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Archibald's Swiss Cheese Mountain by Sylvia Lieberman
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A Bell for Adano by John Hersey
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
The Chinese Orange Mystery by Ellery Queen
The Copenhagen Connection by Elizabeth Peters
Eat, Drink and Be Married by Eve Makis
Forty Days by Jill Smolinski
Four Seasons in Five Senses by David Mas Masumoto
The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
Hello Piglet! by Muff Singer
Idaho Snapshots by Rick Just
Inside Story by Albert E. Cowdrey
Just Visiting by Nancy Sparling
King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov
King of the World by David Remnick
The Last Plague by Glen E. Page
Lifeguard by James Patterson and Andrew Gross
Marvin K. Mooney Will Please Go! by Dr. Seuss
The Mental Environment by Bob Gebelein
Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva
Night Train to Memphis by Elizabeth Peters
Nine Whispered Opinions Regarding the Alaskan Secession by George Guthridge
Peachblossom by Eleanor Frances Lattimore
Picnic at Pentecost by Rand B. Lee
Ookpik by Bruce Hiscock
Quondam by Jayel Gibson
Run! Run! by John Aikin
Salad for Two by Robert Reed
Search Continues for Eldery Man by Laura Kasischke
Shed That Guilt! Double Your Productivity by Michael Swanwick and Eileen Gunn
Small Worlds by Gretchen Laskas
Templeton Turtle Goes Exploring by Ron Pridmore
The Twenty Dollar Bill by Elmore Hammes
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Comments for The Going to Bed Book

The Goign to Bed BookThe Going to Bed Book 09/26/08

Sandra Boynton has written and illustrated around thirty children's books in her career. The Going to Bed Book is set on an ark (no sign of Noah, though) and follows the animals' bed time routine.

The animals watch the sunset before deciding to go to bed. Along with the usual things of taking a bath and brushing teeth, there is also night time exercise under the light of the moon.

Of course the book has Boynton's unique illustrations. Harriet and Sean enjoy her silly looking animals doing the same sort of things they do before night (except for the moonlight exercises).

Read other posts on this book at Little Dictators, Kidazy, More Than Dick and Jane,

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Comment #1: Sunday, September, 28, 2008 at 00:01:31

Kiki

My daughter has this book. She really likes it and by now I have read it to her so many times she can pretty much recite it herself. Cute book!



Comment #2: Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 21:51:13

Pussreboots

We checked it out from the library so we only read it a few times. I'm sure that if we owned a copy, we'd be reading it on a regular basis as we do with the other Boynton books that we do have.



Comment #3: Sunday, September, 28, 2008 at 00:23:42

The Midnight Writer

Going to bed upstairs...really cute. Your slogan "Puss Reboots" is a fun play on words. Made me laugh and I'm having fun on your site. Thanks for dropping by my site.



Comment #4: Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 21:53:24

Pussreboots

Thanks for stopping by. My cat's bad habit of rebooting my computer (when she was younger) inspired the punny name of the site.



Comment #5: Thursday, October, 9, 2008 at 23:51:26

erin tales

I love all of Boynton's books. This one is a lot of fun to read to my little ones.