The Random House Book of Bedtime Stories
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The Random House Book of Bedtime Stories

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Illus. in full color. Joining the distinguished list of Random House
literary anthologies is the "Random House Book of Bedtime Stories."
Illustrated with whimsical watercolers by Jane Dyer, here is a collection of
such tried-and-true classics as "Goldilocks and the Three Little Bears"
and Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," as well as more
contemporary stories by such...more
Hardcover, 137 pages
Published October 23rd 2007 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published May 1st 2007)
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My boyfriend Tyler gave me this for Christmas in 2010. I had told him that it was one of my favorite children's books and it still is, to this day. The watercolor illustrations are calming, delicate and enchanting, and all of the stories are beautiful. My favorites growing up were Grumley the Grouch, Young Kate, The Little Snow Maiden, and Snow White and Rose Red. Grumley the Grouch is about a grumpy badger who hates everything but then meets Brunhilda Badger who also dislikes things but also re...more
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One of the better compilations that publishers make to sell as 'giftable.' The illustrations were charming, sweet, but not quite saccharine - and nicely detailed. Several stories were new to me. Special among those are Grumley the Grouch by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Under the Moon by Joanne Ryder and Young Kate by Eleanor Farjeon. If you can get this from your library I highly recommend you do so.

Btw, since I skipped the stories I've read before, except for looking at the pictures, I am not mar...more
Some stories kinda creepy...good for sleepovers when you are bored.
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Jane Dyer has been illustrating children's books for over a decade. Publishers Weekly described her art for Talking Like The Rain: A Read-to-Me Book of Poems, selected by X. J. and Dorothy Kennedy, as "unusually striking... vibrantly coloured, splendidly detailed illustrations [which are] some of this gifted artist's finest work."

Ms. Dyer lives and works in a 100 year-old brick house in Northampto...more
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