A rhythmic, meditative read-aloud about the extraordinary beauty found in babies’ and toddlers’ everyday moments, written by Stonewall and Newbery Award-winning author, Kyle Lukoff.
A kiss, a blink, a dawn, a break.
A yawn, a peep, a stretch, awake!
From sunup to sundown, a young child’s day is bursting with discovery and wonder-filled moments. Follow a day in the life of three diverse families and their little ones, as everyday moments like sharing breakfast and exploring the park are rendered full of love, exploration, joy, and wonder. Sparse, beautiful rhyming text from Newbery and Stonewall Award-winning author Kyle Lukoff is a rhythmic and poetic read-aloud perfect for any time of day, paired against luminous, tender illustrations from artist Nadia Alam.
Showcasing a diverse range of kids, and families that include same-sex parents, single parents, and multigenerational households, Awake, Asleep reflects our world with beauty and joy, rendering the simple moments in a young child’s day as transformative, wonder-filled memories.
Perfect for bedtime cuddles and cozy storytime all day long, this book is a modern classic in the making that’s a must-have on your little one’s bookshelf.