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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

ISBN: 9781492638322

By: Nikki Grimes

Published: 01/14/2020

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Hardcover


$17.99

Description

Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon's latest children's masterpiece creates an imagination-fueled and animal-filled journey to bedtime.

"Has the feel of an all-time great bedtime picture book"—The New York Times

It's bedtime. But Mommy's little one is not sleepy.

He growls like a bear, he questions like an owl, he tosses his mane like a lion. He hunts for water like a sly wolf, and hides like a snake.

Mommy needs to wrangle her sweet creature in bed so that the whole family can sleep. From tigers to squirrels to snakes, the little boy dodges around his bedtime, until he is tired enough to finally sleep. His imaginative animal friends weave their way through the illustrations, eventually joining him in curling up for the night.

"The mother's loving understanding is demonstrated by how she works with her child's rich imagination, never slipping into admonishment. As such, children will engage with the pajama-clad tot's antics and be soothed by the book's positive tone. A fabulous interpretation of an everyday battle."—Booklist, STARRED review

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“Exceptionally well-done… highly recommended.” - School Library Journal (starred review)

“An adorable and imaginative bedtime story to add...

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Specs

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions
Length: 8.5 in
Width: 11 in
Weight: 0.00 oz
Page Count: 32 pages

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