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Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Our list of some of the best Bedtime books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Bedtime With Blippi (2016)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf“Bedtime With Blippi” is the perfect bedtime book! Get ready for a fun journey inside Blippi’s dreams! Blippi is a world-renowned children’s educator and entertainer. Seen by million of youngsters across the world in his videos, now you can see what he does while he dreams! #3,793 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #48 in Children’s Sleep Issues Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Blippi, Stevin John

2. Bedtime for Frances (1995)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe big hand of the clock is at 12.The little hand is at 7.It is seven o' clock.It is bedtime for Frances.It may be bedtime for Frances, but before Frances can sleep, she needs a glass of milk, a kiss from Father, one from Mother, her teddy bear, her doll, another kiss from Father, and another one from Mother. And then there are tigers and giants and ominous cracks in the ceiling to keep her up. Will Frances ever go to sleep? #18,330 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1648 in Children’s Literature (Books) #199 in Children’s Sleep Issues #429 in Children’s Classics (Books) Would you like…
Author(s): Russell Hoban, Garth Williams

3. Braving Bedtime (2017)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfBetween the creepy closet, the nightlight shadows, and the bad dreams, Jacob just can’t get a good night’s sleep… until his parents show him how to be brave (and a bit silly). This book was born of a bedtime story I told my children to help them conquer their fears. Now we sleep soundly through the night. It is my wish to share this bliss with you. #96,746 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #615 in Children’s Sleep Issues Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Allison Johnson, Jessica Ray

4. Bedtime Stories for Kids: Meditations Short Stories for Kids, Children and Toddlers. Help Your Children Asleep. Go to Sleep Feeling Calm and Learn Mindfulness. Aesop’s Fables & Fairy Tale. (BOOK 1) (2019)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfBedtime Stories for KidsArе уоu lооkіng for a children’s book thаt іѕ highly еntеrtаіnіng?Thеrе’ѕ nоthіng quite lіkе a bеdtіmе bооk to ѕhаrе wіth your сhіldrеn juѕt bеfоrе they gо to ѕlеер аnd Bооk Pеорlе hаѕ рlеntу оf gentle and ѕооthіng ѕtоrіеѕ to dеlіght lіttlе rеаdеrѕ.Rеаdіng bedtime ѕtоrіеѕ tо your kid саn bе bеnеfісіаl fоr bоth уоu аnd your сhіld. It’ѕ a ѕhоrt wіndоw оf орроrtunіtу bеfоrе уоur сhіld gоеѕ tо sleep tо рrоvіdе a nurturіng and саlm еnvіrоnmеnt tо аѕѕurе a…
Author(s): Mamalla Noble

5. The Calm Buddha at Bedtime: Tales of Wisdom, Compassion and Mindfulness to Read with Your Child (2017)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfGrowing up in the modern world, our children have to cope with an ever-increasing amount of stress, which can feel worrying to both them and us. The ancient wisdom of Buddhism, with its emphasis on peace, mindfulness and compassion, is the ideal basis for helping any child face these challenges with inner confidence and calm. Building on the age-old art of storytelling, this beautiful book retells 18 ancient Buddhist tales in a way that is thoroughly fun and accessible to children. Featuring original, full-page illustrations, the stories will transport children into imaginary worlds of…
Author(s): Dharmachari Nagaraja

6. Bedtime Stories for Kids: Meditations Stories for Kids, Children and Toddlers with Unicorns. Help Your Children Asleep. Go to Sleep Feeling Calm and Learn Mindfulness. Aesop’s Fables. BOOK 3. (2019)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfUnicorn Stories all for your KIDSDo your kids like to hear stories before sleep?Thеѕе ѕhоrt bеdtimе ѕtоriеѕ fоr kidѕ аrе ѕurе to please your little оnе as they drift off intо рlеаѕаnt drеаmѕ.Whаt bеttеr way tо teach mоrаlѕ thеn through mаgiсаl and meditational short ѕtоriеѕ whiсh еntwinеѕ thе message within thе limitations оf thе tаlе.Leave a lаѕting imрrеѕѕiоn and ѕhаrе a special moment with уоur сhild thrоugh a storytelling еxреriеnсе they will trеаѕurе fоrеvеr.Mеditаtiоn iѕ a bеаutiful gift we can give tо…
Author(s): Mamalla Noble

7. The Buddha’s Apprentice at Bedtime: Tales of Compassion and Kindness for You to Read with Your Child – to Delight and Inspire (2013)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfMaster storyteller Dharmachari Nagaraja offers 18 beautifully illustrated bedtime stories, inspired by the Buddhist folk tradition, for parents to read to their children. Nagaraja weaves a thrilling narrative spell while conveying basic life lessons that will nurture children, calm their anxieties, and help them find peace and confidence. The tales explore themes from the Eightfold Path—Buddhism’s practical route to a happy life—while gently teaching kids to speak kindly and truthfully, behave with compassion, and think selflessly. #80,066 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2 in Children’s Buddhist Fiction #228…
Author(s): Dharmachari Nagaraja, Sharon Tancredi

