Night Night Bedtime Stories Video

In this video, we talk to the creators of Night Night Bedtime stories for little children.
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Wendy Turner-Webster: All little children love having a bedtime story read to them before they go to sleep, but now things are getting even better for the kids as they become the heroes of the very own adventures. Miranda Rijks who has designed a set of bedtime stories which parents can personalize for their very own children and I am also joined by Nicola Goddard and her son, Davis. So welcome to all of you. Miranda Rijks: Thank you. Wendy Turner-Webster: We've got full say for here today. So Miranda, if you say I'll start with you, it's your brainchild, just tell me how it all came about? You're lying and you couldn't get to sleep one night - Miranda Rijks: I think my daughter couldn't get to sleep one night, coming to the point and it started when she was very little and we started making up stories every night and then developed these little characters called the Dreamies and we have Fluffaduffle and Pinkapop. Wendy Turner-Webster: Right, hold on, stay in pause in this quickly. Who is this one? Miranda Rijks: This is Pinkapop and this one is -- Davis: Fluffaduffle Wendy Turner-Webster: Oh, why you said that, I really love that one. Miranda Rijks: Fluffaduffle is particularly popular. Wendy Turner-Webster: I am sure I am sure. Miranda Rijks: So these little characters took my daughter on happy dreams and that's really where it started from. So we developed different stories every single night and I thought, oh, my goodness, I've got to remember all of these stories and then I started writing them down and here we are, we have got loads of them now. Wendy Turner-Webster: When you say you couldn't personalize them, do you mean that people can put in favorite odds and on calling -- pets just people think -- Miranda Rijks: Yes, we have, we developed the website and it's nightnight.co.uk and on that website you can go in and you can see all of the details of your child so it's -- then obviously it's their name, the names of their best friends, and his siblings, pets and try to remember favorite color, names, favorite food etcetera, etcetera. And obviously not all of the stories have got every single detail in but we used those throughout sort of that we've got about 35 stories and so every single story has got big detail so it completely personalized to that child. Wendy Turner-Webster: It's an absolutely brilliant idea. Nicola, it's been working for you I understand. Nicola Goddard: Yeah, very much, kids love them, -- enjoys them. Yeah, absolutely I do because it captures our attention because it's got their name in there and it's got all the points of reference fill of them, as Miranda said their siblings, favorite toy for example, and that was like great because they capture things that perhaps the child wanted anyway like Halloween one that we see, that was Halloween real, all goes real, things are like play with child's mind and -- kind of captures them and -- them if you like and the stories besides are great, a great to preview this as they have got to see a nice colorful pictures, it's great -- was in there which you'll see kids loving them, pushing and bang and all those sort of things and so yeah, actually, I do -- bed of hours. Wendy Turner-Webster: Now Davis, have you got any favorites that you can remember, favorites stories or favorite characters? Nicola Goddard: Yeah. Wendy Turner-Webster: Can you tell me about one? Or do you remember the Halloween one, perhaps? Nicola Goddard: Yeah, we want Halloween in any want? Yeah why did you like that? Davis: I like because I was hiding. Nicola Goddard: Yeah, that's right. Wendy Turner-Webster: This is the whole point. The focus of attention of the story is on the child itself. Now Nicola just the people who perhaps -- maybe they are frightened of the Internet side of it, would you explain to me the mechanics of a pertaining the story downloading it just to be through the side of it? Nicola Goddard: Really, really straightforward. It's just a feeling in the full, it --

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