Bedtime Stories for Children Bedtime Stories for Children

In this section we have brought together some of our favourite bedtime reads that we hope will become yours too.

Goodnight Spaceman
Michelle Robinson
Tim Peake's voyage to the International Space Station has caught the imagination of children everywhere and this picture book is perfect for the very young. Two space mad little boys getting ready for bed are careful to say goodnight to... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2016
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Let's Join in
Shirley Hughes
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month July 2017 Four simple bedtime stories capture the precious yet everyday moments in pre-school and toddler's lives. Under the heading Hiding, Chatting, Bouncing and Giving the four stories about Katie and her little... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/07/2017
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King of the Sky
Nicola Davies
May 2017 Picture Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 | In a story full of hope against adversity, King of the Sky tells how flying a homing pigeon helps a young... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedMrs Mole, I'm Home!
Jarvis
April 2017 Picture Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017 | Morris Mole can't find his glasses anywhere at the end of a long day at work. Luckily, he is sure he can... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Silver
Walter de la Mare
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017 | “Slowly, silently now the moon/ Walks the night/ in her silver shoon;” Walter de la mare's much loved-poem is beautifully brought to life in gentle illustrations that portray the moon... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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There's a Walrus in My Bed!
Ciara Flood
Children and adults will take very different things from this clever picture book but both will enjoy it enormously. Flynn is excited, he's got a new bed – we guess that he's moving into a big bed for the first... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Bedtime with Ted
Sophy Henn
It's bedtime for Ted, but he's just too busy yet – flip the flaps and you can see why: Ted is in the bath with some penguins, busy brushing his teeth with a crocodile and drinking his milk with a... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Each Peach Pear Plum
Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg
A delightful board book with simple rhyming text and engaging interactive pictures. Children will be able to find characters that are mentioned in the text, such as Mother Hubbard and Cinderella. Wonderful detail in the illustrations provides endless entertainment in... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 06/04/2017
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Here Comes the Sun
Karl Newson
With a gentle rhyming text that makes it a particular pleasure to read this picture book, though it's perfect bedtime reading, ends as dawn breaks. Everyone is fast sleep but Little Owl has work to do: she must fly right... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/03/2017
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Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Leigh Hodgkinson
March 2016 Book of the Month Leigh Hodgkinson's picture book is a stylish investigation into how and where to read a book. Goldilocks-like, a young boy tries out a variety of chairs and reading locations. Not one of them suits:... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/03/2017
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Tufty
Michael Foreman
Tufty the little duck grows up in the grounds of Buckingham Palace (his parents are very fond of the Royal Duck and Duckess (sic) who give the ducks their breakfast!). When winter comes, the duck family flies south but little... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/03/2017
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Under the Love Umbrella
Davina Bell
This brightly illustrated picture book is a celebration of the enduring love that surrounds your children, wherever they are in the world. The families we meet represent the wonderful diversity that make our world what it is and show that... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/02/2017
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Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown
This classic children's book looks wonderful in its new edition and has lost none of its effectiveness as a book to lull children to sleep. As he snuggles down in bed, a little rabbit quietly and methodically says goodnight to... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 26/01/2017
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This is the Kiss
Claire Harcup
A big bear and a little bear are getting ready for bedtime – a process with lots of lovely stages. They wave goodbye to their snowman, hold hands for the walk home, smile, have a last play, tickle and giggle,... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/09/2016
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Goodnight World
Debi Gliori
It's hard to think of a more perfect bedtime book than Goodnight World. The sun is going down and the world is getting ready to go to sleep. ‘Goodnight' says the text to trucks and cars and planes, to shadows... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2016
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Talulla Bear's Bedtime Book
Heather Roan Robbins
A delightful, gentle story to share with your little ones which will leave you both feeling restful, warm and cosy. This beautiful picture book has an ethereal quality and harnesses the maternal instincts within nature to suggest a safe environment... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 25/08/2016
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I Want a Bedtime Story!
