Kate Middleton will read a book on “CBeebies Bedtime Story”


Through Jamie Samhan.

2 hours ago

Kate Middleton is here to put you to sleep.

To help mark Children’s Mental Health Week, the Duchess of Cambridge is joining the BBC program ‘CBebies Bedtime Story’ to read a story.

Children’s Mental Health Week runs from February 7-13.

The mother of three chose The owl who was afraid of the dark by Jill Tomlinson to fit into the theme “Growing Together”.

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The story is about a baby barn owl Plop who finds help in others as he shares his fears and grows confident.

Patricia Hidalgo, Director of BBC Children’s and Education, said: “I couldn’t be prouder to have the Duchess read a bedtime story from CBeebies as we mark the 20th anniversary of our CBeebies and CBBC channels. It’s such a special and relevant tale that perfectly captures the theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week. I can’t wait to see her deliver her own version of such a classic story and I’m sure our audience can’t either.

The Duchess has a long history of supporting early childhood experiences, including launching the first Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 and establishing the Royal Foundation Center for Early Childhood in June 2021.

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Many celebrities have read stories about “CBebies Bedtime Story”, including Chris Evans, Tom Hardy, Rosamund Pike and Isla Fisher.

Kate’s Storytime will take place on February 13 at 6:50 p.m. BST.


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