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Ages 3-5

Shhh...Bedtime

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A Lullaby of Summer Things by  Natalie Reif Ziarnik
Sights and sounds of a summer twilight mingle with recollections of a lovely day at the beach as a household settles in for the night.
Dreamland by  Noah Klocek
As Amelie goes to bed, she sets out in search of her dreams, venturing into a surreal world and overcoming cold toes, tangled blankets, and ticking clocks to uncover her favorite dreams.
Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred) by Josh Schneider
Although animals everywhere are sleeping, a youngster with an active imagination and a hefty to-do list resists bedtime with adventurous flair.
Good Night, Forest by Denise Brennan-Nelson
Illustrations and simple text provide a greeting to Forest's plants, animals, sunshine, and waters, then bids them all good night.--Provided by Publisher.
Goodnight, Numbers! by  Danica McKellar
Illustrations and simple text help the reader understand the numbers one to ten and recognize them as they appear all around us, especially at bedtime. Includes note to parents.
My Art Book of Sleep by  Shana Gozansky
For children everywhere, sleep is part of their every day... and now, part of their first art collection! 35 full-page artworks from a variety of periods feature sleep in all its forms.
Song on the Wind by  Caroline Everson
In fourteen gentle stanzas, sleepy & dash-eyed children throughout history draw comfort from bedtime tales and tender lullabies. Here, their innate curiosity about the world around them is satisfied by timeless music that drifts through centuries on the wind. Loving parents sing of white polar bears, northern lights, sea creatures, and woodland animals that dance under the stars and visit each child on the edge of sleep. Evocative rhyming text and vivid images will call little ones back time and again to hear the song that drifts into their own special dreams and links them to past and future generations.-- Provided by publisher.
The Bear in My Bed by Joyce Wan
A child faces the challenging task of putting a bear to bed.
Touch the Brightest Star by Christie Matheson
An interactive picture book showcasing the beauty of nighttime.
Under the Silver Moon : Lullabies, Night Songs & Poems by  Pamela Dalton
Cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton presents a collection of classic lullabies, traditional children's songs, and poetry.
You Nest Here With Me by Jane Yolen
With rhyming text, this soothing bedtime book is an ode to baby birds everywhere and sleepy children home safe in their own beds. As a mother describes to her child how many species of birds nest, from pigeons on concrete ledges to owls in oak tree boles to swallows above barn doors.
You're Safe With Me by  Chitra Soundar
The baby animals of the Indian forest can't sleep. SWISH-SWISH! CRACK-TRACK! FLASH-SNAP! goes the storm. Only Mama Elephant's words of wisdom can reassure them, You're safe with me.--Back cover. ________ First published in the United Kingdom in 2018 by Lantana Publishing Ltd., London.
Updated 06/13/2020