Tony Ross
After all these years the Little Princess still rules the palace and its inhabitants – including the queen, the admiral and the prime minister. The king is away and she wants a bedtime story, but none of the grown-ups' stories... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2016
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Storytime: Sleep, Little Pup
Jo Parry
With its delicate, soft-hued artwork and a gently rhyming text that asks to be whispered, this is the perfect book for calming little pups down at the end of the day and settling them into bed. It's evening but Little... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 21/07/2016
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How the Elephant Got His Trunk
Anna Milbourne
This retelling of Kipling's Just So story is thoroughly appealing and effective. It's bright and attractive to look at – John Joven's illustrations give a real sense of the African setting and his little elephant is a very lively character... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2016
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Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes!
Timothy Knapman
Pity the poor mum in this story who has to wrestle a very lively young dinosaur fan into bed. Her little boy knows just how dinosaurs behave, what they like (mess, rampaging), and what they don't like (baths, pyjamas, milk);... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/08/2016
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Reader ReviewedGood Night, Everyone
Chris Haughton
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month August 2016 Perfect for the end of every day, award-winning Chris Haughton captures the soothing time as the sun goes down and all the animals begin to fall into a deep sleep….All except Little... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/08/2016
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Sloth Slept on
Frann Preston-Gannon
A board book edition of this delightful introduction to a very special creature! Two children find a very unusual creature in their garden. What on earth can it be? They try asking it but it is always asleep. They trying... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 14/07/2016
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Storytime: Hello Mr Moon
Lorna Gutierrez
Hello, Mr Moon is a magical story written in rhyme, featuring a cast of adorable nocturnal animals that will help young children understand why the moon they see in the sky is always changing, and inspire children to learn more... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/08/2016
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Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes
Traditional Rhymes
With beautiful illustrations by the award-winning Axel Scheffler comes this beautiful board book featuring Mother Goose and her playful gosling. Bedtime is never an easy time of day for a parent! Luckily Mother Goose soon discovered that her family loved listening... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Mixed media product | Released 30/06/2016
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Maisy Goes to Bed
Lucy Cousins
Celebrate twenty-five years of Maisy with this classic novelty book reissue that remains as popular today as it was 25 years ago! Lift the flaps and pull the tabs, it's time for Maisy to go to bed! First she drinks... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/06/2016
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Fairytales Gone Wrong: Get Some Rest, Sleeping Beauty!
Steve Smallman
Young children will learn the importance of rest in this hilarious story all about sleep and as result bedtime should become an easier time of the day! Get Some Rest, Sleeping Beauty is one title from the Fairytales Gone Wrong... Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/05/2016
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Spot Loves Bedtime
Eric Hill
A favourite with children now for generations, Spot never loses his charm. It's bedtime, but Spot can't settle down until he finds Teddy, who has gone missing. Is Teddy in the toybox? The living room? Under the bed? At last... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 07/04/2016
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The Bedtime Bear
Ian Whybrow
Bear is making his way to bed, but he seems to be taking a circuitous route. He goes through the jungle, on a bike, with a tiger; past the North Pole, where polar bears are serving ice cream; to the... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 21/04/2016
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Dozy Bear and the Secret of Sleep
Katie Blackburn
This book is dedicated to tired parents, grandparents and children and could prove a real godsend to them all. It's designed and written specifically to help children relax and ready themselves for a good night's sleep and uses proven techniques... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 21/01/2016
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Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!
Claire Freedman
This book will be heaven for digger devotees, and a dream come true for their parents too. A busy day on the motorway is drawing to a close: the various vehicles have been working hard – tipper truck, concrete... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 11/02/2016
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Five Minutes' Peace
Jill Murphy
Celebrate thirty years of the Large family in this stunning anniversary edition of a modern picture book classic. There can't be a mum in the country who doesn't identify with Mrs Large, wrapped in her comfortable dressing gown, doing her... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2016
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The Last Book Before Bedtime
Nicola O'Byrne
It might be the most important story of the day, but in Nicola O'Byrne's witty book the telling of the last book before bedtime is hijacked completely by the characters. The narrator wants to tell the story of the three... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Hardback | Released 14/01/2016
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Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep!
