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Sleep Like A Tiger

Logue, Mary (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Sleep Like A Tiger
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At bedtime a young girl asks "Does everything in the world go to sleep?"
Authors: Logue, Mary
Title: Sleep like a tiger
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: At bedtime a young girl asks "Does everything in the world go to sleep?"
Additional Contributors: Zagarenski, Pamela
ISBN: 0547641028
9780547641027
Branch Call Number: E LOGUE
Statement of Responsibility: written by Mary Logue ; illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski
Subject Headings: Animals Sleep behavior Fiction Sleep Juvenile fiction Bedtime Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Animals
Sleep
Bedtime
LCCN: 2011044881
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May 03, 2014
  • JCLChristiH rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

STEAM Activity (Math): Sleep Calculators - Figure out when your bedtime should be |
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/207658232792802109/

Nov 05, 2013
  • churchstreader rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The illustrations in this book are gorgeous. Highly recommend -- it is helpful for kids, who never want to sleep!, to know that all animals sleep, it is not just they who go to bed!

Sep 30, 2013
  • JDDStoryTime rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Good story about a little girl who doesn't want to go to sleep. Parents describe various animals to her and how they sleep. Art work is nicely done. Story moves along well. Recommended.

Winner of a 2013 Caldecott Honor. In this magical bedtime story, the lyrical narrative echoes a Runaway Bunny - like cadence: "Does everything in the world go to sleep?" the little girl asks. In sincere and imaginative dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides "in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets," she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger. The Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski's rich, luminous mixed-media paintings effervesce with odd, charming details that nonsleepy children could examine for hours.

March 2013 Picture books newsletter.

I didn't care for this book. It was a little weird. I wouldn't choose it to read to kids I was babysitting.

Feb 18, 2013
  • WordWoman007 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a story that all parents and kids will relate to - it's bedtime, but the protagonist just isn't sleepy and she doesn't want to go to bed. What follows is a sweet account of her conversation with her very patient parents, and it has a happy ending (a sleeping child). As charming as the book is, though, the illustrations by Pamela Zagarenski are stunning. They complement the story and make this a book worth buying.

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