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I Don't Want to Go to Sleep (Paperback)

I Don't Want to Go to Sleep By Dev Petty, Mike Boldt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dev Petty, Mike Boldt (Illustrator)
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Description


Fans of the hit I Don't Want to Be a Frog will hop with joy for this fourth book in the series—a hilarious and clever twist on the classic childhood issue of not wanting to go to bed.

Frog is excited about autumn and the coming of winter. But when Owl informs him that frogs hibernate till spring, Frog is upset at missing out on all the snowy fun. In this hysterically funny twist on the classic "I don't want to go to bed" dilemma, Frog comes up with all kinds of reasons why he's not going to sleep through winter, until he devises a clever way to convince his friends to come along for the ride.

Featuring the beloved young frog character I Don't Want to Be a Frog and his cast of zany animal friends, this new story is sure to bring a smile to every kid who's ever protested at bedtime. And parents will appreciate a bold new twist on a timeless childhood topic. It's another surefire crowd pleaser and perfect read-aloud.

And look for the other books starring Frog: I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, and There's Nothing to Do!.

About the Author


DEV PETTY is the author of many books for kids, including I Don’t Want to Be a Frog, Don't Eat Bees, Don't Trust Cats, and Elmore the Christmas Moose. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband, daughters, dogs, a snake named Boots, and two cats.

MIKE BOLDT is a New York Times bestselling children's book creator who lives in Alberta, Canada, with his wife, three children, a dog, and a few cats. His books include I Don’t Want to Be a Frog, Elmore the Christmas Moose, Don't Eat Bees, Don't Trust Cats, Find Fergus, Bad Dog, and the New York Times bestseller Just One Bite by Camila Alves McConaughey and Adam Mansbach.

Praise For…


Praise for the series: 

I Don't Want to Go to Sleep: 
"Silliness abounds . . . a fun read-aloud."—Kirkus

"Boldt’s big, bold animal characters fill the pages, as dialogue balloons contribute to the liveliness of Petty’s storytelling."—Publishers Weekly

I Don't Want to Be a Frog: 
★ "First-time author Petty's dialogue between a frog father and his son makes its point about accepting one's nature with a big grin. . . . The story might create similar gratitude in the minds of readers—or it might just make them giggle."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

I Don't Want to Be Big: 
"Reminiscent of Mo Willems's 'Elephant and Piggie' series."—Publishers Weekly

There's Nothing to Do!
★ "Snappy, spot-on dialogue pairs ideally with the outsize drama of Boldt's artwork; reading this book belongs on families' to-do lists."—Publishers Weekly, starred review


Product Details
ISBN: 9780593643792
ISBN-10: 0593643798
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English