Sweet Dreams by Rose A. Lewis

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In this sweet rhyming picture book, a mother prepares her daughter for bed by telling her about the different animals that live nearby and their nighttime activities. The mother's narrative comes full circle from night to dawn, and the little girl is lulled to sleep dreaming about her animal friends.
Lyrical writing and warm illustrations from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Rose A. Lewis and Jen Corace make this a perfect bedtime book.


About Rose A. Lewis

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Rose A. Lewis is the author of numerous children's books, including the New York Times bestseller I Love You Like Crazy Cakes. She lives in Needham, Massachusetts. Jen Corace is the bestselling author-illustrator of Little Pea and many other books. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Published March 1, 2012 by Harry N. Abrams. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Before the concluding tuck-in, there’s a six-page interstice about daytime, as Mr. Moon nods off: “Say good morning to Miss Sunshine / And the company she keeps.” The cadences sometimes bump, and sense is occasionally sacrificed for rhyme: “The butterflies have gone to sleep, / Their wings no lon...

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While Lewis’s previous books (Orange Peel’s Pocket; Every Year on Your Birthday) have dealt with Asian adoption, this soothing bedtime rhyme is addressed to sleepyheads in general. A mother carries a

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A mother carries a small, sleepy girl upstairs to an airy bedroom as she weaves a series of “moonflower stories” about animals, “Like the one about the baby bear/ Simply much too tired to eat,/ Who made the moonflowers’ petals/ A pillow for his feet.” The text forms the scaffolding for ...

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Children's Books Guide

Sweet Dreams provides a good read that will help parents and children alike unwind and look forward to the next day and night.

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