Sleepy Boy by Polly Kanevsky
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Sleepy Boy
By Polly Kanevsky

Sleepy Boy

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Sleepy Boy by Polly Kanevsky

Book Description

During the day, the boy has been to the zoo where he has seen a lion and her cub. As nighttime falls, the boy and his father share a book. It's the boy's bedtime, but the boy is not sleepy. He is still with the lions. "Sleepy Boy" is a lovely hymn from a new author -- a hymn to day and to night, to awake and to asleep, to mother and child, to father and son.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780689867354
ISBN-10: 0689867352
Format: Hardback
(259mm x 269mm x 11mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » There is art and craft, both verbal and visual, in this very quiet bedtime story. "Here is a boy who will not sleep," the text begins, a boy who has spent the day at the zoo watching a lioness and her cub. At home, his father is doing all he can to get the boy to sleep: lying down next to him; making soothing sounds and gestures; suggesting the old trick of closing one eye, then the other. The boy, however, is full of the sights of the day, when he snuggles up to his dad's chest. The interplay between boy and dad is lovely and true, as their competing but tandem thoughts tangle and slow. Anderson has taken Kanevsky's marvelous words and made a gorgeous visual metaphor for them. In the gold-to-dusk, beautifully modeled watercolor-and-charcoal forms of father and son, bedroom and window, she places on each page the lion cub and its mother in the same household setting. Readers see what the boy sees in his mind's eye. The illustrations, often tight close-ups at extreme angles, nevertheless capture geometry softened by twilight and a shadowed, shared tenderness between both parent/child dyads. Unusual and captivating. (Picture book. 3-7) (Kirkus Reviews)


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