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Is it time to move your little one from the crib to a big kid bed? Here are some great books to address any fears or concerns.


Your Own Big Bed

Bergstein, Rita M.

Introduces how different animals and even human babies grow from being newly-hatched or born, through being carried everywhere, to having their own special place to sleep.

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My Big Boy Bed

Bunting, Eve, 1928-

A little boy celebrates all the things he can do now that he has a big boy bed.

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The Magic Bed

Burningham, John

Georgie gets a new bed that takes him on magical adventures.

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How Will I Ever Sleep in this Bed?

Ferreri, Della Ross

A child's new bed feels big and lonely until it gets filled up with stuffed animals.

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A Big Bed for Jed

Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

When Jed is reluctant to move from his crib into a big-kid bed, his entire family comes up with a plan to make him change his mind.

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My Own Big Bed

Hines, Anna Grossnickle

A child proudly shows off her very own brand new big bed while also telling herself that she can deal with fears about sleeping in it for the first time.

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The Big Bed

Laditan, Bunmi, author.

A young girl tries to persuade her father that he is the one who should sleep in a special, little bed while she shares the big bed with Mommy.

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Bye-bye Crib

McGhee, Alison, 1960-

A big boy and his best stuffed friend seek the courage to move to a gigantic new bed.

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The Beasties

Nimmo, Jenny

When Daisy can't sleep in the big new bed in her unfamiliar new room, a group of tiny beasties tell her stories of their adventures to help ease her into dreams.

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Billy’s Big-Boy Bed

Tildes, Phyllis Limbacher

As Billy gets too big for his crib, his parents buy him a new bed, but Billy is not sure he is ready for the change, until his favorite teddy bear ends up sleeping in the new bed.

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