Stay Awake, Sally by Mitra Modarressi

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Kids who will do anything to put off their own bedtime will get a kick out of the clever role reversal in this lovable raccoon family!

Sally’s mom and dad want to stay up all night—who could even think of sleeping when there’s so much fun to be had? Playing games, baking cookies, reading just one more story—there’s no end to the excitement they have in store for Sally.

But Sally’s eyelids are getting droopy, and she’s too sleepy to play any more games. How will she convince her parents that it’s her bedtime?


About Mitra Modarressi

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Mitra Modarressi is also the illustrator of Timothy Tugbottom Says No! She lives in San Francisco, California.
Published October 18, 2007 by Putnam Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife.

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When little Sally is sleepy, Mom and Dad turn the tables on her.

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Later, Sally stares from their treehouse window as the fun-loving adults exhort her to “dance in the yard!/ Stay awake, Sally./ It isn’t that hard.” As Sally begs them to turn out her light, the parents try classic stalling tactics: “ 'Would you care for some water?’/ 'Are you sure you’re well-fe...

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Sally is ready for bed, but her parents decide there is still more fun to be had for this day.

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