Title: 10 Minutes till Bedtime
Author: Peggy Rathmann
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Publication Date: 1998
Genre: Picture Book/Fiction
Audience: K-2

Overview: This delightful bedtime story takes place during the last ten minutes before a boy’s bedtime. The pictures in this story are what really intrigue the reader. Every new page, more of the “Bedtime Tour” comes into the young boys home unknowingly by his father. They are a mystical group that helps the boy get ready for bed. But what happens when they aren’t all gone before dad comes to tuck the boy in? You will have to read and find out!

Activity: Have your students write down step by step the routine they do every night before bed. They can also draw out the steps as well!

Reviewer’s Name: Julie Sherwood