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Halloween Special: Bedtime Stories to Cast a Sleeping Spell

by BetterSleep
Oct 27 2023 • 3 min read

October is here! With longer nights, it’s the best time to listen to Halloween bedtime stories. If you are seeking stories that feature witches, ghosts, and werewolves, you are in the right place.

At BetterSleep, we embrace the spooky season with SleepTales that will get you in the festive spirit, without keeping you up at night. 

Sit back and prepare to encounter the things that go bump in the night as we take a look at some of the stories you can find on the BetterSleep app.

  1. A Night in Old Oak Forest

The adventure starts in the heart of Old Oak Forest, where the witch, Mother Hemlock, resides. The forest is home to supernatural entities and magical creatures alike. In “A Night in Old Oak Forest,” Mother Hemlock strolls through the woods, assisting her friends with various challenges.

Her night begins with Vlad the vampire, who is looking to overcome his intolerance to garlic so he can prepare a proper Italian meal for his friend, Van Helsing. Next, she assists Lupa the Werewolf so she can attend a moon-gazing party on the night of a full moon. And finally, she helps Eleanor the Ghost choose the perfect outfit to wear to her “death day” party. With the help of her incantations and, above all else, her kindness, Mother Hemlock saves the day. 

This story exudes a sense of comfort and magic, all set against the backdrop of a beautiful autumn forest.

  1. Halloween in Old Oak Forest

As Halloween draws near, the community of Old Oak Forest is abuzz with anticipation. This heartwarming story revolves around Lupa, a werewolf you may remember from “A Night in Old Oak Forest.” Lupa faces a dilemma when she decides to participate in a pumpkin carving competition. The catch? The contest falls on a night without a full moon, and Lupa doesn’t feel confident in her carving skills without her claws.

Determined to overcome this challenge, Lupa seeks guidance from her companions: Mel the Mummy, Vlad, and Van Helsing, and of course, Mother Hemlock. Each imparts their words of wisdom and their unwavering support. 

With inspiration and a pocket knife from Mother Hemlock, Lupa creates an awe-inspiring pumpkin design that wins her first place in the competition. “Halloween in Old Oak Forest” is a tale showcasing friendship, imagination, and the true spirit of Halloween.

  1. A Midsummer Séance

Our final story unfolds in the year 1911, at the Shardeloes’ mansion, nestled in the English countryside. The young protagonist, Charlotte, eagerly joins a one-of-a-kind séance led by Madame C. 

Madame C’s gathering is more than just an experience: it’s a celebration of the summer solstice. Once the crowd gathers around the bonfire, Madame C delicately pulls aside the veil between the realm of the living and the dead.

As darkness descends and the evening unfolds its mysteries, guests find themselves entranced. In this dream state, Charlotte meanders through the woods and reunites with cherished memories of her grandmother. Her emotional journey blurs boundaries between reality and reverie.

These tales beautifully intertwine elements of mysticism, friendship, imagination, and nature’s spellbinding charm. They serve as companions for those seeking soothing, magical bedtime stories during the Halloween season.

Do you want to enjoy real Halloween bedtime stories for a peaceful slumber? Try the BetterSleep app today!

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