Time for Bed, Old House

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Isaac is very excited. He has new pajamas, and he loves to play with Grandpop whenever they are together. But he doesn’t like the idea of sleeping over at Grandpop’s house. So he announces that he isn’t sleepy. That’s okay. Grandpop says Isaac can stay up, but they need to put the house to bed. Isaac has never heard of that. He and Grandpop begin to walk through the house, and Grandpop shows him how. They need to move slowly and quietly and make the house cozy and dark. They turn off the lights and pull down the window shades. They go to Isaac’s momma’s old room and sit together in a big chair. Grandpop asks Isaac to read him a bedtime story, and he does.

Janet Costa Bates has written a perfectly sweet story that will help youngsters deal with their first sleepover or just settle down and go to sleep. The writing is perfect for such a quiet story and will lull little ones to sleep. The illustrations by AG Ford are filled with wonderful details that will help youngsters stay engaged. The colors are soft and warm, the perfect complement to the story.

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Author Janet Costa Bates
Star Count /5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher Candlewick
Publish Date 28-Sep-2021
ISBN 9781536209983
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Issue December 2021
Category Children's