Tired, yet wide awake; the eternal bedtime issue! And there are many characters in this perky board book who cannot with all the will in the world fall asleep.

Hedgehog, Fox, Donkey, Pelican and Crocodile are so tired. Only Seal is wide awake. He skips out of bed—he needs the loo. Now Crocodile is wide awake. Crawls out of bed—the teeth haven’t yet been brushed! One by one the animals drift out of bed and out of the bedroom. The door opens—the door closes.

This is a funny bed evacuation which can only be ended by a goodnight kiss. And a joke at the end may just get the fun started all over again …

by Susanne Straßer

Peter Hammer Verlag | board | 24 pp | 240  x 180 mm | 2017 | 2+

Rights sold: Catalan, Danish, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

[original title: So müde und hellwach]

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