BEDTIME STORY TIME

New Bedtime Story Time premiering every Saturday at 4 PM!
Join Ms. Heather in your PJs for a calm, relaxing story time before bed.

 

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/27/21
Goodnight, Numbers
By Danica McKellar 

Count your way to sweet dreams with help from The Wonder Years/Hallmark actress, math whiz, and author Danica McKellar! This New York Times bestselling bedtime book with a math twist is perfect both for getting ready for bed and learning at home.

(Story read with permission by Crown Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/20/21
Even Superheroes Have to Sleep
By Sara Crow

It’s bedtime for superheroes . . . and KIDS! Young ones will enjoy this sweet, short rhyming story that lulls them into bedtime with the promise that all their heroes are getting tucked into bed too.

(Story read with permission by Doubleday Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/13/21
If Animals Said I Love You
By Ann Whitford Paul

If animals said “I love you” like we do…how would they say it? Whale would make bubbles shoot from her spout. Boa would give her hatchlings a hug. Gorilla would snuggle his child to sleep. And across the animal kingdom, every creature would show love in a special way.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/06/21
Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish
By Beth Ferry

A child presents ten essential rules of birthday wishes, from planning the right party through having the right dessert--with a light to blow out--to keeping the wish secret.
(Story read with permission by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/30/21
Bedtime!
By Christine Anderson

Despite her mother’s insistence that she takes her bath and gets ready for bed, young Melanie is far too busy building her tower in case the elephants come to play--and so the bedtime battle between the two begins and neither is quite certain who the winner will be!

(Story read with permission by Philomel)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/23/21
Little Bo Peep Can't Get to Sleep
By Erin Dealey

When Little Bo Peep can't get to sleep, her mother suggest counting sheep. But Peep can't count her sheep because she's lost them. Her brother, Little Boy Blue, who scared off the sheep in the first place, warns Peep she'll be in big trouble if she tells Mom and Dad. It's no wonder Peep can't catch a wink, even when Humpty Dumpty finds her flock. That tummy ache just won't go away until she tells her parents the truth about her missing sheep.

(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/16/21 
Sleepover Duck!
By Carin Bramsen

Duck and Cat have their very first sleepover in the barn.

(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/09/21 
Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!
By Claire Freedman

From the author of Dinosaurs love underpants comes a charming picture book that follows a group of tired trucks and machines as they get ready for bedtime after a long day at the building site.

(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/02/21 
Bear Can't Sleep
By Karma Wilson

Though it is winter in the forest, Bear can't sleep and his many animal friends are filled with suggestions to help him get to bed, from hot tea to lullabies.

(Story read with permission by Margaret K. McElderry Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/26/20 
The Night Before New Year's
By Natasha Wing

It's the night before New Year's, and the whole family is determined to stay up until midnight! Everyone?s stocked up on sparkly streamers and festive party hats, but after a night filled with card games and too many cupcakes, the little ones are getting sleepy. . . Can they make it until the clock strikes twelve?(Story read with permission by Grosset & Dunlap)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/19/20 
The Night Before Christmas
By Clement Clarke Moore & Jan Brett

Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor. (Story read with permission by Putnam)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/12/20 
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas
By Natasha Wing

Two days before Christmas, an overworked family laments with a familiar rhyme that they had "too much to do, Our tree wasn't up yet, and Mom had the flu."
(Story read with permission by Grosset & Dunlap)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/05/20 
The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day
By Jean Chandler

It’s a snowy morning, and Poky and his four brothers and sisters can’t wait to get outside and play! They dig tunnels, slide down hills, and make snow angels. But where is that poky little puppy? He’s chasing snowballs with the neighbor children! And that night when he’s tucked in, he dreams happily about his wonderful winter day.
(Story read with permission by Golden Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/28/20 
Sleepover at the Museum
By Karen Lefrak

During Mason's birthday sleepover at the natural history museum, friends enjoy a scavenger hunt but Mason has a hard time choosing the gallery in which they will sleep. Includes facts about museums and a list of notable museums that allow sleepovers.
(Story read with permission by Crown Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/21/20 
Piggies in Pajamas
By Michelle Meadows

