Host of stars to read CBeebies Bedtime Stories at Christmas

Kate Winslet, Anthony Joshua, Christine and the Queens, and Richard E Grant are among the celebs who will be reading stories for little ones as they head to bed over the festive period.

On Monday 19th December, Winslet will read Grumpycorn, written and illustrated by Sarah McIntyre, a story celebrating teamwork, friendship and the joys of storytelling.

Boxer Anthony Joshua will be reading The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats on Thursday 22nd Decembe. The story follows a little boy named Peter who puts on his snowsuit and steps out of his house into a world blanketed in snow.

Richard E. Grant, takes over on Friday 23rd December to read The Snowflake by Benji Davies, while on Christmas Eve, Justin Fletcher reads The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore.

On New Year’s Day, French pop phenomenon Christine and The Queens takes to the stage of the Royal Festival Hall, sitting in a suspended crescent moon, to read The Moon Keeper written and illustrated by Zosienka, about a polar bear who has a new job as a moon keeper.

Finally, on Wednesday 4th January (World Braille Day), Paralympian Lora Fachie returns to CBeebies Bedtime Story to read The Black Book of Colours written by Menena Cottin and illustrated by Rosana Faria.


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