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Blossom and Boo stay up late : a story about bedtime
Apperley, Dawn.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston [Mass.] : Little, Brown, [2002]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Blossom and Boo get scared and lost in the woods when they stay up one night to see what happens while everyone is sleeping.
General Note:
"Megan Tingley books."

Sequel to: Blossom and Boo.

"Little, Brown reinforced binding"--P. [4] of cover.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.7 0.5 68479.
Format :


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Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Oversize
PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books
PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books

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Blossom and Boo stay up late and brave all the new sights and sounds of the forest after dark -- hooting owls, screeching bats, creaky branches, and scary shadows. Children will enjoy the vicarious experience of Blossom and Boo's bedtime adventure while parents will appreciate the reassuring message that nighttime is best for sleeping and daytime is best for playing.

Reviews 2

Publisher's Weekly Review

The stars of Blossom and Boo: A Story About Best Friends return in Blossom and Boo Stay Up Late: A Story About Bedtime by Dawn Apperley. Here, the bunny-and-bear pair wonders what happens in the forest after dark, but after encountering strange shadows and weird noises, the duo determines that daytime is best for playing. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

School Library Journal Review

PreS-After playing all day in their forest home, a bear and a rabbit decide to find out what happens there at night. The friends' adventure includes shadow dancing by moonlight, seeing raccoons, and being frightened by the noises of bats and owls, until finally a group of friendly fireflies leads them to Magic Hill, where they can look up at the stars and fall asleep. "Staying up late was an adventure," decides Boo, "but nighttime is better for sleeping." With bright, jewel-toned, watercolor-and-pencil illustrations, and two winning (if interchangeable) protagonists, this story hits all the right notes for preschoolers. A fun way to teach about animals of the night or to address questions about what happens after kids go to bed, this tale is a natural purchase for any picture-book collection.-Kathleen Kelly MacMillan, Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.