Who's Awake in Springtime?

Phillis Gershator and Mim Green; illustrations by Emilie Chollat

Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

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In this rhythmic springtime tale, animals of all kinds get ready to sleep. As the sun sets, fish find a place to hide, cats curl up, and sheep huddle in their wool coats. Still, not everyone is asleep . . . the minnow, the kitten, the lamb—and a little boy—are all awake (but not for long!).

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“The popeyed cartoon faces are appealing, while the clever compositions add a ‘look-and-find’ element. A playful and inviting bedtime tale.”—Booklist
 
“In this cumulative tale, baby animals stay awake as their grown-ups go down for the evening. …Chollat’s playful and detailed illustrations will have readers taking a closer look to see if they can spot the boy in each spread. The repeated refrain of “Not I” is perfect for read-alouds and will surely encourage those listening to chime in.”—School Library Journal

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Phillis Gershator and Mim Green; illustrations by Emilie Chollat

Mim Green once shared many a bedtime story with her daughter, Phillis Gershator. Phillis is the author of Summer Is Summer and When It Starts to Snow. Co-author Mim was an animator, puppeteer, and award winning artist. A song by David Gershator written especially for Who's Awake? can be heard on the CD “This Is the Day! Storysongs and Singalongs.”  www.phillisgershator.com

 

Emilie Chollat has illustrated many books for young readers, including Ackamarackus and The Please and Thank You Book. She lives in Marseilles, France with her family.www.emiliechollat.com

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Who's Awake in Springtime?
Phillis Gershator and Mim Green; illustrations by Emilie Chollat

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books
February 2010
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805063905
ISBN10: 0805063900
Picture Book
8 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 7
Grade Range: p to 2
$16.99
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