Many children need their comfort item – like a special blankie or stuffed toy – to help them fall asleep.  Enjoy the characters and their special sleepy-time treasures in these bedtime stories.

  • Someone's sleepy

    A mother readies her child for bed as they do nighttime rituals like taking a bath and brushing teeth. Once tucked under the covers with stuffed animals and a nightlight, the child is lulled to sleep.

  • The noisy way to bed

    As a sleepy boy decides it is bedtime and sets out across the farm toward home, he meets several animals who, in their noisy way, express the same idea.

  • Hooray for Harry

    Just as it's time to settle in for his nap, Harry the elephant makes an unhappy discovery. "Oh!" he cries. "My blanket is gone!" Together with his best friends, Harry begins the search.

  • A bedtime story

    Polly and her friend Bed Rabbit have lots of books, but they don't know how to read, so Polly's parents interrupt their own reading for a bedtime story.

  • Crybaby

    When Baby cries, her family and neighbors try unsuccessfully to stop her tears and get her back to sleep, but Roy, the old retriever, knows that Baby needs her toy sheep for a good night.

  • Boom boom go away!

    A cumulative rhyme in which a young boy emphatically and noisily tells his parents to go away when they say it is time for bed.

  • Beep! Beep! Go to sleep!

    Three reluctant robots fight off sleep while their young caretaker does his best to get them to calm down.

  • It is night

    A little girl says good-night and finds the perfect beds for each and every animal, for dolls big and small, and even for a railroad train.

  • Alfie's lost Sharkie

    It's time for bed, and a little alligator named Alfie can't find his most important toy. Where could it be?

  • The woods

    When a boy can't find his favorite stuffed bunny, he heads into the woods to find it.

  • Bedtime for Yeti

    Yeti loves playing with his stuffed toy, but when it goes missing he has to find the courage to brave bedtime alone.

  • The world champion of staying awake

    At bedtime, Stella must find a way to make her toys fall asleep before she can go to sleep.

  • Light up the night

    In this cumulative, rhyming story, a young boy takes a nighttime ride from the distant stars in the Milky Way galaxy to his cozy bed, as his blanket becomes a rocket, a plane, and a skateboard.