Podcast

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

Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids' podcast featuring original kids' stories and poems that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative preschool teachers, and at-wits’-end babysitters looking for an alternative and 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.littles...more

Episodes

  • Little Hedgehog Cleans Up

    Nov 04 2018

    My first PICTURE BOOK, Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream, is AVAILABLE NOW! Find it here: http://mybook.to/littlefoxcantwait or you can visit my website www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! *LIMITED-TIME SPECIAL OFFER* Order the book now and you are eligible to receive a big, FREE, personalized signed sticker to put in the front of your book - just like I signed it! After you order the book, email me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com and tell me 1)The names for the sticker(s) - you can get one stick...more

  • Zebra and Donkey's Halloween

    Oct 21 2018

    My first PICTURE BOOK, Little Fox Can't Wait to Dream, will be on sale November 4th! Take a moment to sign up for the email list at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to be the first to hear about the book's release! And take a look at my social media pages to stay informed, too. Happy Halloween, friends! I'm here to share a VERY SILLY Halloween story, featuring mistaken identities, bad jokes, and a sweet friendship. ENJOY! Many other members of Kids Listen are releasing Halloween episodes...more

  • A Hamster Named Bobo: An Adoption Story for Kids

    Oct 07 2018

    Our story today is about a tiny person joining a family as a toddler instead of as a newborn baby, in a foster care or adoption situation. Foster care and adoption can look so many different ways and this story depicts just one way it might look (from the perspective of a sweet little hamster, naturally). My hope is the story can convey some of the many feelings that family members experience during such a time and can spark a conversation about how families can grow. Thank you to the family of ...more

  • The Acorn: A Friendship Story for Kids

    Sep 23 2018

    Our story today is about a squirrel. Yes, another squirrel story. My equine guests are not exactly thrilled about that. The Acorn is a story about mistaken impressions and developing trust with new friends. And it’s also just fun. ENJOY! Today’s episode features wonderful SOUND EFFECTS from listeners Lily, Violet, and Serena. You can send me your very own sound effect. Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Tiny People making a (recognizable) sound, and email it to rhea@littlest...more

  • Frog and the High Jump: A Pond Story for Kids

    Sep 09 2018

    I am so happy to be back for SEASON FIVE of the podcast! Today’s story features a little frog who learns to overcome his fears so as not to miss out on worthwhile life experiences. Also, it happens to be a subtle exploration of the challenges of early parenthood. You know, for all the Big People out there. Today’s episode features wonderful SOUND EFFECTS from listeners NORA, EVRYN, and BRIELLA. You can send me your very own sound effect. Just use the voice memo app on your phone, record your Ti...more

  • BONUS - Kids Listen Summer Roadtrip Mixtape

    Aug 12 2018

    BONUS EPISODE! I’ve teamed up with several fellow members of Kids Listen, a grassroots organization that advocates for high-quality audio for kids, to bring you this special road trip mixtape episode. You will hear samples from Circle Round, Noodle Loaf, Story Spectacular, Book Club for Kids, What If World, AND a brand new story from me! ENJOY. I’m still collecting sound effects! Some that would fit into upcoming stories: birds tweeting, cheers from a crowd (yay! woohoo!), dog barks, slurping f...more

  • Message to Fans: Sound Effects Library and Updates

    Jun 10 2018

    Hello wonderful listeners! There are some cool things happening at LSFTP! Here’s a quick summary for your convenience: - The “enchanting merchandise” I mention in this message refers to Little Hedgehog t-shirts, which are available now! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com or you can head over to my Threadless store at http://littlestoriestinypeople.threadless.com to choose from two adorable designs. - I need YOUR HELP to create a “Sound Effects Library”. Just use...more

  • Little Bear Goes Over the Hill: A Story for Kids

    Jun 10 2018

    LITTLE HEDGEHOG T-SHIRTS are now available! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com or you can head over to my threadless store at http://littlestoriestinypeople.threadless.com to choose from two adorable designs. Today’s story is Little Bear Goes Over the Hill, in which we hear from some very vocal blueberries as Little Bear and his grandpa go on an adventure. Themes include friendship, patience, dealing with disappointment, and helping others. Listen to the latest ...more

