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.
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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 national bookstore chains.
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Abigail’s Gift Boutique
Ace Hardware (Rick’s Ace Hardware, Des Peres, MO)
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. 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
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
Norton’s Fine Framing
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 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
Tresses Salon (Granite City, IL)
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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