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Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids

Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids' podcast featuring original kids' stories that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative teachers, and at-wits’-end babysitters looking for an alternative, non-annoying way to engage the toddlers and young kids they love at bedtime or anytime! Each story for children is lovingly written and performed with attention to the whimsical senses of humor children often possess. Visit www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to learn more, to purchase the first LSFTP picture book, and to shop for merch!

Tracks

Little Hedgehog Goes to School: The Audiobook
This is a special audiobook version of Little Hedgehog Goes to School! Those who have the book (YAY! Yay.) can read along. Those who don't, that is okay too! Just imagine the pictures in your mind, as you always do. Big People, if you'd like to get a copy of the book, just visit https://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com/books
08:47 11/27/2022
The Hamster and The Snake
Hamster has set off on her own to live her best life in her brand new burrow. With great care, she decorates her new home. But while she is out gathering food, someone else stops by for a nap. What will happen when Hamster discovers a snake in her sanctuary? What will happen to her decor?! You'll just have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with everyone who puts too many pillows on their bed, anyone allergic to strawberries who also has a sense of humor, all lovers of thrift shops, all hamsters who have to have their morning dandelion tea before dealing with anyone, and your friends! If you get something of value from my stories, please share them. It makes a world of difference. If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to RHIANNON for helping me with the super important reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to HARPER, KIRA, CASSY, LAMONT, GLORIA, and CLIFFORD for the sound effects used in this story! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture books, and more!
32:40 11/13/2022
Little Hedgehog's Halloween
My Little Hedgehog picture book is out now! Find it by searching for "Little Hedgehog Goes to School" on Amazon or by visiting THIS LINK. I hope you LOVE IT! Little Hedgehog and Bebe realize at the last minute that it is HALLOWEEN! Which costumes will they choose? Will there, in fact, be a Halloween Parade? And what will happen when they approach a spooky tree while out trick-or-treating? You'll just have to listen and find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all prickly bears, any and all ants headed into mysterious tunnels, every single self-help book aficionado, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to MAE for helping me with the super important reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to REED, COLLIN, RUBY, LP, and EMILEIGH for the sound effects used in this story! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture books, and more!
26:58 10/25/2022
The Fence: A Hopeful Story for Kids
My Little Hedgehog picture book is out now! Find it by searching for "Little Hedgehog Goes to School" on Amazon or by visiting THIS LINK. I hope you LOVE IT! The Fence is the story of Mr. Felix, a grumpy old rabbit, and Marcus, the cheerful young mole who lives in the next tree. Their outlooks on life could not be more different. Their dispositions could not be less similar. When Mr. Felix can no longer tolerate Marcus's exuberance, Mr. Felix takes drastic action. But what will happen when a storm rips through the forest? Don't worry--this story ends on a happy and hopeful note. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all rabbits with enviable whiskers, any and all molescouts, every single frogcaster, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to LEONIE for helping me with the super important reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to PETER, AUDREY, ANNA, and MILA for the sound effects used in this story! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture books, and more!
37:15 10/16/2022
The Story Of A House: A Sleep Story for Kids
My Little Hedgehog picture book is out now! Find it by searching for "Little Hedgehog Goes to School" on Amazon or by visiting THIS LINK. I hope you LOVE IT! This is a quiet, sleepy story perfect for bedtime. The main character is an abandoned house that has become the resting place not for people (as intended for all houses) but for hapless woodland creatures who seek refuge from the elements. The house gets a surprise when she hears voices on her porch. Soon a 'For Sale' sign is placed in the yard. Follow along as House relives her early days of life decades ago, and the new possibilities in her future once the sign goes up. What will happen when a couple decides to buy the house? You'll have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with all mice scurrying through your basement, any and all realtors who wear bangles on their wrists, all sleepy raccoons, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to ULRICK for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to NORA, ROWAN, CHARLOTTE, INDIE, TENNY, MALACHI, FAYE, and HENRY for the super important sound effects! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture books, and more!