  • Schools Out for Little Hedgehog: A Story for Kids

    May 27 2018

    LITTLE HEDGEHOG T-SHIRTS are now available! OMG. Big people, don’t worry - I speak in code about this in the actual episode. I’m fairly certain your tiny people will not know the words ‘merchandise’ and ‘protagonist’. If they do, I am super impressed! Go to the new ‘Shop’ tab at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com or you can head over to my threadless store at http://littlestoriestinypeople.threadless.com to choose from two adorable designs. Little Hedgehog is BACK for a school’s out episode...more

  • Tiny People Speak: Part Two

    May 20 2018

    Welcome to this special episode I’m calling TINY PEOPLE SPEAK:PART TWO! On this episode, you will hear listeners’ ideas for what Little Hedgehog should collect, in the categories of: all things sparkly and everything else! Thank you to everyone who contributed! Enjoy! Make sure you are subscribed to LSFTP so you never miss an episode! Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have the best listen...more

  • Tiny People Speak: Part One

    May 20 2018

    Welcome to this special episode I’m calling TINY PEOPLE SPEAK:PART ONE! On this episode, you will hear listeners’ ideas for what Little Hedgehog should collect, in the categories of: things she can wear and items she can find in nature. Thank you to everyone who contributed! Enjoy! Make sure you are subscribed to LSFTP so you never miss an episode! Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who has done so already! I really have t...more

  • Vivi Finds Her Voice: A Story for Kids

    May 06 2018

    Today’s story is all about setting personal boundaries and using the word ‘no’ effectively. Vivi tends to say yes to every request from friends, leaving her feeling burdened and unhappy. With the help of a clever fairy, she learns how to assert herself in a kind way. Listen to the end to hear more of your voice memos! Make sure you are subscribed to LSFTP so you never miss an episode! Please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. (Thank you to everyone who...more

  • Hope in the Garden: An Earth Day Story for Kids

    Apr 22 2018

    It’s EARTH DAY! Today’s story is about a group of animals who decide to save the garden they’ve endangered through their own shortsighted actions. Kids will learn about the power of working together for positive change and the importance of being accountable for one’s actions. Enjoy! Several other podcasts are featuring Earth Day episodes for kids! Cool Facts about Animals, Ear Snacks, Tumble Science Podcast for Kids, and What If World will all have Earth Day episodes available for you this we...more

  • The Glowing Stones: A Friendship Story for Kids

    Apr 08 2018

    The Glowing Stones is about friendship and connection. There are times when things can get in the way of true connection with the ones we love, and this story explores how that can happen between best friends. This one is a bit more thoughtful and serious than some of my other stories. I hope you get something out of it. Enjoy! Tiny People, what should Little Hedgehog collect next?! It’s up to you this time. Please record a voice memo with 1. YOUR NAME, 2. YOUR AGE, 3. YOUR IDEA for what Little...more

  • Brambleton the Ambassador: An Adventure Story for Kids

    Mar 25 2018

    Brambleton the beetle is back and this time he is embarking on a new (mildly) adventurous trip as his village’s ambassador. Themes include dealing with disappointment, empathy, responsibility, and facing fears. Tiny People, what should Little Hedgehog collect next?! It’s up to you this time. Please record a voice memo with 1. YOUR NAME, 2. YOUR AGE, 3. YOUR IDEA for what Little Hedgehog should collect. Then email it to me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. You might just HEAR YOUR VOICE on th...more

  • All Aboard the Sleep Train: A Bedtime Story for Kids

    Mar 11 2018

    Isn’t sleep the best? I believe it is and I’m sure you agree. Let’s convince all the tiny people of this, shall we? It seems that not all of them received the memo. This story features a little lamb who learns some habits that help him get more sleep. Obviously, this process involves a magical train ride. My tiny people already love this story and I hope yours do too. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And please show your support by leaving a rating/revie...more

  • Herman Says Goodbye

    Feb 25 2018

    Goodbyes can be hard, and sometimes people (and animals) are a little bit in denial about them. Today’s story is about a little chipmunk who imagines a new life for himself, but his woodland friends are not quite able to say a proper goodbye. Themes include friendship, acceptance, and empathy. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And please show your support by leaving a rating/review wherever you listen to the show. I love to hear from my fans. Please emai...more

