The free bedtime story library.

February 07, 2021

#95 - The Green Knight

A sleepy Danish fairy tale with a princess, a knight and a wicked step-mother.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

January 31, 2021

#94 - The Voyage

Katherine Mansfield's beautiful, sleepy story about an overnight boat trip in 19th century New Zealand.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

January 24, 2021

#93 - Zlatovlaska The Golden-Haired

A sleepy Czech fairy tale with talking animals and a princess, of course.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

January 17, 2021

#92 - Princess On The Glass Hill

A sweet, sleepy Norse fairy tale with no gods or Vikings.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

January 11, 2021

#91 - Article of Impeachment - Bonus Episode

The US House of Representatives January 10, 2021 Article of Impeachment, read as a bedtime story.

Under 30 Min. Bonus Nonfiction

January 10, 2021

#90 - Little David Copperfield

A bedtime story by Charles Dickens about one of his most famous characters.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

January 02, 2021

#89 - The Californian's Tale

A beautiful, sleepy tale about love and loss by Mark Twain. You can read this story (and other public domain classics) for free at https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/142 .

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

December 27, 2020

#88 - The Sister Years

A New Year's classic by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Under 30 Min. Fiction

December 23, 2020

#87 - Guest Artist Erik Braa - The Gift of the Magi - Bonus Episode

A holiday classic beautifully read by actor Erik Braa.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Bonus Guest Artist

December 20, 2020

#86 - Bartleby The Scrivener (Part Four)

The finale of the sleepy Herman Melville classic this week.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Episodic

December 13, 2020

#85 - Queen Aster

A sleepy tale about the queen of the autumn flowers by Louisa May Alcott.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

December 06, 2020

#84 - Bartleby The Scrivener (Part Three)

It's part three (of four) of the sleepy Herman Melville classic.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Episodic

November 29, 2020

#83 - The Pretending Woodchuck

A sleepy tale about a woodchuck who couldn't tell his left from right.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

November 22, 2020

#82 - Bartleby The Scrivener (Part Two)

Part Two (of four) of the sleepy Herman Melville classic.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Episodic

November 15, 2020

#81 - The Magic Mirror

A sleepy folk tale from Zimbabwe.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

November 08, 2020

#80 - Bartleby The Scrivener (Part One)

Part One (of four) of the sleepy Herman Melville classic.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Episodic

November 03, 2020

#79 - Guest Artist Kyle Field - Hansel And Grethel - Bonus Episode

A Brothers Grimm classic read by Kyle Field from the band Little Wings.

Under 30 Min. Fairy Tale Bonus Guest Artist

October 31, 2020

#78 - The Ugly Duckling

A Danish fairy tale about the pain of growing up an outsider and the joy of finding out who you really are.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

October 24, 2020

#77 - A Dog's Tale

Mark Twain's heartrendingly beautiful classic, by request for a listener who likes longer stories.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

October 17, 2020

#76 - The Little Peasant

A classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

October 09, 2020

#75 - Loki's Children

For Leif Erikson Day, a Viking tale of giants, dwarfs, gods and monsters.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale Viking Tale

October 07, 2020

#74 - Sleep Meditation - Relax Into Sleep - Bonus Episode

The first in a series of guided sleep meditations.

Under 30 Min. Bonus Sleep Meditation

October 03, 2020

#73 - Rainbow And The Autumn Leaves

A Canadian fairy tale for the Harvest Moon.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale

September 26, 2020

#72 - The Twelve Dancing Princesses

A classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale, by request.

Under 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale