The Napping House (Board book)

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ITEM# 2545807
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    ITEM#: 2545807

    Audrey and Don Wood have been writing and illustrating books together for more than twenty years. They live in Santa Barbara, California.
    Everyone knows the cumulative rhyme “This Is the House That Jack Built,” butThe Napping House (1984) is close on its heels in the race for posterity: “And on that granny / there is a child / a dreaming child / on a snoring granny / on a cozy bed / in a napping house, / where everyone is sleeping.” Included in the napping house menagerie is a dozing dog, a snoozing cat, a slumbering mouse, and a wakeful flea who ends up toppling the whole sleep heap with one chomp! Don Wood’s delightfully detailed comical illustrations are bathed in moonlight blues until the sun comes up, then all is color and rainbows and a very awake household.
    Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Book, New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Golden Kite Award winner, California Young Reader Medal winner, Booklist Editors’ Choice


    ISBN 9780152026325
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
    Format Board book
    Publisher Date 2000-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 1984
    Height 6.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.45 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Wood, Audrey
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Fun bedtime storybook!
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      The kids really enjoy this board book and think the pictures are very funny.

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    • This is a great purchase. I work with Early Childhood children and this book was a wonderful addition to my room. The board book fits their hands perfectly. Great purchase!

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    • The Napping House (Board book)
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      Interesting game. Usually a good bedtime game as it lets you relax for sleep time.

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    • Love it!
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      I love this story and the board book holds up very well.

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    • the napping house
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      very cute board book. . entertaining .Read with animated enthusiasm!. my almost 4 year olds love this book and the illustrations are very nice.

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    • Board Book
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      This is a great story, but the description is incorrect. This is a board book not a hard cover.

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    • The Napping House
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      Fabulous book for youngsters.. it also won the Caldecott award. I read it to my kids when they were young.. now they are 20 and I am still giving the book as a gift!

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