Written by Polly Kanevsky
Illustrated by Stephanie Anderson
Unable to fall asleep, a little boy lying next to his father experiences the various sensations of his body and remembers a lion cub he saw that day at the zoo.
By Elisha Cooper
The reader is taken on a journey through a neighborhood and shown the sights, sounds, and smells as evening approaches
Written by Eugene Field
Illustrated by David McPhail
A classic lullaby poem about three fishermen who try to catch the stars in nets of silver and gold.
Written by Debbie Singleton
Illustrated by Holly Swain
A clever farmer wins the hand of a princess when he uses a counting activity to make the watchful king fall asleep.
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Clement Hurd
A little bunny bids goodnight to all the objects in his room before falling asleep.
Written by Kate Feiffer
Illustrated by Jules Feiffer
A baby does not want to go to sleep, even as everything else around her wishes her a good night.
Written by Rose A. Lewis
Illustrated by Jen Corace
Rhyming text depicts a mother preparing her child for bed by telling her about the different animals that live nearby and their nighttime activities.