Featuring lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, this bedtime tale from Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley and Caldecott Honor recipient Lauren Castillo evokes the splashy fun of the beach and the quietude of a moonlit night, with twenty yawns sprinkled in for children to discover and count.
As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?
About the Author
Perhaps best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning novel A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley is also the author of a number of other books. This list includes the recently completed trilogy The Last Hundred Years, an acclaimed saga about an Iowa family that consists of the books Some Luck, Early Warning, and Golden Age. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and also received the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature, among many other awards and honors.
Date of Birth:September 26, 1949
Place of Birth:Los Angeles, California
Education:B.A. in English, Vassar College, 1971; M.A., Iowa University, 1975; M.F.A, 1976; Ph.D., 1978