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Who's There?

3.39 of 5 stars 3.39  ·  rating details  ·  54 ratings  ·  12 reviews
I jump into bed - thump, thump bumpety bump.

I am all tucked in when from down the hallway

I hear creak, creak, crinch!

And I wonder, who's there?
What child hasn't wondered the very same thing when the night makes everything sound creakier and squeakier? As a little bunny tries to get to sleep, it's sure it hears bumps and thumps from the hall. Could it be a Crusty, Dumpl
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published June 9th 2011 by Viking Juvenile
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A very active bunny bounces into bed when the moon comes up. But just as he is curled up and ready to sleep, he hears a strange noise! What could be making the creak, creak, CRINCH? When he sits up and listens, nothing is there and everything is quiet. But then it comes from even closer. Perhaps it’s a Crusty Dumply Ogre?! The noise comes closer still. Maybe it’s a Grimy Gooey Ghoulie! The noise is even closer. And now the door is starting to open! The little bunny gets his flashlight out and sh ...more
Sarah Sammis
Who's There? by Carole Lexa Schaefer is about a little rabbit who is trying to go to bed but is being scared by loud noises. Each time he hears the noise, he wonders what horrible monster is making it. In the end, the noise is just his baby brother, dragging along a favorite toy.

Pierr Morgan uses dark, cool colors — saturated greens, blues and violets to give the feel of a room late at night. For the monsters he brings in brighter colors to make the rabbit's imaginary beasts pop off the page. Th
Wonderful little book for themes of going to bed, Halloween and just an all around good dose of reassurance for those heading off to bed.
A slightly scary book about going to bed and wondering what that "scary" noise is coming down the hall! Who's there!!! will delight listeners young and old. Used this for Family Story Time during the 2012 Summer Reading Theme - Dream Big Read.
Catherine Austen
Cute read-aloud for young kids on the traditional scary-noise theme. Fun sounds to make in the repetitive text bits, mounting suspense and nice resolution.
Emily Hudak
A young bunny at bedtime imagines lots of different possible monsters that are coming for him. A twist at the end teaches an important lesson about fear.
Very nice illustrations of very cute bunnies. Cute story that may help children who are afraid of the dark.
The Library Lady
There is a cutsey-wutsey element that makes the scarey-warey element icky-sticky. Sigh.....
Alyson (Kid Lit Frenzy)
As for books that deal with night-time fears...this one is pretty good.
scared of dark, bedtime, bunnies
Edward Sullivan
Great for bedtime reading.
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When Carole Lexa Schaefer was growing up, she wanted to be both a poet and a journalist. In an unexpected way, she feels she achieved her ambition. While studying for a master's degree in early childhood education, she once put together a picture book made of photo essays. "The lyrical, every-word-counts genre captivated the poet and journalist in me," Carole Lexa Schaefer recalls--and she's been ...more
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