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Simon's new dog bed has been claimed by ... a cat?! Laughter, scheming, and cuddles ensue in this fun naptime tale you'll want to share, from debut author Christian Trimmer and illustrator Melissa van der Paardt.

Simon's been looking forward to trying out his brand-new dog bed all day. He may be ready for the best nap of his life, but Miss Adora Belle the cat has other ideas. She's taken over his bed before he even gets a chance to try it - and she's not budging. As Simon struggles to find a way to free his bed for the Greatest Naptime Ever, he may just discover something wonderful about his new bed: there's plenty of room for two.

About the Author

Christian Trimmer

Christian Trimmer writes and edits children's books. He is the author of SIMON'S NEW BED, which captures the never-ending struggle between cats and dogs (and siblings) , and (MIMI AND SHU IN) I'LL RACE YOU!, a comical, loose retelling of the origin of the Chinese Zodiac. He has edited a number of bestselling, acclaimed books, including WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY? by Ylvis, THE RETRIBUTION OF MARA DYER by Michelle Hodkin, WE ALL LOOKED UP by Tommy Wallach, and THE DEATH AND LIFE OF ZEBULON FINCH by Daniel Kraus. Some of his books have won stuff, like the Geisel Honor (I BROKE MY TRUNK! by Mo Willems) and the Eisner Award (ANNIE SULLIVAN AND THE TRIALS OF HELEN KELLER by Joseph Lambert) . Christian writes at his desk at home in Brooklyn; he edits at his desk in his office at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan.

Learn more about the books he's working on (personally and professionally) at christiantrimmer.com.

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