How Do You Go to Sleep?

Illustrated by Sydney Hanson
Ebook
On sale Oct 22, 2019 | 32 Pages | 978-0-525-57946-5
Discover how different animals go to sleep in this rhyming picture book from a veteran children's author!

Follow along as three children learn about the bedtime routines of squirrels, parrots, dolphins, and many more. Meerkats sleep in a stack. Is that how these kids go to sleep? Or do they hibernate in snow all winter long like frogs? Or maybe they sleep the day away like skunks? No, that can't be right!

By the book's conclusion, the kids have imitated all kinds of animals who are portrayed sleeping in their natural habitats, thanks to Sydney Hanson's charming illustrations. Readers will recognize the way the human child eventually goes to sleep--with stuffed animals, a bedtime story, and a kiss good night!


A Bank Street Best Book of the Year 

"Punctuated with zaniness, McMullan's litany nevertheless offers a quiet, calming rhythm to help little ones nod off."--Kirkus

"A bedtime book that will soothe and please children and caregivers."--SLJ

"A nice pairing with Diane Muldrow's How Do Giraffes Take Naps?, Vin Vogel's Bedtime for Yeti, or Cari Best’s I’m Brave! I’m Strong! I’m Five!, particularly for little ones looking for comfort around sleeping in their own beds."--Booklist
© Kate McMullan
Kate McMullan taught elementary school in inner-city Los Angeles and on an American Air Force base in Germany. After earning a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education, she decided to try her hand at writing, and settled in New York City. She also writes under the names K.H. McMullan and Katy Hall and has more than 50 children's books to her credit, including her bestselling picture book collaborations with her husband Jim. View titles by Kate McMullan
SYDNEY HANSON is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Why a Daughter Needs a Dad by Gregory E. Lang. Sydney was raised in Minnesota alongside numerous pets, and her illustrations and paintings still reflect a love for animals and the natural world, in picture books such as The Donkey's Song, Panda Pants, and Hugo and the Impossible Thing. In addition to her book illustrations, Sydney is an experienced production artist who has worked for animation companies such as Nickelodeon and Disney Interactive. Follow Sydney on Instagram at @sydwiki. View titles by Sydney Hanson

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Discover how different animals go to sleep in this rhyming picture book from a veteran children's author!

Follow along as three children learn about the bedtime routines of squirrels, parrots, dolphins, and many more. Meerkats sleep in a stack. Is that how these kids go to sleep? Or do they hibernate in snow all winter long like frogs? Or maybe they sleep the day away like skunks? No, that can't be right!

By the book's conclusion, the kids have imitated all kinds of animals who are portrayed sleeping in their natural habitats, thanks to Sydney Hanson's charming illustrations. Readers will recognize the way the human child eventually goes to sleep--with stuffed animals, a bedtime story, and a kiss good night!


A Bank Street Best Book of the Year 

"Punctuated with zaniness, McMullan's litany nevertheless offers a quiet, calming rhythm to help little ones nod off."--Kirkus

"A bedtime book that will soothe and please children and caregivers."--SLJ

"A nice pairing with Diane Muldrow's How Do Giraffes Take Naps?, Vin Vogel's Bedtime for Yeti, or Cari Best’s I’m Brave! I’m Strong! I’m Five!, particularly for little ones looking for comfort around sleeping in their own beds."--Booklist

Author

© Kate McMullan
Kate McMullan taught elementary school in inner-city Los Angeles and on an American Air Force base in Germany. After earning a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education, she decided to try her hand at writing, and settled in New York City. She also writes under the names K.H. McMullan and Katy Hall and has more than 50 children's books to her credit, including her bestselling picture book collaborations with her husband Jim. View titles by Kate McMullan
SYDNEY HANSON is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Why a Daughter Needs a Dad by Gregory E. Lang. Sydney was raised in Minnesota alongside numerous pets, and her illustrations and paintings still reflect a love for animals and the natural world, in picture books such as The Donkey's Song, Panda Pants, and Hugo and the Impossible Thing. In addition to her book illustrations, Sydney is an experienced production artist who has worked for animation companies such as Nickelodeon and Disney Interactive. Follow Sydney on Instagram at @sydwiki. View titles by Sydney Hanson

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