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NIGHT NIGHT BABY! (Animals)

I aim to make both language learning and sleep time fun for 0-3 ages and their caregivers.

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NIGHT NIGHT BABY Baby baby! Let’s go to sleep Quack quack duck in the pond went to sleep Squeak squeak mice in the hole went to sleep Cluck cluck chicken in the chicken coop went to sleep Night night baby! Let’s go to sleep Oink oink pig in the pig-cote went to sleep Meh meh goats in the goat pen went to sleep Baa baa sheep in the sheep pen went to sleep Good night baby! Let’s go to sleep Neigh neigh hourses in the stable went to sleep Moo moo cows in the barn went to sleep Cock-a-doodle-doo rooster in the henhouse went to sleep Sleep tight baby! Let’s go to sleep Woof woof dog in the kennel went to sleep To whit to whoooo owl on the tree went to sleep Meow meow cat in the wool basket went to sleep Sweet dreams baby! Let’s go to sleep Tweet tweet bird in the nest went to sleep Thump thumpety thump rabbit in the burrow went to sleep Hiss hiss snake in the nest went to sleep It’s bedtime baby! Let’s go to sleep Grrrr grrrr bear in the cave went to sleep The woodchuck in the burrow went to sleep Buzz buzz bee in the beehive went to sleep Ribbit ribbit frog in the pond, chatter chatter squirrel among the trees They all went to sleep. Now it is our turn baby! Let’s go to sleep

Describe the intended vision for your early childhood book manuscript in 1-2 sentences

I want to write series of "Bedtime Books" in case this manuscript awarded. In every "bedtime book" I want to deal with a topic through which 0-3 ages will have fun and learn various concepts and words. For instance; in this "NİGHT NİGHT BABY! Animals" book I address animals, animals sound, and their shelters. In the follow up books,such as; "NIGHT NIGHT BABY! Colors" I plan to address colors and flowers. In the "NIGHT NIGHT BABY! Numbers" I plan to address numbers in a sleeping routine etc.

Share your suggested book title

NIGHT NIGHT BABY! (Animals)

PLEASE USE THE VERSION OF THIS QUESTION AT THE TOP OF THE SUBMISSION FORM: Share a draft of your manuscript (250 word limit, not including title).

NIGHT NIGHT BABY Baby baby! Let’s go to sleep Quack quack duck in the pond went to sleep Squeak squeak mice in the hole went to sleep Cluck cluck chicken in the chicken coop went to sleep Night night baby! Let’s go to sleep Oink oink pig in the pig-cote went to sleep Meh meh goats in the goat pen went to sleep Baa baa sheep in the sheep pen went to sleep Good night baby! Let’s go to sleep Neigh neigh hourses in the stable went to sleep Moo moo cows in the barn went to sleep Cock-a-doodle-doo rooster in the henhouse went to sleep Sleep tight baby! Let’s go to sleep Woof woof dog in the kennel went to sleep To whit to whoooo owl on the tree went to sleep Meow meow cat in the wool basket went to sleep Sweet dreams baby! Let’s go to sleep Tweet tweet bird in the nest went to sleep Thump thumpety thump rabbit in the burrow went to sleep Hiss hiss snake in the nest went to sleep It’s bedtime baby! Let’s go to sleep Grrrr grrrr bear in the cave went to sleep The woodchuck in the burrow went to sleep Buzz buzz bee in the beehive went to sleep Ribbit ribbit frog in the pond, chatter chatter squirrel among the trees They all went to sleep. Now it is our turn baby! Let’s go to sleep

How has this book been informed by early childhood language development research and evidence? (response minimum 250 Characters)

Animals and animal sounds attract infants and toddlers attention a lot. Animal sounds are among the very first sounds that the infants try to imitate.

Please describe any familiarity you may have with Philadelphia and its residents? (optional question)

Yes, I have visited Philadelphia four times.

How have you crafted this manuscript to resonate with and/or reflect the experiences of those living in urban contexts? (optional question)

Making the infants and toddlers fall asleep is one of the most difficult issues for caregivers. A good night's sleep is a distant dream for babies and their caregivers:). For those both living in the urban and rural sleeping problem is common. And it is one of the main problem that caregivers need to overcome urgently.Humans and animals need sleep. Human and animals have their special shelters to sleep. In this senses, the manuscript reflects the experiences of those living in urban contexts.

Location: Country

Turkey/Türkiye

Location: City

Ankara

Website URL (optional question)

I am European Union Expert in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Turkey in my professional life. In addition to this, I am brand me children's book writer:) Four of my books published recently in Turkey. These four books are pre-scholars. But also I write on instagram for adults. I have around 15k followers on instagram. My account is duyguyardimci_

Tell us more about you / your team

I am a world citizen. I believe in humanity and solidarity. As a mom, I know that all the moms around the world have similar concerns and difficulties raising their children. And they have a lot to learn from each other. In this manuscript, I share one of the stories that I told my kids when I tried to make them fall asleep. This story many times help me a lot. In my professional life, I work as an European Union Expert managing EU funded projects in Turkey in the civil society area. I managed lots of projects on various thematic areas (children, women, disabled etc.) with many different target groups. Long years of experience in the project management field made me a project-oriented woman. I don't see this manuscript a sole text, but as the beginning of a series of book.

Provide an example visual identity for a look and feel you might like to achieve. ( (optional question, 3-5 visuals)

These illustrations are belong to 12 years-old Nehir. She illustrated a few pages to provide a visual identity to my manuscript. If the manuscript awarded, she may illustrate the whole book. She is also the illustrator of my 3 published books, named; 1 Cat and 10 Mice; Black Cat and White Mouse; Big Cat and Little Mouse

Multiple Choice - Have you been previously published (online, self-published, and print included)?

  • Yes

If yes, please list titles and publications.

1 Cat and 10 Mice (for pre-scholars) Black Cat and White Mouse (for pre-scholars) Big Cat and Little Mouse (for pre-scholars) Snowmen without a Nose! ( These books were published in Turkish. I want these books - series of Cat and Mouse- AND Snowmen to be published in other languages also. If you have any support for published books, I will appreciate your support)

Do you have an agent?

  • Previously yes, currently no

How did you hear about the Challenge? (optional question)

  • One of my friend who get Openideo support before informed me about you and the challenge

What best describes you? (optional question)

  • I am/we are creatives, writers, or artists

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Photo of Olay Tugba Deniz
Team

very cute story on sleeping..... loved it .

Photo of Dawnnbooks .
Team

Sneaky way of getting little ones to bed and to sleep.
If all the animals can do it then so can I!
Cute story.
Good luck to us all.

Photo of Duygu Yardımcı
Team

Thank you Dawnbooks! Happy to hear you like it.