"Author and illustrator make bedtime about as appealing as it gets." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

It's sleepytime down in the woods, but not one of the baby animals is ready to go to bed. The bear cubs want to play, the little hedgehogs are hungry, the bunnies are peek-a-booing, and their mamas are at their wits' end! Welcome to a delightful woodland world full of tots of all types eluding bedtime — until wise Grandma Owl affirms with a story that the time is just right to say good night.


Carole Lexa Scheafer is the author of Big Little Monkey, The Bora Bora Dress and Full Moon Barnyard Dance. She writes her books in her pyjamas, surrounded by pillows, with a plentiful supply of tea and fruit, and a little bit of chocolate for good measure.

Vanessa Cabban is the illustrator of Bringing Down the Moon, No Place Like Home, Diamond in the Snow and The Best Gift of All with stories by Jonathan Emmett. She also provided the art for the Dear Tooth Fairy, Father Christmas and Mermaid books written by Alan Durant. She likes to work in her studio in the garden, with her two dogs snoring nearby.

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