Illus. in full color. "A rhyming story that is full of laughs. 'The alarm can ring. The birds can peep... Today's the day I'm going to sleep, 'says a lazy boy one morning, and despite a pail of icy water, television coverage, and the arrival of the Marines, he vows to stay in bed - and he does! The repetition of concepts and words will keep children turning the pages, as will the energetic drawings. A sure draw for early readers.