The Boy Who Wouldn't Go To Bed (Picture Puffins)

The Boy Who Wouldn't Go To Bed (Picture Puffins)

The Boy Who Wouldn't Go to Bed (Picture Puffins)

This boy is not ready to go to sleep. So he revs up his little red car and drives away so fast that his mother cannot catch him. He drives to a magical land filled with larger-than-life toys. But the toys are all too tired to play with him. The tiger is too sleepy to practice roaring, the train would rather rest than race, and the musicians insist on playing a lullaby that puts the boy’s car to sleep. How will he get home now? Luckily someone is still awake, and she’s on her way to pick the boy up and tuck him (finally!) into bed.

“This charming story will soon become a favorite part of the bedtime ritual.”—School Library Journal

From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 2. As she did in The Bear under the Stairs (Dial, 1993), Cooper takes a gentle, wry look at a child's imagination. At bedtime, a young boy takes a fantasy trip in his little red car into a land filled with his stuffed animals and toys?all of which are larger than life. In the well-patterned, repetitive text, the child asks each toy...

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