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Little Hoot

Little Hoot

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Illustrated by Jen Corace


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It's not fair! All Little Owl wants is to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like his friends do. But no . . . Mama and Papa say little owls have to stay up late and play. So Little Owl spends all night jumping on his bed, playing on the jungle gym, and doing tricks on his skateboardbut he's hooting mad about it ! Children who have a hard time going to bed will love this fun twist on the universal dilemma.

More Details

Size: 8 x 8 in;
Pages: 36 pp;
full-color throughout
Format: Hardcover
Publication: December 2007
ISBN: 9780811860239
ISBN10: 081186023X
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a Chicago-based writer. She is the author of Little Pea, Cookies, and The OK Book.

Jen Corace graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration. A New Jersey native, she now lives in Seattle.

Media Reviews

Book Sense Children's Pick, Summer 2008

"I have seen effective bedtime tales in my day, but few are such perfect little packages as Little Hoot....It is funny. It is memorable. I say we have a winner."
—School Library Journal

"Little Hoot is a hero any parent could love."
—Shelf Awareness

"You simply must read this book. MUST, do you hear me?"
—Writing and Ruminating Blog

"Kids who fight the seductive charms of straightforward bedtime books may find this reversal of the usually persuasions too funny-and convincing-to resist."
—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"This fun reversal of traditional bedtime woes is sure to be enjoyed by many children."
—School Library Journal

"Another captivating, crowd-pleasing twist on a familiar domestic issue....a hoot and a half."
—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"This outing is not to be missed."
—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Amy Krouse Rosenthal neatly appeals to the sensibilities both of bedtime rebels and of their law-giving parents."
—The Wall Street Journal

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