The Yawn Heard 'Round the World (Hardcover)

By Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator), Scott Thomas

Tricycle Press, 9781582460512

Publication Date: January 2, 2003

List Price: 14.95*
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Here's your ticket to a 'round-the-world journey with a most unusual tour guide. Departing from Sarah's bedroom, her yawn makes an eastbound tour of the globe through Cuba, France, Chad, Russia, China, the blue Pacific, Peru. . .and beyond. Will it ever stop?!Bouncy rhymes and watercolor collages enliven each episode in this contagiously funny tale of a silent phenomenon familiar to even the most wide-awake sleepy-head in the world. Lift the flap to reveal the yawn's final destination. Spirited yet appropriate for bedtime.Teaches some light geography.

Praise For The Yawn Heard 'Round the World

A round-the-globe jaunt that is far from ho-hum . . . [illustrations] consistently energized.-Publishers Weekly"Kids laugh and learn. . . .Zany. . . . One of the "2003's Best Books for Children."-Child magazine "Quirky and energetic." -Booklist "Use [of] charming watercolors to great effect, illustrating some difficult concepts." -Kirkus Reviews