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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

3.87  ·  Rating Details  ·  83 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Cherished for nearly two centuries, the traditional lullaby "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" continues to send children off to dreamland. In this tenderly illustrated edition of the classic rhyme, award-winning artist Sylvia Long touches the hearts of reader yet again. Her detailed watercolors depict a group of animal friends as they make their way home under the night sky ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Chronicle Books
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I like Sylvia Long's artwork and this is certainly a gentle, cozy bedtime read full of lots of cute critters getting ready for bed. But, I just didn't wanted the story to be different/special. But, could have just been my mood as this looks like a highly rated book, overall!
Meg McGregor
Sep 23, 2014 Meg McGregor rated it really liked it
This traditional lullaby has been used for centuries to help children go to sleep. There are so many versions of this lullaby and what sets this one apart is the illustrations and story line.

A group of animals are on their way home. First, a fox is seen carrying a walking stick, so he must have traveled a distance.

Then, a group of friends, who have been watching the stars come out, decide it is time to go home. They are eagerly welcomed by their parents and bed time routines begin.

Among the anim
Mar 03, 2015 Jessica rated it really liked it
Shelves: graciela
Graciela really likes this book, because the characters get ready for bed just like she does. The illustrations depict scenarios familiar and comforting to her. It shows the little animals getting hugs from their parents, eating supper, brushing their teeth, taking a bath, putting on their pajamas, reading a book, and all safe and tucked in at the end of the night. Apparently, it is set to the traditional Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star song, but there are definitely some verses new to me. I would ...more
Miss Sarah
May 04, 2015 Miss Sarah rated it liked it
a good retelling of twinkle twinkle little star with pictures of different families of animals doing the actions. A lot to talk about in the pictures. Would be good for younger kids.
Sep 20, 2014 Sam rated it liked it
Shelves: storytime
Phew! I had no idea how long that song was...
Nov 13, 2012 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: space
This book is the traditional nursery rhyme is filled with little critters getting ready for bed and looking out their window. This book can be read in song or in story. As the critters are getting ready for bed it goes through the rituals that most people go through before bedtime. It is great to show children that not only do these critters brush their teeth and get tucked in, we all get tucked in!
OCLS Staff Picks
Jun 01, 2012 OCLS Staff Picks rated it it was amazing
Depicts a group of animal friends as they make their way home under the night sky to complete their bedtime rituals with their families.

Dream Big (Summer Reading Program 2012) recommended book

Available from OCLS in print.
Sep 04, 2012 Sylvester rated it liked it
3* has all the words to the song.
2* art
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Sylvia Long is the illustrator of several books for children including the best sellers Ten Little Rabbits and Alejandro's Gift.
Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona.
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