Although many wonderful books have been written about individual icons and attractions, it seems that there are few that celebrate ALL the elements that make St. Louis unique, fun, delicious, exciting and home. There are books about the Arch, our city’s founders, explorers and rivers, and books about our sports teams. However, as we investigated, hunted, shopped, and searched, we just couldn’t find one that tied it all together. We believe that Goodnight St. Louis is that one book.
St. Louis truly has so much to share. A city of neighborhoods and neighbors, world class sports, accessible music and theater, historic landmarks, public art, and well-tended green spaces. It is a city and a region with a wealth of offerings and we felt it was high time to boast about our home town. We hope you think so too.
When creating Goodnight St. Louis we had a vision. We wanted whimsy, but at the same time, we wanted readers to easily recognize each landmark and attraction. We wanted the illustrations to spark fond memories of readers’ visits to the Arch, the Zoo or City Museum, for example. We also felt it was important to encourage readers to visit places they may not have been …the Old Courthouse, the cathedrals, or one of our city’s many festivals and parades. Get out there if you haven’t been and see what you are missing!
We thank you for exploring our website. It is our sincere hope that local or visitor, young or old, you cherish St. Louis and ALL the things that make our city home. Goodnight St. Louis!
Julie and June
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Have you ever seen downtown St. Louis from the top of the Arch? Played in the fountains at Citygarden? Heard the lions roar at the Saint Louis Zoo? Get ready for a whimsical journey with Goodnight St. Louis! An exploration of the region’s most popular attractions, iconic landmarks, historical neighborhoods, and family-friendly locations.
Due to overwhelming demand, signed copies of Goodnight St. Louis are NO LONGER available online. Please visit our News and Events Page for Book Signing Events and Opportunities.
6 Fold-Over Cards with Envelopes – Series 1
Show your friends and family how much you love St. Louis! Scenes include: Arch and Riverfront, Old Courthouse, Statue of Saint Louis, Map of St. Louis Attractions, Whimsical Cardinals, and Colorful Homes of Lafayette Square. You will receive six fold-over cards (blank inside) with envelopes.
Price: $10.00 per set
6 Fold-Over Cards with Envelopes – Series 2
Another perfect way to showcase our city! Cards include City Museum, The Magic House®, Old and New Cathedrals, Saint Louis Zoo, Grant’s Farm, and Union Station. You will receive six fold-over cards (blank inside) with envelopes.
Price: $10.00 per set
6 Flat Cards with Envelopes – Series 1
Show your friends and family how much you love St. Louis! Scenes include: Arch and Riverfront, Old Courthouse, Statue of Saint Louis, Map of St. Louis Attractions, Whimsical Cardinals, and Colorful Homes of Lafayette Square. You will receive six flat cards with envelopes.
Price: $8.00 per set
6 Flat Cards with Envelopes – Series 2
Show your friends and family how much you love St. Louis! Scenes include: City Museum, The Magic House®, Old and New Cathedrals, Saint Louis Zoo, Grant’s Farm, and Union Station. You will receive six flat cards with envelopes.
Price: $8.00 per set
Arch View Postcards
Pack includes 8 single-scene cards. Perfect for save-the-date cards or party invitations!
Price: $8.00 per set
Buy Locally! Purchase your copies of Goodnight St. Louis at the following LOCAL and Regional retailers…Remember Goodnight St. Louis is NOT available at Amazon or other national retail bookstores.
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AIA Bookstore (Washington Avenue)
Arch – Museum of Westward Expansion
Baumann’s Fine Meats
Bright Idea Toys
Campbell House Museum
Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Gift Shop
Cathedral Gift Shop (New Cathedral)
CeCi (Washington Avenue)
Christine’s Hallmark (Cottleville and Troy MO)
Crown Candy Kitchen
Fat Sassy’s (Union Station)
F.O.B. St. Louis
Garden Gate Shop (MO Botanical Garden)
Gifts N Things, Chesterfield Mall
Girasole Gifts and Imports (The Hill)
GrandPetite Market (Vin de Set/PW Pizza)
Head’s Store, St. Albans MO
Imogene’s Tea Room and Home Designs
Just Me Apparel
Lambert-St Louis Airport Discover St. Louis Shop
Left Bank Books
Lillian Yahn Gallery (St. Charles County Art Council)
Looking Glass Designs
Louisiana Purchase Gift Shop (MO History Museum)
Main Street Books
Mercy Hospital Gift Shop (Main Campus)
Mercy Wellness Shoppe (Ballwin)
Miss Aimee B’s
Norton’s Fine Framing
SSM DePaul Health Center Gift Shop (Bridgeton)
SSMHC St. Joe West Gift Shop (Lake St. Louis)
STL Books (Kirkwood)
STL-Style House (Cherokee Street)
St. Anthony’s Medical Center Gift Shops
St. Luke’s Hospital Gift Shop
Saint Louis Art Museum
Saint Louis Zoo
Sandy’s Judaica Shop (Inside Congregation Shaare Emeth)
Sarah’s Cake Shop
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Schon Boutique (The Boulevard)
Serendipity Gifts (Kimmswick, MO)
Sugar Creek Garden Center and Nursery
The Final Touch
The Great Frame Up
The Magic House
The Market at the Cheshire (Cheshire Hotel)
The Paper Warehouse
The Porch in Soulard
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Gift Shop
The St. Louis West KOA Gift Shop
The Service Bureau (Notecards & Postcards Only)
The Webster Groves Bookshop
The Woman’s Exchange
Tresses Salon (Granite City, IL)
TownHouse Books (St. Charles, IL)
Unique Ideas N More (Fenton, MO)
World Chess Hall of Fame, Q Boutique
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News and Events
More Spring Signing Events!
