Sleep Like a Tiger (Hardcover)

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Sleep Like a Tiger (Hardcover)

By Mary Logue, Pamela Zagarenski (Illustrator)
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2013 Randolph Caldecott Honor Award
In this magical bedtime story, the lyrical narrative echoes a "Runaway Bunny - "like cadence: "Does everything in the world go to sleep?" the little girl asks. In sincere and imaginative dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides "in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets," she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger. The Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski's rich, luminous mixed-media paintings effervesce with odd, charming details that nonsleepy children could examine for hours. A rare gem.

About the Author


Award-winning author Mary Logue has written more than twenty books for children. She lives on the Mississippi with writer Pete Hautman. This is herfirst book with Houghton Mifflin.



Caldecott Honor Medalist Pamela Zagarenski is a brilliant painter of many worlds. As well as illustrating picture books, she creates sculptures and large paintings, which can be viewed at an art gallery in Mystic, Connecticut. She divides her time between Stonington, Connecticut, and her house on Prince Edward Island. Visit www.pzagarenski.com.

Praise For…


"This deeply satisfying story offers what all children crave when letting go--security and a trusted companion."—Kirkus, starred review

"Touched with enchantment . . . This may put little ones to sleep, but they'll have a lot to look at before they close their eyes."—Booklist, starred review

"Zagarenski's dreamy mixed-media illustrations are as calm and comforting as Logue's understated prose."—Horn Book

"Zagarenski's paintings take Logue's story to places marvelously distant in thought and time; each spread holds treasures to find even after several readings."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Logue’s text is reassuring and rhythmic, but it is the fine detail and plush atmospherics of Zagarenski’s layered multimedia illustrations that make the book shine.”—New York Times Online

Product Details
ISBN: 9780547641027
ISBN-10: 0547641028
Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English