Lucy Cousins
Smiling, cheerful, independent, no wonder toddlers everywhere love Maisy, and she makes all early learning experiences fun and exciting. This story sees her helping Mummy Hen find her ten chicks, who are hiding around the farm. There are flaps on... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2016
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10 Ten-Minute Stories
Various Authors
If your New Year resolution was to spend ten minutes a day reading to your children, then this attractive collection of fairy stories from around the world would be a very good book with which to start. It contains ten... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/2016
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Good Night Like This
Mary Murphy
As every parent knows, a good ‘night night, snuggle down' book is invaluable, and Good Night Like This is a particularly lovely take on the theme. It's night-time and the baby animals are being tucked into bed, half page flaps... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Hardback | Released 05/11/2015
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The Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories
Various Authors
A beautifully illustrated treasury of captivating animal stories for families to share together. This is the second year of the Mumsnet/Walker Books children's story writing competition resulting in this inspiring collection of 10 winning stories all written by members of... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/11/2015
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The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger
Timothy Basil Ering
This is a page-turning story about a normally boisterous youngster with a fear of being alone in the dark...until a magical quest results in a good night's sleep all round. Extraordinary artwork provides a fantastical backdrop for a winning text... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2015
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My Favourite Nursery Rhymes Board Book: Bedtime Rhymes
Tony Ross
This lovely collection of favourite bedtime nursery rhymes with charming, lively illustrations from Tony Ross to accompany each rhyme is a wonderful book to share. There is also a QR code so readers can enjoy listening to a free audio... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 07/05/2015
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My Favourite Bedtime Rhymes

A charming collection of all your favourite bedtime rhymes, delightfully illustrated by best-loved illustrators Hannah Wood and Sanja Rescek. This sturdy board book is certain to become a soothing part of your bedtime routine and perfect for snuggling up with. Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 04/05/2015
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Because I Love You
David Bedford
Little Bear is keen to know all the ways in which Mummy Bear loves him. Gently, Mummy Bear reminds him of all the things that have done in the day that reflect the love they share. Protecting Baby Bear from... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Mixed media product | Released 09/01/2015
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Moonlight Bear
Rosie Wellesley
Beautifully illustrated, this is a magical and inspiring bedtime story which captures a night time adventure of a little girl and her teddy bear. When Eva wakes up in the middle of the night she finds her lovely teddy bear... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/10/2014
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Baby's Bedtime Story Box
Sam Taplin
Six enchanting hardcover books in a sturdy slipcase box, with gentle stories to read aloud and magical illustrations to help toddlers and young children relax and be ready for bedtime at the end of a busy day. Each book contains... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Mixed media product | Released 01/10/2014
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The Mumsnet Book of Bedtime Stories Ten Prize-Winning Stories from Mumsnet and Gransnet

Mumsnet and Gransnet hosted a bedtime story-writing competition among their users. Former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen selected the ten best to create this vibrant anthology which has something for everyone. There are traditional stories, funny stories, magical stories and everyday... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2014
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Ruby and the Naughty Cats
Jane Hissey
Ruby the cheery little mouse and her soft toy friends are back, and they're having trouble with the Naughty Cats! The Naughty Cats eat their picnic and dress up in their clothes and make a terrible mess with the paints!... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2014
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I Love You, Too!
Michael Foreman
Award-winning picture book creator, Michael Foreman celebrates the love between a father and child in this endearing bedtime story from this twice Kate Greenaway Medal Winner. Little Bear takes dad on a journey around all his favourite things and adventures... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 22/05/2014
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Teddy Bedtime
Georgie Birkett
Award-winning illustrator Georgie Birkett makes bedtime with the teddies charming as they jump and play and sing as they get ready for bed. A glossy board book with bright images, this will help to make bedtime rituals fun. Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 01/05/2014
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Time for Bed, Fred!
