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Good Night, Chickie

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Mother Hen has put Chickie to bed. But Chickie's stuffed friend Bunny isn't ready to sleep yet he can't hear Mother Hen; he needs to go to the bathroom; he's scared of the dark and the noises he hears. But Mother Hen is always there to reassure them, until at last both Bunny and Chickie are satisfied. This endearing bedtime story will resonate with any parent who has ever

Hardcover, 28 pages
Published November 19th 2010 by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
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Toddlers sometimes (or nightly in some cases) struggle with bedtime, asking a parent to return over and over for reassurance. This is the story of a little chickie who is afraid to go to bed due to fears of abandonment, noises, the dark...all the typical things that toddlers in their growing awareness of the world around begin to fear. Older toddlers may like this one as a bedtime story because each fear is countered with calming reassurance until chickie finally eases into sleep with his lovey ...more
Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance
It’s time for bed. Chickie has a hard time going to sleep. His mother hen reassures him.

That’s the whole story. A gentle story about going to sleep.

“Mother Hen! Mother Hen!
Are you there?
What’s that noise?
Bunny is really scared…

Yes, Chickie, I’m here.
It’s just the wind blowing…
…close your eyes now.”
Adrienne Cooper
"Good Night, Chickie" is about a little chick who thinks his mother is going out after she tucks in her child. Chickie uses her stuffed animal bunny as bait to see if Mother Hen is still in the house. Chickie makes Bunny the one who needs all the stuff and makes Mother Hen come into the room or say that she is still in the house. I thought this book was cute because it shows that the little chick still needs his mother no matter what.
Jun 24, 2014 Wendy rated it 5 of 5 stars
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I really liked the illustrations in this book. This would be a good bedtime story.
Some children may struggle with separation/bedtime anxiety; asking a parent to return over and over to check on them for reassurance. This
This picture is good for little ones with the same feelings. The Illustrations are simple and appealing, the dialogue is simple yet expressive.
Of course, it's Bunny who has all the worries and needs; Madam read this to me in the car on the way home last night, and she was absolutely convinced that it was Bunny (!) that needed Mother Hen and NOT Chickie. (hahaha) Precious book for kids and their grownups.
Enjoyable picture book about a chickie with separation/bedtime anxiety. Good for little kids with the same feelings. I'm not sure how it works as just a fun storytime book, but as a problem/lesson picture book it is a pretty good one.
Sarah Stumphf
It was a real struggle to get my 2 year old to sit through this, but maybe it was just that he wasn't ready for bed. He liked the "bock bock" (chicken, but I don't think he really listened to the story.
Dec 03, 2011 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a sweet story about settling down for sleep. The narrative is reassuring and fun and the illustrations are adorable. We enjoyed reading this story together.
Christine Turner
Mother Hen reassures Chickie, and Chickie's bunny, that she is nearby and keeping watch over them at bedtime.

Originally published in Paris
Toddlers. Print motivation. A sweet book to read before bed about a chick who is afraid that his mother might go out while he is asleep
Brenna Call
This reassuring little story would be perfect for any bedtime routine.
Mama is so chic!
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