold in Custard Castle, but can they wake the dragon they keep for lighting fires? A short story suitable for toddlers and young children aged 3-6 years old. Please consider donating on Patreon Why not listen to more of Story Time from Bedtime FM Drop us an email to hello@bedtime.fm, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter Please support Bedtime FM and all the great shows we create by donating