Sleep Problems: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 0-3

  • Busy Lizzie; by Holly Berry; North-South Books, 1994
  • Goodnight Moon; by Margaret Brown; HarperCollins, 1991
  • I Love You, Good Night; by Jon Buller; Little Simon, 2005
  • The Animals' Lullaby; by Tom Paxton; Morrow, 1993
  • Time For Bed; by Mem Fox; Gulliver, 1997
  • Wake Up And Goodnight; by Charlotte Zolotow, Pamela Paparone (illustrator); Harper Collins Publishers, 1998

Ages 2 to 5

  • Before I Go To Sleep; by Thomas Hood; Putnam, 1999
  • Boats For Bedtime; by Olga Litowinsky; Clarion Books, 1999
  • Dreaming: A Countdown To Sleep; by Elaine Greenstein; Scholastic, 2000
  • Goodnight Caterpillar: Children's Relaxation Story; by Lori Lite, LiteBooks, 2001
  • I Don't Want To Sleep Tonight; by Deborah Norville, Golden Books, 1999
  • My New Bed: From Crib To Bed; by Jan Berenstain; Random House, 1999
  • Papa!; by Philippe Corentin; Chronicle, 1997
  • Teach Me About Bedtime: A Special Times Book; by Joy Berry; Gold Star Publishing, 2000
  • Ten, Nine, Eight; Molly Bang, Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Wake Up; Sleep Tight; by Ken Wilson-Max; Scholastic, 1998
  • When I'm Sleepy; by Jan Howard; Puffin Books, 2000

Ages 4 to 8

  • Bedtime For Frances; by Russell Hoban; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Best Friends Sleep Over; by Jacqueline Rogers; Scholastic, 1993
  • I Am Not Going To Get Up Today!; by Dr. Seuss, James Stevenson (illustrator); Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Sleeping Well; by Sylvia Goulding; Rourke Publishing, 2005

Books for Adults

  • The Baby Sleep Book: The Complete Guide to a Good Night's Rest for the Whole Family; by James Sears and Martha Sears, et al; Boston, Little, Brown, 2005
  • Good Night, Sleep Tight: the Sleep Lady’s Gentle Guide to Helping Your Child Go to Sleep, Stay Asleep, and Wake up Happy; by Joanne Kenen, Vanguard, 2006
  • In Search of Sleep: Straight Talk About Babies, Toddlers, and Night Waking; by Bonny Richert; Sarasota Press, 2001
  • Is My Child Overtired? The Sleep Solution For Raising Happier, Healthier Children; by William Wilkoff; Simon & Schuster, 2000
  • Night-Night: Settle-Down Activities for Easy Bedtimes; by Cynthia MacGregor; Gramercy Books, 2003
  • Sleeping Like A Baby: A Sensitive and Sensible Approach to Solving Your Child's Sleep Problems; by Avi Sadeh, Yale University Press, 2001
  • Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems; by Richard Ferber, Fireside, 2006
  • Take Charge of Your Child's Sleep: the All-in-One Resource for Solving Sleep Problems in Kids and Teens; by Jodi Mindell; Marlowe, 2005
  • Teach Your Child to Sleep: Solving Sleep Problems from Newborn Through Childhood; by Millpond Sleep Clinic; Hamlyn, 2005

Other Resources

National Sleep Foundation
1522 K. Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
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