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The Napping House BRDBK Edition
Contributor(s): Wood, Audrey, Wood, Don (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0152056203     ISBN-13: 9780152056209
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    OUR PRICE: $10.80  
Product Type: Board Book - Other Formats
Published: March 2005
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Annotation: This lap-sized board book tells the story of a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing cat, and a tiny slumbering mouse, all in a cozy bed. But then an unexpected visitor arrives to interrupt a rainy afternoon in the Napping House. Full color.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Sleep; Fiction.
Fleas; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Bedtime & Dreams
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2005013112
Academic/Grade Level: Toddlers, Ages 2-4
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 10.25" H x 8.75" W x 0.75" (1.75 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 5530
Reading Level: 2.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
On a cozy bed lie a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing cat, and a tiny slumbering mouse. But then an unexpected visitor arrives to interrupt this rainy afternoon at the napping house . . . where "no one" now is sleeping

Contributor Bio(s):
AUDREY AND DON WOOD have collaborated on many celebrated picture books, including Silly Sally, Piggies and the Caldecott Honor-winning King Bidgood's in the Bathtub. They live in Hawaii.


Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2005 Fall)
This "lap-sized board book" edition of the popular cumulative story retains the charm of the original (and improves on previous smaller-sized board book editions). Copyright 2005 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 1996)
Now sized to fit into small hands, this edition of the popular cumulative rhyme retains the charm of the original as the dozing characters remain piled high upon the bed. Though the wakeful flea may be hard to discern in this miniature version, the bouncing action that ensues is captured in the apt reissue. Copyright 1998 Horn Book Guide Reviews

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2001 Fall)
Reissued again in board book form, this edition of the popular cumulative rhyme retains the charm of the original. Though the wakeful flea may be hard to discern in this small version, the bouncing action that ensues is still quite apparent. Copyright 2001 Horn Book Guide Reviews

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2005 April #4)
A picture-book favorite returns as an oversize board book just right for lap reading: The Napping House by Audrey Wood, illus. by Don Wood. The misty blue artwork that chronicles the "dreaming child," "snoring granny" and a number of additional snoozers seems to bleed off the pages with their rounded corners, until that "wakeful flea" disrupts the sleepers and the sunny colors signal the end of naptime. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.