bedtime stories for children

The Top 10 Bedtime Stories

Posted on 09 / 10 / 2017 by Sleep Lover

Top 10 for Little Ones

With the nights drawing in and the days getting shorter, bedtimes are getting cosier and a good way to settle your little ones down for the night is to read them a bedtime story. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent or babysitter, reading a good book before bed is the best way to relax before you nod off. So, we have pulled together what we believe is the top 10 list of children’s bedtime stories. Whether you are young or old, we’re sure you will spot one or two of your own favourites.

  1. Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  2. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd
  3. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
  4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  5. We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  6. I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt and Cyd Moore
  7. Don’t Call Me Sweet by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Angie Rozelaar
  8. The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr
  9. Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
  10. Hairy McClary From Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd

And one extra for all the Mum’s out there…

  • Five Minutes’ Peace by Jill Murpy

Bedtime stories with Mum


Top 10 for Older Kids

Let’s not forget all the older kids out there. Here are our top 5 favourites.

  1. Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  2. The BFG by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
  3. The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  4. The Grimm Tales by The Brother’s Grimm
  5. Goosebumps by R.L Stine

Boy's in a duvet den reading


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