It's nearly time for lights out but Benny and Penny just can't settle down. The moon has gone missing, there's a flashlight to play with, Benny can't sleep without his favorite pirate hat--and he left it inside the spooky backyard playhouse.
Bestselling author Geoffrey Hayes has written and illustrated over forty children's books, including the extremely popular series of early readers Otto and Uncle Tooth, the classic Bear by Himself, the Patrick Bear books, and When the Wind Blew by Caldecott Medal-winning author Margaret Wise Brown. His TOON Book series of Benny and Penny books has garnered multiple awards. In 2009, Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! received the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award given by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English.
It’s bedtime for the mouseling brother and sister—but not before plenty of horsing around and a deliciously scary expedition into the backyard... Another outing positively radiant with child appeal, featuring a pair of close siblings with complementary personalities.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)