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Sleepy Dog (Step into Reading)

Harriet Ziefert, Norman Gorbaty (Illustrator)

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Prebound (10/1/1984)
Prebound (10/12/1984)

Description

A dog and his pet cat share good-night kisses and playful dreams until morning wakes them, in this bedtime story for youngest beginning readers. 

Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.

And look for the sequel to this popular leveled reader, Sleepy Dog, Wake Up! 

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780394868776, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 1984



About the Author

Harriet Ziefert is the author of hundreds of children's books and the publisher of Blue Apple Books in Maplewood, New Jersey. Her books include the bestelling Sleepy Dog in the Step Into Reading series and the acclaimed A New Coat for Anna, a story of the devotion between a mother and daughter during hard times after World War II.

Norman Gorbaty was a leader in graphic design in a career spanning over fifty years, most notably as the art director for the legendary advertising agency Benton & Bowles, where he designed iconic ads for Crest, Post cereals, and the IBM Selectric typewriter, and groundbreaking covers for Timemagazine. After he trained at Yale, Gorbaty’s early career as a fine artist saw his work in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Gorbaty became an internationally recognized painter and sculptor and was the illustrator of numerous books for children, including Sleepy Dog. He passed away in 2020 at age 87.