33:30 10/02/2022
Through The Ages With The Sleep Time Machine: A Bedtime Story for Kids
My LITTLE HEDGEHOG PICTURE BOOK is AVAILABLE NOW! Find it by searching for "Little Hedgehog Goes to School" on Amazon or by visiting THIS LINK. I hope you LOVE IT! Lambden cannot wait to board his beloved Sleep Train, but he is in for an unexpected surprise when a mouse wearing a jetpack flies in his open window. Will Lambden agree to press the new temporary button? What will be on the other side? You'll just have to listen and find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all fans of woolen crafts, any and all tortoise research scientists, all woolly rhinoceri, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to EISLEY for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to INDI, FERN, ARYA, OLIVE, PICO, FELICITY, ANTONIO, KAMARIA, ZHU ZHU, MAGGIE, BAIA, SIMONE, SHILOH, KINSLEY, ANNIE, BO, LIAM, TAIRA, BEATRICE, JASPER, JAMISON, VIVIENNE GRACE, LUCAS, KILLIAN, ESME, KINSLEY, NOAH, RIANN, OWEN, CAITLIN, ADAM, BEN, HAZEL, MADDIE, MASON, SIDRA, SUMMER, MATTHEW, LEIF, FELIX, ELIYAH, ZOE, EVERLY, SOPHIA, EISLEY, JUDY, HUGO, SIMON, EZRA JOY for the super important sound effects! For this episode, I sent out a request for specific sound effects to my email list subscribers. You can sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and scroll ALL the way down to the sign up form so you don't miss the next chance to participate! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture books, and more!
39:33 09/18/2022
Little Hedgehog Writes a Book
Little Hedgehog and Bebe decide to write their very own book. They imagine holding it in their tiny paws, and seeing their names on the cover. But what if the fantasy of book-writing does not quite match the reality? Follow along as they meet an impressed caterpillar, a confused spider, a scowling weasel, and a prolific (and prickly) writer who just happens to live very nearby. If you love this story, please share it with all sleepy cows off in the distance, any and all forest comedy night headliners, all choir members, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to SEHEJ for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to MAJUI, MARYAM, MILES, LIBBY, RACHEL, NAOMI, STELLA, AURORA, IBRAHEEM, MAXWELL, EVAN, LEO, CARLOS, ZEKE, GIDEON, AMOS, MEGAN, MARISOL, ELLIE, LYNDON, NOA, OLLIE, KENDI, SHEP, WILSON, EMMY, SOPHIE, PHOEBE, LYDIA, and ELOISE for the super important sound effects! For this episode, I sent out a request for specific sound effects to my email list subscribers. You can sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and scroll ALL the way down to the sign up form so you don't miss the next chance to participate! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture books, and more!
29:38 09/02/2022
Little Hedgehog Goes to the Sea
Little Hedgehog and Bebe have acquired train tickets from a reputable vendor in order to travel TO THE SEA! Will Mr. Hedgehog go along with their plan? What will they do at the sea once they arrive? You'll just have to listen to find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all worms who dream of seeing dolphins, any and all sand crabs, all species of life guards, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to IVY for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to PARKER, LEO, AVA, GEMMA, and LOLA for the super important sound effects! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
28:25 06/19/2022
Mr. Beetle Tackles Fame
Mr. Beetle is back for another tale. In the last year, Mr. Beetle has skyrocketed to fame. He is known throughout the land as being inadvertently hilarious and somehow simultaneously boring. He makes bugs throughout the region laugh until it hurts, then he puts them to sleep with the dullness of his storylines. Gwen convinces Mr. Beetle to take a break from his adoring fans. What will become of Mr. Beetle once he is no longer immersed in the 25th branch's "beetle mania"?! Will one of his listeners be eaten by an ominously dangling spider? You'll just have to listen to find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all spiders on extended fasts, any and all chess enthusiasts, hypnotists (especially those who also have fog machines), and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to NIKU for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
34:30 05/01/2022
Mouse's Time Machine: A Time Travel Story for Kids
Squirrel is the best sales squirrel in the business, but he is also chronically late. When he finds a shiny new elevator in the tree he needs to climb, he figures it won't hurt to take a ride rather than rumple his suit. Once Squirrel is inside, he finds himself on an unexpected adventure. Will Squirrel be late for his sales meeting? And who is the strangely enthusiastic mouse huddled in the corner? You'll just have to listen and find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all exasperated bosses, any shrews who just want people to stop collapsing their tunnels, all time travelers, and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to GEORGE for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to the listeners who provided sound effects used in this story: ESSIE, ISOBEL, FREDDIE, and BROOKS! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
