Goodnight School

By Catherine Bailey (Author), Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)


Pub Date 6/18/2024

ISBN 9781454948544

Format Hardcover Picture Book



Goodnight School

by Catherine Bailey, Cori Doerrfeld
School’s First Day of School meets Good Night, Gorilla in this irresistible bedtime story about School getting ready to go to sleep!
As the sun sets, a security guard arrives to help this sleepy little school get some rest. From tucking in chairs to checking all the locks to listening to the silverware snoring, she makes her moonlit rounds. One by one, the lights are turning off and everyone is turning in. Well, everyone except for the turtle from 2A. Will this escapee make it back to bed on time?

Bailey's lusciously lyrical and dreamy story expertly peels back the curtain for the littlest readers who ever wondered what happens to school at night, making Goodnight School the perfect pick for early childhood educators, back-to-school, and, of course, bedtime.
"A loving after-hours tribute to a stalwart school building."—Publishers Weekly, STARRED Review

"The titular school may be sleepy, but kids will stay awake long enough to pore over the inspired artwork."—Kirkus Reviews -

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Catherine Bailey is an award-winning children’s book author and youth presenter. A few of her titles include Hustle Bustle BugsHarbor BoundDinos Don’t Do YogaMind Your Monsters, and others. She is an active member of SCBWI. Her poetry has appeared in Highlights magazine. She currently lives with her family in Florida. 

Cori Doerrfeld is an author and illustrator of children’s books, including the New York Times bestseller The Rabbit Listened. She received her undergraduate degree in studio art from St. Olaf College and her post-baccalaureate from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two children.

Title Details

Pages 40 pages, all in color

Trim 10 x 10 x 0 Inches

Territories World

Category Picture Books

Age Range 4 to 8

Carton Quantity 20