The Family Bedtime Treasury with CD
Tales for Sleepy Times and Sweet Dreams [With Audio CD]
By Christelow and Others
(Harcourt Brace and Company, Hardcover, 9780547857862, 276pp.)
Publication Date: September 2012
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Soft and warm, sweet and soothing, the stories and poems in this impressive, silver-jacketed anthology--complete with one hour of calming classical music on CD and for download--are just right for bedtime.
You'll find eight complete picture books: "Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed" (Eileen Christelow), "The Napping House" (Don Wood/Audrey Wood), "Bedtime Bunnies" (Wendy Watson), "Tell Me Something""Happy Before I Go to Sleep" (Joyce Dunbar/Debi Gliori), "The Goodnight Train" (June Sobel/Laura Huliska-Beith), "The Quiet Book" (Deborah Underwood/Renata Liwska), "Gideon" (Olivier Dunrea), and "No Sleep for the Sheep" (Karen Beaumont/Jackie Urbanovic).
And eight illustrated poems: Joyce Sidman's "Welcome to the Night," the Curious George "My Curious Dreamer," Maxine Kumin's "Alligator," Calef Brown's "Young Moth," Kristine O'Connell George's "Lullaby," the traditional hawaiian lullaby "I Hold Thee My Baby," Dana Jensen's "The Stars Make Wishes," and Bob Raczka's "With the Ember End."
Pair this with "The Family Storybook Treasury"