If Animals Kissed Good Night (Hardcover)

If Animals Kissed Good Night By Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker (Illustrator)
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With its whimsical art and playful rhymed verse, this bedtime favorite from author Ann Whitford Paul and illustrator David Walker If Animals Kissed Good Night is sure to delight time and again.

What if animals did what YOU do? This bestselling story imagines how animals might fall asleep at night!

If animals kissed like we kiss good night . . .what would they do? Giraffe and his calf would stretch their necks high, and kiss just beneath the top of the sky. Wolf and his pup would kiss and then HOWL. And Sloth and her baby move soooo slooowwwww . . .they're sure to be kissing until long after everyone is fast asleep!

Don't miss the other books in this adorable series: If Animals Said I Love You, If Animals Celebrated Christmas, If Animals Went to School, If Animals Tried to Be Kind, If Animals Gave Thanks, and If Animals Trick-or-Treated!

About the Author

Ann Whitford Paul is the author of the bestselling If Animals series, including If Animals Kissed Good Night, which School Library Journal calls “charming”; If Animals Went to School; If Animals Celebrated Christmas; If Animals Gave Thanks; and If Animals Tried to be Kind. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

David Walker has illustrated many books for children, including Victoria Adler’s Baby, Come Away and Ann Whitford Paul’s Little Monkey Says Good Night and If Animals Kissed Good Night. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Praise For…

“There are probably not enough synonyms for ‘cute' to cover this survey of hypothetical smooches between animal parents and off-spring . . . The characters radiate unconditional love.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“The imaginative possibilities alone make this one stand out from the glut of sickly sweet bedtime books. Sure to send readers off to a gentle goodnight . . . after a kiss, of course.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Lively rhythm, effectice sound words, and an ecclectic collection of toddler-pleasing animals all combine to create a charming bedtime book.” —School Library Journal

“Using soft colors Walker renders the nighttime rituals inventively, across pages and around panels, making this gentle book a satisfying bedtime selection.” —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780374390198
ISBN-10: 0374390193
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Publication Date: September 13th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: If Animals Kissed Good Night