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William Wakes Up

William Wakes Up

William and his animal friends have had the whole winter to nap. Now it’s time for them to wake up and welcome a very special guest. There’s lots to do to get ready, from scrubbing the floors to decorating the house to baking a tasty treat. But it’s so hard to leave a cozy bed. . . . Will everyone get up in time to do their part?

This book’s gentle rhymes and humorous illustrations full of signs of spring will make it a little easier to wait for the first warm days of the season.
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Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Fiction / Concepts / Seasons

On Sale: February 4th 2019

Price: $17.99 / $22.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 40

ISBN-13: 9781368051514

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Reader Reviews

Praise

PRAISE FOR WILLIAM'S WINTER NAP

"It won't take listeners long to chime in on this repeated refrain . . . Groenink's illustrations deftly juxtapose the warm light of the cabin with the darkness outside, and his characters are expressive; few readers will be able to stifle their own yawns."—Kirkus Reviews
PRAISE FOR WILLIAM'S WINTER NAP

*"Beautifully paced, rhymed, and cadenced . . . The text reads aloud well, with natural places for kids to join in . . . a subdued palate of deep blues, grays, and tawny browns . . creates a strong sense of the setting and the appealing characters. Just right for reading aloud on cold, wintry nights." Booklist (starred review)
PRAISE FOR WILLIAM'S WINTER NAP

*"Ashman's meticulously crafted rhymes are a delight to read, and the page turns build gently tension (who's at the door now?) Groenink makes the cabin look eminently cozy. . .And his forest creatures--who yawn in unison with William each time they try to get some shut-eye--are as adorable as it gets."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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