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Big Enough for a Bed (Sesame Street) Board book – October 22, 2002


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 2 - 3 years
  • Series: Sesame Street
  • Board book: 12 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers; Brdbk edition (October 22, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375822704
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375822704
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.4 x 7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #473 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From the Inside Flap

Elmo is too big for a crib! He?s ready to sleep in a big kid?s bed! It may take a little while, but with his favorite snuggly blanket and his teddy bear David by his side, soon Elmo feels comfortable in his new bed.

Customer Reviews

My 2 year old daughter loved this book!
miss_tiffany
Even though my son is now sleeping in his big kids bed, we still read the book almost every day because he loves it.
JS
Kids love Elmo and this is nice to help transition to a big bed!
NJKSTL

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69 of 72 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 15, 2004
Format: Board book
I was really happy with the purchase of this book. My 20 month old son is getting ready to be moved into another room and a big boy bed to make room for his new brother. Most of the books that I have found on this subject have been a little too detailed for my son. This board book breaks the transition down is simple statements that young children can relate to. Example "Elmo slept in a crib when he was a baby but now he's ready for a big kid's bed." "Elmo knows that sleeping in a big kid's bed will feel different than sleeping in a crib." Etc...
It even has Elmo with his favorite doll, David, and his favorite blankie. My son sleeps with a blankie and therefore can identify with Elmo even more. The pictures are colorful and engaging. Well done!
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46 of 48 people found the following review helpful A Kid's Review on December 9, 2004
Format: Board book
My 2 year old had a hard time transitioning from his crib to a toddler bed. I started reading this book and Barney's Going to My Big Bed book. The Elmo book was short and simple. It was perfect for my 2 yr old's attention span. The Barney book, which is 16 pages long, dragged. My son enjoyed this Elmo book. I read him this book almost every night for about 3 weeks before I put him down to sleep in his bed. He now sleeps comfortably in his toddler bed.
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36 of 39 people found the following review helpful By frisky2000 VINE VOICE on August 16, 2005
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
With easy to relate to pictures of Elmo transitioning from being a baby asleep in his crib, to picking out his own set of sheets for his "big kids' bed" and then cuddling in with his favorite blankie and stuffed toy, this book was just the best for helping my 2 and a half year old sleep in her own bed.

Since Elmo is her favorite, she likes to imitate him, so the first time we read this story together, she pointed to him sleeping in his own bed, then motioned for me to place her in hers! On the last page, she always whispers, "Good night, Elmo, I love you," which is how we always say goodnight.

Though it has very few pages and simple one sentence text, not much more is needed at this age to engage your child's interest and get the message across in a way they can understand.

Highly recommended. I also suggest TOO BIG FOR DIAPERS with Ernie as the star showing off his new potty training skills.
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24 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Fiona on May 8, 2012
Format: Board book
My husband and I LOVE this book... And it's because it got my almost-3-year old into his own room and own bed! My son has co-slept with us since birth and we have all loved it but it was starting to get a little crowded and his kicking was getting a bit old. I was on Amazon buying him a few new books in the 4-for-3 promotion and came across this book. I thought it might be a fun bedtime story so I ordered it. When we received it I read it to my son that very day. It is a nice board book, with a simple point and sweet pictures. I read and explained each page, like how Elmo had his doll David to cuddle with and a special blanket and how his mom still read bedtime stories to him, but now it was I'm his big boy bed. He was fascinated. Not thinking the book had much impact on him wanting to sleep in his own bed (which we had asked him for months if he was ready to sleep in his own bed) you can imagaine my amazment when that very night he asked to sleep in his own bed. We were even reading bedtime stories in mom and dad's bed and he told me he was ready to sleep in his bed, like Elmo! It was amazing! We went into his room, finished our stories and turned off the lights! He has now been sleeping in his own bed, like Elmo does, every single night and has yet to ask to sleep in mom and dad's bed. I am just so happy that we got Elmo's Big Enough for Bed! It was just what my son needed to want to sleep in his bed and we are amazed that he wanted to all on his own. I definitely recommend trying this book to help your kids make the move to a big bed. Hopefully it will have some positive results for you as well!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Neil Collins on April 29, 2014
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
I purchased this book to start reading to my son in advance of him moving from a crib to a toddler bed. The book is great except for the first page, that reads "cribs are for babies". I changed the words when I read it to say "babies sleep in cribs and then they grow into big kids and it's time for a new bed." It seemed strange to be essentially telling my son he is a baby because he is still in his crib. That aside, the rest of the book is perfect and seems to be really helping us get ready for the transition.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By JS on August 18, 2011
Format: Board book
I started reading this book to my son when he was about 15 months old. I have read it to him on a daily basis and have told him that one day he will have a big kids bed too. I do add a line after the page where his mom reads him a story that goes something like this "And Elmo's mommy tucks him in, and he stays in his bed all night long and doesn't get out." I moved my son into his big kids bed two weeks ago and have not had any problems at all. And, he gets in bed and stays there! Yay! I think that is amazing for a kid who just turned 2!

When I purchased the book, one of the reviewers said that it was too simple and not worth the money. I got it anyways since my son loves Elmo. It is simple, not much too it. But, that's the beauty of it! It's exactly what a 1 or 2 year old child needs when you're introducing a new concept. Even though my son is now sleeping in his big kids bed, we still read the book almost every day because he loves it.
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