The Napping House

by Audrey Wood and Don Wood

A grandmother, child, dog, cat and mouse all sleep peacefully on a rainy afternoon... read more

A grandmother, child, dog, cat and mouse all sleep peacefully on a rainy afternoon until a wakeful flea jumps on top of the mouse, waking each sleeper in turn. Subtle shifts in perspective, light and color move the cumulative tale toward its inevitable ending. Honor Book, 1984 CCBC Caldecott Discussion. (Ages 2-7)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1984

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