In Geisel Award-winner Josh Schneider's latest picture book, an ambitious young protagonist with an active imagination and a hefty to-do list resists bedtime with adventurous flair. Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred), offers a hilarious, over-the-top take on a common childhood issue, packed with delicious visual detail and kid-appeal. Just right for fans of Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! and Mercer Mayer's Just Go to Bed.
Age Range: From 4 to 7
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publisher: Clarion Books, April 2015
Product Dimensions: 11.2 L × 8.8 W × 0.3 H
Publisher Marketing: Every kind of bird and beast has to sleep, from the monkeys in the jungle to the whales in the ocean to the ants under the ground. But not Fred. His to-do list is far too long! Armed with plenty of imagination, this determined little boy and his attempts to resist bedtime are sure to strike a chord with today's over scheduled families. Drowsy animals of all stripes look on in disbelief as Fred keeps on going and going and going, until . . . Could it be that, after so much activity, even Fred needs to rest? Shhh. Close the book softly, and please let Fred sleep.
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