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My girls love to read and so I am always looking for new and fun books to add to our collection. We can only read the same story so many times before we need to switch it up. Recently my girls have been really in to animal books and so when I opened up Sloth Slept On they were very excited. There are a couple sloths at our local zoo and they are always a hit with the girls. They laugh at how slowly they do things and think they are just the cutest. Also, *spoiler alert* in the movie Zootopia there is a sloth who is just hilarious! I saw footage at the D23 Expo and I know that my daughers are going to love him. I am sure this book will be read a lot more around the time that movie comes out.
A group of children find a sloth snoring away in a tree in their garden. Not knowing what it is, they set out to find out. While the two older children dream up increasingly outrageous possibilities, from an astronaut to a pirate, to a space creature, the youngest little girl investigates books and a globe and discovers what it really is and where it lives. But how can the children help the sloth to get home if it won’t wake up? Purchase Your Copy Here.
About the Author:
Frann Preston-Gannon is the author and illustrator of The Journey Home (Pavilion Press), as well as How to Lose a Lemur and Dinosaur Farm (both Sterling). In 2011, Frann became the first UK recipient of a Sendak Fellowship and spent a month living with and learning from the great master of illustration, Maurice Sendak. She lives in London.
We had a blast with this book! It is really funny and totally adorable. The girls loved seeing the sloth sleeping on all of the pages – and they loved the ending! I do not want to give it away, but it even made me chuckle!
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