bedtime story


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bedtime story

n.
A story that is read or told to a child just before bedtime.

bed′time sto`ry


n.
a story told to a child at bedtime.
[1885–90]
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On the many nights she spent alone, Sanchez Paulsen wrote what she describes as the most important bedtime story she'll ever tell: a fantastical tale about a young elf who joins with his brothers to battle dragons as they visit their mother in the land of the fairies.
YOU can't beat a good read or a bedtime story, whatever your age, and no-one knows that better than Ladybird Books.
A BEDTIME story from mum or dad is a precious moment, especially for a child in hospital far from home.
Ronald McDonald House, Birmingham, would like to invite your readers to help create a bedtime story set in our local area to raise awareness and funds for our charity.
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I realised, since HarperCollins were taking the risk of publishing this, I might as well ask them to print a play of mine which had not been published for almost 40 years ( Bedtime Story ).
Over seventy pages long, The Oldest Bedtime Story Ever is a part of "The Bible Beautiful Series", chronicling stories from the Bible.
And, by not being questioned for this survey, did they in fact make up for the one in three shortfall of bedtime story readers?
But no amount of words could have said as much as seeing a high school student wipe her eyes of tears as she remembered a time when a teacher read her a bedtime story.
When a camera on a tablet or phone is held over the dots, the app will launch an interactive bedtime story or show other types of educational content, including photos of animals or objects.
the Hoff has landed his biggest role yet - reading the bedtime story on kids' telly.
EX-BAYWATCH star David Hasselhoff, pictured, has landed his next plum role - helping to get children to sleep by reading a CBeebies Bedtime Story.