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2013 Randolph Caldecott Honor Award
In this magical bedtime story, the lyrical narrative echoes a Runaway Bunny – like cadence: “Does everything in the world go to sleep?” the little girl asks. In sincere and imaginative dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides “in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets,” she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger. The Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski’s rich, luminous mixed-media paintings effervesce with odd, charming details that nonsleepy children could examine for hours. A rare gem.
Sleep Like a Tiger
By Mary Logue (Author), Pamela Zagarenski (Illustrator)
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (October 23, 2012)
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
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