Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred) by Josh SchneiderEverybody Sleeps (But Not Fred) by Josh Schneider

Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred)

byJosh Schneider

Hardcover | April 7, 2015

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Every kind of bird and beast has to sleep, from the monkeys in the jungle to the whales in the ocean to the ants under the ground.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp But not Fred. His&nbspto-do list is far too long!&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Armed with plenty of imagination, this determined little boy and his attempts to&nbspresist bedtime are sure to strike a chord with today's over scheduled families.&nbspDrowsy animals of all stripes look on in disbelief as Fred keeps on going and going and going,&nbspuntil . . .&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Could it be that, after so much activity,&nbspeven&nbspFred needs to rest?&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Shhh. Close the book softly, and please let Fred sleep.&nbsp
Josh Schneider is the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning creator of Tales for Very Picky Eaters, The Meanest Birthday Girl, Bedtime Monsters, Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Makeover,  and You'll Be Sorry . He lives in Chicago with his wife and their two cats.
Title:Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred)Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.35 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:054433924X

ISBN - 13:9780544339248

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Whimsical I liked the text and the humour but the pictures are a bit weird at times (given the fact that the book is for kids).
Date published: 2017-03-04

Editorial Reviews

A fun addition to the bedtime canon." -School Library Journal * "Schneider's deadpan delivery, combined with his ability to populate a world of realistically rendered animals in fanciful settings or situations, is a comedic win? Ingenious." - Kirkus, starred review * "From visual gags like jellyfish in sleep masks? to verse mocking soporific picture-book rhymes? it's a pitch perfect parody. Sorry, parents: kids will be too busy laughing to get sleepy reading this one." - Publishers Weekly, starred review "A bedtime story sure to inspire dreams of imaginative antics." -Booklist Praise for Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Makeover by Josh Schneider "Schneider continues to show a remarkable talent for bringing uncommon humor and psychological depth to ordinary situations. . . . Another winner." - Publishers Weekly, starred review "[This] playful take on the beauty makeover upends expectations with comedic-and powerful-results. . . . A testament to the joy of creation and a celebration of a different kind of beauty." - Kirkus, starred review "