Stormy Weather by Debi Gliori

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Story-time will be eagerly anticipated when you read this wonderful lullaby picture book, populated with a rich cast of animals, from rabbits and bears to owls and seals, as every parent and child prepares for a safe night's sleep.With boundless energy, the text takes a ride through a night-time of possibilities as stormy weather assails the characters. Each fearful moment is calmly laid aside with warm cuddles and sweet caresses of reassurance.Combining soothing text that gently addresses bedtime fears with adorable art that will be familiar to Debi's many fans, this picture book will become a firm family favourite along with hot milk and bedtime kisses.
 

About Debi Gliori

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Debi Gliori is the creator of many wonderful books for children, including the Mr Bear series (with Orchard Books), our own bestseller No Matter What and her latest book, The Trouble With Dragons,which was nominated for the 2010 Kate Greenaway Medal. Debi lives in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland and has twice been writer in residence in the Shetland Isles, a landscape that features prominently in this lovely book.
 
Published December 20, 2012 by Bloomsbury Childrens. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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A genderless parent fox cuddles with its baby at bedtime and explains in several scenarios how he or she would protect the little one from any weather that could break the night’s peace.

Nov 01 2009 | Read Full Review of Stormy Weather

The Bookbag

If being ultra-picky, some children might prefer stronger characterisation, but it does work well as it is, and children (and parents) can use their imagination to go beyond the book if they really want.

Oct 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Stormy Weather

The Roanoke Times

The mother shares a bedtime book featuring other animals and parents all over the world, which show up in later pages of “Stormy Weather.” The rhyming languages makes the book a great nighttime story for preschool-age children, and it contains a soft approach to bedtime fears.

Dec 03 2009 | Read Full Review of Stormy Weather

Curious Book Fans

Stormy Weather by Debi Gliori really is the perfect bedtime book for small children – even though you might not think it from the title.

Aug 27 2010 | Read Full Review of Stormy Weather

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