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Wild Child

Lynn Plourde, Greg Couch (Illustrator)


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"Time for bed,"
Mother Earth said.
"Not for a while,"
said her wild child.
"A song, first.
I need a song
to play in my head
before going to bed."

So Mother Earth
gave her child a song....

But then this wild child wants a snack and PJs and a kiss....
Lynn Plourde's text snaps and crackles like the leaves of fall as Mother Earth gently gets her daughter ready for bed. And Greg Couch's extraordinary illustrations take readers from the soft greens of late summer through the fiery oranges of a fall sunset to the peaceful blues of early winter's eve. Wild children and their parents will revel in this scrumptious, loving tribute to the wonders of nature and of family.

Aladdin, 9780689863493, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2003

About the Author

Lynn Plourde is the author of forty children’s books, including Wild ChildWake Up, Baby Bear!; and Maxi’s Secrets. She often makes author visits to schools, teaching students how to write their own stories. Lynn lives in Maine where she adores being an on-the-go grandma to her grandson. You can visit her online at