By Barbara J. Newkirk
Illustrated by Laura Freeman
At bedtime, an African American boy finds all kinds of things to do instead of going to bed.
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About the Creators
was born in New York City, where she now works as a reading teacher in an elementary school. This is her first book for beginning readers, and it is based on her memories of how hard it was to put her two sons to bed when they were young. Barbara lives in Jamaica, New York, with an aquarium full of fish.
LAURA FREEMAN has illustrated more than thirty picture books, including the picture-book edition of Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly, which won both the NAACP Image Award and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award, and Jazz Baby and Bedtime Fun, both published by Lee and Low's Bebop Books imprint. Laura lives near Atlanta, Georgia, and you can find her on the web at www.lfreemanart.com.