Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock: Goodnight Mr. Clock

Children - Picture Book
31 Pages
Reviewed on 05/03/2018
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Author Biography

Davon Miller was born April 23, 2002 in St. Petersburg, Florida. As an infant, Davon was diagnosed with severe asthma, which forced him at times to be in and out of All Children’s Hospital. Davon began writing at a very young age. Davon started writing at the age of seven. Back then, he was so in love with his favorite shows that he wanted to immerse himself in those adventures that he watched on television. He instantly began creating his own adventures for them on paper. After creating stories of his favorite shows, Davon wanted to create his own original stories. He published his first book at the age of eleven in April 2014. with "Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock: Goodnight Mr. Clock". The story soon became a book series with success.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

The story begins with the sun setting and the day ending in Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock: Goodnight Mr. Clock by Davon Miller. It is time for Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock to go to bed. He puts himself in the alarm mode so that he can get up and go to work on time. He goes to bed at 9 p.m. He is disturbed by the noises outside and tries to put some soothing music on. But he still cannot sleep and he opens the window to see the beautiful moonlight shine in with the twinkling stars. Will Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock finally get to sleep and go to work on time?

It is a fun read and the idea of a clock trying to get sleep and wake up on time to go to work is a unique topic. The sketches are delightful and give the story fluidity and movement, and connect children with the adorable Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock. It is a fun book to read out in classrooms and school libraries during read aloud sessions, and parents and grandparents can use it for bedtime story-telling. It is interesting to watch Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock trying to get to sleep. Readers can try out some of the techniques he uses to go to sleep if they are unable to sleep. Children will love the pictures in the book and these will also encourage them to draw and color. The book also introduces readers to clocks, and the concepts of time, and setting an alarm clock.