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Huddle Up! Cuddle Up!

Bethany Hegedus, Michael Deas (Illustrator)


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The countdown to bedtime has begun. If you want to snooze, you can't lose in this football/bedtime mash-up!

It's Sunday night, football night, and the countdown clock to bedtime is winding down. Will the Dream Team be able to get to bed on time? First there's the pre-game warm-up in the bath, then it's time to get suited up in pajamas, and don't forget your fancy footwork. After some interference from the family dog and a full-counter sweep of the kitchen, it's time to huddle up and cuddle up for a bedtime story time-out!

Award-winning author Bethany Hegedus shows how football time equals family time in this hilarious twist on the bedtime ritual. Young football fans will finally want to huddle up and get ready for bed because sleep time has never been so much fun!

Praise For Huddle Up! Cuddle Up!

"Sports fans will love the idea of gathering the family together for a “Story-Time-Out” as they settle their children for a nap or at night. A cute read for any family that is missing out on sports (or needs a change-up in their bedtime reading)." --Kirkus Reviews

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780593115626, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 2020

About the Author

Bethany Hegedus is an award-winning author of picture books and middle-grade novels, including Grandfather Gandhi and Alabama Spitfire. A former educator, she teaches widely and enjoys mentoring young writers. Hegedus is owner and creative director of the Writing Barn, a writing workshop and retreat center. She lives with her family in Austin, Texas.

Mike Deas is the author of The Buddy Bench. He lives with his family on sunny Salt Spring Island, BC.