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Chickadees At Night (Hardcover)

By Bill O. Smith, Charles R. Murphy (Illustrator)
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Who knew that chickadees were party birds, fun-loving and frisky as flying puppies? Chickadees At Night is a book for all who love beauty and the natural world, who love family snuggles, and not least of all it's a bedtime flight of fancy for lovers of whimsy and tickled tummies. Lyrical, clever text. Gorgeous illustrations.

About the Author

Bill O. Smith is a former elementary school principal and author of numerous plays and educational materials for children. He currently lives among the chickadees of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Empire, Michigan.

Praise For…


“Ten minutes of bedtime magic.” – Parent

“Do chickadees really burp?” – Child

“I like it more each time we read it together.” - Parent

“I like the hide-and-seek page. I found a cat too.” - Child

“It’s got a permanent nest on our bookshelf.” – Parent

“Love those Nuggets, but I think the story itself will draw more kids towards nature than a thousand facts.” – Park Ranger

“…great for storytelling. I liked reading it almost as much as my grandson liked listening.” - Grandparent

“Gorgeous illustrations…I loved the final page – the beauty, the changes, the message.” - Parent

Product Details
ISBN: 9780615569727
Publisher: Sleepytime Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2012
Pages: 32

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