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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Puffin Book of Bedtime Stories : Eight Favourite Australian Picture Books
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'Who's ready for a story? Gather your favourite toy, your fluffiest pillow and cosiest blanket and settle in for bedtime with this collection of classic picture books for young children. There is something to delight everyone in these eight stories by much-loved Australian authors and illustrators.' (Publication abstract)


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Puffin , 2019 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bed Tails, Meredith Costain , Mitch Vane (illustrator), single work picture book children's
An exuberant rhyming tale about the fruitless efforts of parents to remain asleep in bed when joined by their young son and pets on a stormy night.
(p. 7-38)
Sophie's Big Bed, Tina Burke , Tina Burke (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Sophie is a big girl now, with a nice, new big-girl bed. But Bunny, Bear, and Scarlett are worried that if the bed is "too" big, they may get lost under all those sheets and blankets. Full color.' (Publication summary) 

(p. 39-64)
Baby Tawnies, Judy Paulson , Judy Paulson (illustrator), single work picture book children's
'As darkness falls, two tawny frogmouths fly into the forest to find food. Far above the ground, Reggie and Lyla are left alone. But the little tawnies don't plan to stay in the nest ... Includes facts about Australian tawny frogmouths.' (Trove record)
(p. 65-98)
It's Bedtime William, Deborah Niland , Deborah Niland (illustrator), single work picture book children's
'William, no more jumping,' says Dad. 'William, it's bedtime NOW,' says Mum. But William has other ideas, and a very special friend to help make this his most memorable night ever! (Libraries Australia).
(p. 99-130)
One Very Tired Wombat, Renée Treml , Renée Treml (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'One wombat is very tired, and he just wants to rest. The birds try to be quiet - well, some of them, anyway - but it seems that they're not as quiet as they think. Poor tired wombat. Will he ever get some sleep? One Very Tired Wombat is a charming counting book featuring some very cheeky Australian animals.' (Publication summary)

(p. 131-162)
A Bear and a Tree, Stephen Michael King , Stephen Michael King (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Ren knows that it's almost time for Bear's big sleep, but she needs just one more day with him.

'One day to explore the winter together - the last of the coloured leaves, the snow as it floats and swirls to the ground, the sun and the moon and the stars.

'One more day to play and dance and wonder.' (From the publisher's website.)

(p. 163-194)
Jesse, Tim Winton , Maureen Prichard (illustrator), single work picture book children's (p. 195-220)
Come Down, Cat!, Sonya Hartnett , Lucia Masciullo (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'The day is ending, night is falling, and Nicholas' cat won't come down. High on the roof she licks her paws while Nicholas worries about her up there all alone. How does he coax her into the safe, warm house? She doesn't even want to come down from the roof... or does she?' (From the publisher's website.)

(p. 221)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2019 .
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      • Published: 2nd July 2019
      ISBN: 9780143796732
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