Everyone Sleeps by Marcellus Hall

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An inventive if not wholly successful look at the nighttime world of nature.


In this good-night book that explains how a variety of animals go to sleep, the sun has set and the whole family has gone to bed, except for their dog, Conrad. Curious to find out if anyone else is awake, he wanders far and wide—through fields and forests, across lakes and oceans—only to find all creatures fast asleep. Conrad is wide-awake, although counting a herd of snoring sheep does make him drowsy! Is everyone asleep?

Marcellus Hall’s lush nighttime scenes glow with warmth in this playful bedtime story, which features a variety of land and sea creatures, and is narrated by a funny little goggle-eyed pug who will steal readers’ hearts.

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Marcellus Hall (www.marcellushall.com) also illustrated Cybils Award Finalist The Cow Loves Cookies (by Karma Wilson), Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner City I Love (by Lee Bennett Hopkins), and Because I Am Your Daddy and Because You Are My Baby (both by Sherry North). Everyone Sleeps is the first children's book he's also written. He is also a musician, and his solo album, The First Line, was released in 2011. He lives in New York City.
Published May 2, 2013 by Nancy Paulsen Books. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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on Mar 27 2013

An inventive if not wholly successful look at the nighttime world of nature.

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