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Bedtime: Books for Children -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 35 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Monster Trouble! by Lane Fredrickson, illustrated by Michael Robertson
    Monster Trouble! - by Lane Fredrickson, illustrated by Michael Robertson

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781454913450 | ISBN 10: 1454913452

    Nothing frightens Winifred Schnitzel - but she does need her sleep, and the neighbourhood monsters won't let her be! Every night they sneak in, growling and belching and making a ruckus.   Winifred constructs clever traps, but nothing stops t ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Will You Dream of Tonight? by Frances Stickley, illustrated by Anuska Allepuz
    What Will You Dream of Tonight? - by Frances Stickley, illustrated by Anuska Allepuz

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788005456 | ISBN 10: 1788005457

    What will you dream of tonight? Will it be a midnight balloon ride, sailing on the tail of a whale or swinging through the leaves on a jungle trapeze?   This dreamy, sumptuously illustrated tale travels through deserts and waterfalls to shipw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moon by Patricia Hegarty, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup
    Moon - by Patricia Hegarty, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781848698673 | ISBN 10: 1848698674

    Have you ever wondered why the moon shines in the night-time sky?   As the moon waxes and wanes above, the world below is full of busy night-time creatures; from turtles laying their eggs on white sandy beaches, to migrating birds using th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wakey Birds by Maddie Frost
    Wakey Birds - by Maddie Frost

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787413665 | ISBN 10: 1787413667

    The jungle is a fascinating place full of exotic creatures. The most interesting of these is the Wakey Bird.   Wakey Birds get their name because they have trouble sleeping, and tonight the littlest Wakey Bird is finding it harder than ever. W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodnight, Max the Brave (Board Book) by Ed Vere
    Goodnight, Max the Brave (Board Book) - by Ed Vere

    £6.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241366103 | ISBN 10: 0241366100

    Ideal for small hands, this board book edition of Max at Night is the perfect bedtime read.  Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller! Witty and heart-warming, stylish and beautifully illustrated, Max the Brave is now ready ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Baby Books: Bedtime by Mel Four
    Little Baby Books: Bedtime - by Mel Four

    £5.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408889831 | ISBN 10: 1408889838

    Enjoy reading first words to your baby, with beautiful illustrations of the evening bedtime routine. Black and white board books are perfect for helping your baby to identify first objects and their very first words. The eye-catching foil design will ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Box by Louise Greig, illustrated by Ashling Lindsay
    The Night Box - by Louise Greig, illustrated by Ashling Lindsay

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781405283762 | ISBN 10: 1405283769

    Nominated for Kate Greenaway Medal 2018  An enchanting bedtime story about a small boy who is the custodian of night, from talented new picture book author and poet, Louise Greig, with beautifully atmospheric illustrations by Ashling Lindsay. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodnight World by Debi Gliori
    Goodnight World - by Debi Gliori

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408872741 | ISBN 10: 1408872749

    Goodnight ice and goodnight snow, Goodnight lights above, aglow.   Join in the list of important things to say goodnight to – ships, animals, plants, toys and of course, the sun – in this beautifully illustrated rhyming text, perfect for ... more

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  • Cover image of book WOW! It
    WOW! It's Night-Time (Board Book) - by Tim Hopgood

    £6.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509829392 | ISBN 10: 1509829393

    Step into a night-time world with Tim Hopgood, creator of the bestselling WOW! Said the Owl. The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the f ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Is the Kiss by Claire Harcup, illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo
    This Is the Kiss - by Claire Harcup, illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406376166 | ISBN 10: 1406376167

    A charming and lyrical picture book that celebrates the timeless bond between parent and child.  You've had a fun day and you're ready for bed. This is the wave that led to the smile, that led to the giggle and the kiss goodnight. A delightful s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton
    Goodnight Everyone - by Chris Haughton

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406373226 | ISBN 10: 1406373222

    From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George! and Shh! We Have a Plan, comes the ultimate bedtime book.   In this stunningly illustrated bedtime book, perfect for the end of the day, a series of exquisitely colo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme  (Board Book) by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole
    Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme (Board Book) - by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole

    £6.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785533372 | ISBN 10: 1785533371

    Peek into the Liverpool night, and say night-night to all your favourite places.  Night-Night Liverpool is a wonderful bedtime story book and the perfect way to end the day. Children will love reading the localised rhyming text that journeys thr ... more

