4 episodes

This podcast features original, whimsical bedtime tales and poems to help little ones and adults fall asleep. Created by a Stanford student with a love for all things magical.

Bedtime Stories from the Land of Nod Unknown

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7, 27 Ratings

This podcast features original, whimsical bedtime tales and poems to help little ones and adults fall asleep. Created by a Stanford student with a love for all things magical.

    The Cockroach Feast

    The Cockroach Feast

    This episode tells the tale of a little cockroach named Rory, the youngest roach in the colony, as he prepares for his first ever Cockroach Feast. What ooey gooey dish will Rory make? Snuggle up, close your eyes, and enjoy.
     
     
    The Cockroach Feast Podcast Attribution
     
    Music
     
    “March” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Chapter_Two__Mild/Kai_Engel_-_Chapter_Two_-_Mild_-_02_March; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
     
    “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Sustains/Kai_Engel_-_Sustains_-_03_Holiday_Gift; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
     
     
    Sounds
     
    “Birds chirping” by gopalkoduri of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/gopalkoduri/sounds/195097/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
     “Slurping” By BiancaBothaPure of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/BiancaBothaPure/sounds/365765/ License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Eating Human.wav” by 170048@virtualwindow.co.za of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/170048@virtualwindow.co.za/sounds/408040/ License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Slime Movement” by StephenSaldanha of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/StephenSaldanha/sounds/158759/  License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Drinking Sip Swallow Gasp.wav” by Stevious42 of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/Stevious42/sounds/259640/ License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Whistle” by  nbild of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/nbild/sounds/233569/ License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Ambience - Busy Restaurant (Day)” by shorzie Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/shorzie/sounds/407808/  License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Toast spread chomp” by spanrucker of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/spanrucker/sounds/272231/  License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Comic lick” by yummie of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/yummie/sounds/176798/  License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
     “Sizzling_frypan.WAV” by beatmad of Freesound.org;  https://freesound.org/people/beatmad/sounds/201936/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Sunflower seed pour.wav” by xenognosis of Freesound.org;  https://freesound.org/people/xenognosis/sounds/137243/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Boiling Water, Large, A.wav” by InspectorJ of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/412843/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    • 8 min
    Have You Ever Whispered to the Fog

    Have You Ever Whispered to the Fog

    This episode celebrates grey days. Often the source of boredom and dreariness, grey days can actually be filled with wonder and magic--that is, if you know where to look. Snuggle up, close your eyes, and enjoy.
     
     
     
    Have You Ever Whispered to the Fog Podcast Attribution
     
    Music
     
    “March” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Chapter_Two__Mild/Kai_Engel_-_Chapter_Two_-_Mild_-_02_March; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
     
    “Denouement” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/The_Run/Kai_Engel_-_The_Run_-_09_Denouement; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/  
     
     
    Sounds
     
    "Wind Chimes, A.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org (potential sound); https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/353194/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Birds chirping” by gopalkoduri of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/gopalkoduri/sounds/195097/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Shhhhh Sounds.wav” by AryaNotStark of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/AryaNotStark/sounds/407632/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Raindrops on asphalt.wav” by Metzik of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/Metzik/sounds/243971/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Laughingkidagain.wav” by NoiseCollector of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/NoiseCollector/sounds/55209/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Urban English Thunder Storm July 2014” by kernowrules of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/kernowrules/sounds/242888/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Drips_moderate.wav” by zimbot of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/zimbot/sounds/395181/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Man_Yawning.wav” by georgisound of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/georgisound/sounds/369298/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Water splash.wav” by speedygonzo of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/speedygonzo/sounds/235725/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    "Footsteps, Muddy, E.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/339325/ ; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Man Laughing.mp3” by bvaudio of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/bvaudio/sounds/413666/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Wind With Rigging.flac” by Benboncan of Freesound.org;  https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/134699/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Byssanlull.wav” by drotzruhn of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/drotzruhn/sounds/405202/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Wind, Soft. Crickets.wav” by by Leandros.Ntounis of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/Leandros.Ntounis/sounds/163607/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
     
     

    • 6 min
    Time

    Time

    This episode is about a little boy named Finn, who has just turned seven. Convinced that seven is the best age, he sets out to make time stop so he can stay seven forever. Snuggle up, close your eyes, and enjoy.
     
    Time Podcast Attribution
     
    Music
     
    “March” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Chapter_Two__Mild/Kai_Engel_-_Chapter_Two_-_Mild_-_02_March; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
     
    “Ciel Gris” by Barryvan of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Barryvan/Piano_pieces/barryvan_-_Piano_pieces_-_05_Ciel_gris; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
     
    Sounds
     
    “Bike bell 1.wav” by pallen33 of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/pallen33/sounds/405628/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “sea_whale_seagull”  by reznik_Krkovicka of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/reznik_Krkovicka/sounds/333989/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    ‘"Pencil, Writing, Close, A.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/398271/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Rattle_Snake.wav” by 7h3_lark of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/7h3_lark/sounds/268580/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    "Ticking Clock, A.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/343130/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “clearing throat” by yugi16dm of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/yugi16dm/sounds/323510/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
     
    “fast simple chop 1.aif” by dave.des of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/dave.des/sounds/127196/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “Moving metal Chair” by Marnenagel of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/Marnenagel/sounds/408472/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “metal hit with metal bar resonance” by joorickhoofd of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/jorickhoofd/sounds/160045/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Sigh1.wav” by K1m218 of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/K1m218/sounds/60668/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+/1.0/
     
    “20080918.breathing.wav” by dobroide of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/60615/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “kiss” by lemonjolly of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/lemonjolly/sounds/275345/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “surprised 0T_49plr” by Setuniman of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/Setuniman/sounds/164841/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Closing a Book” by Kodack of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/Kodack/sounds/256472/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
     
     

    • 12 min
    The Selkie

    The Selkie

    This episode follows a young selkie, a mythological creature that is half seal, half human, as she attempts to find her place in the world. Snuggle up, close your eyes, and enjoy.
     
    The Selkie Podcast Attribution
     
    Music
     
    “March” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Chapter_Two__Mild/Kai_Engel_-_Chapter_Two_-_Mild_-_02_March; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
     
    “Changing Reality” by Kai Engel of Freemusicarchive.org; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Better_Way/Kai_Engel_-_Better_Way_-_06_Changing_Reality; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
     
    Sounds
     
    "Ambience, Seaside Waves, Close, A.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/400632/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “seagull on beach” by squashy555 of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/squashy555/sounds/353416/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “laughingkidagain.wav” by NoiseCollector of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/NoiseCollector/sounds/55209/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
    “Girl Humming.wav” by CyrileneRossouw of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/CyrileneRossouw/sounds/407559/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “c major scale child” by goldkelchen of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/goldkelchen/sounds/371355/; License: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
     
    “kiss” by lemonjolly of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/lemonjolly/sounds/275345/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
     
    “Urban English Thunder Storm July 2014” by kernowrules of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/kernowrules/sounds/242888/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
     
    “Nameless child by PlatypusVA” of Freesound.org; https://freesound.org/people/PlatypusVA/sounds/341485/; License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     
     
     

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

DJCstormthunderthighs ,

I want more!!

These are my fav bedtime stories! I’ve listened to them so many times. I’ve never found a better bedtime podcast. I wish there were more, I have a hard time sleeping. These stories always work!

hicksonboymom ,

Need more please!

My kids love these, any chance there will be more?! We need more!

ACSantiago ,

Wonderful

I can’t tell you how much I love these stories. My favorite is the one about whispering to the fog. Magical. I wish there were more stories! :-)

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