37:32 03/27/2022
A Cat Story: Part Two
This is PART TWO of Cat's adventure. Cat is still reeling from his discovery about the Colonel...but he is also very hungry. He needs to find food and then he needs to find answers. What will Cat discover about his own life? Will he remain a WILD cat? You'll have to listen to find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all self-professed cat ladies, any ladybugs with fading eyesight, all chipmunk guards, and your friends - with and without cat allergies. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to EMILY for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to the listeners who provided sound effects used in this story: SIMONE, CASSY, SHEA, NORAH, AUBREY, IVY, ALON, and TAI! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
31:53 02/27/2022
A Cat Story: Part One
Cat lives in a house with big picture windows. He enjoys lazing by the window, napping, and bird-watching. His life is simple and quiet. Until, one day he sees something that sends a chill down his furry spine. Find out what happens in part one of Cat's big life adventure. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with singing crickets, any cats who have ever been put on a leash, dormice that prefer not to be eaten, all self-professed cat ladies - and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to EVE for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to LILLY for her "two-part story" proclamation. And thank you to the listeners who provided sound effects used in this story: SOPHIE, ELSA, VIOLET PEARL, BRIANNA, NICO, LAMONT, EVIE, JOSIAH, AMABELLA, CYPRESS, HENLEY, and BELEN! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list, find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
38:51 01/30/2022
Little Hedgehog's New Year's Roll
HAPPY NEW YEAR'S NOON, everyone! Little Hedgehog and Bebe are back and they are off to celebrate another year gone by and a new year beginning. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with any snakes interested in becoming rock musicians, all owls who want to transition to eating only protein bars, any pigs who believe they could win a footrace - and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: leave a rating or review in your podcast app! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Thank you to BAKARI for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! And thank you to the MANY listeners who provided sound effects used in this story: ELLIE, BARRETT, JUDE, PRESTON, TAIRA, ROMAN, ELLIOT, ZAINA, THEO, MILO, AIDA, ELIYAH, HAZEL, EMERSON, SILAS, GLENN, JEMIMA, ESME, SAWYER, ELOISE, GENEVIEVE, RUFUS, RACHEL, LYNDON, AILIS, NATHANIEL, CHARLOTTE, AUGUST, PHOEBE, MALCOLM, CARTER, FIONA, KRISTANA, DEVAN, MICAH, HARRISON, NILSSON, LILA, TESSA, COLTON, CECIL, KINSLEY, AMES, NORA, JOSEPHINE, OLIVIA, ANNA, LEVI, OWEN, WALTER, SIMON, ISLA, MAC, SULLY, CLAIRE, ERIK, TENLEY, BEATRICE, CYPRESS, AJ, EVERLY, and ZANE! For this particular story, I asked for sound effects from my email list subscribers. You can visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to sign up for my email list so you don't miss the next special request! On my site you can also find book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
33:42 01/01/2022
A Parrot's Tale: A Friendship Story for Kids
Parrot lives in an apartment on the outskirts of a city, above the outfield of a baseball diamond. She enjoys spending time wandering around the apartment, sitting on her person's shoulder, taking her daily naps, and watching the baseball games down below. Her life is simple and fine - until a series of unexpected things happen. Find out what happens in this sweet story about friendship and change. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with any parrots who may be lonelier than they care to admit, snails who enjoy baseball, anyone who loves a challenging jigsaw puzzle - don’t we all - and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: PIPPA, YAEL, and LIAM! Thank you to MIA for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
35:03 11/28/2021
Little Hedgehog Goes Camping
Little Hedgehog, Bebe, and Mr. Hedgehog go on an impromptu camping trip in the wilderness. Little Hedgehog brings her new recorder along for the trip. Will she ever get a chance to actually play it? What will happen when a fox approaches their tent? You'll just have to listen and find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all porcupines who are working on walking more quietly, all foxes who just want to eat a hedgehog once in a while, anyone who plays the recorder with enthusiasm, and all of your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: STELLA, KINA, ALAN, MIA, and CEDAR! Thank you to MATTEO and NICO for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