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  • Cover image of book WOW! Said the Owl (Board Book) by Tim Hopgood
    WOW! Said the Owl (Board Book) - by Tim Hopgood

    £6.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509834082 | ISBN 10: 1509834087

    At night, when we are feeling tired and ready for bed, owls are just waking up. But this curious little owl decides to stay awake all day, instead of all night, and discovers a world bursting with colour!  But when the night-time comes around again, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean E. Pendziwol, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
    Once Upon a Northern Night - by Jean E. Pendziwol, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406366006 | ISBN 10: 1406366005

    Tip-toe through the pages of this beautiful bedtime read-aloud, and try not to break the spell of the peaceful, quiet, wintry north.   "A mixture of magic, wildlife and deep comfort" New York Times  In this bedtime lullaby beautifully brought to ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Through the Night: Night Poems and Lullabies by Marie Heaney (Editor)
    All Through the Night: Night Poems and Lullabies - by Marie Heaney (Editor)

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902121611 | ISBN 10: 1902121619

    All Through the Night is a collection of moving and evocative night poems for all stages of life. Lullabies and other poems relating to children and parenting form the opening section, while later poems celebrate or give voice to our various night-ti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Hoot (Board Book) by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jen Corace
    Little Hoot (Board Book) - by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jen Corace

    £5.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781452152073 | ISBN 10: 1452152071

    It's not fair! All Little Owl wants is to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like his friends do. But Mama and Papa say little owls have to stay up late and play. So Little Owl spends all night jumping on his bed, playing on the jungle gym, and doing tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Not A Bedtime Story by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Fred Blunt
    This is Not A Bedtime Story - by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Fred Blunt

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141357386 | ISBN 10: 014135738x

    Sophie doesn't want a story time filled with cute kittens and birthday parties, she wants rocket-launching helicopters and a giant robot dinosaur! Clever, funny and heart-racingly exciting, this is a book to inspire and delight every little girl and ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Awake Animals are Almost Asleep (Board Book) by Crescent Dragonwagon
    All the Awake Animals are Almost Asleep (Board Book) - by Crescent Dragonwagon

    £6.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780316336277 | ISBN 10: 0316336270

    Now in board book format, this lyrical animal ABC book is just right for bedtime - or anytime!  From antlered antelope to zzz-ing zebra, all the awake animals are getting sleepy in this abridged board book edition of a favorite bedtime alphab ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Bedtime Poems for Children by Various authors, illustrated by Amy Blackwell
    Five Bedtime Poems for Children - by Various authors, illustrated by Amy Blackwell

    £4.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907598319 | ISBN 10: 1907598316

    Five fabulous bedtime poems to ensure the sweetest dreams for your children.  Includes a sticker, bookmark and a page for children to write their own poems. With colour illustrations throughout by Amy Blackwell. Poems by: Charlotte Druitt C ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Baby Bedtimes by Maya Ajmera
    Global Baby Bedtimes - by Maya Ajmera

    £5.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781580897082 | ISBN 10: 1580897088

    Shhhhhhhh... the babies are sleeping. Babies all around the world cuddle, snuggle, and drift off to sleep.   From Panama to Peru, Argentina to Vietnam, and many stops in between, babies everywhere have their own bedtimes. The locations may be dif ... more

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  • Cover image of book Max at Night by Ed Vere
    Max at Night - by Ed Vere

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780723299158 | ISBN 10: 0723299153

    This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight... Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moonlight Bear by Rosie Wellesley
    Moonlight Bear - by Rosie Wellesley

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781843652922 | ISBN 10: 1843652927

    Eva drifts off to sleep with her favourite teddy bear. When she wakes in the night. Bear is gone. She looks all over her room only to find that her teddy has turned into a real bear. Bear takes Eva on an adventure around the town at night. They play, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Send for a Superhero! by Michael Rosen, illustrated By Katharine McEwen
    Send for a Superhero! - by Michael Rosen, illustrated By Katharine McEwen

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781406355505 | ISBN 10: 140635550x

    A bedtime read turns into a very funny superhero adventure in this exciting blend of picture book and comic book storytelling. It's time for bed and Dad is reading Emily and little Elmer a story... "Danger! Filth and Vacuum, The Terrible Two, are ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Through the Night by John Ceiriog Hughes and Sir Harold Boulton, illustrated by Kate Alizadeh
    All Through the Night - by John Ceiriog Hughes and Sir Harold Boulton, illustrated by Kate Alizadeh

