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Browne, Anthony
Willy the ape dreams. Willy dreams the same things you or I might dream and his dreams show a very colorful imagination.

Byars, Betsy
Anthony is a wild and creative little brother who, in the course of four different stories, tests the patience of his older brother.

Krauss, Ruth
As a young boy drifts off to sleep with his teddy bear, his dog jumps up, takes it, and runs away. The boy follows the dog through a series of scenes involving bears with simple rhyming text. At last the dog retrieves the bear. The boy, the bear, and the dog happily retreat to bed. Was it a dream or was it reality? Decide for yourself.

Cronin, Doreen
There are many ways to wiggle during the day. Join this dog as he wiggles from morning until night through the pages of lively rhyming text. From flipping pancakes to exploring the moon, your imagination will take you to even more ways to get your wiggles out.

Miller, Margaret
Six children share pictures of themselves when they were babies. They describe the things that they used to do for fun and compare it to all of the things they can do now - all by themselves.

Ziefert, Harriet
Harry shows the steps for taking a bath.

Cazet, Denys
It is Alex's bedtime, but he is not tired. Alex's father tells Alex a bedtime story about a little boy's adventure to the jungle. By the end of the story, Alex is asleep in his bed.

Schwartz, Amy
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a newborn baby?Listen to the thoughts of this baby as he talks about all the different places he likes to go. Where does he like to sleep?

Hoberman, Mary Ann
Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.

Henkes, Kevin
A young mouse named Wemberky worries about everything. Now she faces her biggest worry, the first day of school. Find out what Wemberly will do with so many worries to worry about!

Matura, Mustapha
Cayal loves jumping. He jumps everywhere. One day, he jumps to the moon where he meets a moon man and has tea with him. When he is tired, he jumps home.

Stanley, Diane
The town sheriff adopts eight orphans to save them from the mean Ms. Stump, but there are a few problems. Pa is not too good at cooking and his cleaning is quite shabby. The orphans one wish is for him to get married. One of the orphans, Sweetness, believes a letter that arrived in the mail is the answer.

Cross, Verda
Great Grandma tells her grandchildren of threshing day. It is a day in late June when the wheat is harvested. The men harvest the wheat while the women cook a hearty meal. This was always an exciting day for grandma and her brother. Threshing day was a day she will never forget.

Falconer, Ian
Olivia, a very active pig, wears everyone out during her daily activities. From waking up, going to the beach, dancing and playing, Olivia has a busy day.

Spinelli, Eileen
Mama tells her child about all the things they will do together when she gets home from work. For example, they will share many activities together leading up to bedtime where mama will read a story, sing lullabies, and finally, tuck her child into bed.

Blegvad, Lenore
Grandma takes Emma and Luke to visit the house she once lived in when she was a little girl named Norrie. Grandma tells Emma and Luke the kinds of things Norrie used to do. When Emma and Luke have difficulty believing Grandma was Norrie, she proves it to them.

Simon, Norma
Three children and their families get ready for a busy work and school day. See how all three families spend their time during the week.

Reiser, Lynn
A young girl does four different things with three generations of her family. With her great grandmother, grandmother, and mother, she makes cherry pies, flower wreaths, and quilts. They also sing a lullaby. Each person does the same thing, but each of their products are different.

Ahlberg, Allan
Bert is a young man whose life is full of adventures. He ends up safely with his family in the end --- but he spends some time in Scotland, is chased by a giant sausage, and rescues a puppy in the river.

Seibold, J. Otto
In the wild and colorful dreams of a young penguin, the adventure unfolds. In his dreams Chongo-Chingi and his friend Icicle-Barnicle fly with airplanes and geese and see many wacky scenes.

Rogers, Paul
Lucy falls asleep listening to the sounds of the night. Lucy was thinking about the arrival of her Grandma the next day. When Lucy wakes up, she finds herself in another world. Her house ia now located on an island. Throughout the day Lucy explores the atmosphere on the island.

Drescher, Henrik
Young Simon runs from a storybook monster only to find he's a friendly one. The pens and ink take him on an exciting adventure.

Collins, Ross//Thomas, Frances
A bad dream causes Little Monster to imagine several scary events that might occur when he wakes up. To reassure his fears, Little Monster's mother creates a different twist on the fun and exciting events that might occur instead of his bad dream. Mother Monster's comforting suggestions calm Little Monster's fears.

Ackerman, Karen
Everyone should have a familiar place where we feel comfortable and loved. This book shows one child's special place and what is done there. The place where this child feels safe and warm is with his family at home.

Wells, Rosemary
Nora is always waiting as her parents take care of her siblings, Jack and Kate. To get some attention she decides to knock over and even bring things in the house. Finally, after they tell her to hush, she decides to leave. Will the family notice her absence?

