From bestselling, award-winning author Fleming and beloved illustrator of the Maple books Nichols comes a giggle-inducing read-aloud starring a cast of comically grumpy barnyard animals. Sure to become a bedtime favorite. This funny and irresistible picture book feels like a classic in the making. When Pig plops into his sty at bedtime, he finds Cow fast asleep in his spot. "Go sleep in your own bed!" he squeals, and sends her packing. But when Cow finally snuggles down into her stall, she finds Hen sleeping there. So begins a chain reaction of snoozing barnyard animals being awakened and sent off to their own beds, until every last one is in just the right place. Young children will delight in repeating the refrain "Go sleep in your own bed!" and laugh at the antics of these hilarious—and very sleepy—farm animals.
Praise for Oh, No! by Candace Fleming: *"Reads like an instant classic. Oh, yes! This is a terrific new picture book." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
*"It's a book with the feel of an old classic—and it may well become one." —Publishers Weekly, Starred
"A winner for 3- and 4-year-olds." —The New York Times Praise for the Maple series by Lori Nichols: *“Readers will fall in love with Maple.” —School Library Journal, Starred
“Utterly charming.” —The New York Times
About the Author
Candace Fleming is the author of many critically acclaimed and bestselling books for children. Her picture books include Oh, No!, a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner; Clever Jack Takes the Cake; and Imogene's Last Stand. She is also the author of the nonfiction titles The Family Romanov, winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award; Amelia Lost; The Great and Only Barnum; and The Lincolns, also a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winner. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois. Visit her at candacefleming.com, or follow her on Twitter @candacemfleming.
Lori Nichols is the author and illustrator of Maple and its companion books Maple and Willow Together and Maple and Willow Apart. The New York Times called the series "utterly charming." She lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband and three free-spirited daughters. Learn more at lorinichols.com, or follow her on Twitter @lorinicholsbook.
"The playful language, the farm animals, the cozy illustrations, and the twist on the time-to-go-to bed theme make this a standout for drowsy bedtime reading." —School Library Journal, starred review