Monday, July 28, 2014

Review #1695 Chengdu Could Not, Would Not, Fall Asleep by Barney Saltzberg

Review: #1695
Book: Chengdu Could Not, Would Not, Fall Asleep
Author: Barney Saltzberg
Rating: two stars (out of four)
Release date: May 6, 2014
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Source: Barnes and Noble

I picked up the book because of the cute cover and it looked like it would be an amusing read. I did enjoy the illustrations and thought they suited the book perfectly. And while I definitely found the panda's insomnia amusing, it didn't quite add up to a complete story for me. I did really appreciate the fun fold out elements throughout the book and I think most kids will get a kick out of that feature. The ending was also pretty funny. A recommend, but not an instant favorite.

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