22:35 10/17/2021
Oakley and the Long Fog
So many of us are in the middle of a long fog right now, and it can be hard to deal with the uncertainty of it. Oakley, the chipmunk in this story, encounters his first long fog and learns to find the magic in it. I hope you enjoy this one! This story comes from a collaboration with David of Sparkle Stories, and you will hear both of our voices. You can find many more stories from Sparkle Stories by visiting https://www.sparklestories.com/browse/ and listen to the conversation that led to the development of this story by visiting The Storying Project here: https://thestoryingproject.com/ If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
19:15 09/19/2021
The Pig Seed
How do we know what we know? That is the question I wanted to explore in this story. In it we follow a tortoise named Lionel, who is challenged by another tortoise to consider how well he understands the world around him, and how he's gained the knowledge he claims to have. I hope this one sparks your own thinking on this topic. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all sweatshirt-wearing tortoises, all book club members who actually read the books, all pigs who claim to have sprouted from plants, and all of your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: WYLEE, DELLA, SCOUT, and WHITNEY! Thank you to ROBERT and OLIVIA for helping me with the reminder message at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
15:01 09/05/2021
Under The Sea On The Sleep Submarine: A Sleep Train Story
Lambden's beloved Sleep Train is out of service due to a sloth infestation. The Sleep Cruise is experiencing technical difficulties. But the brand new Sleep Submarine is on the way, ready to bring Lambden's sleep to new depths. Will Lambden regret boarding this submarine with a questionable backstory? Or will it deliver him the best sleep of his life? You'll just have to listen to find out. If you love this story, please share it with all nurse practitioner lizards, all dramatic penguins, all exceedingly humble bats, and all of your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: GRAHAM, RAMONA, DELLA, VIVIENNE, ADHARA, and GEMMA! Thank you to ADDILYN for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
37:25 08/08/2021
The Blue House: An Honesty Story for Kids
Tell the truth. It sounds easy, doesn't it? But what about when you are under great pressure not to? That is the situation Miro, a young chipmunk, finds himself in at work as a house painter. Will Miro find the strength to say what is true in the midst of the great, living forest? You'll have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with all fastidious weasels, owners of second-hand rodent tuxedo shops, headstrong rabbits who need a lesson in honesty, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: MIA, CARTER, and EIMEAR! Thank you to RAFAEL for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
29:03 06/20/2021
Little Hedgehog and the Tunnel
I am at work on a new BOOK featuring LITTLE HEDGEHOG! I'm also at work on some new merch (including a FATHER'S DAY MUG featuring Mr. Hedgehog!). Please sign up for my email list on my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com, to be the first to know when they are available! Little Hedgehog and Bebe discover a tunnel in Little Hedgehog's bedroom. Where does it lead? Will there be a mushroom throat lozenge factory at the other end? You'll just have to listen to find out. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all camel crickets living in your basement, all other species of crickets who enjoy audio documentaries about igneous rocks and science fiction trilogy novels, water skiing rabbits, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: Thank you Z, ESSIE, CAMILLE, MADISON, and SOPHIE! Thank you to SIMONE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
26:00 05/16/2021
Mr. Beetle's Story Time
Mr. Beetle has decided to host a weekly storytime for young bugs (aided by his friend Gwen, who has agreed to operate the music player in an effort to provide the perfect soundtrack). Hosting a live storytime turns out to be slightly more complicated than Mr. Beetle imagined. How will his story end? Will it make any sense at all? And how will the young bugs (and the one terrifying mouse) respond to it? Is Mr. Beetle destined to become a legendary storyteller? You'll just have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with all elder beetles who are still following their dreams, any mice who cannot eat bugs due to a severe allergy, all opiniated bugs, and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: OLIVER, CAROLINA, PEDRO, and CREDA! Thank you to LIZZIE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more!
