The Bookmarked Podcast

Your Favorite Children's Books, Read by an Actor

About the show

In this podcast, your favorite fictional stories both old and new are brought to life through the voice acting talents of a longtime actor and improviser. Fantastic as a read-along option for your hard copy books, whether as bedtime stories for children or an entertaining read on the road.

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Episodes

  • Good Good Father for Little Ones

    September 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  3 mins 33 secs
    children's books, chris tomlin, faith, faith-based, family, father, fun, good good father, stories

    Have you ever wondered what a Good Good Father is like? Find out, in this wonderful little book by Chris Tomlin!

  • Winken, Blinken, and Nod

    August 14th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  4 mins 1 sec
    bedtime, blinken, children's books, family, fun, nod, re-versed rhymes, stories, winken

    Once you're finished winkin', and blinkin', and nodding off to sleep, what do Winken, Blinken, and Nod do? Follow them, on a crazy adventure of dreamlike proportions!

  • Happy Birthday Mali More

    August 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  4 mins 28 secs
    budgetnista, children's books, family, fun, happy birthday, mali more, stories, tiffany aliche

    In this fun little children's book, find out what happens when Mali More pays more attention to her gifts than to the people giving them. A great lesson for kids - and healthy reminder for all of us - to focus on what's most important!

  • The HICCUPotamus

    August 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 14 secs
    aaron zenz, children's books, family, fun, homeschool, kids, rhymes, stories, the hiccupotamus

    Listen in to this fun episode about a certain hippopotamus, who hiccupped quite-a-lotamus! With it's goofy word-play and rhyme scheme, this colorful little book is super fun for young children. Will the Hiccupotamus overcome his hiccups? Or will the rest of the animals just have to keep dealing with him? Find out, in this fun book by Aaron Zenz!

  • Mercy Watson to the Rescue

    July 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  21 mins 25 secs
    children's books, family, fun, kate dicamillo, mercy watson, pigs, stories

    What happens when Mercy Watson, that love-able pig-in-a blanket, gets her owners into a pickle? Will she be able to save their bacon? Find out in this longer-than-usual episode featuring chapters for slightly older readers.

  • Fancy Nancy

    July 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 36 secs
    children's books, family, fancy, fancy nancy, fun, fun for kids, jane o'connor, stories

    Can little Nancy make the rest of her family as fancy as Nancy? To make that happen, she's going to have to take a chance-y. Follow along as this precocious little girl gets her family to step up their attire for a night out on the town.

  • The Very Bad Bunny

    July 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  8 mins 21 secs
    beginner books, children's books, family, fun, marilyn sadler, pj funnybunny, stories, the very bad bunny

    What happens when a not-so-good little bunny has to spend the day with his even worse little cousin? We find out in this classic beginner book!

  • I Am Not Going to Get Up Today!

    June 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  8 mins 5 secs
    children's books, dr. seuss, family, fun, sleeping in, stories, waking up

    What happens when one kid wants to sleep in, but his neighbors keep making noise? Will he sleep through it? Find out, in this classic Dr. Seuss book!

  • Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

    June 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 37 secs
    children's books, dr. seuss, family, fun, stories, thinking, thinks

    How many thinks can you Thinkers think well? Just try thinking up a small horse on a shell...

  • Pinkalicious

    June 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  7 mins 43 secs
    children's books, cupcakes, elizabeth kann, family, fun, pinkalicious, stories, victoria kann

    What happens when a little girl eats too many pink cupcakes in one evening? Well, let's just say she'll be pretty in pink...

  • Giraffes Can't Dance

    June 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  7 mins 10 secs
    children's books, dance, family, fun, giles andreae, giraffes, giraffes can't dance, stories

    When Gerald the Giraffe shows up at the Jungle Dance, will his lanky legs help or hurt his performance?

  • The Gruffalo

    May 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  8 mins 28 secs
    axel scheffler, children's books, family, fun, julia donaldson, stories, the gruffalo

    When a mouse goes venturing into the deep, dark woods, will he become the feast of another animal? Maybe even...the Gruffalo? Find out in this fun read!

  • Uni the Unicorn

    May 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 52 secs
    believing, children's books, family, fun, rosenthal, stories, uni the unicorn

    We all know that little girls believe in Unicorns, but what do Unicorns believe in? Find out, in this fun story about believing...

  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

    May 21st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 45 secs
    children's books, cookie, family, fun, laura numeroff, mouse, stories

    What happens if you give a furry little rodent a cookie? Well, probably a little more than you bargained for....

  • Skippyjon Jones

    May 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  10 mins 22 secs
    children's books, family, fun, judy schachner, skippyjon, stories

    When Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese Cat, thinks he's a Chihuahua, an adventure of epic proportions bee-gins...

  • Owl Moon

    May 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  7 mins 49 secs
    caldecott medal, children's books, family, fun, jane yolen, owl moon, stories

    Who's ready to go owling? Join us for this Caldecott-Medal-Winning children's book, Owl Moon!