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Good Night, Baby Animals You've Had a Busy Day

A Treasury of Six Original Stories

Karen B. Winnick, Laura Watkins (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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Whether they're dashing, splashing, munching, or crunching, baby animals are ever-exploring! At home in their natural habitats, baby animals learn about the world that surrounds them. When the fun is done, it's time for baby animals to go to sleep. After all, every baby animal has to rest.

Full of action, sound effects, and patterned text, each story features the adorable antics and accurate behavior of six wild animal babies: tiger, elephant, giraffe, rhinoceros, panda, and gorilla. This 64-page, beautifully designed story book is perfect for bedtime.

Praise For Good Night, Baby Animals You've Had a Busy Day: A Treasury of Six Original Stories

"Six fun-filled stories featuring six adorable wild baby animals fill the pages of this amiable book. Ideal for bedtime, Winnick’s latest introduces young readers to the playful world of baby tigers, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, pandas, and gorillas. " —Booklist

"Can Baby Panda get himself unstuck from the bamboo thicket? What will Baby Gorilla discover during her family’s trek up the mountain? There’s just enough dramatic tension to keep the pages turning without riling up any soon-to-be sleepers." —Publishers Weekly

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805098839, 64pp.

Publication Date: January 24, 2017

About the Author

Karen B. Winnick is a children’s author and artist, animal enthusiast, and president of the Los Angeles Zoo Commission. Her books include Good Night, Baby Animals—You've Had a Busy Day, Gemina, the Crooked-Neck Giraffe and Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Laura Watkins is also an animal lover. She has illustrated a number of picture books, including Good Night, Baby Animals—You've Had a Busy Day by Karen B. Winnick and Can You Yawn Like a Fawn? by Monica Sweeney with Lauren Yelvington. She lives in England.