Time to Sleep

byDenise FlemingIllustratorDenise Fleming

September 15, 2001|
Time to Sleep by Denise Fleming
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A warm, inviting bedtime book from a Caldecott winning illustrator.

"Bear sniffed once.
She sniffed twice.
''I smell winter in the air. . . .''"

A chill is in the air and Bear knows it is time for her winter nap. But first, she must tell Snail. And Snail must tell Skunk. And Skunk must tell Turtle. Each animal who tries to put off going to sleep just a little longer sees, smells, hears, or tastes the signs of the impending season. Finally, Ladybug rushes off to tell Bear--already asleep in her cave--the exciting news.

Denise Fleming presents a warm-hearted story about animals of the forest settling down for their winter nap. But, like children who must go to bed for the night, they each find a way to put it off just a little bit longer. Richly illustrated in fall colors, Denise Fleming''s Time to Sleep world is right on target for preschoolers.

Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children''s books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass, Shout! Shout It Out!, and Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy. She won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. Denise published her first painting in the third grade, when she started taking classes at the Toledo Museum of Art and one of her ...
Title:Time to Sleep
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10.17 X 9.78 X 0.17 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.17 X 9.78 X 0.17 in
Published:September 15, 2001
Publisher:Square Fish
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780805067675

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