383. Blissful Books: a relaxing bedtime story for kids
Today, Billy volunteers at the library. As he shares the blissful books he notices one boy needs a little extra kindness, and helps him out.
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Story Begins: 9:10
Blissful Books Excerpt:
As Billy and Emily walked up to the library with their dad, Emily asked Billy, “Are you excited you’re reading to us today?”
Billy smiled at her and said, “Yeah. I also feel nervous.”
Emily said, “I’ll be there with you. I know you’ll be great, cause you read to me.”
He smiled at her and said, “Thanks. I hope everyone enjoys this book. It was my favorite so I thought the little kids might
like it too.”
“Good idea.” Billy’s dad said as they approached the librarian.
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