One Minute Till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You Off to Sleep

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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
8.3 X 0.8 X 10.3 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316341219
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About the Author

Kenn Nesbitt acted as Children's Poet Laureate from 2013-2015. He has published many books of verse for children and has been a vocal advocate for bringing the joy of poetry into a daily routine. He lives in a big old house in Spokane, Washington, with his family. Christoph Niemann is an award-winning artist and designer. His art can be seen in the New York Times, on the cover of the New Yorker magazine, and in a variety of books for children and adults, including I Lego N.Y., Subway, and Abstract City. He lives in Berlin and Brooklyn.

Reviews

* "These pithy poetic observations and Niemann's engaging illustrations prove at once antidote and anodyne for the sleep-averse child demanding just one more....A dreamy collection of bedtime poems and witty illustrations that's anything but sleepy."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "With a broad range of voices and sentiments, the collection delivers poems to meet any mood."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Exuberant for the most part (with some serious musings to lend ballast) and in perfect harmony with its cartoonish, color-washed illustrations, this sleepy-time volume is just the thing for the rhyme-loving child who has graduated from Mother Goose."--School Library Journal, starred review
"Nonsense poems, wordplay, nature, whimsy, and tenderness all mix together here in a collection that families with children from preschool through primary grades and beyond will enjoy reading together before bed."--Horn Book
"This is a treasury to be dipped into as needed, and therefore it's suitable for a wide range of listeners...."--The Bulletin