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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  • 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!

  • The Bike Lesson - Berenstain Bears

    May 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  7 mins 46 secs
    berenstain bears, bicycles, children's books, family, fun, stories, the bike lesson

    Papa Bear has a surprise for Little Bear - a brand new bike! But Little Bear can't ride it until he learns some lessons....

  • If I Ran the Circus

    April 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  15 mins 19 secs
    children's books, dr. seuss, family, fun, if i ran the circus, stories

    Little Morris McGurk has big dreams for the lot behind ol' Sneelock's Store - it could be the world's greatest Circus, and he's sure Sneelock won't mind.

  • Can I Join Your Club?

    April 28th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 10 secs
    can i join your club, children's books, family, fun, john kelly, steph laberis, stories

    When Duck tries to join the clubs of Lion, Snake, and Elephant, will his application be approved?

  • There's a Wocket in my Pocket

    April 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  4 mins 37 secs
    children's books, dr. seuss, family, fun, pocket, stories, wocket

    Who knew so many creatures inhabited every nook and cranny of your house? Discover them all in this wild and wacky Dr. Seuss classic!