The Yawn Heard 'Round the World

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Ten Speed Press, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 30 pages
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Here's your ticket to a '?round-the-world journey with a most unusual tour guide. Departing from Sarah'?s bedroom, her yawn makes an eastbound tour of the globe through Cuba, France, Chad, Russia, China, the blue Pacific, Peru. . .and beyond. Will it ever stop?!Bouncy rhymes and watercolor collages enliven each episode in this contagiously funny tale of a silent phenomenon familiar to even the most wide-awake sleepy-head in the world. Lift the flap to reveal the yawn'?s final destination. Spirited yet appropriate for bedtime.Teaches some light geography.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In a joint debut for both Thomas and Mai-Wyss, the unusual subject of the highly contagious nature of a yawn is combined with a whirlwind tour to create an amusing story that works despite the ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

When he'?s not too sleepy, SCOTT THOMAS likes to juggle balls and clubs and think up adventures to try. A first-time children'?s book author, he works for a newspaper and lives with his family in Buffalo, New York.
TATJANA MAI-WYSS lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with her husband, new baby, and crazy cat, Friday. This is her first picturebook.

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