Spring 2020

My Sister Is Sleeping

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

A big sister in an Israeli family draws pictures as she eagerly anticipates her baby sister waking from her nap. She lovingly describes the baby, imagining all the things she will do when the baby wakes up: holding the baby in her lap, feeding her oatmeal, and taking her for a walk in the stroller. The book includes Hebrew words in the descriptions of the joys of having a new baby in the family.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-04-07
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV033020, JUV013070, JUV013040
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 430
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed


Midwest Book Review

“highly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library picture book collections for children ages 3-8.” — James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review

AJL Newsletter

" A good pick for a story time about baby siblings or being patient, with young readers soon supplying the Hebrew words." — Chava Pinchuck, Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel; Past Chair, Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee

A Journey To A Promised Land Which Flows With Milk and Honey

“A great book that will show children how to treat their smaller siblings great when they are infants!” — Jill Harris

Kirkus Reviews

“A lovely, sweet treat for big siblings everywhere.” — Kirkus Reviews

Author: Devora Busheri

Devora Busheri is a children's book writer, editor, and translator. She has authored and edited many books for various publication houses in Israel. Her previous include The Abba Tree and In the Jerusalem Forest. Devora lives in Jerusalem with her husband and their four children.

Illustrator: Michel Kichka

Michel Kichka is an Israeli caricaturist and illustrator.