Look forward to bedtime with this richly illustrated treasury of 50 bedtime stories from around the world, each the perfect length to read aloud.
There’s always time for a bedtime story, so snuggle up and get ready to drift off to the land of nod with this collection of magical tales that includes both well-known classics and lesser-known treasures from Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, North America, the Middle East and Latin America.
These folktales and legends, accompanied by enchanting and dream-like illustrations, are each the perfect length for a bedtime story, and will transport children around the world as well as into fantasy lands.
The Emperor’s New Clothes – Denmark
The Bag of Winds – Greece
How Cheetah Got His Speed – South Africa
The Moon Maiden – Japan
The Star Hunt – New Zealand
The Crow and the Daylight – North America
Aladdin – Syria
The Three Dreams – Guatemala
Collected and retold by award-winning author Angela McAllister and beautifully illustrated by Anna Shepeta, this anthology will be treasured by story lovers both young and old.
Grade level: Kindergarten - 3
Dimensions: 9.7 x 0.75 x 11.1 inches
Angela McAllister is the author of over 80 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for Yuck! That's Not a Monster! and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for My Mum has X-Ray Vision. Her picture book Leon and the Place Between has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award.