The newest winner of the General Mills Spoonfuls of Stories contest is a young boy who’s very tired from his busy day, but can’t seem to find enough peace and quiet to fall asleep.
Can I Just Take a Nap? is the winner of the 4th annual Cheerios® New Author Contest. Selected from more than 8,000 entries by a team of editors, teachers, librarians, and General Mills staff, Can I Just Take a Nap? will also appear in a bilingual (English/Spanish) mini-paperback edition in 3 million specially marked boxes of Cheerios.
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The lengthy lines of Rauss’ rhyming verse add to its sometimes-stumbling rhythm, and readers never find out just why Aiden is so tired, a fact that detracts from the humor, especially given his seemingly younger sister’s unflagging energy level.May 01 2012 | Read Full Review of Can I Just Take a Nap?
Unluckily, the world is one noisy place: âThere were radios blaring and cars that would beep./ Aiden McDoodle just wanted some sleep./ He tried closing the doors, he tried covering his head./ He tried upstairs and downstairs, he tried under the bed.â Joined by his mother and energetic sister,...Apr 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Can I Just Take a Nap?
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