A Bedtime for Bear
J PIC BEC
When the impish Mouse comes to spend the night, Bear is in for a rude — and very funny — awakening in this irresistible new story starring the unlikely pair. Bear must have absolute quiet when he goes to bed.
The Boy Who Wouldn’t Go to Bed
J PIC COO
A little boy not ready to go to bed revs up his little red car and drives into a magical land filled with larger-than-life toys, but the toys are too tired to play.
Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book
J PIC SEU
The story begins with one small yawn that spreads from bedroom to bedroom across the country until finally ninety-nine zillion, nine trillion and three Seussian creatures are sound asleep.
The Going to Bed Book
J BRD BK BOY
Getting ready for sleep is tons of fun in this special anniversary edition of a Sandra Boynton classic. The sun has set not long ago. Now everybody goes below to take a bath in one big tub with soap all over SCRUB SCRUB SCRUB!
Goodnight, goodnight Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker
J PIC RIN
As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest–so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play!
Margaret Wise Brown
J PIC BRO
This soothing, classic going-to-bed story has a vocabulary that lends itself to the skills of beginning readers.
Good Night Pittsburgh
J BRD BK JAS
Many of North America’s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent’s natural and cultural wonders.
Go to Sleep Groundhog
J PIC COX
When Groundhog is unable to sleep, he experiences autumn and winter holidays he never knew about, and then he finally falls asleep before Groundhog Day
It’s time to sleep, it’s time to dream
J PIC ADL
Nighttime has come; it’s time for bed. It’s time to dream of soft spring breezes, sand castles and seagulls, pumpkins, and mittens in this book about a child’s winsome dreams during the four seasons.
It’s time to sleep my love
J PIC MET
It’s time to sleep, it’s time to sleep, the fishes croon in waters deep. The songbirds sing in trees above, “It’s time to sleep, my love, my love.” As children prepare for bed, the world around them is also settling down for the night.
Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, are you going to sleep?
J PIC MAR
A young cat is distracted by many things while getting ready for bed at night.
J PIC NUM
When it’s time for good night, don’t just close your eyes! Mama and Cooper have a sweet surprise. With new songs to sing (you may know the tunes . . . ), Bedtime is special for these kangaroos. Cooper just can’t fall asleep! But Mama has an idea.
No go sleep!
J PIC FEI
Baby–finally–falls asleep with the rest of the world in this soothing picture book from Kate and Jules Feiffer. And the sun said, “I’ve gone for the day. When you wake up, I’ll be back to play.” Even though the stars are out and the moon is bright, the baby says, “No, go, sleep!”
Oliver, who would not sleep!
J PIC BER
After his parents shut his door, Oliver knows just what to do: paint, draw, read, play, maybe even take a little jaunt in his rocket ship. But his journeys end where all journeys should: safe at home, in a warm bed…asleep.
Princess Baby night-night
J PIC KAT
It’s bedtime, but Princess Baby isn’t sleepy. There is so much she needs to do. Young readers will want to climb into their own beds when this pint-sized heroine finally pulls up the covers and goes “night-night.”
J PIC ROT
Ten sheep almost ready for bed — “Put on your pajamas,” Mama said. Nine sheep cleaning teeth and faces — “Try to brush between the spaces.” But these ten little sheep just don’t want to sleep. What do they do instead? Everything — except go to bed! This countdown to sleep is all about … sheepcounting sheep!
Sleep, black bear, sleep
J PIC YOL
Whether slumber awaits in a warm bed, a rocking hammock, or a nest of leaves, the feeling of comfort and the infinite world of dreams are universal. This reassuring lullaby will calm any child to sleep, while Brooke Dyer’s gentle illustrations show that the little details in everyone’s niche truly make a place into a home.
Sleep like a Tiger
J PIC LOG
2013 Randolph Caldecott Honor Award In this magical bedtime story, the lyrical narrative echoes a Runaway Bunny — like cadence: Does everything in the world go to sleep? the little girl asks. In sincere and imaginative dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets, she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger.
Sleep tight, little mouse
J PIC MOR
As a little mouse tosses and turns in his bed of dried grasses, he imagines that other animals must surely have better sleeping arrangements. A bird’s nest, a kangaroo’s pouch, a polar bear’s denuthey all sound so cozy . . . at first. But a patient mother mouse helps her little one see why home is best for him.
Sleepy, oh so sleepy
J PIC FLE
It’s bedtime for all creatures great and small-including humans-in this cozy picture book.
Snuggle up, sleepy ones
J PIC FRE
All of the animals, from the bold leopard to the shy antelope; snuggle down for the night, ready to sleep, in this charming book. The baby hippo cuddles up close for a big hippo hug while the porcupines curl up together in one spiky ball.
Song of night: it’s time to go to bed
Katherine Riley Nakamura
J PIC NAK
A soothing good-night picture book in the spirit of Time for Bed (Mem Fox/Jane Dyer) where cuddly baby animals and their loving parents prepare for bed.
Tiger Can’t Sleep
J PIC FOR
In this delightful bedtime story, a little boy tries to go to sleep but is kept awake by the adorable, noisemaking tiger in his closet. After much pleading, the little boy soon discovers how to deal with a noisy tiger.
Time for Bed
J PIC FOX
Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers–sleep tight!