Little Hoot

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal; Jen Corace (Illustrator)
(Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811860239, 28pp.)

Publication Date: December 2007

List Price: $15.99*
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Description
It's not fair All Little Owl wants is to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like his friends do. But no . . . Mama and Papa say little owls have to stay up late and play. So Little Owl spends all night jumping on his bed, playing on the jungle gym, and doing tricks on his skateboardbut he's hooting mad about it Children who have a hard time going to bed will love this fun twist on the universal dilemma.



About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children and grown-ups. Her children's books include Plant a Kiss (illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds); Little Pea and This Plus That (Jen Corace); Cookies: Bit-Size Life Lessons (Jane Dyer); Duck! Rabbit!, The OK Book, Yes Day!, and Exclamation Mark (Tom Lichtenheld); Spoon and Chopsticks (Scott Magoon); The Wonder Book (Paul Schmid); Uni the Unicorn (Brigette Barrager); and Awake Beautiful Child (Gracia Lam). Her work for grown-ups includes the memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and the film project The Beckoning of Lovely. Amy lives online at www.whoisamy.com and for real in Chicago.

Jen Corace is the illustrator of I Hatched!, Little Pea, Little Oink, and Little Hoot, among many other books. She lives in Providence, RI.


Praise For Little Hoot

KIRKUS REVIEWS, STARRED REVIEW
Another captivating, crowd-pleasing twist on a familiar domestic issue....a hoot and a half.

WRITING AND RUMINATING BLOG
You simply must read this book. MUST, do you hear me?

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Amy Krouse Rosenthal neatly appeal[s] to the sensibilities both of bedtime rebels and of their law-giving parents.

THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Kids who fight the seductive charms of straightforward bedtime books may find this reversal of the usually persuasions too funny-and convincing-to resist.

SHELF AWARENESS
Little Hoot is a hero any parent could love

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
This fun reversal of traditional bedtime woes is sure to be enjoyed by many children.

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL/A FUSE #8 PRODUCTION BLOG, REVIEW OF THE
I have seen effective bedtime tales in my day, but few are such perfect little packages as 'Little Hoot'....It is funny. It is memorable. I say we have a winner.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, STARRED REVIEW
This outing is not to be missed.

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