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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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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 |
Sweet bedtime story for the littlest of sleepyheads. A rhyming bedtime book with a variety of cute animals and their babies. ( )
  Ermina | Feb 25, 2016 |
I am both indulgent and capricious when rating kids' books, but this one is sweet. Every baby animal is going to bed, and a curlyheaded child is a baby animal too. ( )
1 vote MeditationesMartini | Dec 13, 2015 |
Good to use at bedtime and to teach about different animals
  Stacey_Nava | Nov 8, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0152010661, Board book)

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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