"'Something is going to happen,' thought the mother as she woke up one cold November morning. The house was quiet and dark. Everyone else was still asleep. The father was still asleep. The little boy was still asleep, and so was the little girl. Even the little black dog curled up at the foot of the bed was still asleep.
But soon, as the house fills with the smells of brewing coffee and warm muffins fresh from the oven, the rest of the family begins to stir. Each one thinks, 'Something is going to happen today.' And something does! Something beautiful, which had begun while the family slept.
Charlotte Zolotow's text catches the warmth of a wakening household and the excitement of a family's discovering together what each had sensed alone. Catherine Stock's delightful illustrations glow with tenderness and joy."