Who's Awake in Springtime? (Hardcover)

By Phillis Gershator, Mim Green, Emilie Chollat (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805063905, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 2010



In this rhythmic springtime tale, animals of all kinds get ready to sleep. As the sun sets, fish find a place to hide, cats curl up, and sheep huddle in their wool coats. Still, not everyone is asleep . . . the minnow, the kitten, the lamb and a little boy are all awake (but not for long ).

About the Author

Mim Green once shared many a bedtime story with her daughter, Phillis Gershator. Phillis is the author of Summer Is Summer and When It Starts to Snow. Co-author Mim was an animator, puppeteer, and award winning artist. A song by David Gershator written especially for Who's Awake? can be heard on the CD "This Is the Day! Storysongs and Singalongs." www.phillisgershator.com Emilie Chollat has illustrated many books for young readers, including Ackamarackus and The Please and Thank You Book. She lives in Marseilles, France with her family.www.emiliechollat.com

Praise For Who's Awake in Springtime?

Praise for Who's Awake in Springtime?: “The popeyed cartoon faces are appealing, while the clever compositions add a ‘look-and-find’ element. A playful and inviting bedtime tale.”—Booklist “In this cumulative tale, baby animals stay awake as their grown-ups go down for the evening. …Chollat’s playful and detailed illustrations will have readers taking a closer look to see if they can spot the boy in each spread. The repeated refrain of “Not I” is perfect for read-alouds and will surely encourage those listening to chime in.”—School Library Journal