The Definitive Guide to

Playtime?

Written and illustrated by Jeff Mack
Published by Philomel
Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
$16.99
List Price
3-5
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's Playtime? About

Publisher Summary

This funny picture book ode to the struggles of bedtime is perfect for fans of Mo Willems’s Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!

Bedtime can be a challenge for the best of us. But when you’re a fun-loving, overactive pet gorilla, bedtime is downright hard. Who would want to go to sleep when Playtime is so much more fun? But the gorilla’s responsible friend thinks enough is enough; no more fun and games. It’s not Playtime–It’s Bedtime! So the boy turns off the lights and the gorilla goes . . .

Well, definitely NOT to sleep!

Using only two words–Playtime and Bedtime–and an abundance of clever, giggle-inducing artwork, Playtime! is simple yet richly creative and bursting with childlike humor. Your own little gorilla will find it irresistible.

What Kind of Book is Playtime?

Themes:
bedtime

Book Lists That Include Playtime?

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Who Wrote Playtime?

author & illustrator
Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack has written and illustrated a long list of award-winning picture books, chapter books, and early readers, including the Clueless McGee series, the Mr. Monkey series, Good News Bad News, Hush Little Polar Bear, Duck in the Fridge, and Look!. He lives, works, and sometimes monkeys around in Western Massachusetts. Visit him at JeffMack.com.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0399175989
ISBN 13:
9780399175985
Publication Date:
May 10, 2016