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By Margaret Wise Brown

Evening is coming and small issues with no phrases are going to sleep . . . sleepy bunnies, sleepy birds, and sleepy childrens, too, are becoming below their covers. "Jean Charlot's illustrations are first-rate." —NYT. Barbara Bader known as this 1943 ebook, now restored to its unique dimension and layout, "the first of the genuine bedtime books."

1944 Caldecott Honor Book

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Among the servants here there is only one who is any good," he began again. ) "He is a drunken debauchee, but we can't be too particular. " he asked, suddenly fixing his yellowish eyes on Nejdanov. "She is even more artful than my brother-in-law. " "H'm! With what subtlety you St. Petersburg gentlemen express yourselves! I can only marvel at it.

Nejdanov bowed his head, and Sipiagin took leave of him in the French fashion, quickly lifting his hand several times to his lips and nose, and walked away, whistling and waving his cane energetically, not at all 47 like an important official and state dignitary, but like a jolly Russian country gentleman. Until eight o'clock Nejdanov stayed in the garden, enjoying the shadows cast by the old trees, the fresh air, the singing of the birds, until the sound of a gong called him to the house. On his entrance he found the whole company already assembled in the dining room.

That she has an upright nature is quite evident, but whether she is good-natured or not remains to be seen. Are there really any good-natured women other than stupid ones? Is goodness essential? However, I know little about women. The lady of the house does not like her, and I believe it is mutual on either side… . But which of them is in the right is difficult to say. I think that the mistress is probably in the wrong … because she is so awfully polite to her; the other's brows twitch nervously when she is speaking to her patroness.

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