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  • Details about A Bedtime for Bear

    A Bedtime for Bear

    by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

    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. He likes to set out his glass of water, adjust his nightcap, fluff his favorite pillow, and then drift peacefully to sleep. But the effervescent Mouse, small and gray and bright-eyed, finds it terribly hard to be as quiet as a . . . well, you know. With masterfully paced slapstick humor, dr……more

  • Details about Time For Bed

    Time For Bed

    by Mem Fox; illustrated by Jane Dyer

    "It's time for bed, little cat, little cat / So snuggle in tight, that's right, like that." This 1993 bedtime favorite from the Australian author Mem Fox and the illustrator Jane Dyer is now available in this small, square board book edition. Even the most reluctant snoozers will find themselves lulled by the repetitive rhythms, as the parent sheep, cat, snake, and fish implore their babies to get some shuteye: "It's time for bed, little sheep, little sheep, / The whole wide world is going to sl……more

  • Details about Sleepsong

    Sleepsong

    by George Ella Lyon; illustrated by Peter Catalanotto

    It's time. Bears, birds, cats, whales, oceans the earth itself must call it a day. Just the time to pick out this book, climb on a lap, and listen. Just the time to watch the light rise and fall at the corners of your eyes - to doze, to sigh, to say to this day, this one among many, shhhhhh shhhh good-bye.…more

  • Details about Little Quack's Bedtime

    Little Quack's Bedtime

    by Lauren Thompson; pictures by Derek Anderson

    Day is done. For Widdle, Waddle, Piddle, Puddle, and Little Quack that means time for B-E-D! But there's blinking, hooting, and swaying in the night that's keeping everyone awake! Mama wants to know when it will finally be BEDTIME? Find out in this timeless lullaby of a story by renowned author Lauren Thompson in Derek Anderson's splendidly illustrated world!…more

  • Details about Hush Little Baby

    Hush Little Baby

    by Sylvia Long

    Hush little baby, don't say a word, Mama's going to show you a hummingbird. If that hummingbird should fly, Mama's going to show you the evening sky. From award-winning artist Sylvia Long comes a touching version of the well-known lullaby, Hush Little Baby. Each spread reveals a tender scene as a mama bunny lulls her baby bunny to sleep by enlisting a parade of bedtime wonders-the beauty of a hummingbird in flight; the magic of a harvest moon; the reassurance of a parent's hug, all these and mor……more

  • Details about Itsy Mitsy Runs Away

    Itsy Mitsy Runs Away

    by Elanna Allen

    Itsy Mitsy has had quite enough of bedtime. So tonight she’s running away to the perfect place, where there are no more bedtimes ever (not even one). But running away isn’t as easy as it seems. There’s a lot to pack: Mitsy’s friendliest dinosaur, Mister Roar; a snack for Mister Roar; Mitsy’s dog, Pupcake (to keep the bedtime beasties away from said snack).&The list goes on and on. But with a helpful dad who makes sure Mitsy doesn’t leave anything behind--e……more

  • Details about A Book of Sleep

    A Book of Sleep

    by Il Sung Na

    When the sky grows dark and the moon glows bright, everyone goes to sleep . . . except for the watchful owl! With a spare, soothing text and beautifully rich and textured illustrations of a starry night, this is the perfect "book of sleep." Join the owl on his moonlit journey as he watches all the other animals settle in for the night: some sleep standing up, while some sleep on the move! Some sleep peacefully alone, while others sleep all together, huddled close. Il Sung Na makes his American d……more

  • Details about Brontorina

    Brontorina

    by James Howe; illustrated by Randy Cecil

    From the sure-footed duo of James Howe and Randy Cecil comes a hugely endearing new character -- in a humorous, heart-warming tale about holding on to your dreams. Brontorina has a dream. She wants to dance. But Brontorina is rather large -- too large to fit in Madame Lucille's dance studio. Brontorina does not have the right shoes, and everyone knows you can't dance without the proper footwear. Still, Brontorina knows, deep in her heart, that she is meant to be a ballerina. James Howe introduce……more

  • Details about Off Go Their Engines, Off Go Their Lights

    Off Go Their Engines, Off Go Their Lights

    by Janice Milusich; illustrated by David Gordon

    How do cars and trucks go to sleep? As the sun sets and the buzz of the city changes to a hum, a yellow taxi picks up a fare. Traveling through the streets, it passes different types of vehicles finishing their workday. A red pumper truck has been putting out fires. A green dump truck has been hauling dirt. A police car has been helping to keep the city safe. But each vehicle must end its busy day. Off go their engines, click. Off go their lights. Janice Milusich’s sweet bedtime story, acc……more

  • Details about Sweet Dreams: How Animals Sleep

    Sweet Dreams: How Animals Sleep

    by Kimiko Kajikawa

    In rhythmic words and affecting pictures, this inviting picture book introduces young children to a world of sleeping creatures. Some animals, like bats, sleep upside down, while others, like koalas and lions, snore up in the trees. Sharks, on the other hand, sleep with their eyes open wide so they won't miss a potential meal. Animals large and small all have good reasons for sleeping the way they do, and Kimiko Kajikawa explores their particular and often humorous habits in this charming ode to……more

  • Details about Bedtime for Bear

    Bedtime for Bear

    by Brett Helquist

    Wintertime is here, and that means it is bedtime for Bear. But Bear's friends don't think so. They want Bear to come and play outside in the snow. Bear can hear his friends calling. He hears them laughing and playing. Bear can't sleep. But it's bedtime! What is a bear to do?…more

  • Details about Where the Wild Things Are

    Where the Wild Things Are

    story and pictures by Maurice Sendak

    In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.…more

  • Details about Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

    Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

    by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld

    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! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.…more