Home > Kids > Children's General Health > Sleep > Sweet Dreams! Top 10 Bedtime Stories for Children

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE


Sweet Dreams! Top 10 Bedtime Stories for Children

by Lindsay Hutton

Getting your child to sleep at night isn't always an easy task. These children's bedtime books are full of adorable characters, imaginative illustrations, and rhyming words that are sure to lull your little one right into dreamland. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages!

1 of 11

Goodnight Moon

By Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd
Ages 0-5

For the little rabbit in this book, preparing for -- or, more likely, postponing -- bedtime is of utmost importance. Every person, animal, and object within sight gets a "good night" in this short, yet sweet poem. The illustrations in this classic bedtime story alternate between simple ink drawings and bright, colorful pictures, and your little one will love trying to find all the items mentioned throughout the book.

Buy on Amazon

Next: Guess How Much I Love You


Where Should Newborns Sleep?
We've rounded up all the alternatives and considerations to make a safe choice for your new addition.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

5 Tips to Help Make Your Child Self-Sufficient
Follow these tips to help your child become self-sufficient, and help him learn the skills he'll need to take care of himself.

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks