Daddy's Zigzagging Bedtime Story

Daddy's Zigzagging Bedtime Story

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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What do a truck-driving princess, space aliens who burp fire, and Kung-Fu pigs have in common? They're all a part of the most epic bedtime story ever! When Jake and Jenny turn down every book Daddy tries to read before bed, he decides to make up his own story. In his follow up to Daddies Do It Different, Alan Lawrence Sitomer spins an unexpected adventure that zigzags from hilarious, to heartwarming, to cupcake-making unicorns, and back.
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781423184201
Branch Call Number: JP Sitom
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Carter, Abby - Illustrator

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The other day I was thinking about telling stories to a mixed group of children. Many stories are aimed at either girls or boys, but how about a story which appeals to both? Although there are many non-gender specific options, I found two fun books which intentionally mix the common gender stereotypes of boys’ and girls’ stories. These books are great stories in their own right, as well as interesting comments on mixed-up storytelling and gender stereotyping.

Daddy’s Zigzagging Bedtime Story by Alan Lawrence Sitomer

How can Daddy keep both his daughter and son interested in their bedtime story? By creating a princess who drives a monster truck, and a unicorn who defeats space aliens with cupcakes. The energetic illustrations compliment the enthusiastic storytelling, both of the father and of the author.

Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude by Kevin O’Malley

Image result for once upon a cool motorcycle dudeAimed at a slightly older audience, in this story a preteen girl and boy take turns narrating their story. The princess turns out to rock, and the cool motorcycle dude resigns himself to becoming a prince as they save the world together. The disparate illustration styles mirror the different storytelling voices, and the ending will bring a smile to everyone’s face. (Submitted by Rebecca).

aforr71 Aug 06, 2014

A story should have a beginning, middle and end -- but this one has so much more as a Dad knits together a tale to please both his son and daughter.

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