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Publisher's Summary

Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience!

Introduced by Lucy Mangan.

Tales to soothe tired souls. A nighttime companion for frazzled adults, including calming stories and poems for a good night's sleep.

This cheering book of best loved short tales, extracts and poems will calm and restore an anxious mind before sleep.

A good night's sleep is essential for our well-being and our health, but in our busy lives sleep is often poor and overlooked. Now is the time to stop a while and find consolation and wonder in other worlds where all is well and sleep just a minute or two away. 

From classic stories by Oscar Wilde, Guy de Maupassant and Katherine Mansfield to friendly tales of our childhoods, to poetry that reminds us of the simple joys of life, this lovingly curated audiobook will soothe a tired mind and gently carry you to the peaceful land of sleep.

So switch off, snuggle down and allow yourself to escape into new worlds and old - magical, mysterious and tender realms that will accompany you to your own sweet dreams. 

Booktrack is an immersive format that pairs traditional audiobook narration to complementary music. The tempo and rhythm of the score are in perfect harmony with the action and characters throughout the audiobook. Gently playing in the background, the music never overpowers or distracts from the narration, so listeners can enjoy every minute. When you purchase this Booktrack edition, you receive the exact narration as the traditional audiobook available, with the addition of music throughout.

©2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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  • Fde
  • 2021-02-09

Not for me.

I try to find stories that make me fall asleep but the people reading this book are very enthusiastic and will start talking really loud and almost like there trying to make you scared or jump. Its not enjoyable when your trying to sleep.

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Terrible in every way

Maybe the writing is average - but the disinterested tone of both narrators was very off-putting. They both sounded as though they were scoffing at or disapproving of the characters in the stories - which was not at all conducive to slipping into slumber. Sorry - I’m sure narration isn’t easy but this audiobook was very inappropriately cast for this particular genre.

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Nice stories, kept me awake.

A lot of the stories are read with so much enthusiasm and inflection that they kept waking me up. Nice for listening to, but not good for sleeping.

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  • 2021-04-26

Helps Me Sleep

This book is really good when you have trouble sleeping. Through out the book, there are many different types of short stories.

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  • Blondae
  • 2021-11-13

The Accents are Soothing

I really wish there were more volumes. The English accents are soothing and helps me fall asleep, which is interesting because I have had insomnia for well over a decade now.

I see quite a few negative reviews, if I may suggest, focus on the accent, not the story while your fan lulls you with white noise in the background. I turn this on, turn my A/C down and snuggle into my pillow under the comforter.