Hush, Baby, Hush! by Kathy Henderson
Lullabies from Around the World

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A book of traditional lullabies with a difference. Gathered from all over the world, these beautiful, simple songs give a flavour of different parts of the world as well as showing that soothing a baby to sleep is the same the world over. With words in the original language plus the English version, together with a melody line and delightful illustrations by Pam Smy, this is the perfect gift book for parents of new babies.

The lullabies come from:

Australia (Aboriginal) Austria Bangladesh Brazil Czech Republic
England France Greece Greenland Hungary India Iran Iraq Italy
Jamaica Japan Korea Malawi Mexico Nigeria Norway Russia Spain
Turkey USA (Hopi) Wales West Africa (Yoruba).
 

About Kathy Henderson

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KATHY HENDERSON's award-winning picture books include The Little Boat with Patrick Benson, which was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize and won the Kurt Maschler Award; Look at Me! with Paul Howard, shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award and commended in the Best Books for Babies list in the USA; and Lugalbanda, the boy who got caught up in a war, illustrated by Jane Ray, which won the Aesop Prize of the American Folklore Society and the Parents' Choice Gold Award. Kathy's previous books for Frances Lincoln include 15 Ways to Get Dressed and Pets, Pets, Pets. PAM SMY studied Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, part of Anglia Ruskin University, where she now lectures part-time. Pam has illustrated books by Conan Doyle, Julia Donaldson and Linda Newbury, as well as Bob Cattell's Butter-Finger series for Frances Lincoln. She lives in Cambridge.
 
Published May 24, 2011 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books. 40 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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On some double-page spreads, a common theme runs through several lullabies, such as one in which the singer warns the baby about the grey wolf in the Russian song “Hushabye, Baby, Hush,” the witch Befana in the Italian “Ninna, Nanna” or the “scary night monster” in “Tutu Maramba,” a Brazilian sel...

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