Time to Sleep

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

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A warm, inviting bedtime book from a Caldecott winning illustrator.

Bear sniffed once.
She sniffed twice.
"I smell winter in the air," said Bear. "It is time to crawl into my cave and sleep. But first I must tell Snail."

Denise Fleming presents a warm-hearted story about animals of the forest settling down for their winter nap. But, like children who must go to bed for the night, they each find a way to put it off just a little bit longer. Richly illustrated in fall colors, Denise Fleming's story book world is right on target for preschoolers.

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Praise for Time to Sleep

"This exuberant cumulative tale teaches a science lesson as it tells a story. Bear can tell ... it is time to hibernate. But before she crawls into her cave to go to sleep, she alerts Snail, who tells Skunk, who tells Turtle, and on and on, until silly, enthusiastic Ladybug awakens Bear to give her the news she already has.... The beautifully textured double-page spreads are expressive and funny." --Booklist

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About the Author

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children’s books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass, Shout! Shout It Out!, and Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy. She won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. Denise published her first painting in the third grade, when she started taking classes at the Toledo Museum of Art and one of her paintings was chosen to be the cover of a teacher’s magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.

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Time to Sleep
Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

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Kansas Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award (KS Reading Association)

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
September 2001
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805067675
ISBN10: 0805067671
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: AD310L

$7.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
September 1997
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805037623
ISBN10: 0805037624
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1 Information for Librarians

Information for Librarians


Lexile: AD310L

$17.95
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