May 01, 2000
8.5 X 7.0 X 0.13 inches | 0.23 pounds
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About the Author
Peggy Rathmann is the author of a number of books for children, including the Caldecott Medal winning Officer Buckle & Gloria and the highly acclaimed Good Night, Gorilla. Ms. Rathmann lives and works in San Francisco with her husband, John Wick.
"In a book economical in text and simple in illustrations, the many amusing, small details, as well as the tranquil tome of the story, make this an outstanding picture book." --The Horn Book, starred review "The amiable cartoon characters, vibrant palette, and affectionate tone of the author's art recall Thatcher Hurd's cheerful illustrations. Delightful."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review "A clever, comforting bedtime story." --School Library Journal, starred review "Jaunty four-color artwork carries the story and offers more with every look." --Booklist