Johnson, Crockett
A little boy named Harold decides he wants to take us through the ABCs. He uses everyday events, materials, and ideas to take us from A to Z.

Brown, Margaret Wise
Letters help to describe the different events that happen at night around bedtime.

Gaffney, Timothy R.
A young boy's grandfather sparks his imagination by telling him bedtime stories about what it is like to be an astronaut and travel to the moon.

Sendak, Maurice
Max gets sent to his room without dinner. There he dreams about a new world of his own where he sails to an island and becomes the king of all the beasts. After all of his fun frolicking with the beasts, he comes home where a hot meal is waiting for him.


Alexander, Martha
Anthony wants to go to the moon. His only problem is that he does not know how to build a spaceship. When Anthony goes to sleep, his friend blackboard bear builds a spaceship. Together they pack the spaceship for their trip. Anthony begins to get worried about the trip and decides he will stay safely at home while blackboard bear goes to the moon himself.

Briggs, Raymond
One night while Tilly is sleeping a bear comes into her room. The next morning Tilly tells her parents about the bear, but they don't think the bear is real. Tilly takes care of the bear all through the day. While Tilly is sleeping, the bear exits through the window to return back to his home.

Hest, Amy
On a dark and stormy night, Sam's mother puts him to bed in their cozy little house. After a bedtime story and a glass of warm milk, Sam needs a kiss goodnight.

Hoban, Russell
It's France's bedtime but she isn't very tired, so she makes up an alphabet song, imagines a tiger, sees a giant, and learns that the wind has a job before she falls asleep.

Lenski, Lois
Cowboy Small takes care of his horse Cactus and rides him around the ranch. He does jobs like fixing the fence and rounding up the cows.

Yolen, Jane//Teague, Mark
Do dinosaurs say goodnight in the same way that people say goodnight?A dinosaur says goodnight to Papa in quite a different way than when Mamma comes in to turn off the light.

Dunbar, Joyce
Willa is having a hard time falling asleep because she is afraid that she will have bad dreams. So she asks her brother Willouhgby to tell her something happy to help her have good dreams instead. Willoughby helps Willa out and they both eagerly await the morning.

Burningham, John
A little boy dreams that he travels in his toy train and picks up a lot of different animals on his journey who are in trouble.

Johnston, Tony
A little rabbit can't fall asleep because he is afraid of the dark. But his grandfather helps him get over his fear by appreciating the moon, stars, and crickets of the night. He is no longer afraid.

Blaustein, Muriel
Zachary is a young tiger cub who simply refuses to go to bed. One night, his parents decide to teach him a lesson and let Zachary be the parent-an he learns a lesson!

Munsch, Robert
Any stays up too late watching television and does not make it to breakfast with her family. They decide to take Amy to school in her bed because she was going to be late. At school the principal tries to wake her up but she keeps sleeping. Her teacher covers reading, math, and art, and her friends go to the gym, recess, and lunch-- all while Amy sleeps!The next day, Amy's habit is hilariously contagious!

Caseley, Judith
Zoe decides to have a slumber party for her birthday celebration. She invites four of her friends, and they celebrate with pizza and chocolate cake. After a couple of conflicts at bedtime, they all fall asleep with the help of Zoe's mom.

Slate, Joseph
Old Cassie lives on a floating raft. One night, she tries to quiet the fears of her animal friends, by singing a lullaby near the pond.

Pearson, Tracey Campbell
A howling dog howls and barks all night until the entire town is awake. The howling dog is no longer lonely, so she stops howling and barking. The town goes back to sleep and so does the howling dog.

Lillie, Patricia
All of the animals must sound at once before the farmer will get out of bed.

Khalsa, Dayal Kaur
A young girl will not go to sleep. She knows that people sleep other places and proceeds to go through them all. By the time she finishes, she is asleep herself.

Clement, Rod
Amanda does not have ordinary days!She straps on wings to fly downstairs to breakfast and is driven to school by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Once at school, she eats a gourmet lunch served by a butler. After school, Amanda's mom picks her up on an elephant and takes her home to her pet lion. In the end, Amanda needs a lot of sleep because it has been just another ordinary day.

Reid, Barbara
Two sisters leave their friends to go to a family birthday party. When the girls get to the party, they play games with lots of children and eat lots of good food and birthday cake. They have so much fun at the party that they don't want to leave!

Shulevitz, Uri
At nighttime, a grandfather and his grandson are asleep under a tree. Soon, the animals, the grandfather and the grandson begin to awaken - it is dawn!

Koller, Jackie French
When one monkey too many jumps on a bike, trouble is right around the corner. Only two monkeys on the golf cart at once!Add three more monkeys and disaster strikes. These monkeys need help at a restaurant, going to bed, and illustrating this book!