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This beautifully illustrated lullaby book features shimmering salmon fry, a long-legged baby moose, feathery eaglets, and fifteen other Northwest animals bedding down for the night (or day!). Rhythmic and soothing four-line stanzas describe the animals' habitatas and sleeping patterns. Children will love learning about the familiar creatures in this special book, destined to become a regional classic.
"Where do I sleep? In a den underground,
Lined with velvety grass--it's here I'll be found.
In a russet red coat with sooty black socks
And bright golden eyes, I'm a baby Red Fox."
About the Author
Jennifer Blomgren illustrates her own line of greeting cards, 24 Carrot, Inc., in Port Townsend, Washington. The idea for this book came to her one night, and she wrote most of it in one sitting. She loves nature walks, gardening, and her three dogs. This is her first book.
Andrea Gabriel is an artist in Bellingham, Washington. She received her Bachelor's degree in art from Western Washington University. She is currently working on two other children's books, and would one day like to hide the Pacific Crest Trail.
"The illustrations in soft pastels are the perfect accompaniment for this gentle text about the animals of the Pacific Northwest…. The soft greens, gentle blues, and cozy browns will make children want to reach out and 'pet' the book. The simple text is