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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

If Animals Kissed Good Night

What if animals did what YOU do?

Ann Whitford Paul’s playful rhymes and rhythms paired with David Walker’s whimsical and charming artwork invite children to see the different ways of showing affection and celebrating shared experiences across the animal kingdom. Perfect for reading aloud at bedtime—or any time—these bestselling picture books are sure to delight toddlers and preschoolers.

Praise for If Animals Kissed Good Night

“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. … Sure to send readers off to a gentle goodnight…after a kiss, of course.” —Kirkus Reviews

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    • If Animals Kissed Good Night
      Ann Whitford Paul; illustrated by David Walker
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    • If Animals Gave Thanks

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      Ann Whitford Paul; illustrated by David Walker
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    • If Animals Celebrated Christmas

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      Ann Whitford Paul; illustrated by David Walker
      FSG Books for Young Readers

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    • If Animals Went to School

    • If Animals Kissed Good Night
      Ann Whitford Paul; illustrated by David Walker
      FSG Books for Young Readers

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    • If Animals Said I Love You

    • If Animals Kissed Good Night
      Ann Whitford Paul; illustrated by David Walker
      FSG Books for Young Readers

    • Don't miss the other books in this adorable series: If Animals Kissed Good Night, If Animals Celebrated Christmas, and If Animals Went to School!

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    • If Animals Kissed Good Night

    • If Animals Kissed Good Night
      Ann Whitford Paul; Pictures by David Walker
      FSG Books for Young Readers

    • Don't miss the other books in this adorable series: If Animals Said I Love You, If Animals Celebrated Christmas, and If Animals Went to School!

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book

Ann Whitford Paul

ANN WHITFORD PAUL is the author of numerous books for children, including the best-selling If Animals Kissed Goodnight, If Animals Said I Love You, If Animals Went to School, and If Animals Celebrated Christmas, all illustrated by David Walker. She and Walker also collaborated on Little Monkey Says Good Night, a Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year, which Kirkus Reviews praised as “a perfect good-night read.” Ms. Paul lives in Los Angeles, California.

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David Walker

David Walker has illustrated many books for children, including Victoria Adler’s Baby, Come Away and Ann Whitford Paul’s Little Monkey Says Good Night and If Animals Kissed Good Night. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Meghan Caudill

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