Annotations for My Dad Is Big and Strong, But... : A Bedtime Story


Baker & Taylor
"Every night it's the same old thing, with dad refusing to go to bed. He wants to play, read stories, even sleep with me, and when he makes his pleading face, I always give in and read him another story. But that's it, since enough is enough. When it get's really tough, I tell myself, 'Have courage. We're almost there.'"--

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Baker & Taylor
A boy's playful account of trying to put his dad to sleep gives children a delightful look at the trials parents often endure at bedtime, while affirming the tender bond between father and son.

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Perseus Publishing

Every night it's the same old thing, with dad refusing to go to bed. He wants to play, read stories, even sleep with me, and when he makes his pleading face, I always give in and read him another story. But that's it, since enough is enough. When it get's really tough, I tell myself, "Have courage. We're almost there."

A boy's playful account of trying to put his dad to sleep gives children a delightful heads up on what a pain they can be at bedtime, while affirming the tender bond between father and son.

A joyful, sweet, laughter-inducing book that children will clamor to read again and again!

Coralie Saudo is a children's book author and illustrator with an altogether terrific sense of humor. She has written over twenty books, many of which she has illustrated. In this volume, her high-spirited text is perfectly matched by the high humor of Kris Di Giacomo's illustrations.

Born in Brazil, Kris Di Giacomo is a popular children's book illustrator who has lived in France for a long time. After a brief stint in the United States, she moved to France, where teaching English to young children and discovering French picture books were the triggers that led her into illustration. She has illustrated twenty picture books, a few of which she has written as well.




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Perseus Publishing
Bedtime as seen through the eyes of a little boy who is trying to get his dad to bed!


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