July 4, 2020
Skadi, a giantess, hopes to marry the Norse god Balder The Beautiful in this Viking tale.
June 27, 2020
Another Viking myth.
June 24, 2020
Anna Kohlweis, an artist who makes music as Squalloscope, gives a beautiful reading of Hans Christian Andersen's The Story Of The Year.
June 20, 2020
June 18, 2020
Chapter 1 of Iola Leroy, a novel by Frances Watkins Harper, an abolitionist, suffragist, poet, teacher, public speaker, and writer.
May 30, 2020
A Scottish tale about the consequences of not respecting a fairy's home.
May 26, 2020
An ancient myth read by Andy Fenstermaker, who makes music and poetry as Andy The Doorbum.
May 23, 2020
A sweet slice-of-life story by Willa Cather about a family in the American West at the turn of the 19th century.
May 16, 2020
This 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times and includes the sound of crickets I recorded one evening this past summer up at my cabin.
May 9, 2020
A sleepy story about a magical doll who wants to be a boy, good for adults and kids.
May 2, 2020
A sleepy classic about the importance of wonder.
April 25, 2020
A French fairy tale by the Comtesse D'Aulnoy. It's the story of a cat who has a secret.
April 18, 2020
A tale about a brave Norwegian prince.
April 11, 2020
Sand Flat Shadows is a beautiful, sleepy story about the creation of man and animals as told by a goat to a goose while laying under the stars on a sand flat.
April 4, 2020
This is the first in a new series for Listen To Sleep patrons called Sleepy Shorts. They are short, sleepy stories for kids and adults -- perfect for nap time or break time.