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October 14, 2019
Learn about one of the most curious and creative geniuses in recorded history, a true Renaissance Man who painted, sculpted, sketched and invented.
September 10, 2019
Learn about Ada Lovelace, the brilliant Victorian woman who later became known as one of the first computer programmers.
August 18, 2019
Learn about the history of camping as one of the world's favorite pastimes!
July 31, 2019
Learn about Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh and the war that ensued between them as the two paleontologists as they stopped at nothing to discover the most fossils.
July 7, 2019
Learn about the brave woman who put her own life at risk to lead others to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
June 30, 2019
Learn about the history of the famous cathedral in Paris, the Notre-Dame and the efforts to rebuilt it after the recent fire damage.
June 17, 2019
Learn about the famous American pilot and her many adventures to break aviation records and inspire other women to be pilots, too.
June 8, 2019
Learn about the famous Italian mathematician and astronomer who defied the authorities of his day in the pursuit of science and reason.
May 25, 2019
Learn about the history of Memorial Day.
May 4, 2019
Learn about one of the most powerful kings of ancient Europe, Charlemagne.
April 20, 2019
Learn about the history of Easter, Passover and how the holiday is celebrated today.
April 15, 2019
In this updated edition, learn more details about the life of Neil Armstrong. From learning to fly at age 16, to his missions in the Korean War, to the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
March 31, 2019
Learn about the amazing history of chocolate. From the cacao bean used by the ancient Olmecs in Mesoamerica to the mass production of chocolate bars by modern companies like Hershey, learn how we came to enjoy one of the world's most favorite treats.
March 23, 2019
Learn about the plans leading up to D-Day and its importance as one of the defining battles of World War 2.
March 16, 2019
Learn about the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, and the origin of St. Patrick's Day.
March 6, 2019
Learn about Marie Curie, the extraordinary woman scientist who won multiple Nobel Peace Prizes and helped develop early x-ray technology.
February 18, 2019
Happy Presidents' Day! Learn about the childhoods of several of the Presidents of the United States of America, many of which were very difficult and very humble beginnings.
February 3, 2019
Learn about Walt Disney's idea behind Disneyland and how it came to be, from its design to its construction and future.
January 28, 2019
Learn about Walt Disney's childhood in Marceline and his early days as an animator, then on to the success of his early animated films leading up to the creation of Disneyland.
January 21, 2019
Learn about the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a pastor to his great march on Washington, and about the change that came from his efforts to bring about equality in the United States and across the world.
January 11, 2019
Learn about the incredible pyramids of Ancient Egypt, pharaohs, mummies, and more about why and how the pyramids were built.
December 18, 2018
Learn about the origin of Christmas trees which started in ancient European times and now is a primary tradition in cultures around the world who celebrate Christmas.
November 29, 2018
Learn about Dian Fossey, the zoologist who sacrificed much to study the Gorillas of Rwanda and help to protect them.
November 14, 2018
Learn about the musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
October 26, 2018
Learn about the 2,000 year old history of Halloween, which started with ancient Celtic traditions and evolved into the fun celebration it is today.
October 18, 2018
Learn about Marco Polo, the Italian merchant, who traveled Asia to become one of the earliest European explorers to learn about its culture and people and return to write about it.
October 11, 2018
Learn about Steve Irwin, best known as The Crocodile Hunter, an Australian TV personality and crocodile expert who had a passion for teaching about wildlife and it's preservation.
September 24, 2018
Learn about Hedy Lamarr, the famous actress who also helped invent an early device for radio communications.
September 6, 2018
Learn about the world famous Chinese martial artist, actor and pop culture icon, Bruce Lee.
August 29, 2018
Learn about the history of Paris's world famous Eiffel Tower.
August 18, 2018
Learn about one of the greatest eras in history, The Renaissance, where education and innovation flourished, the likes of which had never before been seen in the history of the world.
August 10, 2018
Learn about the brave female nurses of World War I and all they did to bring comfort and cheer to the wounded during one of the most difficult periods in the history of the world.
August 4, 2018
Learn about the world famous basketball player Michael Jordan. Follow us on a journey from his childhood in Brooklyn to championship years with the Bulls and the Olympic "Dream Team."
