Books by: Peggy Rathmann The Day The Babies Cralwed Away Officer Buckle And Gloria
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10 Minutes to Bedtime
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons
A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group
ISBN 0-399-23103-X


• ALA Notable Children's Book for 1998
• Winner of the Parenting Magazine
Reading Magic Award

• A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
• A Children's Literature Capital Choice

"10 Minutes to Bedtime Board Book"

10 Minutes to Bedtime Board Book!

Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons
A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group
ISBN 0-399-23770-4

At 1 Hoppin Place, the countdown to bedtime is about to begin...

Do you know where your hamsters are?

Busloads and carloads of vacationing hamsters are streaming through the frontdoor. "All aboard!" shouts a hamster dressed as a tour guide. It's off to the kitchen for a snack, to the bathroom for toothbrushing, to the bedroom for a story--and that's when things get really interesting.

It's 10 Minutes till Bedtime, the hamsters are on the 10 Minute Bedtime Tour and you're invited to join them!


"Will enchant any child who has listened to a similar countdown to lights out."
- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Tales about stalling bedtime abound but none wag more cleverly than Rathmann's humorous picture book."
- School Library Journal , starred review

"The glorious jumble of the hamsters taking over our young protagonist's room is one that many lap-sitting viewers will yearn for even as their own eyes close."


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