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How to Put an Octopus to Bed
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How to Put an Octopus to Bed
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A new bedtime classic from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site!
It's time for bed and this little octopus is more than happy to volunteer! He's all ready to put his parents to bed! Bath time, putting on pajamas, brushing teeth, and tucking everyone in is a whole new challenge when the kid is in charge (and especially when everyone has eight arms!). From bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker and award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz comes a romping, rhyming, hilarious tale sure to entertain wiggly bedtime readers everywhere.
• Perfect for children who are learning good bedtime, bath time, and toothbrushing habits
• Silly and clever rhymes make this a perfect read-aloud book
• From the bestselling author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train
Any child who loves Dinosaur vs. Bedtime, I Am Not Sleepy and Will Not Go to Bed, and Llama, Llama, Red Pajama will love How to Put an Octopus to Bed!
• Read-aloud book for kids ages 3–5
• Toddler book about brushing teeth
• Goodnight books for toddlers
Sherri Duskey Rinker is the New York Times bestselling author of the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series and Steam Train, Dream Train. She lives in Chicago with her photographer husband and two energetic, inquisitive sons.
Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of several picture books, including There Are Cats in this Book, There Are No Cats in this Book, and Is There a Dog in this Book? She can usually be found in her studio in London, unless she's outside researching and sketching.
A new bedtime classic from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site!
It's time for bed and this little octopus is more than happy to volunteer! He's all ready to put his parents to bed! Bath time, putting on pajamas, brushing teeth, and tucking everyone in is a whole new challenge when the kid is in charge (and especially when everyone has eight arms!). From bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker and award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz comes a romping, rhyming, hilarious tale sure to entertain wiggly bedtime readers everywhere.
• Perfect for children who are learning good bedtime, bath time, and toothbrushing habits
• Silly and clever rhymes make this a perfect read-aloud book
• From the bestselling author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train
Any child who loves Dinosaur vs. Bedtime, I Am Not Sleepy and Will Not Go to Bed, and Llama, Llama, Red Pajama will love How to Put an Octopus to Bed!
• Read-aloud book for kids ages 3–5
• Toddler book about brushing teeth
• Goodnight books for toddlers
Sherri Duskey Rinker is the New York Times bestselling author of the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series and Steam Train, Dream Train. She lives in Chicago with her photographer husband and two energetic, inquisitive sons.
Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of several picture books, including There Are Cats in this Book, There Are No Cats in this Book, and Is There a Dog in this Book? She can usually be found in her studio in London, unless she's outside researching and sketching.
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  • Sherri Duskey Rinker is the New York Times bestselling author of the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series and Steam Train, Dream Train. She lives in Chicago with her photographer husband and two energetic, inquisitive sons.
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    January 15, 2020
    Playful bedtime reading, with octopuses. Protagonist Floyd is a rambunctious, anthropomorphic octopus child who's quite a handful. Even with their combined 16 arms, his Mommy-O and OctoPop can't contain him. Of course, "giggly, squiggly, oh-so-wiggly" Floyd has eight arms of his own, and they never stop moving. The characters' anthropomorphism extends to the degree that they appear to live in a space that isn't underwater (though perhaps it's a submerged submarine of sorts?), and part of Floyd's bedtime routine includes taking a bath. He fills a massive, three-tiered tub, and all three of them end up soaking wet. Tooth-brushing is a frothy mess, but getting Floyd into his pajamas proves the most challenging with so very many arms and armholes to negotiate. "Get ready for the nightly rumble...the OCTO PAJAMA TANGLE TUMBLE!" reads the emphatic type, and it takes two double-page spreads to get everyone sorted out. Throughout, Schwarz's bright, cartoon art depicts the octopus family as rounded, downright cuddly beings in bright hues that capture the lively spirit of the text. Silly, wiggly, giggly fun. (Picture book. 2-5)

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