Did we see flowers on the forsythia today? YES! That means Spring has Sprung and we’ve got a few NEW dates to spring on you… Imogene’s Tea Room and Boutique–What’s better than a fabulous lunch and terrific tea with your girlfriends? We don’t know either. Come see us at Imogene’s in Wildwood on Thursday, April 10, […]
Spring Book Signings
It’s FINALLY Spring! Come see us at the following locations to have your copies of Goodnight St. Louis autographed! Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House during March Morpho Mania Sat., March 22 from 10am-1pm Christine’s Hallmark, 6069 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, St. Charles, MO 63304, Sat. April 12 from 11am-1pm Fat Sassy’s, Union Station in celebration […]
Home & Away Magazine includes Goodnight St. Louis!
Wow! We could NOT be more excited! Check out the link below to read the article in Home & Away magazine about Goodnight St. Louis. The award-winning Home & Away is the official member publication for AAA Motor Clubs in Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Miami County (OH), and Southern Pennsylvania. Goodnight St. Louis! http://www.homeandawaymagazine.com/content.cfm?a=4131&ignoredates=true […]
Out and About this Winter
Hi All Yes, this was one big, bad winter! But Goodnight St. Louis kept warm by visiting LOTS and LOTS of students in quite a few school districts as well as some independent and parochial schools. Thanks to all those wonderful teachers and librarians who requested that we visit! In case you don’t know…Goodnight St […]
Goodnight St. Louis now available at Christine’s Hallmark Stores!
We are thrilled to announce that Christine’s Hallmark stores in Cottleville and Troy Mo have started carrying Goodnight St. Louis! Beautiful stores with many fine gifts, cards, and accessories. We love it! Watch this page for NEWS on an upcoming Book Signing this Spring at Christine’s. Can’t wait!! Best Always! June and Julie
Book Signing Event Thursday Feb 6!
Hi All We’ll be at the Junior League’s Centennial Luncheon and Boutique this Thursday, February 6 from 11am-2pm at the Frontenac Hilton. Hope to see you!!! Goodnight St Louis! June and Julie
Concord Elementary School 3rd Graders ROCK!
What a great group of kids! We continue to learn many things from the students and are amazed at how many places they’ve been to in STL. The Magic House and City Museum always draw cheers as do Ted Drewes and Crown Candy! We so appreciate the teachers, faculty, and staff making us feel welcome […]
Fun with NEW Fans
Thanks to Colleen’s Cookies Caife for hosting a yummy book signing this morning! We read to our new friends and signed their copies of Goodnight St. Louis! We appreciate everybody coming out on this blustery and frosty morning! Looking forward to our next event, The Junior League of St. Louis‘ Centennial Luncheon and Boutique at […]
Goodnight St Louis Authors to Visit/Sign Copies at Colleen’s Cookies Caife
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new when we visit Colleen’s Cookies Caife on Tuesday, January 21 from 9am-10:30am. The Sweetest Part…all who purchase at least one copy of Goodnight St. Louis will receive 2 complimentary gooey butter cookies, a St. Louis favorite. The event is free! Looking forward to seeing you at Colleen’s Cookies, […]
Happy New Year! Thanks for Making Us #1
Hi Friends and Fans! Want to quickly wish St. Louisans near and far a very Happy New Year! We are happy to report that for the 4th week in a row you guys have made Goodnight St. Louis the #1 selling STL Children’s Book! Since the holiday season began, we shipped 100′s of books to […]
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