BEDTIME IN THE JUNGLE
Enjoy this gorgeous bedtime counting story from acclaimed author-illustrator John Butler.
As nighttime approaches, mother animals and their babies are settling down. A monkey makes a bed for her two babies, and a leopard tucks in her three little ones. By the time readers arrive at the stunning gatefold illustration at the end of the story, a herd of ten elephant babies is nodding off, and silence finally settles over the jungle.
Written in the style of the familiar children’s song “Over in the Meadow,” John Butler’s richly illustrated rhyming story will satisfy and comfort readers of all ages.
Can You Cuddle Like a Koala?
John Butler will delight the very young with this simple, interactive look at different animals and the way they move.
From leaping like a frog to winking like an owl, acclaimed author-illustrator John Butler will delight the very young with this simple, interactive look at different animals and the way they move.
Butler’s lavish portraits feature wide-eyed animals in their natural surroundings. The simple text will invite spirited responses from young children as they imitate the animals in the story, until finally, at the end, they are instructed to “Close your eyes tight and rest your sleepy head.”
Can You Growl Like a Bear?
This adorable read-aloud features appealing baby animals and a rhyming text that is sure to please.
From trumpeting like an elephant to howling like a wolf, author-illustrator John Butler delights the very young with this simple, interactive look at different animals and the noises they make.
Butler’s lavish double-page portraits feature wide-eyed animals in their natural surroundings. The simple text invites young children to mimic the animals’ sounds. When all the animals are quiet, readers are encouraged to imitate their animal friends one last time: “It’s time to gently close your eyes and fall fast asleep.”
HUSH, LITTLE ONES
This soothing bedtime story features an easy, rhyming text and beautifully evocative, detailed art from acclaimed author-illustrator John Butler.
From tiny birds and rabbits safely tucked into warm nests and underground burrows to bear cubs resting in their dens and young whales lulled in the deep blue sea, the noisy animal kingdom settles down for the night.
In simple language complemented by full-color, double-spread illustrations, John Butler has crafted the perfect bedtime story for parents to share with young children. Each animal is depicted in its natural setting as, one by one, baby animals are gently put to bed by their mothers and fathers.
WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING
Take a trip through the animal world in this exquisitely-illustrated counting book.
While young Daisy sleeps, animals play and swim and fly. When she wakes up, her mother tells her about each animal in turn.
John Butler’s lyrical text and vivid pictures make this a special book for sharing. Children can learn to count while they discover what animals do while we’re asleep, and adults will be equally enchanted by the luminous beauty of Butler’s brilliant, detailed illustrations.