  • Little Hedgehog's Valentine: A Friendship Story for Kids

    Feb 11 2018

    Little Hedgehog is back, radiating love and friendship, for a special Valentine’s Day episode! Themes include friendship and dealing with disappointment. Make sure you check out Sparkle Stories (www.sparklestories.com) and What If World (www.whatifworldpodcast.com) for some great Valentine’s Day episodes out this week! You can find more high-quality podcasts for kids on the Kids Listen app or at www.kidslisten.org. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And p...more

  • Little Hedgehog's New Year: A Silly Story for Kids

    Dec 31 2017

    Please take a moment to share LSFTP with a friends, your local parents’ organization, or your favorite Facebook group! That is a great way to spread the word. Little Hedgehog is back with her BIG IMAGINATION. This time, she just can’t wait to attend the annual New Year’s Noon celebration. She’s looking forward to the fairies, the butterflies wearing hats, the rainbows, and the elephants. Listen to find out what really happens! Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an ep...more

  • Andre and the Elf: A Story for Kids

    Dec 17 2017

    Please take a moment to share LSFTP with a friends, your local parents’ organization, or your favorite Facebook group! That is a great way to spread the word. Did you know not every elf works at the North Pole? It’s true. Some elves are self-employed and only take jobs they think are best. This story is about one such elf, Flumberton Cabbagesmith, who tries to help a boy who never seems to want any help at all. This story is really about learning to accept help when you need it, and being open ...more

  • Bear's Big Sleep: A Thanksgivingish Story for Kids

    Nov 19 2017

    The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! This is a re-recorded version of Bear’s Big Sleep with better sound quality and production! Get in the Thanksgiving spirit with this sweet, rhyming tale about a bear whose friends help him prepare for hibernation. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast ...more

  • A Door in the Floor: A Rhyming Story for Kids

    Nov 05 2017

    The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! A Door in the Floor is a mystery story for kids! It’s all about the power of imagination and children’s love of make-believe…and cheese. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And please show your support by leaving a ratin...more

  • Little Rabbit's Halloween: A Story for Kids

    Oct 24 2017

    The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! Happy Halloween, LSFTP listeners! Little Rabbit’s Halloween is a totally non-scary story about Little Rabbit’s disappointment when nobunny can seem to guess what he’s dressed as for halloween. Fans of the other Little Rabbit stories will recognize some recur...more

  • Larry's Secret: A Mouse Story for Kids

    Oct 14 2017

    The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! Larry’s Secret: A Mouse Story is another tale about our dear friend Mouse and his BFF, Larry. Story themes include friendship and dealing with disappointment. Enjoy all the cheesy jokes, my friends. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never ...more

  • Brambleton Says Yes: A Friendship Story for Kids

    Sep 30 2017

    The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter on www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! Brambleton Says Yes is a children’s story about a little beetle who learns to be more open to new experiences, but not until after he learns something about himself. Themes include friendship and self-acceptance. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast...more

  • Ava Takes The Moon: A Rhyming Story for Kids

    Sep 16 2017

    The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter on www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!! Ava Takes The Moon is another children’s story about BIG feelings and the lengths we may go to in order to assuage them. Why are so many of my stories about big feelings? Because our feelings impact every aspect of our lives, and tiny people are often overwh...more

  • Little Hedgehog Goes to School: A Silly School Story for Kids

    Sep 02 2017

    Little Hedgehog Goes to School is a perfect back-to-school story for your tiny people! Listen as Little Hedgehog finds out what really happens at school on her very first day. Also, I have TWO special guests today and they are my very own, very giggly, tiny people. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! And please show your support by leaving a rating/review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Those reviews really help the show reach more fa...more

  • Humphrey's Tree Falls Down

    Aug 19 2017

    Humphrey’s Tree Falls Down stars our friend Humphrey the squirrel in a rhyming story based on something that happened in my REAL LIFE! This is a story about a scary event told in a not so scary way, and it gently addresses how children (and adults) may process upsetting situations. If you’d like to see a photo of what really happened at my house when the tree fell down, I’ll be posting a photo on Facebook & Instagram (@littlestoriestinypeople). Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so ...more

  • Luisa Gets Messy

    Aug 05 2017

    Luisa Gets Messy is a delightful rhyming story about a fastidious little poodle who learns to love getting messy after spending a week with her carefree cousin. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss a new episode. I love to hear your feedback! You can email me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com and follow me on instagram @littlestoriestinypeople. Please take a moment to share LSFTP with a friend. If you’d like your child’s name included in a special illustration at t...more

