12 Soothing Bedtime Stories for Your Little One

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12 bedtime stories that will lull your baby to sleep

Bedtime stories are a wonderful way to soothe and calm your little one before sleep. At Huggies SG, we've curated 12 calming and soothing tales that are perfect for lulling your baby to sleep. From classic fairy tales to original stories, these bedtime stories will help your little one drift off to dreamland.

1.Time For Bed by Mem Fox & Jane Dyer

This is a sweet soothing lullaby with repetitive rhythms and watercolour illustrations about a sheep, cat, snake and fish putting their babies to bed.

2. Kiss Good Night by Amy Hest & Anita Jeram

The tale of what Sam needs before he can go to bed is a heartwarming one with a satisfying ending that your little one will want to hear again, just like Sam.

3. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Kate Toms

Based loosely on the nursery rhyme, this bedtime story has a gorgeous soft-to-touch cover, exquisite hand-stitched illustrations throughout and charming story.

4. The Going-To-Bed Book by Sandra Boynton

This classic bedtime story goes through the rituals of bedtime with a group of silly animals. A joyful fairytale that’s lots of fun.

5. Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

Not many words in this riotous romp but it’s beautifully illustrated. You and your baby will be sharing a chuckle over Gorilla’s mischievous antics behind the zookeeper’s back in this short story.

6. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown & Clement Hurd

Another modern bedtime classic, the quiet poetry and gentle illustrations of this beloved tale have been lulling generations of children to sleep.

7. I’ll See You In The Morning by Mike Jolley & Mique Moriuchi

Reassuring and loving, this dreamy little short story is perfect for little ones who fight bedtime because their parents aren’t with them when they go to sleep.

8. A Book Of Sleep by Il Sung Na

Told with soothing text and rich, textured illustrations, the owl’s moonlit journey as he watches his friends settle in for the night is the perfect sleepy bedtime story.

9. It’s Time To Sleep, My Love by Nancy Tillman & Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxa’s comforting lullaby, lovingly brought to life by Nancy Tillman’s whimsical illustrations, weaves a warm fairytale about babies everywhere preparing for bed.

10. Good Night Ocean (Good Night Our World) by Mark Jasper & Cooper Kelly

There’s no reason a bedtime story can’t also be educational. This delightful story set in the ocean will soothe your baby while fostering an appreciation for the beauty and diversity of the marine world.

11. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker & Tom Lichtenheld

Truck lovers of all ages won’t be able to get enough of this sweet short story about hardworking trucks lying down to rest, told through adorable rhyming text and irresistible artwork.

12. Somewhere So Sleepy by Diane Muldrow & Jui Ishida

Cuddle up with this cozy lift-the-flap book that reveals the comforting bedtime rituals of baby animals as they snuggle up for a good night’s sleep. 

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