Yasmeen Ismail
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 It's time for bed. But will Fred go to bed? You bet he won't! From hiding up trees, and splashing in muddy puddles, to hiding in the kitchen sink and disappearing behind bookshelves,... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Michael Rosen
This is the 25th anniversary board book edition of this bestselling title which well-deserves its classic status. It has become the staple of pre-school life across the globe. Told in a simple rhythmic text that's full of action and it... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 02/01/2014
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Old Bear
Jane Hissey
Old Bear was first published in 1986 and became one of the bestselling picture books ever with spin off merchandise that ensured he became a household name for a whole generation of children. Now, like the story of the much-loved... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2013
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The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Judith Kerr
This classic story of Sophie and her extraordinary tea-time guest is now brought to life in an exciting luxury pop-up edition to celebrate its 40th anniversary. A wonderful story about believing in the unexpected and magical. When a tiger turns... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Novelty book | Released 01/09/2008
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Goodnight Tiptoe
Polly Dunbar
A dreamy, goodnight story. Bedtime comes and every one is sleepy – except Tiptoe! One after another, Tilly settles her friends down for the night. Their eyes close, now they are ready for sleep….even Tiptoe looks peaceful. Now Tilly can... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Peepo! 30th Anniversary Edition
Allan Ahlberg
Fabulous illustrations, wonderful rhyming text with not a word out of place; this is a book that no nursery bookshelf can be without. This book is guaranteed to have huge appeal with babies and young toddlers. It's definitely the kind... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2011
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Zzzzz A Book of Sleep
Il Sung Na
Wonderful illustrations coupled with a gorgeous storyline of an owl who at night watches while others go to sleep but as dawn breaks can you guess what happens? Soporific and gentle by turns, it's a perfect bedtime read. From the... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 30/08/2007
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Bing's Bedtime Stories
Ted Dewan
Originally from books by Ted Dewan, Bing now has his own TV show on Cbeebies and this gorgeous hardback gift collection with a padded cover features three favourite stories about Bing Bunny and his carer Flop. Follow Bing as he finds... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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Return
Aaron Becker
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month August 2016 A triumphant final story in Aaron Becker's superbly imaginative award-winning trilogy of wordless picture books. Ignored by her father, a lonely girl draws... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/08/2016
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The Lion Storyteller Awesome Book of Stories
Bob Hartman
Internationally acclaimed storyteller Bob Hartman brings us a captivating compilation of his best-loved collections of classic stories from around the world. The stories he has chosen are ones that he hopes will encourage children to be more kind, gentle and... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 17/06/2016
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Old Bear's Bedtime Stories
Jane Hissey
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - December 2015 Book of the Month Jane Hissey's Old Bear stories make perfect bedtime reading: warm-hearted and so reassuring. Many of her best-loved characters feature in these stories and the more... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 28/11/2015
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The Lion Book of Nursery Rhymes
Julia Stone
November 2014 Book of the Month Every child needs a collection of nursery rhymes and this collection of favourites with their clear and unfussy illustrations makes an excellent starting point for parents and children alike. Helpfully, the rhymes have been... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 18/07/2014
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Spaghetti with the Yeti
Adam Guillain, Charlotte Guillain
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 - September 2013 Book of the Month George is off on an adventure – to find the yeti and to feed it spaghetti! George travels along a little mountain path and meets... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 29/08/2013
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Peace at Last
Jill Murphy
A new board book edition of the picture book classic, in a size that's perfect for little paws! A timeless storybook classic full of bright colourful pictures that accompany a simple, repetitive text. Children will delight in all the wonderful... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 14/03/2013
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Touch and Feel Playbook
Eric Carle
A Touch and Feel version of this is a much-loved classic, first published in 1969, is perfect for older babies and toddlers. It features concepts such as colours, numbers, shapes and first words that are introduced through textures, words and... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 07/03/2013
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100 Brilliant Poems for Children
Paul Cookson
Paul Cookson's collection does not claim to be the definitive hundred brilliant poems, but it comes close; providing a fun, inspiring and diverse introduction to poetry for children. Not only are the classics of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Whitman out in... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 25/08/2016
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Blown Away
Rob Biddulph
Winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize A brilliant adventure for a bold Penguin who gets swept up, up and away on a brand new kite on a windy day. Penguin's original and richly-imagined adventure is beautifully told and... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 28/01/2016
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Bedtime Stories Baby's First Storybook: Follow the Finger Trails
Luana Rinaldo
Campbell Books lead the field in books for babies, and this little hardback board book is certain to become a favourite with parents, the perfect book to share with older babies. Each spread has finger trails cut into the board,... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 26/03/2015
