Corduroy Book Poster Image

The beloved stuffed bear with a missing button is the hero of this timeless story about finding a friend. Corduroy's popularity has spawned many heartwarming, funny sequels, but none is as adorable as the original.

Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! Book Poster Image

A bus driver asks the child reader to get the pigeon to bed while he brushes his teeth. Even as the pigeon yawns and yawns, it tries one diversion after another. Kids will recognize and laugh at their own stalling tactics. The perfect go-to-bed book.

The Going to Bed Book Book Poster Image

This sweet, funny look at children's bedtime routine features animal "kids" on a boat washing, changing, and brushing their teeth. Little ones get the idea that these are nighttime rituals kids perform everywhere, and the rocking of the boat offers parents a moment to rock their children into bed.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Book Poster Image

As trucks finish up their day's work and wind down for bed, they bathe, close their doors, shut down their engines, and settle in for the night. This book deftly blends the fun of busy trucks with the familiar rhythm of a child's bedtime routine.

Goodnight Moon Book Poster Image

There's a reason generations of families have relied on this classic picture book as the ultimate going-to-bed story. Warm illustrations, calming rhythms, and interesting details make it perfect for any toddler or preschooler's nighttime ritual.


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Common Sense Tips

  • "Again, again!" You may have to read your kid's favorite a hundred times, but repetition builds comprehension.
  • So long as your electronic stories are mostly words (and not animation), it's fine to use them instead of printed books.