The Napping House: Lap-Sized Board Book

by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
$11.99
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A cozy bed, a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing--WAIT! There's a surprise in store, and little ones will want to discover it over and over again. So pull on your sleeping cap and snuggle in for a timeless cumulative tale that's truly like no other. Don and Audrey Wood's beloved picture book has sold more than one and a half million copies. To celebrate its birthday, the original hardcover book now has a fresh new design for both the jacket and interior, and the reproduction of the illustrations has been enhanced to better match the original artwork. A CD is tucked into a sleeve on the inside the front cover. The music is based on the book and was written and performed by children's musicians Carl and Jennifer Shaylen. The CD begins with a reading of the story and follows with six original songs that are just as fun, jaunty, and sweet as the book itself. Now with a bonus audio track that makes this the perfect read-aloud book.

  • Format: Board Book
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152056209
  • ISBN-10: 0152056203
  • Pages: 16
  • Publication Date: 03/01/2005
  • Carton Quantity: 20

About the book

Delightful cumulative rhyme leads up to the consequences of piling too many sleepy people and animals in a cozy bed. “Don Wood’s paintings endow Audrey’s familiar plot with beauty and newness, conveying atmosphere as well as illustrating the story.”--Publishers Weekly

About the author
Audrey Wood

Audrey Wood is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling classic The Napping House, its companion The Full Moon at the Napping House, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub, Heckedy Peg, Piggies, and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii. www.audreywood.com   

Don Wood

Don Wood is the illustrator of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling classic The Napping House, its companion The Full Moon at the Napping House, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub, Heckedy Peg, Piggies, and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were written by his wife, Audrey Wood. The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii. www.audreywood.com

Reviews

"An appealing, stylish book that is perfect for story hours."--Booklist (starred review)

"A delightful marriage of words and pictures."--Los Angeles Times