25:14 04/11/2021
The Bird and the House
This is the story of a bird named Finch and a mysterious little wooden house in a tree. Will Finch ever meet the intended occupants of the house? You'll just have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with all grackles with questionable expertise, any gnomes living in your basement, and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. Big People: if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ZAIDA, NOAH, SOPHIA, VAISHNAVI, HARPER, KINA, JUNEAU, LEO, ZACH, RUBY, ORLIN, and PIPPA! Thank you to BOWIE for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
34:16 03/07/2021
A Walk In The Woods: A Bedtime Story for Kids
Kip, a squirrel who lives in the forest, discovers that human people go for walks for no particular reason at all. They aren't collecting food or gathering materials for their big metallic birds. One day, Kip decides to go for his own "just because" walk. And when he does, he learns something he won't soon forget. If you love this story, please share it with all worms who despise ironing, any and all deer who wear glasses and rollerskates, frogs whose names you can't quite recall, and your friends. They might just need a good story these days. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ZAINA, AVIVA, LAUREL, and ISAIAH! Thank you to OM for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director), to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
27:46 02/07/2021
Little Hedgehog and the Treehouse
Little Hedgehog and Bebe are back, and they are putting their architecture skills to the test. Will their new treehouse feature a helipad and a zero gravity tank? You'll just have to listen and find out. If you love this story, please share it with all fiddle-brandishing raccoons, anyone whose definition of dancing includes head bobbing, any and all foxes willing to sign "no eat" agreements, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ALEX, CHRISTIAN, and GRACE! Thank you to BONNIE and LOTTA for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
24:01 01/10/2021
Frog and Salamander: A Comparison Story for Kids
Comparison...we all do it. Except me. I never compare myself to other people. Okay, fine, I do it too. But I'm trying not to! Listen in to hear how Frog comes to realize that all the energy he's put into comparing himself to Salamander - the most famous writer in Wormly Pond - might not be doing him any favors. If you love this story, please share it with all frogs in your life, anyone still using a typewriter, any and all salamanders with bestselling books, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: ORLI, SAMI, CALLIE, and her dad, PAUL! Thank you to ZEV for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
29:22 12/20/2020
Spider and her Plants: A Friendship Story for Kids
I think you are going to love this story. I know I say that a lot, but I really think you will love this one. It's a story about friendship, big feelings, the randomness in life, and things that are out of our control. It's about a spider and her dearest friends. ENJOY! If you love this story, please share it with all spiders you happen upon in your ceiling corners, all dogs with jangly collars, any and all people who use canes, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I'd LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: MAGGIE, GIA, LILA, IBRAHIM, EMMA, and AYDA! Thank you to OWEN for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
26:51 11/01/2020
Little Hedgehog and Bebe Under the Same Sky: Part Two
Part Two is finally here! Listen and find out what happens during Little Hedgehog and Bebe's time apart, as well as their exciting reunion! I hope you love it! If you love this story, please share it with all Mer-Hedgehogs you happen upon in underground caves, all talkative parrots with internet access, any and all exasperated dads, and your friends! They might just need a good story these days. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: GRACE, ELLIE, and CHLOE! Thank you to XOLA for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
20:54 10/11/2020
Lift Off On the Sleep Plane: A Sleep Train Story
The Sleep Crew is back with a new bedtime adventure for Lambden. Will turbulence and a hungry fox spoil his midnight journey? The only way to find out is to listen. ENJOY! If you LOVE this story, please share it with all storks with pocketwatches, any and all moose (short or towering), any sheep who have trouble sleeping--and also your friends, who might just need a good story. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: JAMIE, TIMOTHY, LIAM, CECE, ARIA, LEILA, and ROSA! Thank you to SOPHIA for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!! Visit my website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
30:36 09/20/2020
A Sofa Named Sheila
You can write a story about anything. It's true! This story is about a SOFA and...I really love it. ENJOY! If you LOVE this story, please share it with all talkative birds, any creatures of the night who might need a story to help them ease into their midnight naps, cats who need to be distracted from ripping apart their sofas, and...share it with your friends, too. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: OLIVER, AMABELLA, CYPRESS, and AARON! Thank you to LEIF for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Visit my recently updated website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
22:53 08/30/2020
Little Hedgehog and Bebe Under the Same Sky: Part One
Little Hedgehog and Bebe are BACK! Find out what happens when they have to spend some time apart, something you and your friends may have some experience with these days. I have really missed telling you stories...so I found a way. During this strange time, I will be putting out new episodes when I can. They may not be on a predictable schedule. Thank you for your support and patience. If you LOVE this story, please share it with all mice that are in want of more fur, anyone named Jimberson, all wilderness enthusiasts, those who both live off-grid but also have an internet connection, and...your friends, who you may be missing these days. And if you happen to have an Apple device, leave a review in Apple Podcasts! If your tiny person wants to share a story they've written, please send photos or recordings of it to rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. I LOVE to see their artwork, stories, and anything else they'd like to share. BIG THANKS to the listeners who provided sound effects used in the story: COHEN, EVELYN, MILLIE, HENLEY, AND LUCY! Thank you to ADEMILAYO for helping me with the reminder at the beginning of this episode!!! Visit my recently updated website, www.littlestoriestinypeople.com (lovingly designed by my in-house tech director) to see book recommendations, Little Hedgehog tees, my picture book, and more! Sign up for my email list at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! Follow me on instagram and facebook @littlestoriestinypeople.
17:04 08/09/2020