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The Sleepless Little Vampire by Richard Egielski
" A cute enough Halloween or bedtime story, made unique by the fact that the reason our vampire is awake is not because of all the noisy night creatures and monsters, but because vampires sleep in the day. Probably funniest on its first reading, but... " Read more of this review »
The Sleepless Little Vampire by Richard Egielski
" The wording is sparse in this cute Halloween picture book, but the illustrations are entertaining enough to keep a child's attention. Children do enjoy finding all the creepy creatures that flit about the pages of this book, and they are very prou... " Read more of this review »
The Sleepless Little Vampire by Richard Egielski
" It was okay, but I found it difficult to read aloud fluidly because of weird line breaks and my son was perpetually confused about the soft-shoeing bit. However, if he were rating it, he would give it 5 stars for certain; he slept with it last nig... " Read more of this review »
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Captain Sky Blue by Richard Egielski
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A book a day till Christmas...

December, 8, 2012

‪Scholastic Inc.‬, ‪Sep 1, 2010‬ - ‪40 pages‬
Fun and adventure from Caldecott Medal winner Richard Egielski

Jack's best toy pal is Captain Sky Blue, a pilot. Sky speaks in Pilot Talk ("Roger! Wilco!").

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James Thurber
“Have you brought the moon to me?" she asked. "Not yet," said the Court Jester, "but I will get it for you right away. How big do you think it is?" "It is just a little smaller than my thumbnail," she said, "for when I hold my thumbnail up at the moon, it just covers it." "And how far away is it? asked the Court Jester. "It is not as high as the big tree outside my window," said the Princess, "for sometimes it gets caught in the top branches." It will be very easy to get the moon for you," said the Court Jester. "I will climb the tree tonight when it gets caught in the top branches and bring it to you." The he thought of something else. "What is the moon make of, Princess?" he asked. "Oh," she said, "it's made of gold, of course, silly.”
James Thurber, Many Moons

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“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?”
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“I don't remember any blue poodles.”
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“You have made the moon," The Jester said. "That is the moon.”
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