Sleepy Bears

Sleepy Bears

By Mem Fox; Kerry Argent (Illustrator)

Voyager Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780152165420, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 2002

And in winter, bears sleep. But how do you convince six not-so-sleepy bear cubs to go to bed? Mother bear, of course, has found a way.
Mem Fox, beloved author of the bestselling "Time for Bed," will enchant bear cubs of all ages with this tender bedtime story, certain to inspire sweet dreams all through the night.

About the Author
Mem Fox is a well-known Australian lecturer, writer, and storyteller. Her involvement in teaching drama began as a student at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London, where she took classes in both stagecraft and teaching drama. At present, she teaches at the South Australian College of Advanced Education in Drama and Language Arts. In addition, Ms. Fox is the author of several popular children's books, including Hattie and the Fox (New York: Bradbury Press, 1986), Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge (New York: Kane/Miller, 1985), and Possum Magic (published in Australia by Omnibus Books).

KERRY ARGENT has illustrated many celebrated picture books, including Sleepy Bears and Wombat Divine by Mem Fox. She lives in Queensland, Australia.

Praise For Sleepy Bears

"With its sweetly varied scenarios, this amiable bedtime book offers a little something for everyone."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Restful, relaxing, rhythmical rhymes to soothe any child at bedtime. Once a night may not be enough to satisfy the listener or the reader."--Bookselling This Week
"A bewitching collection of sleepy time rhymes."--Kirkus Reviews