    £9.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781927018095 | ISBN 10: 1927018099

    This ancient Welsh folk song was first recorded in 1784. Still popular today, this lovely song is here gorgeously illustrated. The soothing refrains of this classic lullaby let children know how loved they are. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seriously, Just Go To Sleep by Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes
    Seriously, Just Go To Sleep - by Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes

    £14.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781617750786 | ISBN 10: 1617750786

    Seriously, Just Go to Sleep is the G-rated, traditional-sized, children's version of the book every parent has been talking about. Go the F*** to Sleep, the picture book for adults, became a cultural sensation by striking a universal chord for parent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House in the Night (Board book) by Susan Marie Swanson, illustrated by Beth Krommes
    The House in the Night (Board book) - by Susan Marie Swanson, illustrated by Beth Krommes

    £5.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780547577692 | ISBN 10: 0547577699

    A Caldecott Medalwinning bedtime classic, available in a board book edition for the first time.  Susan Marie Swansons elegant prose and Beth Krommess spectacular illustrations open up a nighttime world where ordinary objects become beaut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Underbed by Chris Riddell
    Mr Underbed - by Chris Riddell

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781842709429 | ISBN 10: 1842709429

    When Jim kindly allows Mr Underbed to sleep in his bed he is unprepared for all the other night-time visitors who want to share it too! "Riddell's expressive and colourful pictures bring the text to life for a new generation of young readers. Reco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere
    Bedtime for Monsters - by Ed Vere

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141502397 | ISBN 10: 0141502398

    What if a monster were looking for a bedtime snack? And what if that snack just happened to be you? GULP!   He's getting closer and closer... and his tummy is rumbling REALLY loudly.   But all this monster actually wants is a lovely m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stormy Weather by Debi Gliori
    Stormy Weather - by Debi Gliori

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747599722 | ISBN 10: 0747599726

    Story-time will be eagerly anticipated when you read this wonderful lullaby picture book, populated with a rich cast of animals, from rabbits and bears to owls and seals, as every parent and child prepares for a safe night's sleep.  With boun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg Goes to Bed by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski
    Meg Goes to Bed - by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141331232 | ISBN 10: 0141331232

    Meg and Mog are back in a bewitching bedtime adventure!   Mog and Owl are hungry, so Meg makes a spell. It goes wrong and they all go to bed without any supper, but Mog and Owl are still hungry...  The bestselling Meg and Mog stories ... more

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  • Cover image of book What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid
    What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems with Sleep - by Dawn Huebner, PhD, illustrated by Bonnie Matthews

    £14.50   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781433803185 | ISBN 10: 1433803186

    Wouldn't it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear? Without listening for noises or thinking about bad guys? Without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or an extra trip to the bathroom? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Billy Monster
    Billy Monster's Daymare - by Alan Durant and Ross Collins

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780192726506 | ISBN 10: 0192726501

    Billy Monster can't sleep.  There are chinks of scary light creeping into his bedroom and he has woken up twice after horrible daymares about boys and girls. Although Daddy Monster has tried howling a lullaby and making a soothing cup of cold sl ... more

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  • Cover image of book I am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed by Lauren Child
    I am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed - by Lauren Child

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846168840 | ISBN 10: 1846168848

    Charlie has this little sister Lola.  Sometimes he has to try and get her to go to bed. This is a hard job because Lola likes to stay up late.  Lola says 'I am not slighly sleepy at 6 or 7 or 8. I am still wide awake at 9 and not at a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! - by Mo Willems

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781406308129 | ISBN 10: 1406308129

    Join in the fun with this hilarious read-aloud story featuring the pesky, pestering Pigeon!It's getting late and the bus driver is going to brush his teeth and get ready for bed. Will you do him a favour while he is gone - don't let the pigeon stay ... more

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  • Cover image of book Busy Night by Ross Collins
    Busy Night - by Ross Collins

    £4.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780747561170 | ISBN 10: 0747561176

    Bump! Woooo! Rattle! Gurgle! Rasp! All is not quite right in Ben's room as he tries to settle down for a good night's sleep. There is a lot of noise and far too much going on, what with the tooth fairy, the sandman, the Thing-Under-the-Bed and even F ... more

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