This delightful new collection of stories at bedtime features inspiring, funny and enlightening animals from all over the world. Here you will find the firefly who can't find his fire, the baby kangaroo who's ashamed he hasn't yet learned to hop and a condor who lives atop a temple at Machu Picchu in Peru and helps to rescue a lost girl. You will also discover amazing legendary creatures including a fire-breathing dragon who just wants a friend and a beautiful unicorn who teaches a spoilt princess the joy of sharing. The stories will not only excite your child's imagination: they also explore issues your child may well encounter in his or her daily life, including coping with shyness and managing change. 'Magical Messages' at the end of each tale help to highlight its positive message. Designed to be read either by parents to their children or by children on their own, these lovely narratives focus the child's mind and provide a soothing transition into sleep or to give food for thought during daytime reading.
Bedtime wouldn't be the same without a favourite story. So snuggle down and enjoy Ladybird's Animal Friends for Bedtime, a colourful collection of stories that are sure to become firm favourites. There is Jasper the elephant who loses his teddy; Little Badger who's afraid of the dark; George who doesn't know who he is; plus other magical stories that children will love to hear over and over again.
This is a collection of 65 original Indian fairy tales from a wide variety of tribes including Iroquois, Mohawk, Arapaho, Hopi, Chippewa, and Passamaquoddy. Most are short, making them perfect for reading at bedtime. They include magical animals that even young children will be familiar with. This edition of the book contains all 19 of the original illustrations by Frederick Richardson, rejuvenated.
From the New York Times bestseller of The Wonderful Things You Will Be is Emily Winfield Martin's first book for little dreamers. Ideal for bed time reading, Dream Animals convinces children to close their eyes and discover who their dream animal might be—a fox? a bear? a narwhal?—and what dream it might take them to. With a perfect nighttime rhyme and gorgeous illustrations, this book is irresistible.
Feather, Flap, and Spike are spending their first night in their very own nest. They tell stories and snuggle up to get a good night’s sleep, until . . . GRRORE! What’s that scary-sounding noise? Young readers will find both humor and comfort in this cozy bedtime story, perfect for anybody who’s ever been nervous about a mysterious noise at night.