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 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. Re-sealable package includes 6, 4×6 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. Re-sealable package includes 6, 4×6 fold-over cards (blank inside) with envelopes.
Price: $10.00 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…Shopping LOCALLY supports the St. Louis community!
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Abigail’s Gift Boutique
AIA Bookstore (Washington Avenue)
Anheuser-Busch Brewery Clyde’s Corner NEW RETAILER
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 Unique Gifts
Christine’s Hallmark (Cottleville and Troy MO)
Crown Candy Kitchen
Emily’s Hallmark NEW RETAILER
Fat Sassy’s (Union Station)
F.O.B Cottage Florals
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
Hollrah’s Hallmark (2 St. Charles locations) NEW RETAILER
Imogene’s Tea Room and Home Designs
Jan’s Hallmark (7 Locations) NEW RETAILER
Just Me Apparel
Lambert-St Louis Airport Discover St. Louis Shop
Laurie’s Shoes (Glendale and NOW at The Galleria!)
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)
Milk and Honey (Wildwood) NEW RETAILER
Miss Aimee B’s
Museum of Transportation Gift Shop
Nagle’s (Florissant) NEW RETAILER
Norton’s Fine Framing
Rick’s Ace Hardware (Des Peres, Town & Country, Ellisville)
SSM DePaul Health Center Gift Shop (Bridgeton)
SSMHC St. Joe West Gift Shop (Lake St. Louis)
St. Mary’s Hospital, Clayton NEW RETAILER
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)
The Designing Block
The Final Touch
The Foundrie (West County and Chesterfield malls) NEW RETAILER
The Great Frame Up
The Magic House
The Market at the Cheshire (Cheshire Hotel)
The Market at Union Station (Doubletree Hotel) NEW RETAILER
The Novel Neighbor (Webster Groves) NEW RETAILER
The Paper Warehouse
The Porch in Soulard
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Gift Shop
The St. Louis West KOA Gift Shop
The Service Bureau
The Webster Groves Bookshop
The Woman’s Exchange
TownHouse Books (St. Charles, IL)
Unique Ideas N More (Fenton, MO)
Van’s Hallmark Stores (4 Locations) NEW RETAILER
World Chess Hall of Fame, Q Boutique
World News NEW RETAILER
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News and Events
Small Business Saturday Book Signings, November 29
We always encourage shopping locally, and there’s no better day to do that then THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29! We’ll be signing books and making friends at: STL Books in Kirkwood from 10am-Noon JA Whitney in Town & Country from 2-4pm. Books are always available for purchase at our signing events. Remember shopping “small” helps local retailers, […]
SO Cool! Book-Themed Prints NOW AVAILABLE!
NOW AVAILABLE… Goodnight St Louis-themed 11″ x 14″ prints! 6 to choose from including City Museum, Saint Louis Zoo, Map of St. Louis Area Attractions, St. Louis Statue, Historic Homes of Lafayette Square, and the Cathedrals. Prints are NOT AVAILABLE on our website and currently can ONLY be purchased at the following retailers: Looking Glass […]
Good News for West County Center Shoppers! Goodnight St. Louis is Now available at The Foundrie
Good news West County Mall lovers! Goodnight St. Louis is NOW AVAILABLE at The Foundrie, conveniently located on the 2nd Floor near Macy’s! Check out this absolutely cool shop featuring handmade, vintage, and independently produced goods. Shopping locally supports our beloved St. Louis community!
Goodnight St. Louis on Show Me St. Louis!
It was news to us, but it seems that KSDK was kind enough to re-broadcast the interview that Show Me St. Louis’ Heidi Glaus did with us last year! Click on this link to watch the interview Goodnight St. Louis on Show Me St Louis! We’re still going strong, having sold more than 30,000 books […]
Need your copy signed BEFORE the Holidays???
Want your copies of Goodnight St. Louis signed before you give them as cherished gifts to friends and family? Come see us! Tuesday, November 18 at St. Mary’s Hospital Gift Shop 1-3pm Thursday, November 20 at The Service Bureau 1-3pm Friday, November 21 at Imogene’s Boutique 11:30am-1:30pm Saturday, November 22 at Serendipity (Kimmswick) 1-3pm
Goodnight St. Louis Meets Storyteller Annette Harrison!
Last Saturday, November 8, June and Julie took part in an AMAZING “Read From The Start “workshop featuring world-class storyteller, educator, and author Ms. Annette Harrison! Sponsored by the Missouri Humanities Council, “Read From The Start” is a FREE program the encourages parents/caregivers to read to their young children, teaches parents ways to make […]
Holiday Gift Idea…
So, is this the cutest gift basket ever??!! Who on your list is lucky enough to receive a Goodnight St. Louis-themed gift basket? Awesome for a newly-transplanted STL family, out-of-town friends and relatives, and anyone who loves our fair city. Special thanks to our friend Becky for putting this one together for the St. Mary […]
November Book Signing Gigs!
Catch us early in November at the following LOCAL retailers… Saturday, November 1 at FOB Cottage Florals 11am-1pm (Town & Country, MO) Thursday, November 6 at The Woman’s Exchange, 5-8pm (Ladue, MO) Saturday, November 8 at Emily’s Hallmark 2pm-4pm (Chesterfield, MO) Sunday, November 9 at Terra 2pm-4pm (Des Peres, MO) See you soon…
Use Your Glennon Card this Weekend and SAVE!
Hey Shoppers! Use your Glennon Card this weekend and save 20% at more than 300 STL area merchants, including Imagination Toys and The Initial Design. We’ll be at both of these fine retailers on Saturday, October 25 signing books and making new friends… 10am-Noon at Imagination Toys in Ladue 2pm-4pm at The Initial Design in Webster Groves For […]
Tricks and Treats–October Book Signings!
Hey Ghouls and Boys! We’re starting our Book Signing Season with several October dates… Saturday, October 11, 4-5pm at the first annual “Lit in the Lou.” event in the U. City Loop Saturday, October 18, 10am-Noon at Laurie’s Shoes in Glendale Saturday, October 25, 10am-Noon at Imagination Toys in Ladue Saturday, October 25, 2-4pm at […]
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