Annotations for Go to Sleep, Gecko! : A Balinese Folktale


Baker & Taylor
Retells the folktale of the gecko who complains to the village chief that the fireflies keep him awake at night but then learns that in nature all things are connected.

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Baker & Taylor
The author of The Girl Who Wore Too Much retells the folktale of the gecko who complains to the village chief that the fireflies keep him awake at night but then learns that in nature all things are connected.

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NBN
We have all had nights when we could not get to sleep. We try counting sheep, drinking warm milk, or having a hot toddy. All Gecko wants is to go to sleep. If only the chief would make everyone pipe down! In this story we learn, as does Gecko, that there are some things you just have to put up with.

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