Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime by Wolfe/Monescillo

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If only bedtime could walk the plank!

Charlotte Jane the Hearty gets all the juice out of her days with pirate-girl pizzazz! She loves swashbuckling sessions, treasure hunts, and Fantastic Feats of Daring—all of which prove she has formidable oomph. There’s absolutely no room in her day for bedtime. But can Charlotte Jane refuse to snooze and still be her hearty pirate self?
 

About Wolfe/Monescillo

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MYRA WOLFE is a debut picture-book author. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family. 9780152061500
 
Published September 6, 2011 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Alas, the triumph is short lived once she realizes that exhaustion won’t let her go about her usual activities, and she announces, “Arr…My oomph’s weighed anchor.” She and her parents hunt for it as though searching for buried treasure, until Charlotte Jane spies her featherbed and acquiesces, wa...

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"Charlotte Jane the Hearty came howling into the world with the sunrise," but she's so full of pirate swagger and "formidable oomph," that she refuses to go to bed.

Jul 11 2011 | Read Full Review of Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime

Portland Book Review

Young readers will see themselves in Charlotte Jane and hopefully they realize that some sound sleep will put some extra pep in their step and give them the energy to do all their favorite activities during the day.

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Wired

(My own methods are more along the lines of Go the F*** to Sleep, though not as explicit.) My kids have really enjoyed the book, too, and haven’t complained about the moral of the story — which is, of course, that you need to sleep at night.

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