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.
- Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
- Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd
- The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
- We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
- I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt and Cyd Moore
- Don’t Call Me Sweet by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Angie Rozelaar
- The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr
- Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
- 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
Top 10 for Older Kids
Let’s not forget all the older kids out there. Here are our top 5 favourites.
- Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
- The BFG by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
- The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
- The Grimm Tales by The Brother’s Grimm
- Goosebumps by R.L Stine
And Don’t Forget The Bedding
Not only that, but here are some of our best buys from The Fine Bedding Company Junior range.
- Junior Washable 4.0 Tog Duvet – Highly recommended by MumsUK.TV and perfect for kids of all ages.
- Junior Waterproof Mattress Protector – With a luxuriously soft peachskin cover, a knitted stretch skirt and waterproof sealing underside…just in case.
- Junior Protector Pad – As above but in a handy cot size.
- Junior Washable Pillow – Home washable at 40 degrees and filled with our sumptuous Smartfil® Polyester.
- Junior Travel Cot Liner – Shortlisted in 2017 for the Loved by Parents award and has a non-slip underside. Perfect for if you travel regularly with your kids.
- Junior Anti-Allergy Mattress Protector – Acting as a super-efficient dust mite-barrier, whilst containing waterproof properties.
Shop the full Junior range here.