Chronicle Develops Top Bedtime Books

Chronicle Books is building a licensing program for the best-selling bedtime books Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train.

April 6, 2018

Chronicle Develops Top Bedtime Books

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

to get slate of new products.


First published in April 2011,

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

has been a

New York Times

bestseller for more than 191 weeks and counting. The follow-up,

Steam Train, Dream Train

, debuted in April 2013 and spent 43 weeks on the list.

The stories have already been reimagined as a matching game, lacing cards, puzzle, and sound books by Chronicle Books, and licensed for plush to Merry Makers, board games to University Games and magnetic play sets to Mudpuppy.

Beginning in spring 2016, Chronicle is planning an additional 11 books and gifts in a variety of formats including board books, a growth chart and a new picture book, based on the series. Later this year, Books to Bed will launch the first

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

licensed pajamas and Merrymakers will introduce a giraffe plush

inspired by the cover of

Steam Train, Dream Train.

Chronicle Books is seeking additional licensing partners across all categories for both brands.

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