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Macmillan Children's Book

If Animals Kissed Good Night

If Animals Kissed Good Night

Author: Ann Whitford Paul; Pictures by David Walker

If Animals Kissed Good Night

If Animals Kissed Good Night

About This Book

With its whimsical art and playful rhymed verse, this bedtime favorite from author Ann Whitford Paul and illustrator David Walker If Animals Kissed Good Night is sure to delight...

Page Count
32
On Sale
09/13/2022
Age Range
2-6

Book Details

With its whimsical art and playful rhymed verse, this bedtime favorite from author Ann Whitford Paul and illustrator David Walker If Animals Kissed Good Night is sure to delight time and again.

What if animals did what YOU do? This bestselling story imagines how animals might fall asleep at night!

If animals kissed like we kiss good night . . .what would they do? Giraffe and his calf would stretch their necks high, and kiss just beneath the top of the sky. Wolf and his pup would kiss and then HOWL. And Sloth and her baby move soooo slooowwwww . . .they're sure to be kissing until long after everyone is fast asleep!

Don't miss the other books in this adorable series: If Animals Said I Love You, If Animals Celebrated Christmas, If Animals Went to School, If Animals Tried to Be Kind, If Animals Gave Thanks, and If Animals Trick-or-Treated!

Imprint Publisher

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN

9780374390198

In The News

“There are probably not enough synonyms for ‘cute' to cover this survey of hypothetical smooches between animal parents and off-spring . . . The characters radiate unconditional love.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“The imaginative possibilities alone make this one stand out from the glut of sickly sweet bedtime books. Sure to send readers off to a gentle goodnight . . . after a kiss, of course.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Lively rhythm, effectice sound words, and an ecclectic collection of toddler-pleasing animals all combine to create a charming bedtime book.” —School Library Journal

“Using soft colors Walker renders the nighttime rituals inventively, across pages and around panels, making this gentle book a satisfying bedtime selection.” —Booklist

About the Creators

If Animals Kissed Good Night

If Animals Kissed Good Night