8. Bedtime Stories for Kids (Fun Bedtime Stories for Kids) (Volume 1) (2015)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfAre you looking for a children’s book that is highly entertaining, great for early readers, and is jam-packed with bedtime stories? This children’s storybook has it all!This is an excellent read for beginning and early readers. Each story is easy to read and exciting with cute and bright illustrations for younger readers!This book is especially great for traveling, waiting rooms, and read aloud at home. This story is great for a quick bedtime story and to be read aloud with friends and family.Your child will be entertained for hours!Story List & Activities: Scroll up and click ‘buy’ and spend some quality time with…
Author(s): Uncle Amon

9. Bedtime Bible Story Book: 365 Read-aloud Stories from the Bible (1995)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfMake the most out of bedtime with 365 Read-Aloud Bedtime Bible Stories Children love Bible stories, especially when they are written in age-appropiate, easy-to-understand language. Written specifically for ages 3-8, this book has a year's supply of the best-loved Bible stories that will delight your children. All the excitement, adventure, history and spiritual truths of the Bible are skillfully presented.  Daniel Partner is a freelance writer and editor. He has worked on many Bible projects for both children and adults. #7,087 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #16 in Children’s Bible Stories Would you…
Author(s): Daniel Partner, Kathy Arbuckle

10. Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (2019)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf!How does Baby Shark get ready for bed?Brush your teeth! Doo doo doo doo doo doo!Take a bath! Doo doo doo doo doo doo!Read a book! Doo doo doo doo doo doo!Off to sleep!Sing, dance, and read along to this brand-new bedtime song, featuring Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark, and more underwater friends. Kids and caregivers alike will delight in this silly illustrated story of a shark family’s bedtime routine, full of funny, eye-popping illustrations and a catchy tune you won’t be able to stop singing. Also features helpful picture guides so readers can dance along, act out the hand and foot movements, and develop their fine…
Author(s): John John Bajet

11. Bedtime Blessings 1 (2009)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfIn just a few minutes each night, Bedtime Blessings will help parents practice the biblical model of “blessing” and impart spiritual truths that will last a lifetime. Each bedtime activity is followed by a blessing prayer that will affirm a parent’s love and deepen the child’s relationship with God. Each book includes 100 easy-to-follow ideas for terrific tuck-ins, including #361,032 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #160 in Children’s Christian Family Fiction #70 in Children’s Christian Bedtime Fiction #270 in Children’s Christian Values Fiction Would you like to…
Author(s): John Trent

12. Buddha at Bedtime: Tales of Love and Wisdom for You to Read with Your Child to Enchant, Enlighten and Inspire (2008)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfMany of today’s children face challenges and obstacles far beyond what their parents ever imagined. These 20 thoroughly modern retellings of ancient Buddhist tales give parents a fun, low-pressure way to impart wisdom and moral guidance without preaching. Each story highlights a moral or ethical dilemma that echoes those that children face in their own lives, providing insight and enlightenment that they can use to defuse trying situations. At the conclusion of each story, applicable Buddhist principles are discussed. Featuring engaging characters, enthralling adventures,…
Author(s): Dharmachari Nagaraja

13. ABC: Alphabet Animals at Bedtime (Cute children’s ABC books) (2019)

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your BookshelfIt’s time to fun and learning via playing before sleep!ABC: Alphabet Animals at Bedtime is a kindergarten ABC book by age 3-5 with a delightful rhyming scheme throughout.It’s the newest one from zoo animals books by Aaron Adams.The alphabet animals are going to bed,so, let’s see what they do.One or two wear a nightcap on their head,do you wear one too?The story teaches children about a bedtime routine and that going to bed is fun. The story also teaches children the alphabet of English.ABC: Alphabet Animals at Bedtime alphabet animals book is different from other preschool rhyming books by cutest…
Author(s): Aaron Adams

Best Bedtime Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some bedtime books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

An Invitation to Dream: A Bedtime Companion to Fill Your Sleep with Wonder

Author(s): coll.
Publisher: Workman Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 35 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2261051

Beasts at Bedtime: Revealing the Environmental Wisdom in Children’s Literature

Author(s): Liam Heneghan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2279376

Planets and Moons In Our Universe. Children's Books and Bedtime Stories For Kids Ages 3-8 for Fun Life Lessons

Author(s): Speedy Publishing
Publisher: Speedy Publishing;Speedy Kids, Year: 2014, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1345000

Big Book of the Cosmos for Kids. Children's Books and Bedtime Stories For Kids Ages 3-8 for Good Morals

Author(s): Speedy Publishing
Publisher: Speedy Publishing;Speedy Kids, Year: 2014, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1345825

Richard Scarry's Bedtime Stories

Author(s): Richard Scarry
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, Year: 2011, Size: 14 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 819500

Polar Bears Past Bedtime

Author(s): Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, Year: 2010, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 819501

Mealtime and Bedtime Sing & Sign: Learning Signs the Fun Way through Music and Play

Author(s): Anne Meeker Miller
Publisher: , Year: 2008, Size: 59 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 483899

Queuing for Beginners: The Story of Daily Life From Breakfast to Bedtime

Author(s): Joe Moran
Publisher: Profile Books, Year: 2008, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2400020

Saving the World Before Bedtime!

Author(s):
Publisher: Scholastic Inc, Year: 2002, Size: 18 Mb, Download: cbr
ID: 849900

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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