The Napping House

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A cozy bed, a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing--WAIT! There's a surprise in store, and little ones will want to discover it over and over again. So pull on your sleeping cap and snuggle in for a timeless cumulative tale that's truly like no other. Don and Audrey Wood's beloved picture book has sold more than one and a half million copies. To celebrate its birthday, the original hardcover book now has a fresh new design for both the jacket and interior, and the reproduction of the illustrations has been enhanced to better match the original artwork. A CD is tucked into a sleeve on the inside the front cover. The music, originally produced in 1989, is based on the book and was written and performed by children's musicians Carl and Jennifer Shaylen. The CD begins with a reading of the story and follows with six original songs that are just as fun, jaunty, and sweet as the book itself.

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This is a fun story with an excellent rhyme and fun repetition that builds to a fun ending. This was a hardcover edition which is always nice to have. I didnt realize when I bought it that it would ... Read full review

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This was a favorite of mine when I was younger. My grandmother is a friend of the authors and first read it to me. The pictures are absolutely darling to look at and the story fun to read. Now I read it to my children and they love it too. Read full review

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Audrey Wood is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling classic The Napping House , its companion The Full Moon at the Napping House, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub , Heckedy Peg , Piggies, and Piggy Pie Po , all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii. Don Wood is the illustrator of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling classic The Napping House , its companion The Full Moon at the Napping House, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub , Heckedy Peg , Piggies, and Piggy Pie Po , all of which were written by his wife, Audrey Wood. The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii.

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