Sleeping Cutie

Sleeping Cutie

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Overview


Everyone agrees that Cutie LaRue is a perfect child . . . except at bedtime. She just isn't tired. Cutie's parents try absolutely everything to get her to bed--with disastrous results. But finally they discover Night Owl, a wondrous toy that takes Cutie on a fantastic journey to Dreamland.

The award-winning author and illustrator team of Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney have created a world of magic and music, perfect for children who just can't seem to fall asleep--and for the sleepless parents who help them through the ordeal. With Cutie LaRue and Night Owl for company, bedtime will never be the same.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547480336
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 01/03/2011
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: AD550L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author



Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times best-selling author of several books for young readers, including the novel Bird in a Box, a Today Show Al Roker Book Club for Kids pick, and Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America, winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award. Additional works include the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book Duke Ellington, illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney; and Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor book and winner of the Carter G. Woodson Award. Andrea Davis Pinkney lives in New York City.




Brian Pinkney is a celebrated picture-book illustrator who has won two Caldecott Honors. His professional recognition includes the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and three Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors. He has collaborated with his wife, author Andrea Davis Pinkney, on several picture books including Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra and Sleeping Cutie. The Pinkneys live in Brooklyn, New York.

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Sleeping Cutie 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
lakertraw on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a story about Cutie, a little girl who does not like to sleep. Her parents get her an owl that is designed to help her sleep. The owl takes her off to a magical land where there is singing and dancing. Cutie is so exhausted from the busy night that she finally goes to bed.