Author: Song Nan Zhang
Publisher: Tundra Books
Release Date: 1995-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
A Chinese artist recounts his life through illustrations, from fleeing Japanese invaders as a boy in Shanghai in 1944, through working in construction camps under the harsh Communist regime, to sympathizing with the Tiananmen demonstrators in 1989
The sun's golden rays sink low in the sky, Soon the bright stars will be shining up high. At last it is bedtime for all dinosaurs. The air will soon echo with loud dino-snores! Snuggle up with Sleepy Stegosaurus and his dinosaur friends for a gentle bedtime read with rhyming text, a variety of touch-and-feel textures, and charming illustrations.
It's time for bed and Poppy can't find her favourite bear, Growly Ted. Without him, Poppy can't settle. Maybe if she fetches Quacky Duck or Furry Cat it'll be just right and she will fall asleep in a second.
Emma is trying to sleep, but the animals in her wallpaper are making too much noise! The gorilla bellows, the hippo stomps, the elephant trumpets, and tiger growls. "Go to sleep!" Emma tells them. "We've tried and tried, but we can't!" replies the tiger. Then Emma gets an idea. Can she help the noisy animals settle down so that everyone can get to sleep?
Toby, a baby tiger, speaks very loudly at school and at home at both appropriate and inappropriate times, in a book encouraging readers to determine the correct circumstances to speak loudly or softly.