Little Rabbit Goes to Sleep by Tony Johnston

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A little rabbit cannot fall asleep because he finds the night dark and scary, but when he watches it with his grandfather he sees it full of stars and crickets and moon.
 

About Tony Johnston

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Tony Johnston was born January 30, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA. After attending Stanford University where she earned a B.A. in History and an M.A in Education, she became a fourth-grade teacher. She has written over seventy books for children. Her titles include Amber on the Mountain, the Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea, Day of the Dead, the Ghost of Nicholas Greebe, the Sparky and Eddie series, and the Adventures of Mole and Troll. Her first adult novel was Any Small Goodness. Her works have earned her several awards including a Children's Choice Award for Four Scary Stories and the Beatty Award in 2002 for Any Small Goodness. Before turning to children's books, Harvey Stevenson spent twelve years as an advertising art director in New York and in Paris. He has illustrated several picture books for Clarion, including BIG, SCARY WOLF, an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, which he also wrote. Mr. Stevenson lives with his family in Paris, France.
 
Published January 1, 1994 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Fiction

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The little rabbit tries to go to sleep--he counts mosquitoes (one) and the feet of mice scurrying in the rafters (it can't be done: too many) and tries to ignore the scary dark;

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Karas ( Nobody's Mother Is in Second Grade ) lightly conveys the joyful ambiance of the story.

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A little wild parrot appears one day before a beaming blonde girl and squawks a ``little wild word (`Hello!'),'' then sings a ``little wild song.'' The child, in turn, feeds him ``little wild seeds'' and offers him some of her ``little plump plum.'' And so begins this friendly if insubstantial st...

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Snuggling in bed with his one-eyed stuffed bunny, Little Rabbit cannot sleep.

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