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Sleeping Bootsie

This touching twist on the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty introduces readers to an adorable cat named Bootsie and the young castle maid who takes care of her, Meg. When Silver Fairy puts an evil spell on the sweet cat, Bootsie falls into a deep sleep. Will anyone be able to wake Bootsie? Artist Patricia Cantor shares softly rendered illustrations that are sure to inspire warm-and-fuzzy feelings. Writer Maribeth Boelts uses simple words to tell this delightful tale, making it just right for any beginning reader. It’s also a wonderful choice for children who enjoy being read to, and it may be especially perfect for anyone wanting to snuggle up with a sweet story at bedtime.

Tie-in Activity: Cozy Corner. Help your child make a spot where he or she can snuggle up with a book or take a nap. Pile soft pillows, furry stuffed animals, and fuzzy blankets in the special space where your child can always go to enjoy some quiet time.