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Owl Babies
Martin Waddell
Three little owl babies sit in the tree and wait…and wait…and wait…for their Mummy to come home from hunting. Stunning illustrations match this brilliant classic picture book story. This edition also includes a CD of... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2006
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Tales for Little Children
Various Authors
There are fairy tales from all over the world gathered together in this very attractive collection some of which, such as Dick Whittington and Goldilocks and the Three Bears will be very familiar to the audience, while others such as... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Crocodile Under the Bed
Judith Kerr
From the creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea comes a glorious picture book full of wonder and adventure. Matty is sick, so sick that he cant go to the Queen's birthday party with his family and friends.... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 18/06/2015
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Wendy and the Wallpaper Cat
Jason Hook
An inspirational picture book for children for as they turn each page they can imagine all sorts of unusual things as the wallpapers in the picture book come to life before their eyes and for Wendy, the little girl in... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2015
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Lily and Bear
Lisa Stubbs
One of our Books of the Year 2015 -April 2015 Debut of the Month Lily and Bear – two wonderful new characters who love to play together – and love to share. Lily loves to draw. And, when she draws a... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/04/2015
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Abigail
Catherine Rayner
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 Kate Greenaway winner Catherine Rayner's gorgeous bold animals fill the pages perfectly in this entertaining counting book. Abigail the giraffe wants to count everything and anything she can. But counting is hard when... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2014
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I Want My Hat Back
Jon Klassen
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 A simply told story with a delicious and irresistible mischievous twist in its ending. Poor Bear! He has lost his hat. He asks everyone if they have seen it but no... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2012
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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Lynley Dodd
First published in 1983 and still as good today. Written by Lynley Dodd, who is a New Zealander, this is the first in a series of books about the adventures of a scruffy dog ‘Hairy McClary'. Rhyming, catchy and comical... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 29/08/1985
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Where the Wild Things are
Maurice Sendak
Jacqueline Wilson, February 2012 Guest Editor: "The text is very minimal but perfect - and the illustrations are glorious. This isn't a scary book in the slightest, though the monsters are grotesque, equipped with very sharp teeth and pointy claws. Little Max... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2000
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This is Not A Bedtime Story
Will Mabbitt
Clever, funny and heart-racingly exciting, this is a book to inspire and delight every little girl and boy. And one thing's for sure. Perfect for every child who ever wished their bedtime stories were more EXCITING. Bedtime will never be... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2016
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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep
Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin
When Roger can't fall asleep, Mummy Rabbit takes him to see Uncle Yawn, who knows just what to do. In this volume, children can join Roger on his journey and be lulled to sleep alongside their new friend. Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2015
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I'll See You in the Morning
Mike Jolley
Little ones are soothed to sleep with this lovely gentle rhyme with calming illustrations - a perfect bedtime read for young children who need a little extra comforting to drift off to sleep. Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2014
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There's a Snake in My School!
David Walliams
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Book of the Month David Walliams has his finger firmly on the funny bone of the nation's youth, and little children will love this story of school turned upside-down... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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Before I Wake Up...
Britta Teckentrup
April 2016 Book of the Month A little girl's dreams take her and a friendly lion on a magical journey. Together they fly over meadows, swim deep in the sea with whales and jellyfish, and explore woods where they play... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/04/2016
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The Gruffalo
Julia Donaldson
“A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.”So begins the story of how a clever little mouse outwits his big scary enemy. The tasty little mouse needs... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 27/08/1999
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Mr Underbed
Chris Riddell
Award-winning Chris Riddell tells a witty and inventive story that is perfect for bedtime. When Mr Underbed pops up from under Jim's bed asking for somewhere more comfortable to sleep, Jim offers him some space. But soon Jim finds he... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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Goodnight Buster! (Touch-and-Feel)
Rod Campbell
A wonderful touch and feel book with pull tabs from the author, Rod Campbell, who we suspect is responsible for more books that get kids to sleep than any other. Goodnight Buster is a new edition to his huge bookshelf... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/05/2010
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Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

Bedtime is a special time and we all have our favourite books that we love to read over and over....but sometimes we need new recommendations, and that is where we come in!

All bedtime routines are different. Some have a bath, others a warm drink but the best routines end with a cuddle and a good book.


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