Lucy Can't Sleep by Amy Schwartz

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When wide-awake Lucy can't fall asleep she . . . Climbs out of bed,
Wiggles her fingers,
Wiggles her toes,
Scratches itches,
Itches scratches,
Buttons buttons,
Blows her nose.
But Lucy still can't sleep.  Amy Schwart's gentle and reassuring story, along with her warm and comforting paintings, is sure to beguile restless children.
 

About Amy Schwartz

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Amy Schwartz has written and illustrated many classic books for children, including Bea and Mr. Jones, a Reading Rainbow featured title, What James Likes Best, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award, and the Roaring Brook Press titles, A Teeny Tiny Baby, Tiny & Hercules, Starring Miss Darlene, and A Beautiful Girl. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published August 7, 2012 by Roaring Brook Press. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Schwartz’s deceptively simple paintings and line-work deliver enough domestic details (a coiled hose, a stray doll, dirty laundry, scattered bath toys) and slightly skewed perspectives to keep readers engaged, looking into every corner of the family home (just like the nomadic Lucy).

Jun 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Lucy Can't Sleep

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Three picture books about the difficulties of sleep.

Aug 29 2012 | Read Full Review of Lucy Can't Sleep

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