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The top picks for children up to 18 months of age. This list includes Mother Goose, nursery rhymes, and music CDs.

A list of recommended picture books and collections of nursery rhymes for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

A list of recommended picture books and activity books for children 3-5 years of age.

The Library has numerous books that can help parents discuss topics, such as human sexuality and puberty to their children.

Helpful online resources for parents, as well as links to Web sites of authors who have written picture books for young readers and novels for older children.

Learn about the special services available for teachers, nursery school and daycare staff.


All of the picture books listed in our subject guides can be found at Regina Public Library. Many books are also available in other formats, such as video, cassette, or multi-media kits.

Click on any title to check the Library's current holdings, and/or to place a request to have the item sent to your nearest Library!

Fiction Titles

Sheep, Sheep, Sheep, Help Me Fall Asleep, by Arlene Alda

Elliot's Noisy Night, by Andrea Beck

A Child's Good Night Book, by Margaret Wise Brown

Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown

Little Donkey Close Your Eyes, by Margaret Wise Brown

Mother Night, by Denys Cazet

Whump, by Gail Chislett

Maisy's Bedtime, by Lucy Cousins

Papa's Bedtime Story, by Mary Lee Donovan

Half a Moon and One Whole Star, by Crescent Dragonwagon

Melody Mooner Stayed Up All Night, by Frank B. Edwards

Time For Bed, by Mem Fox

A Big Bed for Jed, by Laurie Friedman

Moonbeam On a Cat's Ear, by Marie-Louise Gay

Asleep, Asleep, by Mirra Ginsburg

The Underbed, by Cathryn Clinton Hoellwarth

Where Do You Sleep, Little One? by Patricia Hooper

How Many Stars in the Sky, by Lenny Hort

A South African Night, by Rachel Isadora

Night Cars, by Teddy Jam

Jeremiah and Mrs. Ming, by Sharon Jennings

Sleep Tight, Mrs. Ming, by Sharon Jennings

Are You Ready For Bed? by Jane Johnson

Little Rabbit Goes to Sleep, by Tony Johnston

Seven Stars, More! by Kathy Mallat

After Good-night, by Monica Mayper

Sweet Dreams, by L.C. Falken

The Party, by David McPhail

Go to Bed! by Virginia Miller

Mortimer, by Robert Munsch

What to Expect at Bedtime, by Heidi Murkoff

Song of Night: It's Time to Go to Bed, by Katherine Riley Nakamura

Coyote Dreams, by Susan Nunes

Moonlight, by Jan Ormerod

A Visit to Sleep's House, by Mary Pope Osborne

City Night, by Eve Rice

Sheep Asleep, by Gloria Rothstein

Night in the Country, by Cynthia Rylant

Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed? by Barney Saltzberg

The Squeaky Door, retold by Margaret Read MacDonald

Bedtime! by Ruth Freeman Swain

Moon Glows, by Bethea verDorn

Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? by Martin Waddell

The Sleepytime Book, by Jan Wahl

Peter, Good Night, by Alison Weir

Moonfall, by Susan Whitcher

We're Not Tired, by Selina Young

The Summer Night, by Charlotte Zolotow

Henry and Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps, by Cynthia Rylant

Non-fiction Title

When the Dark Comes Dancing: A Bedtime Poetry Book, by Nancy Larrick

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