5 Books Perfect for Bedtime Reading

5 Books Perfect for Bedtime Reading

Bedtime stories have always been a nighttime tradition to introduce kids to the wonders of reading and exploring their imagination. Here are some of our favourite books to read at bedtime…

When You’re Older by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Judy Watson

Beautiful, warm and evocative, this stunning picture book reveals an older brother’s hopes for the amazing experiences he will share with his new baby brother – when he’s older. A triumph of illustration and storytelling for ages 4+.

Buy a copy of When You’re Older here

John Brown, Rose & the Midnight Cat by Jenny Wagner,  illustrated by Ron Brooks

Rose lived with her dog, John Brown. `Just the two of us,’ said Rose, until the mysterious midnight cat came along, and things began to change. An award-winning classic tale for ages 3+.

Buy a copy of John Brown, Rose & the Midnight Cat here

Wide Big World by Maxine Beneba Clarke, illustrated by Isobel Knowles

Difference is everywhere, just look and see. This whole-wide-big-world is wondrous-unique. A beautiful children’s picture book about diversity from award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke and illustrator Isobel Knowles. For ages 3+

Buy a copy of Wide Big World here

The Happiness Box by Mark Greenwood, illustrated by Andrew McLean

With this picture book, award winners Mark Greenwood and Andrew McLean bring to life the inspirational true story of a book that became a National Treasure. An inspiring narrative non-fiction picture book for ages 7+.

Buy a copy of The Happiness Box here

The Fantastic Book of Feelings by Marcia Williams

Get to know all your feelings and how to look after them in this positive and practical guide from beloved author-illustrator Marcia Williams. A perfect bedtime read for ages 7+.

Buy a copy The Fantastic Book of Feelings here


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