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Time for Bed. Fox, Mem.
As darkness falls, parents everywhere try and get their children ready for sleep.

The Runaway Bunny. Brown, Margaret Wise.
A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him; even if he changes into a fish, she will become a fisherman fishing with a carrot.

Where the Wild Things Are. Sendak, Maurice.
A few momentsí wild reverie of a small unruly boy who has been sent to bed without any supper.

Caps for Sale. Slobodkina, Esphyr.
An easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievious monkeys, this classic tale is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity.

How do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Yolen, Jane.
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss.

The Daddy Mountain. Feiffer, Jules.
A little girl explains, step-by-step, exactly how she climbs up her daddy from a balanced starting point atop his shoe to the perilous summit of his head.

Madeleine. Bemelmans, Ludwig.
One of 12 little girls living in an old house in Paris under the loving care of Miss Clavell, Madeline braves ferocious tigers, and knows how to scare Miss Clavell better than anyone.

Olivia. Falconer, Ian.
Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty little girl pig with too much energy for her own good.

The Rainbow Fish. Pfister, Marcus.
The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.

Stone Soup. Brown, Marcia.
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.

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