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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures
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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures
illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2020
ISBN: 978-1492638322

From the book:

"No! No! No!
You beat the word like a drum
the minute I say
"Come, sweet creature.
It's bedtime."

About the book:

It's bedtime.  But Mommy's little girl is not sleepy.

She growls like a bear, she questions like an owl, she tosses her mane like a lion. How can Mommy tuck her in now?

Mommy needs to wrangle her sweet creature in this endearing and imagination-fueled journey to bedtime, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon.


A patient mother with a healthy sense of whimsy helps prepare her headstrong toddler for bed. ... Zunon's art takes this book to the next level: Her portrayals of the animals mentioned in the text are colorful and full of intriguing patterns and shapes. Additionally, the expressions on the faces of the mother, child, and animals speak volumes, portraying the emotions of each. ... An adventurous treat of a bedtime story. (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

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