Reading Bug Adventures Podcast

Our Latest Adventure

A Royal Adventure

A Royal Adventure (Part 1) is sponsored by Barefoot Books

A Royal Adventure (Part 2 & Part 3) is sponsored by Random House Kids

Our last story of season 2 is a legendary trip to the magical kingdom of Camelot! Hop into the Reading Bug's book bag for a trip back in time to become part of the Camelot legend, with King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, the Knights of the Round Table and much, much more. But beware, dangerous trolls and serpents lurk around every corner!

Past Episodes

A Circus Adventure

A Circus Adventure is sponsored by Scholastic

The Reading Bug has been working on a special talent and we're off to visit P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth to see other talented performers - acrobats, elephants, daredevils and more! But things get exciting when someone develops a case of stage fright. The show must go on, but how can it when the star performer won't perform? Join Lauren and the Reading Bug on this high flying adventure and maybe you'll find yourself performing in the circus, too!

A Ninja Adventure

A Ninja Adventure is sponsored by Magination Press (

Join Lauren and the Reading Bug as the magic bookbag zips us back to feudal Japan for an incredible adventure! Practice the ways of the ninja warriors and use your new skills to evade a scary Samurai army and rescue a new friend. Learn about - and create - your own haiku, and be sure to bring your crayons and paper to draw illustrations of the beautiful surroundings.

A Live Adventure

A Live Adventure is sponsored by Brightly (

Performed live from The Reading Bug Bookstore in San Carlos, CA, join Lauren, the Reading Bug, and a cast of many of our season one characters on a wild, music-filled adventure. In this all-new adventure, there's been a mix-up and we've got to hop inside the magic book bag to help set things right.  Who knows what we might see on this wacky adventure Pirates? Aliens? Cowboys? Yes! Join the fun, sing along and help Lauren and the Reading Bug save the day!

A Chimpanzee Adventure

A Chimpanzee Adventure is sponsored by Penguin Young Readers

We're headed back to Africa to visit the Gombe National Park and walk in the footsteps of famed paleontologist, Jane Goodall. And this time we're on a very special mission. A baby chimp has disappeared and Lauren, the Reading Bug and you need to help find her! Hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag for another magical adventure!

A Dinosaur Adventure

A Dinosaur Adventure is sponsored by Familius

Season 2 Premier! Join Lauren and the Reading Bug on an all-new adventure to a time when dinosaurs roared and pteranodons soared!  Will you see a triceratops, or parasaurolophus? Or maybe a mighty T-Rex (yikes!)?  Hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag for an historic adventure!

A Pirate Adventure

Join Lauren and the Reading Bug on a new adventure with some of the nastiest, rowdiest, smelliest, song-and-dance-iest pirates to sail the seven seas! Hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag to help save a young girl captured by Captain Blackbeard and his motley crew. You'll need to be brave, cunning, and ready for action to trick Blackbeard and get everyone to safety.

A Safari Adventure

This adventure is going to be wild! Hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag and join our incredible picture safari. With the help of your imaginations, we're headed to the continent of Africa to observe - and illustrate - the incredible wildlife there. But watch out! We don't want to run into any lions...or worse!

An Outer Space Adventure

Join Lauren and the Reading Bug for an Adventure that's out of this world! The Reading Bug has a new - green - friend who needs to get back home, and you can help! Just jump in the magic book bag, use your imaginations and BLAST OFF!

An Ocean Adventure

Join Lauren, the Reading Bug and many new friends to explore the ocean depths. The Reading Bug's magic book bag will take us all the way to Hawaii for this underwater adventure, and after putting on wetsuits, fins and helmets, we'll slip below the ocean's surface and explore the beautiful ocean life in and around the island's coral reef. Keep your eyes - and your imaginations - open, there's excitement, adventure (and a little bit of danger) around every turn!

A Wild West Adventure

Travel back in time more than 150 years to America's Wild West. Just hop into the Reading Bug's book bag and we're off to meet Cookie, Billy and others, and share this wild adventure with them. Hope you're ready for action, because you might find yourself riding for the Pony Express!

A Garden Adventure

Hop into the Reading Bug's book bag and shrink down to bug size to visit the insects of the garden and solve the mystery of the missing flowers! Meet sad Mr. Scarecrow, Helga and Fleur and their ant colony, Elizabuzz and more on this exciting adventure. 

Learn about what's in store in Season 1 of Reading Bug Adventures - officially launching on Feb. 6, 2018! Meet Lauren and the Reading Bug and listen to clips from some of our upcoming adventures. Reading Bug Adventures is a story podcast for kids, created, written, and produced by The Reading Bug, our independent, family-owned children's bookstore in Northern California. 

Sound Mixing and Mastery for Reading Bug Adventures by Resonate Recordings


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