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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures (Hardcover)

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By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
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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.

" A] rhythmic, playful romp through a restless child's bedtime routine... a loving, effective lullaby."--Publishers Weekly, STARRED review

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


Product Details
ISBN: 9781492638322
ISBN-10: 1492638323
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publication Date: January 14th, 2020
Pages: 32
Language: English