Celebrity Readers

Part of what makes Speakaboos' offerings so special is our partnership with some of today's hottest celebrities and talents. We are fortunate and honored to have worked with all of these great stars to record some amazing children's stories for Speakaboos.com.

Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold is a writer, producer, and actor who wrote for, made appearances on and eventually served as an executive producer for the highly successful television series, "Rosanne". He went on to star in his own HBO special entitled "Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth," and then wrote, produced and starred in his own television series "The Jackie Thomas Show," "Tom" and "The Tom Show." He is also known for his roles in Nine Months, True Lies, The Year of Getting to Know Us, and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Tom has established a writing scholarship and runs an acting workshop for students at the Indian Hills Community College in Iowa. Tom is heavily involved in many charities such as Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Best Buddies, Arnold's Inner City Games, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Clay Aiken

Since coming to national attention on the second season of American Idol in 2003, Clay Aiken has evolved into a versatile and beloved popular entertainer. He has released five well-received albums and earned the distinction of being only the eighth artist to ever have his first four albums debut in the Billboard Top 5. In 2008, he began his critically lauded stint as the inept yet endearing Sir Robin in the Broadway musical "Monty Python's Spamalot." Prior to this, Aiken wrote a 2004 New York Times best-selling memoir, Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life. He has been an ambassador for UNICEF since 2004 in addition to starting the Bubel/Aiken Foundation, which supports the integration of children with disabilities into the same environment as their non-disabled peers.

Jonathan Antin

Jonathan is the owner and founder of two California hair salons: Jonathan Salon West Hollywood and Jonathan Salon Beverly Hills. As hairdresser to the stars, Jonathan and his salon were the focus of season one of the reality TV show "Blow Out," chronicling his life as an entrepreneur, hair stylist and hair product creator.

Kevin Bacon

With a board game to his name (Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon), Bacon's acting work needs no introduction. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, actress Kyra Sedgwick, and their two children, and plays guitar and sings in his band The Bacon Brothers.

Jon Cryer

As a film actor, Cryer appeared in roles such as Lenny Luthor in Superman IV and Duckie in Pretty in Pink, and was the co-writer, producer and star of Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back By Five. On television, Cryer has been Emmy-nominated twice as Alan Harper in the popular sitcom "Two and a Half Men."

Lisa DiSimone

Lisa has been singing and acting since the age of three. Her credits expand across a wide range of genres; TV and Radio jingles, concert performances, Off-Broadway, Cartoon voices, and Children's albums. Lisa recorded four albums with the late Jim Henson for Sesame Street. Her cartoon voices can be heard on NIckelodeon's "TV Funhouse," Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," and several cartoon series distributed world-wide.