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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

Written by Nikki Grimes & illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
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Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon's latest children's masterpiece creates an imagination-fueled and animal-filled journey to bedtime.

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Who Wrote Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

Nikki Grimes

Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book, What is Goodbye?, the novels Jazmin’s Notebook, Dark Sons, and The Road to Paris (Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books). Creator of the popular Meet Danitra Brown, Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, California.

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Who Illustrated Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

Elizabeth Zunon

Elizabeth Zunon was born in Albany, New York, and grew up in on the Ivory Coast of West Africa. As a little girl, she loved to draw, paint, make up dances, and play dress-up, and as she grew up, she didn’t really change! Elizabeth now lives in Albany where she explores a multicultural world though painting, beading, sewing, and collage. Visit her at

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Nikki Grimes's Book Dedication

For Imani Lia and her own sweet creature, Oghenebrume Naomi Anigboro

Elizabeth Zunon's Book Dedication

To Mila. May your imagination run wild!

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Book Details

Publication Date:
January 14, 2020
Illustration Details:
The full color art was created using oil and acrylic paint with cut paper collage.
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