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Little Owl's Bedtime

Debi Gliori, Alison Brown (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (10/12/2024)


From bestselling picture book duo Debi Gliori and Alison Brown comes an irresistible bedtime story perfect for little night owls.

Little Owl does not want to go to bed. His pillow is too lumpy and his quilt is too hot. He's tried to go to sleep. He's tried REALLY hard, but then there is a strange snorting noise, and. . .


It seems like Little Owl will never fall asleep, but Mommy Owl has a few tricks up her sleeve to soothe her fidgety Little Owl and help him get a good night's rest.

Bestselling author Debi Gliori explores all the things that keep kids from settling into bed--and the ingenious ways parents quiet restless minds--in this sweet bedtime story, lovingly illustrated by renown artist Alison Brown.

Praise For Little Owl's Bedtime

“Little Owl is adorably expressive. . . Kids will relate to Little Owl's feelings of apprehension about his family changing. . . Parents will appreciate this title as a humorous and positive entry preparation for kids awaiting the arrival of a new baby.” —BCCB, on LITTLE OWL'S EGG

“A reassuring read for little ones awaiting new babies in their families.” —Kirkus Reviews, on LITTLE OWL'S EGG

“Acrylic paint and color pencil illustrations will catch readers' attention as they observe Little Owl's adorably expressive face. . . Gliori has written another charming picture book, illustrated with lovable creatures, that delivers a reassuring message of never-ending parental love.” —School Library Journal, on LITTLE OWL'S EGG

“Radiates warmth and sincerity to ease readers into a peaceful night's rest.” —Kirkus Reviews

Bloomsbury Children's Books, 9781547604494, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2020

About the Author

Debi Gliori is the creator of many wonderful books for children, including the Mr Bear series (with Orchard Books), our own bestseller No Matter What, The Trouble With Dragons (nominated for the 2010 Kate Greenaway Medal) and Stormy Weather. Debi lives in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. She has twice been writer in residence in the Shetland Isles. Read Debi's blog at