Best bedtime stories for baby

Grab your blanket and tuck in your teddy bear because it's time to settle down for the night. 

With this list of soothing stories little ones will be calm and content as they fall asleep. Beautiful illustrations of cute characters will guide them to dreamland and foster a love of books from an early age. 

Bedtime Rhymes

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Treasury of Bedtime Stories

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Bedtime Stories

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I'm Not Sleepy

by Marion Cocklico

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The Big Steps series is designed to help little ones (and their parents) cope with everyday experiences. In I'm Not Sleepy, watch little Ned and his mummy go through their bedtime routine even though Ned is "not a bit sleepy".

See Ned clear away his toys, have a bath, a story and then a song in this fun-filled novelty book with flaps and mechanisms. Each page has really helpful bedtime tips for parents and carers that are endorsed by The Good Play Guide and leading Early Years Consultant, Dr Amanda Gummer. With delightful illustrations from Marion Cocklico, I'm Not Sleepy is the perfect bedtime book to share with even the most reluctant little sleeper!

For more toddler tips read No More Nappies: A Potty-Training Book, Can You Say Please?, and We're Having a Baby.

Night, Night

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Bedtime Stories For 5 Year Olds

by Helen Paiba

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Bedtime Stories for 5 Year Olds is a rich and varied selection of heart-warming stories, perfect for snuggling up with at bedtime, by some of the very best writers for children. Great for reading alone or reading aloud - and for dipping into time and time again.

With stories from Berlie Doherty, Dick King-Smith, Joan G. Robinson, Adele Geras and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun.

Bedtime Baby Cloth Book

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Five More Minutes

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Goodnight, Mr Panda Board Book

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