Sleep Like A Tiger

Sleep Like A Tiger

Book - 2012
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At bedtime a young girl asks "Does everything in the world go to sleep?"
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
ISBN: 9780547641027
0547641028
Branch Call Number: PIC Logue, M 2012
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Zagarenski, Pamela - Illustrator

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Pamela Zagarenski's rich and evocative collage illustrations are dense and rich and dreamlike. A perfect bedtime read for sleeping tigers and sleepy children.

JCLChristiH May 03, 2014

STEAM Activity (Math): Sleep Calculators - Figure out when your bedtime should be |
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churchstreader
Nov 05, 2013

The illustrations in this book are gorgeous. Highly recommend -- it is helpful for kids, who never want to sleep!, to know that all animals sleep, it is not just they who go to bed!

JDDStoryTime Sep 30, 2013

Good story about a little girl who doesn't want to go to sleep. Parents describe various animals to her and how they sleep. Art work is nicely done. Story moves along well. Recommended.

ChristchurchLib Mar 26, 2013

Winner of a 2013 Caldecott Honor. In this magical bedtime story, the lyrical narrative echoes a Runaway Bunny - like cadence: "Does everything in the world go to sleep?" the little girl asks. In sincere and imaginative dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides "in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets," she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger. The Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski's rich, luminous mixed-media paintings effervesce with odd, charming details that nonsleepy children could examine for hours.

March 2013 Picture books newsletter.

Green_Cat_237 Mar 17, 2013

I didn't care for this book. It was a little weird. I wouldn't choose it to read to kids I was babysitting.

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WordWoman007
Feb 18, 2013

This is a story that all parents and kids will relate to - it's bedtime, but the protagonist just isn't sleepy and she doesn't want to go to bed. What follows is a sweet account of her conversation with her very patient parents, and it has a happy ending (a sleeping child). As charming as the book is, though, the illustrations by Pamela Zagarenski are stunning. They complement the story and make this a book worth buying.

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Apr 17, 2015

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