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
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.
A little tiger takes an imaginative journey The little tiger lay on his back in the tall grass. "Close your eyes, little tiger," said his mother, "and go to sleep." But the little tiger is worried about what sleep might bring. His mother reassures him that once he closes his eyes, he will dream of magical places. And when he awakens, she will be right there, waiting for him. Alternating between real-life scenes with the baby tiger and his mother and enchanted dream scenes of sleep's possibilities, Kate Banks's simple, comforting text and Georg Hallensleben's bright, colorful illustrations make this a charming bedtime story for small children. Close Your Eyes is a 2002 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a 2003 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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?
One night, a monster stomps into Harry's dreams. The next day, Harry is scared to go to sleep. "If he comes back, just imagine him with pink pants on his head," suggests Mum. "He won't be scary then!" But can Mum's clever plan possibly work? A warm and funny story by Sue Mongredien (author of The Secret Mermaid and Kitten Club) and illustrated by the wonderful Nick East (Who's For Dinner and Goodnight Digger). Harry and the Monster is the perfect bedtime read to help take away any fear of night-time monsters or things lurking under the bed!
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.