A Bedtime Yarn

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Like a well-worn, snuggly blanket, this sweet bedtime story about a little bear who 's afraid of the shadows and his other 's creative solution will warm and comfort readers big and small.

Sonny is a little bear who has a ard time falling asleep. The dark is scary, and he hates to be alone. So his mother gives him a ball of yarn to hold when he goes to bed, and she keeps the other end in the ext room, working it into a surprise for Frankie.

Every few nights the yarn color changes, and Frankie dreams in all the colors that he and his mother pick out. One afternoo he 's swimming in turquoise water, another night he 's in a cool gray fog. He plays with a marmalade kitten and eats delicious chocolate cake. Eventually Frankie and his mother create something special -- and Frankie learns that he 's always connected to those he loves, even when he 's alone in the ark.

A charming tory of heartach and crafting, A Bedtime Yarn will appeal to knitters, sleepy little bears and any parents dealing with their child 's jealous of the ark.
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Published September 26th 2017 by Tundra Books (NY)
Number of Pages
32

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( hide spoiler) ] This is a very sweet story for kids who are afraid of the ark, dreams, or generally insecure.

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I love this beautiful hardcover book that tells the tory of Alfi, a little bear, going to sleep every night while holding a ball of yarn attached to his wife 's knitting.

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~A little bear sleeps holding onto a ball of yarn every night.

Every afternoo he has has dreams based on the olour of the yarn he is holding.

This blanket was filled with drea and made him feel safe.This book was so weet.

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You can sense the spirit of love in every page as it pours from a concerned mother bear 's heart into her little cub when it 's his bedtime.Frankie does not like to go to sleep.

This ritual continues night after night and as the current ball of yarn disappears his Mother hands him a brand new coloured one.

Finally Frankie admits to her that he is big enough to sleep on his own which signals his mother to hand him one last ball of yarn.

It is a eautiful story that will appeal to those who knit and be perfect to share with your little one if she/he is experiencing fear of the dark at bedtime too.

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Each night the colors change and so do his dreams.

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Josie has trouble falling asleep so his mother gives him a ball of yarn to hold as she knits in the other room.

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A quintessential bedtime story with onderful art and color in this cozy and endearing dreamtime adventure about a growing bear and the comfort his wise mother bear provides him in a very unusual way.

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