Now in board book format, this lyrical animal ABC book is just right for bedtime–or anytime!

From antlered antelope to zzz-ing zebra, all the awake animals are getting sleepy in this abridged board book edition of a favorite bedtime alphabet book, from an acclaimed author and bestselling illustrator. This exquisite celebration of language and nature is perfect for lulling little ones into a cozy, soothing slumber.

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Praise for All the Awake Animals are Almost Asleep:
A National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Gold Winner
* "With meticulous inking and a palette of watercolors that glows with the soft colors of dusk and twilight, McPhail portrays an animal world where sleep is a welcome visitor and bedding down is an eloquent expression of personality."—Publishers Weekly%2C starred review
"McPhail's watercolors are luxuriously colorful, like a warm, luminescent blanket at bedtime, and the alliterative text is softly lulling."—New York Times Book Review
"McPhail's watercolor-and-ink illustrations... are consistently lovely.... A sweet depiction of sleepy animals."—Kirkus Reviews
"[A] cozy alphabet/bedtime hybrid.... Quietly pleasant."—School Library Journal
"Gorgeously serene...beautiful."—Booklist
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