Please welcome my guest author, Jackie Azúa Kramer, today with her newest picture book, If You Want to Fall Asleep. You might remember her earlier from her post on picture books that celebrate imagination and friendship, and her book The Green Umbrella.
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If You Want to Fall Asleep by Jackie Azúa Kramer, illustrated by Lisa Brandenburg
It’s bedtime but Little Mouse isn’t sleepy. Mama Mouse helps Little Mouse with a long routine to get her baby to sleep. It works … finally! [picture book, ages 2 and up]
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5 Great Picture Books with Bedtime Themes
1. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
The story of Harold and his artistic adventures has been entertaining kids for decades. Follow along as Harold in his pajamas has a colorful and epic expedition. From drawing city landmarks to creating his own purple picnic to finding his way back to bed, this bedtime story is magical. Bedtime has never been this imaginative and exciting. It’s simply a classic. [picture book, ages 4 and up]
2. Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Garth Williams
Frances and her bedtime delay tactics are as sweet and funny as they were when it was first published in the ‘60’s, and the black and white illustrations by Garth Williams are perfect. Caregivers and children alike will recognize themselves in this adorable bedtime battle. [picture book, ages 3 and up]