From Ghosts to…Iguanas? Hear About Ol’ Sands’ Favorite Ghost Story!

I'll bet you've never heard of my favorite ghost story.  It's called "Shottle Bop" by Theodore Sturgeon (Astounding Science Fiction, 1940).  The central character is a ne'er-do-well, not altogether bad guy, who is down on his luck.  He comes across a dusty little bottle shop in lower Manhattan and goes...

Create Your Own Bedtime Stories at Tuck-In Time!

As you read in our first blog post, the world of Night Buddies started out as original bedtime stories shared between father and son and then turned into the 5-time-award winning children’s book series that it is today. In this blog we will talk about some ways you can create bedtime...

Sands & Son: From Bedtime Story to a 7-Time Award-Winning Book Series

Pictured above is author Sands Hetherington and his now grown-up son, John, in Brussels. The delightful world of Night Buddies first began as a bedtime tradition of storytelling between father and son. Sands and  7-year-old John had always done bedtime stories, but one night John presented his dad with a red crocodile...

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