Bedtime and Sleep.


It’s every parent’s dream.

And at times, every parent’s worst nightmare.


Whether you choose sleep training, or not - or something in between depending on how the day goes and how tired YOU are - bedtime stories are a nice way to wind down together and enjoy some quiet bonding and fun with your kid(s).


So snuggle in and read a story...or two...or ten…(or on those very special nights, however many it takes for them to get bored hearing your low whispered voice and drift off to dreamland...I digress).

Here are the top ten bedtime books from our house from birth through age 5.

  1. Time For Bed by Mem Fox

  2. Night-Night, Little Pookie by Sandra Boynton

  3. Wherever You Are, My Love Will Find You by Nancy Tillman

  4. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

  5. Night’s Nice by Barbara Emberley

  6. Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan

  7. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney

  8. Hopper and Wilson by Maria Van Lieshout

  9. Puffling by Margaret Wild

  10. Henry’s Night by D.B. Johnson & Linda Michelin

Do you have a favorite bedtime story in your house or from your childhood?  We’d love to add yours to the list!  

Comment below to keep the list growing.