"What," said the elephant, "is THAT?""That" turns out to be the newest addition to the zoo, a tiny but vocal baby beebee bird. Deaf to the pleas of the lion, the giraffe, and all the other animals, the baby beebee bird burbles happily on. "I've slept all day and now it's time for me to SING." Morning finds a lot of very tired critters, until the lion comes up with a plan to teach the vociferous bird that "Nighttime is really best for sleeping... especially for very little birds."
Diane Redfield Massie's bedtime story, originally published in 1963, has been reissued in a larger format, with all-new full-color illustrations by award-winning illustrator (and author) Steven Kellogg, whose A-Hunting We Will Go uses a similar cast of goofy, expressive animals to ease children into sleepy-time mode. Pages of The Baby Beebee Bird are cluttered with a delightful menagerie of bleary-eyed bears, snoring snakes, and exhausted eagles. This updated edition of an old favorite is sure to be a hit with a whole new generation of readers. (Ages 3 to 7) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This is a cute book we first heard read at library story time about 5 years ago. Now I have 3 kids and not enough time to make it to the library so we added it to our home library... Read morePublished 10 days ago by JL Cooley
Very good book for children. Pictures are great. Very good quality cover and paper. Arrived very quickly. As usual I am pleased with my transaction with Amazon.Published 2 months ago by bumbelina
Even though I originally got the wrong book they were wonderful about making it right. Thanks for all your help.Published 3 months ago by Elizabeth A. Anderson
What a cute, lovely book. My 3yo DS loves this book about a little bird who comes to the zoo but likes to stay awake at night. My 6yo DD also likes it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by BJC
My boys loved this story 34 years ago. My precious grand daughter is now the next generation to love it too!Published 8 months ago by Louise H
My son sometimes has difficulty sleeping at night, and i would like to say that the book has helped him sleep better, but the truth is it has simply been pure entertainment, with... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Edeline Fong
I grew up reading this book, checking it out every week at the library. I remember when the illustrations were just in blue and yellow. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Megan A Bomer
I bought this for my 2 adopted children and also my daycare children. It was to replace an old book that I'd had over 30 years ago, that I use to read to my 1st child. Read morePublished 10 months ago by S. Hulbert
I read this book to my children, checked out at our local library. I wanted my grandchildren to hear it too, so turned to Amazon with my fingers crossed. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Bobbie