  • Mouse and the Great Rodent Bake Off

    Jul 23 2017

    Welcome back for SEASON THREE of Little Stories for Tiny People! I am so happy to be back with a brand new story about our dear friend Mouse. Story themes include friendship and the importance of not giving up on challenging goals. Make sure you subscribe to the NEW EMAIL NEWSLETTER on the website www.littlestoriestinypeople.com! I’ll be emailing you only when I have real updates about the release of my first picture book. When you sign up, make sure you add the name of your child (or any speci...more

  • Another Message to Fans

    Jul 23 2017

    Hey LSFTP fans! Thanks so much for checking out this episode. For your convenience, here are the big takeaways\: - Go to www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and sign up for the brand new EMAIL NEWSLETTER - I promise I will only email you when I have real updates about my upcoming picture book or super interesting news about the podcast. Otherwise, you will never hear from me! YAY. - When you sign up for the newsletter (because I know you will), be sure to include your child(ren)’s names so that I...more

  • Little Rabbit Helps A Friend: A Valentine's Day Story

    Feb 10 2017

    Our dear Little Rabbit is back in a special Valentine's Day episode about friendship. Listen as Little Rabbit helps a new friend adapt to life with an allergy of her own, just in time for the Valentine's Day party at school. I'm in the process of writing a new season of stories for your tiny people. In the meantime, I've loved getting emails from my tiny fans - nothing is more motivating than a message from a kid. You can reach me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com. And as always, the best wa...more

  • A Message to Fans

    Aug 13 2016

    Tiny and big fans, please take a few minutes to listen to this special audio message for updates about Little Stories for Tiny People! I truly meant to come back “in two weeks with a new story to share” after that last episode, but life just didn’t go as planned. I have decided to take a break sooner than anticipated in order to prepare for the arrival of my new tiny person. You can always go back and listen to all of your favorite stories whenever you want! You can also help me by sending y...more

  • A New Baby: A Sibling Story for Kids

    Jul 16 2016

    Today’s story is about welcoming a new baby into the family! Big brothers, sisters, and cousins will relate to Raymond’s gradual acceptance and excitement about becoming a big brother in this sweet story. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss an episode! I love to hear your feedback and your ideas for future stories! You can email me at rhea@littlestoriestinypeople.com, find our page on Facebook, or on Twitter @littletinystory. Please take a moment to leave an iTunes ...more

  • The Robot Who Had Feelings: An Empathy Story for Kids

    Jul 02 2016

    Have your tiny people ever had BIG feelings? If they are anything like mine, they have them multiple times per day…sometimes multiple times per hour. Well today’s story is about FEELINGS and how all of us, including an endearing robot named Vincenzo, have to learn how to cope with them so we don’t go haywire! The Robot Who Had Feelings is the longest episode yet so it is perfect for a car ride or a date with a coloring book. Today’s episode also features my first REAL PERSON guest — my very ow...more

  • The Sick Day: A Poem for Kids

    Jun 18 2016

    The Sick Day is a rhyming story about a child who wakes up feeling very sick but wants to believe she is well. She has big plans for the day that do not involve her being sick. As her Dad takes care of her, she begins to see the upsides of being a patient and the importance of getting her rest. This story also features Sophie the Sloth (aren’t sloths awesome?!) who turns out to have an interesting backstory. Enjoy! Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss a new episode! I ...more

  • Elodie is a Superhero: A Special Needs Story for Kids

    Jun 04 2016

    Elodie is a Superhero is a sweet story about a little girl who is a superhero in more ways than one. Not only has she overcome a great deal throughout her life as a child with special medical needs, but she also has the ability to turn waiting time into Adventure Time! This story can spark a conversation with your tiny people about the various challenges many children face, as well as inspire them to bring imagination to those in-between moments throughout the day. This story was inspired by t...more

  • The Strange Story of Lindy Lou: A Rhyming Story for Kids

    May 21 2016

    The Strange Story of Lindy Lou is a magical story about a little girl whose hair grows very, very fast but who has never had a haircut. It may sound like a story about haircut fears, but it’s more about sibling relationships and bonds. Have your tiny people listen as Lindy Lou finds a way to finally face her underlying fear and finds new meaning in her magical hair. The story touches on sibling relationships, the importance of finding ways to be unique, and the need to identify one’s own true ...more

