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Time for Bed by Mem Fox

Time for Bed (edition 1997)

by Mem Fox, Jane Dyer (Illustrator)

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Title:Time for Bed
Authors:Mem Fox
Other authors:Jane Dyer (Illustrator)
Info:HMH Books (1997), Edition: 1, Board book, 28 pages
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Time for Bed by Mem Fox



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This is one of my favorite kids' books. The graphics are beautiful, and it reminded me of lots of names for baby animals, which will come in handy when my child is old enough to start asking lots of questions! ( )
  Vasquez | Feb 10, 2017 |
talks about different animals that are going to bed. rhyming book. (it's time for bed little sheep, the whole world is going to sleep)
great book for nap time or going to bed.
3 books
  TUCC | Nov 4, 2016 |
I liked this book due to the language, the plot, and its illustrations. The language is well done with every pages text rhyming, keeping the flow of the book smooth and interesting, especially for a child. The goal of the book is to aid a child in falling asleep by having soothing pictures and rhymes related to different animals. As the book progresses, it helps create a relaxing mood. The illustrations are a dark and calm image, also helping in creating a tranquil environment to make the reader tired. Overall, this book does an excellent job for its primary purpose of a bedtime story. ( )
  AnnaRubin | Sep 12, 2016 |
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A Sweet Little Night-time Book, February 25, 2005

"It's time for bed, little mouse, little mouse,

Darkness if falling all over the house."

Gentle words and sweet drawings of little animal parents caring for their darlings have made this book a nightstand favorite in many, many homes and in ours as well. This book is so well suited for bedtime that all I can add to the other 79 persons who praised it (4 or more stars) is that Fox and Dyer are geniuses.

"The stars on high are shining bright--

Sweet dreams, my darling, sleep well...

Good night." ( )
  PamFamilyLibrary | Jul 27, 2016 |
“It’s time for bed, little cat, little cat / So snuggle in tight, that’s right, like that.” This 1993 bedtime favorite from the Australian author Mem Fox and the illustrator Jane Dyer is now available in this small, square board book edition. Even the most reluctant snoozers will find themselves lulled by the repetitive rhythms, as the parent sheep, cat, snake, and fish implore their babies to get some shuteye: “It’s time for bed, little sheep, little sheep, / The whole wide world is going to sleep.” Dyer’s watercolor illustrations are bucolic and beautiful. A sweet, soothing lullaby.
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 25, 2016 |
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All the sleepy-eyed creatures in Mem Fox and Jane Dyer's sweet picture book, Time for Bed, may be inspiration enough for young readers to nod off to dreamland. But just in case, this charming gift set includes, in addition to a board-book edition of the popular book, a soothing ceramic nightlight depicting Mama and Baby sheep. ("It's time for bed, little sheep, little sheep, / The whole wide world is going to sleep.") Here is the perfect gift for a newborn, who will start out life in the coziest surroundings possible. (Baby to preschool) --Emilie Coulter

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As darkness falls parents everywhere try to get their children ready for sleep.

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