July 29, 2018
Current Events: Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers Castle by Bedtime History
July 21, 2018
Learn about the childhood of Jacques Cousteau, when he first became interested in the ocean, his later invention of the aqua-lung and his filmmaking adventures across the globe.
July 15, 2018
Learn about a current event, the rescue of the soccer team in the Tham Luang Thailand caves; and the brave divers who gave their all to bring the boys to safety.
July 7, 2018
Learn about the history of computer technology, from the abacus of the ancient world to smartphones of the modern age.
July 5, 2018
Learn about the ambitious young immigrant, Irving Berlin, and his rise from poverty to become one of America's greatest songwriters.
June 18, 2018
Learn about the young Pakistani school girl who challenged the Taliban in her quest for womens' rights to education.
May 31, 2018
Learn about the childhood and career of world famous children's author and artist, Dr. Seuss.
May 19, 2018
Learn about Shirley Temple, the young child star who won the hearts of people everywhere and gave hope to America during The Great Depression.
May 9, 2018
Learn about J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, who dreamed of being a writer and eventually found great success in her world famous fantasy series.
April 16, 2018
Learn about Buffalo Bill Cody, the American West hunter who eventually started his own Wild West Show and travelled the world with his famous band of performers.
March 13, 2018
Learn about India and the brave man who led his people to freedom through his example of non-violence and love.
January 29, 2018
Learn about Nancy Wake, the brave spy and soldier who helped lead the Allies and French Resistance to victory during World War 2.
December 15, 2017
Learn about George Lucas's childhood and imagination that led to the creation of one of the greatest movie franchises of all time.
December 2, 2017
Take a journey to the place where stars are born and learn about the history of stars and our own star, the Sun.
November 9, 2017
Learn about the newsies strike of 1899, when a band of courageous newsboys took on the most powerful newspaper owners in New York City.
October 23, 2017
Enjoy a reading of Paul Revere's Ride, the famous American poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
September 27, 2017
Learn about one of the most well known Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, who was also a writer, inventor and philanthropist.
August 22, 2017
Learn about an everyday hero who has changed many lives through her goodness and talents, my wonderful grandmother, Sandra Porter.
August 15, 2017
Learn about Gymnast Kerri Strug as she started training as a child and improved her skills until winning a Gold Medal at the Atlanta Olympic Games.
August 6, 2017
Learn about the specialized military group, what it takes to become a SEAL and some of the missions they have carried out to help others.
July 21, 2017
Learn about the amazing engineering feat of the Transcontinental Railroad and the ingenious and brave Americans who constructed it.
July 8, 2017
Learn about the brave young Shoshone, Sacajawea, as she guides Lewis and Clark across the dangerous American wilderness in search of a better path to the West.
June 26, 2017
Sylvester Stallone: The Rocky Story by Bedtime History
June 18, 2017
Learn about the adventures of the Pony Express
June 2, 2017
Learn about Abraham Lincoln as he enters politics and as President faces the tragedies and challenges of the Civil War.
April 22, 2017
Learn about the childhood of Abraham Lincoln in Kentucky as he learned to work hard and study, preparing to become the President of the United States of America.
March 25, 2017
Learn about the first spacecraft to visit a comet, the Rosetta Mission.
January 31, 2017
Learn about Eurostar, the underwater tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats in the history of the world.
December 8, 2016
Learn about Joan of Arc, the young French girl who gave her people hope for freedom during a time of war.
November 23, 2016
Learn about Bullet Bob Feller who would grow up to become one of the fastest pitchers of all time.
November 2, 2016
Learn about World War 2 pilot Gail Halvorsen, who came up with a creative way to bring hope to the children of war torn Germany.
October 19, 2016
Learn about the adventures of Sir Edmund Hillary as he grew from boy to man and conquered the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
October 8, 2016
Learn about Tegla Loroupe, the little girl from Africa who grew up to be a famous marathon runner and inspiration to her people.
September 23, 2016
Nellie Bly: Around the World in 72 Days by Bedtime History
September 13, 2016
Learn about famous astronaut Neil Armstrong as you drift off to sleep.
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