Linda Ashman visits Estes Hills Elementary School to read her new book William Wakes Up
Monday 2/25, 9 a.m.
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"It won't take listeners long to chime in on this repeated refrain . . . Groenink's illustrations deftly juxtapose the warm light of the cabin with the darkness outside, and his characters are expressive; few readers will be able to stifle their own yawns." —Kirkus Reviews
William and his animal friends have had the whole winter to nap. Now it's time for them to wake up and welcome a very special guest. There's lots to do to get ready, from scrubbing the floors to decorating the house to baking a tasty treat. But it's so hard to leave a cozy bed. . . . Will everyone get up in time to do their part?
Linda Ashman is the author of William’s Winter Nap, a companion to this book. Her more than thirty picture books have earned numerous honors and starred reviews, and have been included in the “Best of the Year” lists in the New York Times; Parenting,Child, and Cookie magazines; Bank Street College of Education; and the New York Public Library. She has taught a variety of workshops on writing for children and is the author of The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books, a “how to” handbook. Linda lives with her family in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Visit her online at www.lindaashman.com.
More Prasie for William Wakes Up
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
*"Beautifully paced, rhymed, and cadenced . . . The text reads aloud well, with natural places for kids to join in . . . a subdued palate of deep blues, grays, and tawny browns . . creates a strong sense of the setting and the appealing characters. Just right for reading aloud on cold, wintry nights."
—Booklist (starred review)