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Sleep Like a Tiger

Sleep Like a Tiger

by Mary Logue Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

2013 Caldecott Honor Book

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.

5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
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Mary Logue
Pamela Zagarenski

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