Bound To Stay Bound

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 Good night, Mouse!
 Author: Henry, Jed

 Publisher:  Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (2013)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 23 x 23 cm.

 BTSB No: 438726 ISBN: 9780547981567
 Ages: 3-6 Grades: K-1

 Subjects:
 Sleep -- Fiction
 Bedtime -- Fiction
 Friendship -- Fiction
 Mice -- Fiction
 Animals -- Fiction

Price: $6.50

Summary:
All of Mouse's friends have ideas for helping him fall asleep.


Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (09/01/13)
   School Library Journal (08/01/13)
 The Hornbook (00/09/13)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 08/01/2013 PreS-K—In this follow-up to Cheer Up, Mouse! (Houghton Harcourt, 2013), Mouse's forest friends take turns trying to lull him to sleep under a moonlit sky, each sure of the success of the technique chosen-a snack, a comfortable bed, dim light-and many of them will be familiar to listeners. Henry's gentle, mixed-media illustrations bring out the humor of the situation when good intentions meet mismatched expectations. Birds can easily sleep on a narrow tree branch, but Mouse's balance isn't as steady. Repetition and rhythm make this an easy read-aloud, and musically inclined adults will have an opportunity to sing the last lines of the text: "Rest your head, little Mouse—/stars above you,/friends who love you/stay beside you while you dream.—Tanya Boudreau, Cold Lake Public Library, AB, Canada - Copyright 2013 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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