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Author(s): Chris Haughton
From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan, comes the ultimate bedtime book. A series of exquisitely coloured cut pages of increasing size introduce woodland families - bears, deer, rabbits and teeny, tiny mice - who are all beginning to feel really ...rather ...tired ...YAWN! "Dear me," says Great Big Bear, "it must be time for bed!" But Little Bear is certainly not sleepy - he's wide awake! (For now...) With sublime, starry night time scenes and an infectious yawny 'Good night' refrain, Chris Haughton creates a lulling bedtime read, perfect for parents and children to share together.
Cut pages are cleverly used to take the reader on a journey through the woods, while repetitive, sleepy actions and a well-paced text make this a pleasure to read aloud. The Bookseller
Chris Haughton is an Irish designer and illustrator. His debut picture book, A Bit Lost, is published into 21 different languages worldwide and has won 13 awards in nine countries, including the Dutch Picture Book of the Year and CBI Book of the Year. His second title, Oh No, George! won the Junior Design Award and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His third picture book, Shh! We Have a Plan, won the Specsavers Irish Children's Book of the Year Junior Award 2014 as well as the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award in the US. His first app, Hat Monkey, was released in 2014. Chris was also listed in TIME magazine's DESIGN 100 for his work with the fair trade company People Tree and he co-founded NODE, a fair trade social business, in 2012. He lives in East London. Find Chris online at www.chrishaughton.com and on Twitter as @chrishaughton.