Come bedtime, he’s strictly by the book. Literally. The same one. Every. single. night.Change up the repertoire with three original stories by local authors.CootieliciousMeet Matty, an insect-gobbling boy, and his best pal, Klunkers, in Big Bug Lunch. Tots bug out over singer/songwriter Skaie Knox’s accompanying soundtrack.This Spud’s for YouKiddos eat up Deborah Reilly’s crime-solving potato and corn cob duo, Starchy & Husk. Join them in tackling the Green Boot in Soup Caper. Brownie points: a portion of sales goes to children’s causes (Dola, 1423½ Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice; 310-664-9300).For Goodness SnakeCreativity abounds in Snobbles the Great, by Jason Dobkin and Erika Gragg. It’s the mystical tale of a fruit-eating serpent on a journey to save his reptile friends from death by mongoose. (To find a local bookstore, go to indiebound.org.)MAKEPaper DollsWhat: Inspired by Paper Cuts: 200 Years of Black Paper Dolls, youngsters craft dollies and clothes with artist Dorothy Elliott-Taylor. Grown-ups, be prepared to help.Why: A cut above. When: Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m.Where: Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., at Curson Ave., Miracle Mile. R.S.V.P. to 323-937-4230 ext. 50 or email@example.com.SHOPBusy Bees Trunk ShowWhat: Preppy-chic line for little ladies and gents debuts its spring collection. Why: Catch the buzz. When: Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.Where: Poppy Store, Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th St., b/t San Vicente Blvd. & Georgina Ave., Santa Monica. R.S.V.P. to 310-260-0002 or firstname.lastname@example.org.SAVEThe Little CottageWhat: Score new, vintage, and secondhand munchkin duds (Bloom Love, Kate Quinn Organics, Grana & Maù) at this hidden gem consignment shop. Why: Hand-me-down heaven. When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.Where: 859 Swarthmore Ave., b/t Antioch St. & La Cruz Dr., Pacific Palisades (310-454-5753).