Chengdu Could Not Would Not Fall Asleep (Hardcover)

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Warm, fuzzy text joins warm, fuzzy illustrations to create a cozy bedtime story for those who have trouble falling asleep - or not. Readers and listeners will be charmed by adorable panda bear Chengdu’s solution to his insomnia. — Gail King

Warm, fuzzy text joins warm, fuzzy illustrations to create a cozy bedtime story for those who have trouble falling asleep - or not. Readers and listeners will be charmed by adorable panda bear Chengdu’s solution to his insomnia. — Gail King

Description


High in his bamboo tree, a young panda named Chengdu lies awake while everyone around him is sleeping. No matter what he tries, he cannot fall asleep. He turns and he tosses. He scrunches and he rolls. He even hangs upside down. Finally he climbs up and up and up, until he finds the perfect spot atop his brother. Panda pile!

About the Author


Barney Saltzberg (barneysaltzberg.com) is an author/illustrator/singer/songwriter who has published close to 30 children's books. He studied art at Sonoma State College in Northern California and later took a class at Otis/Parsons in Children's Book writing and illustrating where he created his first book, It Must Have Been the Wind. He has also recorded two albums for children, Where, Oh, Where's My Underwear? and, The Soccer Mom From Outer Space. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Praise For…


Praise for Chengdu Could Not Would Not Fall Asleep:
Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year
CCBC Choices
A Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor Book
Distinguished List of the Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California
Texas 2X2 Reading List
WSRA Recommendation List


Product Details
ISBN: 9781423167211
ISBN-10: 142316721X
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 6th, 2014
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Chengdu
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