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I Don't Want To Go To Sleep

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Published: January 2019
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Author: Dev Petty
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BIC Subject: Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)
 
Published: 08-Jan-2019
Format: Hardback, 32 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781524768966
Stock Code: 4768966
Product Description
 
Frog is excited about autumn and the coming of winter. But when Owl informs him that frogs hibernate till spring, Frog is upset at missing out on all the snowy fun. In this hysterically funny twist on the classic I don't want to go to bed dilemma, Frog comes up with all kinds of reasons why he's not going to sleep through winter, until he devises a clever way to convince his friends to come along for the ride.Featuring the beloved young frog character from the hit I Don't Want to Be a Frog and his cast of zany animal friends, this new story is sure to bring a smile to every kid who's ever protested at bedtime. And parents will appreciate a bold new twist on a timeless childhood topic. It's another surefire crowd pleaser and perfect read-aloud.Praise for the series- I Don't Want to Be a Frog- ? First-time author Petty's dialogue between a frog father and his son makes its point about accepting one's nature with a big grin. . . . The story might create similar gratitude in the minds of readers--or it might just make them giggle. --Publishers Weekly, starred reviewI Don't Want to Be Big- Reminiscent of Mo Willems's 'Elephant and Piggie' series. --Publishers WeeklyThere's Nothing to Do!? Snappy, spot-on dialogue pairs ideally with the outsize drama of Boldt's artwork; reading this book belongs on families' to-do lists. --Publishers Weekly, starred reviewFrog is excited about autumn and the coming of winter. But when Owl informs him that frogs hibernate till spring, Frog is upset at missing out on all the snowy fun. In this hysterically funny twist on the classic I don't want to go to bed dilemma, Frog comes up with all kinds of reasons why he's not going to sleep through winter, until he devises a clever way to convince his friends to come along for the ride.Featuring the beloved young frog character from the hit I Don't Want to Be a Frog and his cast of zany animal friends, this new story is sure to bring a smile to every kid who's ever protested at bedtime. And parents will appreciate a bold new twist on a timeless childhood topic. It's another surefire crowd pleaser and perfect read-aloud.Praise for the series- I Don't Want to Be a Frog- ? First-time author Petty's dialogue between a frog father and his son makes its point about accepting one's nature with a big grin. . . . The story might create similar gratitude in the minds of readers--or it might just make them giggle. --Publishers Weekly, starred reviewI Don't Want to Be Big- Reminiscent of Mo Willems's 'Elephant and Piggie' series. --Publishers WeeklyThere's Nothing to Do!? Snappy, spot-on dialogue pairs ideally with the outsize drama of Boldt's artwork; reading this book belongs on families' to-do lists. --Publishers Weekly, starred review
DEV PETTY is the author of I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, and There's Nothing to Do! A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Dev previously worked as a visual-effects artist in film, contributing to such movies as the Matrix Trilogy. Dev was born and raised in Berkeley, California, and now lives right next door in Albany with her husband, two daughters, some dogs, and other critters. Visit her online at devpetty.com and on Twitter at @devpetty.MIKE BOLDT is an author and illustrator living in the countryside of Alberta, Canada. He has illustrated many books for children, including the picture books I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, and There's Nothing to Do! When he's not drawing, he's building snow forts and Lego spaceships with his three kids, or sharing laughs and his ice cream with his wife. He is very glad he's not a frog. Visit Mike online at mikeboldt.ca and on Twitter at @MikeBoldt.
 
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