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Share a Story: Bedtime Storytime

Did you miss our Bedtime storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for a sleepy storytime of your own.

From Storytime

Bedtime is a great time for a rendition of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."

I dare you not to yawn by Hélène Boudreau

A comical cautionary tale for bedtime-resistant youngsters which challenges them to avoid yawning, from a dozing dog and a cuddly blanket to endearing baby orangutans who stretch out long arms for a nighttime hug.

Baby danced the polka by Karen Beaumont

It's nap time at the garm, but one un-sleepy baby has a differeny plan... Baby wants to dance.

Also available in: audiobook | e-audiobook

A pigeon tries fighting the urge to yawn while coming up with many reasons why it should be allowed to stay up late.

The night parade by Lily Roscoe

In the Night Parade children play and sing while their parents sleep.

Cornelius the pig has his own style when preparing for bed, but he does not really feel ready until he gets a hug.

We started our parachute time with "Grandma's Feather Bed" - a great boogie woogie song!

We ended the parachute with "Pajama Time", which is also a board book!

Other Stories and Songs

Pajamas anytime by Marsha Hayles

Each month of the year presents a special occasion when pajamas are the perfect thing to wear.

Race you to bed by Bob Shea

Follows, in rhymed text and illustrations, a young rabbit's adventures on the way to bed.

A young boy decides to do something about the nightmare that hides in his closet every night.

For some quieter bedtime songs, try our JCD/LULLABIES section.