  • The Tap On My Shoulder: An Imaginative Story for Kids

    May 07 2016

    Today’s story takes place in the moments right after a little girl feels a tap on her shoulder, before she’s had a chance to turn all the way around to see who or what may have been trying to get her attention. Written in the first person, tiny people can experience Alex’s excitement right along with her as she imagines who might be on the other side of that tap. This unique story touches on the power of imagination; friendship; and finding magic in the everyday. Please take a moment to share ...more

  • Bear Wakes Up: A Rhyming Story for Kids

    Apr 23 2016

    Remember our friend Bear, whose friends planned a party to fatten him up before hibernation? Well, he’s back and he has just woken up after a long winter! Bear Wakes Up is a rhyming tale that touches on friendship; disappointment; insecurity; and our tendency to cover our hurt feelings with anger. Please take a moment to share this story with a friend who has a tiny person who loves stories! And make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss a new episode! I love to hear your fe...more

  • Henry Fell into a Book: A Reading Story for Kids

    Apr 09 2016

    Henry Fell into a Book is an imaginative story about a little boy who learns to read and falls (really!) into a new book. Fans of Little Fox Can’t Wait to Dream will recognize the story Henry falls into! Henry is also the first LSFTP character to have two moms. Story themes include the magic of reading and the value of children’s independent accomplishments. Please take a moment to share this story with a friend who would also like to instill a love of reading in their tiny person! And make ...more

  • The Birthday That Wasn’t: A Fun Story for Kids

    Mar 26 2016

    The Birthday That Wasn’t is a fun, silly story about a little girl who excitedly counts down to her 6th birthday, only to discover that no one else seems to remember it’s her birthday at all! Listen as Avery comes to terms with her disappointment and later sees her family come through for her in a big way. Story themes include the importance of celebrations; patience; and family togetherness. Enjoy! Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast so you never miss a new episode! I love to hear y...more

  • Jamir Stands to the Side: A Story for Quiet Kids

    Mar 12 2016

    Jamir Stands to the Side is a hopeful, rhyming story about a little boy who is just a little bit quiet. It takes him a bit longer to feel comfortable playing with other children. The story follows him as he discovers a way that he can play with other kids without feeling limited by or hiding his quiet nature. This story is perfect for children who tend toward introversion, as well as children who may need help understanding why some friends (or siblings!) don\'92t feel comfortable jumping right ...more

  • Mouse Makes a Pizza: A Silly Story for Kids

    Feb 27 2016

    Welcome back for Season TWO of Little Stories for Tiny People! Today's story features one of your favorite characters, Mouse. This time, he has something extra special in mind for his best friend Larry. Story themes include the importance of friendship; generosity; and the importance of supporting loved ones' goals. You can visit the website at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com. Website updates are coming soon. Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcast provid...more

  • The Car Ride Episode: Stories for Children

    Feb 20 2016

    Do your kids love hearing LSFTP in the car, but do you hate having to keep hitting play between stories? The Car Ride Episode offers several stories your kids know and love, conveniently strung together for an uninterrupted 43 minutes. You'll hear Mouse Bakes a Cake, Ruby Takes Her Time, Little Rabbit Can't Eat Clover, Grumbly Bear & Strumbly Bear, and Over the Swing. Enjoy! Stay tuned for new stories beginning February 27, 2016! And take a moment to share the podcast with a friend. Thanks for...more

  • Bear's Big Sleep: BEDTIME Version

    Feb 20 2016

    This is the same Bear's Big Sleep you know and love, with quieter intro and exit music and no commentary before and after the story. Your tiny person can drift off into hibernation right along with Bear! Make sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss upcoming NEW stories in Season 2. Leave a review on iTunes to help more parents discover the podcast! Visit www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and find us on Facebook/Twitter!

  • Humphrey Wants to Nap: BEDTIME Version

    Feb 20 2016

    This is the same Humphrey Wants To Nap you know and love, with quieter intro and exit music and no commentary before and after the story. Enjoy! Make sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss upcoming NEW stories in Season 2. Leave a review on iTunes to help more parents discover the podcast! Visit www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and find us on Facebook/Twitter!