Piggies try to stay up as long as they can as their mother gets ready for bed.
(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/14/20 
Where is Bear?
By Jonathan Bentley

A little boy and his best friend - an actual bear - go on a search for a teddy bear before bedtime
(Story read with permission by Penguin Random House)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/07/20 
All My Friends are Fast Asleep
By David Weinstone

Unable to fall asleep, a little boy journeys from cave to sea to mountain peak, trying unsuccessfully to imitate the sleeping habits of his animal friends, until he finds the perfect place to lay his tired head.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/31/20 
Halloween Good Night
By Doug Cushman

On Halloween night, monsters, from hairy werewolves on the moors to scaly swamp creatures in a black lagoon, say goodnight to their mommies and daddies.
(Story read with permission by Henry Holt & Co)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/24/20 
Are You My Monster?
By Amanda Noll

A young boy compares a drawing of his monster--depicted with a long tail, pointy nails, and big teeth--with various other monsters until he finds the perfect match.
(Story read with permission by Flashlight Press)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/17/20 
Little Quack's Bedtime
By Lauren Thompson

A mother duck tries to persuade her five ducklings to go to sleep on a dark night.
(Story read with permission by Little Simon)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/10/20 
Boom! Boom! Boom!
By Jamie A. Swenson

On a stormy night, a child snuggles into bed with a book and a teddy bear but is soon joined by one dog, one cat, and more until the child, and the bed, reach their limit.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/03/20 
Good Night, Little Blue Truck
By Alice Shertle

A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket? It's not long before other friends show up seeking safety from the storm. Thunder and lightening sure can be scary, but it's easy to be brave together. When the clouds roll on and the sky is clear, it's all aboard for a bedtime ride! Beep! Beep! Shhh.
(Story read with permission by HMH Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/26/20 
Fiona, It's Bedtime
By Zondervan

It’s time to go to bed and Fiona can’t fall asleep until she’s said “GOODNIGHT” to all her animal friends at the zoo.
(Story read with permission by Zonderkidz)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/19/20 
Goodnight Pirate
By Michelle Robinson

In Goodnight Pirate, kids can say goodnight to everything from parrots to spyglasses to crow's nests, because it's time for rest.
(Story read with permission by B.E.S.)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/12/20 
Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa
By Anna Dewdney

Spending the night at Gram and Grandpa's house, Llama Llama discovers that he cannot sleep because he has left Fuzzy Llama at home, but Grandpa soon comes up with a solution to replace the stuffed toy.
(Story read with permission by Viking Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/05/20 
Whooo's There?
By Mary Serfozo

An inquisitive owl keeps track of the comings and goings of woodland creatures all night long.
(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/29/20 
Biscuit Goes Camping
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Biscuit the puppy camps out in the backyard.
(Story read with permission by HarperCollins)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/22/20 
Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping
By Julie Markes

A young child is encouraged to go to sleep by the thought of everyone else sleeping, from teacher to baker to postman.
(Story read with permission by HarperCollins)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/15/20 
Go Sleep in Your Own Bed!
By Candace Fleming

When Pig plops into his sty at bedtime, he finds Cow sleeping there and must send her off to her stall, setting off a chain reaction of animals being awakened to move to their own beds.
(Story read with permission by Schwartz & Wade)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/08/20 
If Animals Kissed Goodnight
By Ann Whitford Paul

If animals kissed good night like we do...how would they do it? Giraffe and his calf would stretch their necks high, Wolf and his pup would kiss and then HOWL, and Sloth and her baby would move sooooo sloooowwwww. And across the animal kingdom, every creature would share love in a unique way.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/01/20 
Someone's Sleepy
By Deborah Lee Rose

A mother readies her child for bed as they do nighttime rituals like taking a bath and brushing teeth. Once tucked under the covers with stuffed animals and a nightlight, the child is lulled to sleep.
(Story read with permission by Harry N. Abrams)