How Does Sleep Come? by Jeanne C BlackmoreHow Does Sleep Come? by Jeanne C Blackmore

How Does Sleep Come?

byJeanne C Blackmore

Hardcover | February 4, 2015

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In her picture book debut, Jeanne Blackmore continues her grandfather Roger Duvoisin's tradition of creating beautiful books for children. Through her poetic and deceptively simple text, Blackmore has created an ideal sleepy time tale:"How does sleep come?" Jacob asked his Mama as he climbed into bed. Jacob's Mama tucked the covers all around Jacob just so, and then she told him. "Sleep comes quietly. Like a snowfall that blankets a meadow on a dark starry night, and lays down a soft white canvas for rabbits to leave footprints."Jacob closed his eyes.And the snow fell.And the fog rolled in.And the clouds drifted.And the cat purred.And quietly, silently, softly, peacefully, gently, Jacob fell asleep.
Jeanne Blackmore works as an attorney during the day and, unable to resist the storytelling heritage of her family, writes in her spare time. Jeanne's grandfather, Roger Duvoisin, was a well-known children's book author and illustrator, and all of her siblings are authors of one sort or another. Jeanne grew up with great stories, some ...
Title:How Does Sleep Come?Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.63 × 9.88 × 0.44 inPublished:February 4, 2015Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402271050

ISBN - 13:9781402271052

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