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20 Bedtime Stories That Will Make Your Kids Love Reading

3. Harold and the Purple Crayon
Crockett Johnson's page-turner has been enchanting young readers for decades with its 4-year-old, pajama-clad protagonist. Armed only with his imagination and his trusty purple crayon, Harold goes for a walk in the moonlight, creating a landscape and encountering all kinds of adventure before finally returning, safe and sound, to his own bedroom.