Pyjamarama in your community

Pyjamarama is all about celebrating bedtime stories and sharing fantastic books and rhymes. We’re thrilled to have communities across the country taking part with fun-filled events and activities from 3-9 June 2019.

Here you’ll find all the tips, resources and ideas you need to put on a brilliant storytime celebration or take part in Pyjamarama at home.

You can also find out more about our chosen book for Pyjamarama 2019, Car, Car, Truck, Jeep by Katrina Charman and Nick Sharratt, published by Bloomsbury. Our partners are helping us to give out 450,000 copies of this book, so head to your local library, children’s centre or community setting this June to get your hands on one!

Click here if you're looking for our Pyjamarama fundraising pages

Get involved with Pyjamarama

About Pyjamarama in your community

As part of Pyjamarama, BookTrust is working with partners to give out over 450,000 picture books. Find out more about Pyjamarama and about our chosen book, Car, Car, Truck, Jeep.

Pyjamarama activities and resources

Pyjamarama is all about having fun with bedtime stories and we’ve got loads of great activities and resources to help you celebrate, including crafts, rhymes, posters and a toolkit for practitioners.

Frequently asked questions

This June, we'll be celebrating Pyjamarama at fun family events across the country. If you have a question about Pyjamarama in your community, our FAQs should have it covered.

Pyjamarama stories and rhymes

Read along with Car, Car, Truck, Jeep

Listen to the Pyjamarama bedtime rhymes

Twelve perfect picture books for bedtime

Find your next bedtime story

There's nothing quite like a book at bedtime. As part of our Pyjamarama celebrations, we've put together a selection of picture books we think little ones will love hearing again and again. You could find your next favourite bedtime book right here.

More tools and tips for practitioners

Pyjamarama social media and press toolkit

Download your toolkit

Spread the word with the help of our social media and press toolkit. It's got everything from social cards and book covers to handy tips and press releases... plus those all-important tags and hashtags.

Pyjamarama event and activity ideas

Pyjamarama for your setting

Looking for some Pyjamarama inspiration? Look no further. We've collected together some awesome ideas for your pyjama parties, activities or Rhymetimes. Just add bedtime stories and a sprinkle of moondust!

Pyjamarama posters

Download your posters

Illustrated A4 posters - including an empty-belly Word version for you to add your own event details. Just print them out and display them in your setting to let everyone know about your fun Pyjamarama celebrations.

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Illustrations © 2018 Nick Sharratt. From Car, Car, Truck, Jeep by Katrina Charman and Nick Sharratt. Published by and reproduced by kind permission of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.