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The 10 Best children's beds

Sweet dreams, whether they're in a bunk cot or with an MP3 docking system

1. GLTC Fire Engine Toddler Bed

£124, gltc.co.uk

Few toddlers can resist a fire engine, so what better way to persuade them that bedtime is fun?

2. Shanticot

£579.95, shanticot.co.uk

This bunk cot is ingenious, practical and space-saving. Available in a range of styles, the top bunk height is adjustable as baby grows.


3. Harvard Multimedia bed

£995, furniturevillage.co.uk

Teenage heaven – a single bed with speakers in the headboard, an MP3 docking station and a hidden 24in remote control TV.


4. DeVan Bed

£399.99, mothercare.com

This camper-van bed will transform any bedroom into an ultra-cool space, complete with a desk area, seating and storage.


5. Sleep-Over Z-Bed

£75 jojomamanbebe.co.uk

Unfold this comfy foam chair that comes in a range of designs and colours – and hey presto, you have the perfect sleepover solution.


6. Ikea Mammut

£145, ikea.com

The Mammut is chunky, curvy and colourful – ideal for younger children. And in true Ikea style, this bed is great value, too.


7. Aspace Juicy Fruits

£350, aspace.co.uk

A full-sized raised adult bed, with matching – but more colourful – furniture available that rolls away under it.


8. My First Readybed

£34.99, argos.co.uk

Suitable from two upwards, this all-in-one sleepover option has an air-filled mattress with washable mattress cover and duvet.


9. Dunelm Mill Matilda

£63.99, dunelm-mill.com

Bound to win over any girl, this features a modern design of hearts at the head and foot of the bed in bright pink.


10. Mothercare Puzzle Cotbed

£350, mothercare.com

This has a chalkboard at one end and the spindles have different textures for baby to feel. One also spins round with a clicking sound.