Chengdu Could Not, Would Not Fall Asleep

 
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4+
Release Date
May 06, 2014
ISBN
978-1423167211
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High in his tree a young panda named Chengdu lies awake, even though everyone around him is quietly sleeping. He tosses and he turns. He scrunches and he squirms, until he finally finds the perfect spot.

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Sleep is an Interesting Thing
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4.0
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In this simple story, sleep eludes one sole panda of many in a bamboo grove. His search for the right position ends in a sweet slumber, but ends up awakening another.

I liked that although this book is short, it conveyed the desperate feelings one has when unable to sleep, and the many positions one may try, while introducing a few new words at the same time. It also displayed the need for companionship many feel in order to enter dreamland. My children enjoyed the charming ending, especially.
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