Hello Sunshine! Don’t Miss Reese Witherspoon on CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Jill Holtz

January 21, 2022

Reese Witherspoon on Cbeebies

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CBeebies Bedtime Stories is a favourite programme in many family households, perfect for winding down just before bedtime. In recent years many celebrities have joined in with the storytelling on CBeebies, and Reese Witherspoon is about to join the ranks. Don’t miss Reese Witherspoon on CBeebies Bedtime Stories.

The famous and award-winning actress will take her turn to tell a bedtime story, we’re looking forward to seeing how Reese puts her own stamp onto bedtime!

Reese Witherspoon on CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award winner, mum and businesswoman will read a children’s picture book for Bedtime Stories on the BBC children’s channel CBeebies

The star of Morning Show will be reading Extraordinary by Penny Harrison.

Reese won an Oscar, Bafta and Golden Globe for her performance as June Carter Cash in the 2005 Johnny Cash biopic Walk The Line.

About Extraordinary by Penny Harrison

extraordinary by penny harrison

Extraordinary is written by Penny Harrison and illustrated by Katie Wilson. It is described as “A gentle tale about reaching for the stars and being extraordinary . . . but remembering the ordinary too. Extraordinary celebrates the best moments in life: the ones we share with friends and family. They may be simple, they may be ordinary, but they are moments we will cherish forever.”

Opening the story, Witherspoon reads:

“Sometimes, when we’re busy, it can be hard to find time to notice the world around us. The things we see every day can seem a bit… ordinary. But if you stop, and look closer, you’ll see that our world is extraordinary!”

As bedtime nears, Reese encourages kids to look tomorrow at something that might at first glance appear ordinary as they might also discover something magical.

If your child enjoyed the book it’s available on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com. (NB if you buy through our links we get a small commission)

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Book Loving Reese Witherspoon

A big book fan herself, Reese set up a production company called Hello Sunshine (recently sold for a reported $900M to a media comopany) that creates women-focused stories for the screen using women-authored books.

She also launched Reese’s Book Club where she selects a book each month for her 2M+ Instagram followers to read.

Other Famous Bedtime Stories Readers

Witherspoon is the latest in a long line of famous faces to take the CBeebies hot seat. Past famous actor readers include David Schwimmer, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne, Orlando Bloom, Ryan Reynolds, Felicity Jones, Tom Hardy, Idina Menzel, Chris Evans and Regé-Jean Page.

“Bedtime Stories” is on the CBeebies channel at 6:50 pm every Monday to Friday, and will also be available through BBC iPlayer.

Reese Witherspoon’s episode will air on Friday 28th January at 6.50pm.

Hello Sunshine! Don’t Miss Reese Witherspoon on CBeebies Bedtime Stories

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Published On: January 21st, 2022 / Categories: Entertainment / Last Updated: February 8th, 2022 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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