Author Eve Bunting
Story and Picture by Mary Jo Evans
This book is about a little girl named
Susie. Susie needs to take a nap but the dad cannot make her do
it. He tries everything to get her sleepy but nothing
Susie's dad takes a walk with her and when they get
back, she is still not tired. He tries exercising with her and
dancing with her but she still does not get sleepy. He even plays
dress up with her and reads her favorite bedtime story but Susie still
does not get sleepy.
Finally, Susie's dad tells Susie that he will lay
down with her. She agrees to lay down. When they lay down,
Susie looks at her dad and he is asleep.
1. If you had to make
someone take a nap, what would you do?
2. If you were in Susie's situation, how would you act if someone
made you take a nap and you weren't sleepy?