The free bedtime story library.

July 25, 2021

#120 - The Magician's Horse

A sleepy fairy tale about a prince who gets lost in the woods and finds a new home on a magical horse.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

July 11, 2021

#118 - The Manuscript

A great sleepy short story about a writer in Victorian Paris, with a supernatural twist.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

July 04, 2021

#117 - Two Feathers & Turkey Brother

A sleepy Seneca Native American tale about a magical journey to adulthood and marriage.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

July 01, 2021

Peter Pan - Chapter 1 (Listen To Sleep Plus)

Enjoy this free preview of Listen To Sleep Plus, the Wednesday night subscriber episodes where I read longer books serially.

Fiction Listen To Sleep Plus

June 27, 2021

#116 - Soria-Moria Castle

A sleepy Norwegian fairy tale that isn't a Viking myth, but it's got trolls, princesses, a magical journey and the hero, Halvor.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

June 20, 2021

#115 - An Impossible Enchantment

A sleepy fairy tale with all the usual suspects; a king, a prince, a princess and some fairies.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

June 13, 2021

#114 - The Happy Prince

A sleepy fairy tale about a prince and a swallow who gave away everything to help others.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

May 30, 2021

#112 - The Giantess Who Would Not

A sleepy Viking tale about a stubborn giantess who winds up happier after not getting her way.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale

May 23, 2021

#111 - The Woman Who Sat Still

A sleepy story about loving someone for who they are and not who you think they are.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

May 19, 2021

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - Chapters 1 and 2 (Listen To Sleep Plus)

Lewis Carroll’s classic masterpiece, read serially. The first two chapters are available here as a preview of the Wednesday night episodes that are part of the Listen To Sleep Plus subscription.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Episodic Listen To Sleep Plus

May 16, 2021

#110 - His Smile

A sweet, sleepy story by Susan Glaspell about accepting loss and learning to live again.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

May 15, 2021

His Smile (Plus)

This is a free preview of the new Listen To Sleep Plus subscription, with no ads or introductions and an extra episode every week.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Listen To Sleep Plus

May 09, 2021

#109 - Felicia and the Pot of Pinks

A sleepy fairy tale about a good-hearted girl who finds a secret hidden in a pot of pink flowers.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

May 08, 2021

Felicia and the Pot of Pinks (Plus)

This is a free preview of the new Listen To Sleep Plus subscription with no ads or introductions and an extra episode every week.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale Listen To Sleep Plus

May 02, 2021

#108 - The Garden Party

A beautifully descriptive, slice-of-life story from Katherine Mansfield about childhood innocence and caring for your neighbors.

Over 30 Min. Fiction