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Review of ‘Twenty Yawns’

Twenty Yawns, the debut picture book from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley, is the story of one child’s day. Smiley is paired with Caldecott Honor artist Lauren Castillo here, and the results are spectacular. 

Readers meet Lucy and her family—a loving, mixed-race trio—in the early morning at the beach. The long, fun day wears out…

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