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the book jacket:
how busy we'll be!
We've got places to go
and people to see.
But some days we lose
and our zap.
time is it?
little about the book:
| I hope Time
for a Nap will help to
set the mood for a good, long, happy
naptime, a time to look forward to
before “tired & cranky time”
We all need
sleep. We probably all need more
sleep that we get. So many exciting
activities and distractions keep us
awake till all hours, and they often
keep little ones up too late as
well. Sleep researchers say toddlers
and preschoolers need between ten
and fourteen hours of sleep. That
prescription includes naptime.
naptime isn’t a battle of wills.
Instead, it’s time to take it easy
and relax, sing a lullaby, read a
gentle story, listen to quiet music:
it's time to wind down from an
active, busy, stimulating, sometimes
David Walker’s endearing bunnies
will surely entice little ones (and
maybe their parents!) to take a nap
every day of the week––and learn the
names of the days, too.
a gentle rhyming text and delightful,
soft-focus pencil and acrylic scenes
of a little rabbit and parent, human
toddlers can share in their week.
Starting with Monday, shopping day,
Gershator and Walker take us through
their weekday activities, shopping,
playing, a visit to the library for
storytime (hooray!), clothes washing
and gardening and on Saturday and
Sunday, relaxing together. A crucial
part of every one of those days is nap
time – not always readily embarked on
by little rabbit. Short and sweet, and
ideal for participatory reading with
Reading Hub – Jillrbennett's Reviews
of Children's Books
"This sweet rhyming text about the
tricky business of napping keeps the
tone light and manages to avoid being
judgemental throughout." Recommended