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All My Friends Are Fast Asleep

All My Friends Are Fast Asleep

David Weinstone; illustrated by Magali Le Huche

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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Parents Magazine's "Best Bedtime Story" of 2017!

From David Weinstone, the popular children's musician and creator of the Music for Aardvarks program, comes All My Friends Are Fast Asleep, a rhythmic, cheerily illustrated bedtime story sure to smooth the way to sleep for young insomniacs everywhere.

After tossing and turning in his bed, a little boy embarks on a nighttime quest to find a cozy place to rest. He visits one animal friend after another, from a lark in its nest to a mole in its hole. But while all the animals he meets are happily dozing off, this tuckered-out wanderer remains wide-awake—until he finally finds the perfect spot to lay his head.

Parents Magazine, Best Children's Books of the Year

Praise for All My Friends Are Fast Asleep

“A soothing piece for little bedtime resisters.” —Kirkus Reviews

“It has everything you’d want for a nighttime read: dark (but not scary) illustrations; short, lyrical text; and a beloved character to help ease your child to dreamland.” —Parents Magazine

Praise for Music Class Today!:

“[A] friendly, stylishly illustrated rhyme-fest.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Weinstone...certainly knows what makes a class tick (or rock). The children in the class are wonderfully diverse...[and] the mannerisms of the kids are spot-on. Listen to Weinstone sing the song (available for download from the publisher). It will become addictive. Reassurance for wallflowers everywhere.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Children will ask for repeated readings . . . A welcome addition to picture book collections.” —School Library Journal

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David Weinstone; illustrated by Magali Le Huche

David Weinstone is a classically trained former punk rocker who lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and three children. He founded Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals, an interactive music class for preschoolers, in 1997. Today, the classes are taught all over the country, and there are sixteen original albums that feature Weinstone's beloved songs. His books include Music Class Today! and All My Friends Are Fast Asleep.


Magali Le Huche was born in Paris. She studied illustration in Strasbourg, then returned to Paris where she has illustrated more than forty books for children, some of which she also wrote, including This is a Good Story and City Kitty Cat. She regularly teaches art workshops for young people.

David Weinstone

Magali Le Huche

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