Nicole Kidman held a storytime session for children at a book shop in Tennessee this week (beg03Nov14).
The Hours actress read from Michael Bond's Paddington Bear books for a group of around 100 youngsters at a Barnes & Noble branch in Brentwood on Thursday (06Nov14).
Kidman told the young audience, "If I wasn't an actress, I wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. Dreams do come true."
The Oscar winner appears in a new movie version of Bond's classic tales. Paddington is due for release in January (15).