Are You Sleeping Little One by Hans-Christian Schmidt

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Introduce young children to how baby animals sleep with this whimsical board book. With lyrical bedtime rhymes, it describes the sleeping habits of over a dozen animals, including species both common and rare, from ducklings to sloths, bats to giraffes! Its gentle rhymes and sweet, soothing pictures are the perfect way for little ones to end the day.
 

About Hans-Christian Schmidt

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Hans-Christian Schmidt and Andrea Nemet have collaborated on many children's books, including When a Coconut Falls on your Head and Five Little Sleepyheads. Cynthia Vance wrote Red, Yellow, Blue, and You (My First Colors) and edited Everett, the Incredibly Helpful Helper, both published by Abbeville Press. She lives in New York.
 
Published June 26, 2012 by Abbeville Kids. 18 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Some lines are delightful: “Are you sleeping, little puppy, / Dozing on paws soft and fluffy?” Others are stiff: “Are you sleeping, little flamingo, / Balancing on one leg under soft moon glow?” Német’s gentle paintings, in what looks to be watercolor, are appropriately cozy, but the pages seem j...

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Vance’s loosely rhymed couplets are repetitive in their structure, giving the book a lilting, hypnotic quality: “Are you sleeping, little puppy,/ Dozing on paws soft and fluffy?/ Are you sleeping, little caterpillar,/ Crawling in a peapod after dinner?” Nemet’s anthropomorphized parent-ch...

Jun 25 2012 | Read Full Review of Are You Sleeping Little One

Portland Book Review

In each picture, mom or dad’s eyes are wide open while baby’s eyes are shut tight (except for baby fish that sleeps with its eyes open under the water!).

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