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Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Rinker. At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air.

Each piece of construction equipment has a job to do in order to help clean up the mess. The digger can dig, dig, dig and the mixer can mix, mix, mix. This is a very colorful picture book with lots of bright colors that really grab your attention. The simple pages really leave the story and jobs up to the individual pieces of construction equipment so they can really shine. The repetition on how each piece of equipment works is great for kids and then shows how they use those skills to…

Little Chicken is getting ready for bed but cannot fall asleep unless she hears a bedtime story. Her Papa warns her not to interrupt the stories. Papa tries to read Little Chicken Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood and Chicken Little but each time Little Chicken interrupts the story. This is a great story to read aloud and will get laughs from both adults and children. The stories that Little Chicken listens to will be familiar to some kids.