Night Shift Daddy by Eileen Spinelli

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A father shares dinner and bedtime rituals with his daughter before going out to work the night shift.
 

About Eileen Spinelli

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Eileen Spinelli has written more than forty books for young readers, including Thanksgiving at the Tappletons', Hug a Bug, The Dancing Pancake, and Silly Tilly. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and fellow writer, Jerry. MELISSA IWAI has illustrated many books for children, including Gramps and the Fire Dragon. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her family.
 
Published April 3, 2000 by Disney-Hyperion. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Later, Daddy tucks in his sleepy child with kisses on the nose, asking, “How cozy are those toes?” As Daddy leaves for his nightshift job, he is unaware that his daughter is seeing him safely off from her darkened bedroom window.

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Spinelli (When Mama Comes Home Tonight) and debut artist Iwai inventively turn the tables in this winning bedtime book about a girl whose father works while she sleeps at night. Both art and text set

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Among poems dedicated to bedtime and slumber, ""Counting Sheep to Get to Sleep"" describes rambunctious sheep (""The next time I can't get to sleep/ I'll try warm milk"") and ""I Don't Believe in Bigfoot"" is about not yielding to scary nighttime monsters (""I'm hoping with my fingers crossed/ Th...

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Spinelli (When Mama Comes Home Tonight) and debut artist Iwai inventively turn the tables in this winning bedtime book about a girl whose father works while she sleeps at night.

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