Just One More Story by Jennifer Brutschy

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The story of how Austin, who wants more than anything else to get two stories at bedtime instead of one, finally gets his wish.

Dad plays the fiddle, Mom sings country-western, and Austin bangs the tambourine. They call themselves The Swamp Snakes. Every day they perform for a different audience. Every week they travel to a different town. But every night in their trailer, it's exactly the same: Austin gets one bedtime story, only one, even though he always begs his father for another. How Austin finally gets his second story--and then many, many more--makes for a crowd-pleasing picture book, with illustrations that kick up their own special cheer.
 

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AMY MACDONALD and CAT BOWMAN SMITH also collaborated on "No More Nasty "and "No More Nice," which "Kirkus Reviews "praised as "rollicking good fun . . . Sharp characterizations and crack dialogue will have readers laughing out loud." Ms. MacDonald lives in Falmouth, Maine. Ms. Bowman Smith lives in Pittsford, New York.
 
Published June 1, 2002 by Orchard. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In an energetic watercolor vignette, Smith (No More Nasty, 2001, etc.) portrays Austin jumping on the bed demanding two bedtime stories.

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"Dad played the fiddle, Mom sang country-western, and Austin banged the tambourine" in the country-western musical group known as the Swamp Snakes.

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