by Diana Murray
illustrated by Zach OHora
HMH Books for Young Readers, March 2020
ABOUT GOODNIGHT, VEGGIES:
Every veggie needs their shut-eye in this restful, charming story set in the community garden, illustrated by New York Times bestselling artist Zachariah OHora. Perfect for fans of the Llama Llama series.
As the sun begins to set, the tomatoes are tuckered out, the cucumbers are calm, and the beets are simply beat.
But what’s got them all so exhausted?
Celebrate the turning of day to night in this perfect bedtime ritual for plants—and humans—everywhere!
Jr. Library Guild Selection
[S]teady rhythm, whimsical rhymes, abundant alliteration, and hand-lettered sleep-appropriate sounds to share like "zzzzz" and "snore! snore!" extend the read-aloud experience. A bedtime veggie feast for the eyes and ears.
In OHora’s sweet and funny acrylic art.... The childlike approach, appealing art, and relatable worm character...connect story and audience.
—The Horn Book, Starred Review
[S]nuggled-in vegetables and sweet, lilting text offer an effectively snoozy bedtime rhyme.
The lilting text lends well to sharing aloud. This artful take on familiar nighttime routines is an enjoyable blend of whimsical, cozy, and sweet.