When the Stars Come Out

As we delve into the magical realm that is our universe at night, we discover what makes it so extraordinary: from moonbows to shooting stars and from the polar night to the northern lights. Experience how different habitats, from the city to the ocean, come alive when the sun sets. Meet animals that make their own elaborate beds and others that sleep while swimming or flying. And explore the history of human sleep across the globe and dive into a world of dreams.

The Night Box

When a little boy opens the Night Box, darkness swoops out, a fox uncurls, and a thousand stars sparkle and shine. Night flows freely then, cavorting and exploring, caring for all its creatures until morning comes, and it’s time for Night to rest again. With its soothing cadences and air of quiet wonder, The Night Box is sure to charm any sleepy listener who wonders what happens between sunset and sunrise.

Turn Off That Light!

A little hedgehog is fast asleep when all of a sudden, the light clicks on. He is not happy about being woken. “Turn off that light!” he demands. The light switches off. And then on again. And off. And on. “Who keeps doing that?!” The hedgehog bumbles around, exasperated, in a flurry of onomatopoeia — GRRR!! OW! CRUNCH. BANG! — as his room mysteriously goes from dark to light over and over and over again.

Good Night

“Good night, my jewel . . . Good night, my shrimp!” When it’s time for baby to close her eyes and go to sleep, say good night with this winsome board book, published first in France as Bonne Nuit! Whether you’re reading to your bug, your treasure, or your dumpling, this book’s affectionate tone, luscious colors, endearing round-headed babies, and die-cut moon are just right for sending her off to dreamland.

Goodnight Moon (Spanish Edition): Buenas Noches, Luna

Buenas noches, Luna
por Margaret Wise Brown
Ilustrado por Clement Hurd

En una gran habitación verde, arropado en su cama, está un conejito.
— Buenas noches, habitación.
— Buenas noches, Luna — dice el conejito.

Y así sucesivamente, le da las buenas noches a todas las cosas que reconoce en su cuarto: al cuadro de los tres ositos sentaditos en sus sillas, a los relojes y a los calcetines, a los gatitos juguetones y a los lindos mitones.

En este cuento clásico de la literatura infantil, adorado por generaciones de niños, la poesía que encierra su texto y la ternura de sus bellas ilustraciones con-vierten a éste en un libro ideal para culminar el día.