  • Little Fox: BEDTIME Version

    Jan 19 2016

    This is the same Little Fox story you know and love, with quieter intro and exit music and no commentary before and after the story. Your tiny person can drift off to their own exciting dreams just like Little Fox! Make sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss upcoming NEW stories in Season 2. Leave a review on iTunes to help more parents discover the podcast! Visit www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and find us on Facebook/Twitter!

  • Over the Swing: A Musical Kids Story

    Jan 02 2016

    Over The Swing: A Musical Story is the final episode of Season 1 of Little Stories for Tiny People. New stories will begin again on February 27! Please make sure you listen to "A Message to Parents" to hear all the important announcements about the podcast. This a fun and musical story about a little girl who takes a trip all the way over the top of the swing at the playground. Themes include collaboration, friendship, family ties, and the power of song. Special thanks to the band Snagwing f...more

  • A Message to Parents

    Jan 02 2016

    Big people, please listen to this brief message to all the parents, grandparents, teachers, babysitters, and others who have shared Little Stories for Tiny People with their kids. I have a few announcements, which I will list here for your convenience: Episode 9 will be the final episode of Season 1 of Little Stories for Tiny People. I will be taking the next few months off to write a new batch of exciting stories for your kids. I'll be back with a new story on February 27, 2016. Please make...more

  • Grumbly Bear and Strumbly Bear: A Rhyming Children's Story

    Dec 19 2015

    Grumbly Bear and Strumbly Bear is a sweet rhyming story about two bears who can't imagine having anything in common, but who end up realizing they are not so different after all. Themes include the importance of having an open mind; friendship; and artistic expression as a way to reduce stress. Find us on Facebook and on Twitter (@littletinystory) and make sure to subscribe to the podcast. If your children enjoy the stories, please share them with some friends!

  • Tiny Tooth Fairies: A Toothbrushing Tale

    Dec 05 2015

    Tiny Tooth Fairies: A Toothbrushing Tale is a playful original children's story that adds a new dimension to the tooth fairy mythology we all know. Toothbrush-resistant toddlers and small children may find motivation from the idea that tiny tooth fairies need their help getting home each night by hitching a ride on their toothbrushes. Story themes include sibling love, the power of storytelling, the upside of letting parents sleep, and the benefits of accepting help. If your children enjoy thi...more

  • Bear's Big Sleep: A Thanksgivingish Tale

    Nov 21 2015

    Bear's Big Sleep: A Thanksgivingish Tale is an original rhyming children's story about an anxious bear readying himself for winter hibernation and his loving friends who join forces to help him when he needs it most. Story themes include friendship, life changes, accepting help, and sharing.

  • Little Rabbit Can't Eat Clover

    Nov 07 2015

    Little Rabbit Can't Eat Clover is a heart warming story about a young rabbit who discovers he is allergic to clover - one of his favorite foods. Children with food allergies will relate to Little Rabbit's struggles and to the unexpected silver linings he discovers about having to change his diet. Story themes: the importance of family and friends, adapting to unexpected life changes, and the upsides of being a little different. Please visit our website at www.littlestoriestinypeople.com and our ...more

  • Humphrey Wants to Nap: A Rhyming Bedtime Story

    Oct 24 2015

    Humphrey Wants to Nap is a rhyming story about the importance of friendship and the amazingness of naps. Perfect for the nap-resistant toddler or for older children who love a good story.

  • Mouse Bakes a Cake: A Silly Story for Kids

    Oct 10 2015

    Mouse Bakes a Cake is a sweet story about a little mouse who bakes a cake for his grandmother's birthday. Story themes include the importance of friendship and 'it's the thought that counts' in gift giving. This is our silliest story yet and perfect for a car ride!

  • Ruby Takes Her Time: A Kids Story About Siblings

    Sep 26 2015

    Ruby Takes Her Time is a delightful rhyming children's story about a little girl who -- like many toddlers and small children -- makes her way very slowly through the world, inspecting everything around her. Ultimately, the story is about Ruby's relationship with her brother, Howard, who comes to appreciate her and the differences in their personalities.

  • Little Fox: A Rhyming Bedtime Story

    Aug 28 2015

    Little fox can't wait to go to sleep...