As darkness falls parents everywhere try to get their children ready for sleep.
A fun bedtime story featuring the animals of the North!
This 21st anniversary edition of one of Mem Fox's favourite picture books is just right for reading at bedtime. The rhyming text is accompanied by soft watercolour illustrations showing animal mothers sharing precious moments with their babies before they go to sleep.
Gabriel Jacoby can't get to sleep. In fact, he can't get anywhere at all, either in his Triumph Dolomite or his life. Everything around him, from his large collection of coffee-machines to his balding Bradford-born flatmate, is breaking down. Not that Gabriel is bothered; he's too busy being in love with his intensely happily married brother's wife. Which is why Gabriel chooses to waste all his time - because he knows that whatever else he might achieve, it won't be happiness. There's no way there, when you're in love with your brother's wife. Unless you remember your brother's wife has a sister...
To the frustration of his babysitter, Elmo postpones his bedtime by doing everything from checking under the bed for something scary to petting the cat.
Meet Fred-a mischievous, playful, loving dog. It's time for Fred to go to bed . . . but Fred really, really doesn't want to! From hiding up in trees, to splashing in muddy puddles, to hiding behind bookshelves, Fred will do anything to avoid bedtime. He would even rather have a bath than go to bed . . . but all of this running couldn't possibly have possibly made Fred sleepy-could it? Bound to strike a chord with parents and children with their own bedtime distraction techniques, Yasmeen Ismail's hilarious text and cheerful, vivid illustrations will have every reader shouting by the very last page, "Time for Bed, Fred!"
Ten-time New York Times bestselling author and child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen teams up with artist Gail Yerrill to create a book that helps facilitate sleep. Time for Bed, Sleepyhead pairs whimsical illustrations with storytelling techniques to tire your child’s imagination in order to help them settle down at bedtime and fall asleep. Read aloud the story of little bear and his friends as they have a big day at the beach, then return home to eat dinner, take their baths, and head to bed, falling gently to sleep alongside your little one.
Isobel is a little panda who does not want to go to bed-- until Mum falls asleep in Isobel's bed.
After Benny Bear's tired woodland friends fall asleep at his birthday party, the reader can tuck them into bed.