Description from GoodReads:
Hildie Bitterpickles is a witch who needs her sleep. Her quiet neighborhood has been turned upside down with the sudden arrival of the old woman in her shoe, big bad wolf, and other fairy tale characters. What will Hildie have to do to get a quiet night’s sleep?
Some thoughts on this book from 3rd graders:
Mrs. Sandoval's Third Graders at McKinley TK-8 School for the Arts in Pasadena helped me with this review.
Here are some of the words they used to describe Hildie Bitterpickles:
Exciting, Funny, Interesting, Entertaining
Maya indicated: "For me personally, I liked everything! But I did like the part where she stands up and says NO! Loud! She meets lots of friends and learns lessons in life!
Mitvodev: "My favorite part was that the mice were repair mice and blind."
Rashied: "My favorite part was when the witch was with the sheep and all the sheep got in the bed."
Santiago shared his favorite part: "The giant's hairy feet."
Paul indicated: "My favorite part was when I saw the giant's feet."
Many students indicated that their favorite part was the ending when Hildie finally got some sleep.
So, if you are curious about Hildie and her challenge in getting a quiet night's sleep, pick up a copy of Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep at your local indie bookstore.