Submitted by Ms. Amanda!
Creak! Said the Bed by Phyllis Root is an adorable tale of bed time that many kids can relate to. Who hasn’t climbed in bed with Mom or Dad when they are scared at night? The rhythm and onomatopoeia make for a great bed time, story time, or any time read aloud book. The story takes place in the middle of the night as Mama and Poppa are in bed asleep, when SQUEAK goes the door, and Mama’s eyes fly open. Who is awake? First, Evie wants to climb in bed because she is scared. Creak! said the Bed. Next, Ivy climbs in bed to warm up. Creak! said the Bed. Then, Mo wants to climb in bed to be safe from the storm outside. Creak! said the Bed. Poppa keeps snoring away - snurkle, snark - unaware of the storm, or his full bed. Then BOOM goes the thunder, and then Fred, the dog, wants in the bed. Finally awake, Poppa says “STOP!” but Fred leaps in anyway. CRACK, said the bed, and everyone but Poppa snores on. Finally Mama, Poppa, Evie, Ivy, Mo, and Fred are all settled in the broken bed when Creak, said the floor... See this book listed in our catalog