Tim Peake to read the CBeebies Bedtime Story from space

British astronaut and dad, Tim Peake, may currently be orbiting the Earth, but he’s still found time to put the kids to bed.

On Monday 30th May he’ll be reading Goodnight Spaceman by Michelle Robinson all the way from the International Space Station.

The story was inspired by Tim and his two sons, and is about two space-mad boys getting ready for bed – the perfect story for all those little ones who’ve loved watching Tim’s out of this world mission.

Kay Benbow, Controller of CBeebies, says: “Our viewers on CBeebies have followed Tim’s mission with delight and awe, and we are really delighted that he has taken part in this very special bedtime story. We know that it will inspire our viewers to dream of the stars and space adventures. Make sure your little ones don’t miss this historic CBeebies Bedtime Story!”

Tim joins the exciting list of celebrities that have presented a CBeebies Bedtime Story, including Damian Lewis, David Tennant, Nadiya Hussain, Warwick Davis, Maxine Peake and James McAvoy.

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CBeebies Bedtime Story from Space will air on CBeebies on Monday 30 May at 6.50pm. 

The episode will also be available exclusively on BBC iPlayer from Tuesday 24th May. 

You can download the BBC iPlayer Kids app now to watch and download (via the AppleGoogle Play and Amazon app stores) children’s video content, without the fear of them linking to or finding anything ‘unsuitable’.

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