Go to Sleep, Gecko!

Geraldo Valerio (author), Geraldo Valerio (illustrator)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874837803

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Description

Gecko may be small, but he has a giant-sized problem. Every night he is awakened by the fireflies outside his window. And when Gecko doesn't get his rest, he gets a little grumpy. So he goes to Elephant, the head of the village, to complain. His request that the fireflies stop working at night sets off a comical chain of problems for everyone in the village and complicates everyones life. Through this cumulative tale from the Balinese tradition, Gecko learns that his well-being depends on that of the entire village and he finally goes to sleep, a little wiser.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD500L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
K
ATOS
3.4
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Legends & Myths Nature
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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