Sophie’s Big Bed. (2009) Tina Burke. Puffin Books, 24 pp. 978 0 14 350312 5 $14.95 Pb.
Sophie has a new big bed.
She plans to sleep in it at the beginning of the story, but her toys have their fears.
Will Bunny get lost in the bed? Will Bear fall out? And what does Scarlett think? Each night as a new concern is brought up, Sophie and the toy that has that particular fear choose to sleep in the familiar cot. Will Sophie and her toys ever end up sleeping in the bed?
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