Readers journey into the bedtime ritual of reading a story with Papa saying,
I'll read one of your favorites. And of course you are not going to interrupt the story tonight are you?
Little red chicken replies that she will be good. Sure she will..............
It might be fun to pair this with Once Upon A Time, the End (Asleeep in 60 Seconds) by Geoffrey Kloske and illustrated by Barry Blitt.
David Ezra Stein says on the back book jacket flap and at his web site that I'll never forget the experience of sitting in a beloved lap and having a whole world open before me: a world brought to life by the pictures and the grown-up's voice. That is what I want to re-create in my own books.