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Boats for Bedtime

3.14  ·  Rating Details ·  21 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
In this fanciful picture book for the very young, adorable all-mouse crews ride rowboats, sailboats, tugboats, and snug boats across brightly colored seas. In the water, full of water, out of water, underwater-boats of all kinds sail among the stars and dance around the moon. Simple, rhythmic text and colorful illustrations filled with charming details make this a perfect ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 23rd 1999 by Clarion Books
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Karen
Aug 02, 2013 Karen rated it it was amazing
The text for Boats for Bedtime is simple; at times only one or two words per page, but every word is well-chosen. I especially like "Sail among the stars. Play around the moon" -- so evocative.

Melanie Hope Greenberg's illustrations manage the exactly right amount of magic and whimsy to match the lyrical text. Her lines are clean and her colors are brilliant. Her illustrations propel the story and take it from book's pages and into a land of dreams.
Hannah
Jun 05, 2017 Hannah rated it liked it
Cute bedtime book
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NOT USED FOR B&B; EJ-L-LITOWINSKY
Lindsay
bedtime, boats, mice - Smallish illustrations and mildly uninspired text brought this down, but otherwise it's a good toddler transportation title.
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