Sleep Like A Tiger

Sleep Like A Tiger

Picture Book - 2012
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At bedtime a young girl asks "Does everything in the world go to sleep?"
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2012.
ISBN: 9780547641027
Branch Call Number: E FIC LOGU
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Zagarenski, Pamela - Illustrator


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jcljessicaj Sep 05, 2019

Beautiful illustration really bring this bedtime story to life. A little girl just isn't tired, so her parents tell of how all animals sleep. She finds ways to get cozy like all the animals she heard about and ends up falling fast asleep.

Aug 09, 2018

We've had this book from the library for a week now, and my two year old has asked us to read it to her at least once a day since. It is also one of her favorite stories to 'read' by herself'. "Once upon a time there was a little girl..."

Oct 20, 2017

A delicious and gorgeous bedtime story that will leave your young tiger feeling peaceful and strong.

Pamela Zagarenski's rich and evocative collage illustrations are dense and rich and dreamlike. A perfect bedtime read for sleeping tigers and sleepy children.

Nov 05, 2013

The illustrations in this book are gorgeous. Highly recommend -- it is helpful for kids, who never want to sleep!, to know that all animals sleep, it is not just they who go to bed!

ChristchurchLib Mar 26, 2013

Winner of a 2013 Caldecott Honor. 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.

March 2013 Picture books newsletter.

Green_Cat_237 Mar 17, 2013

I didn't care for this book. It was a little weird. I wouldn't choose it to read to kids I was babysitting.

Feb 18, 2013

This is a story that all parents and kids will relate to - it's bedtime, but the protagonist just isn't sleepy and she doesn't want to go to bed. What follows is a sweet account of her conversation with her very patient parents, and it has a happy ending (a sleeping child). As charming as the book is, though, the illustrations by Pamela Zagarenski are stunning. They complement the story and make this a book worth buying.


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