How we help Why we do it Prisoners' children haven't committed a crime At Storybook Dads, we help parents in prison to record bedtime stories and messages for their children on CD or DVD. For many families, these story discs are a lifeline, helping to heal rifts and build vital family relationships. It shows the children they are loved and missed. It helps prisoners to feel valued as parents and gives them the opportunity to have a positive impact on their children’s lives. “My daughter wouldn't speak to me on the phone, but since she got the DVD that’s all changed. It’s helped because it’s contact on her own terms. Instead of waiting for a phone call, she can play the DVD whenever she wants. As a long-termer it does make a difference. She talks about me now and has even shown the DVD to her friends. It helps her to relax and gives her confidence to talk to me and visit me” 'My little girl was starting to forget me...'