Sweet Dreams of the Wild: Poems for Bedtime

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Boyds Mills Press, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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As a child begins to fall asleep, she begins to wonder where wild animals sleep for the night and imagines a conversation with the wild creatures that gives her some answer. This, is the gentle premise of Sweet Dreams of the Wild, and original collection of poems by Rebecca Kai Dotlich that explores through richly detailed imagery how and where a variety of animals, birds, and insects like to sleep. The evocative colored-pencil illustrations by Katharine Dodge lend a warm, comforting glow to the book that will delight children as they engage in this imaginative exploration of the habitats of animals in their own backyards and beyond.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Dotlich's debut, subtitled ``Poems for Bedtime,'' is sure to give any preschooler sweet dreams. The soothing, repetitive rhyme charms, as does the cozy artwork in colored pencil. On the first page a ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Rebecca Kai Dotlich is the author of Lemonade Sun, And Other Summer Poems. She lives in Carmel, Indiana.

Katharine Dodge's illustrations have appeared in many publications. She lives on a farm in northern Pennsylvania.

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