Time for Bed by Mem Fox
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Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers--sleep tight! “Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection.”--School Library Journal
 

About Mem Fox

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MEM FOX is the author of many celebrated books, including Where Is the Green Sheep?, The Magic Hat, and Koala Lou. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.JANE DYER is the illustrator of many picture books, including Babies on the Go by Linda Ashman. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Harcourt. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Bedtime stories about animals that sleep in daytime are increasingly numerous, but this one, about a young fox who stays up past its dawn bedtime, stands out sweetly.

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A gentle litany of good nights, ostensibly from various animals to their young ("It's time for bed, little mouse, little mouse,/Darkness is falling all over the house") but mostly more apposite to their human counterparts ("It's time for bed, little calf, little calf,/What happened today that mad...

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A board book edition of Mem Fox's Time for Bed, illus.

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The rhymed couplets have a pleasantly lilting rhythm, if an occasionally trite rhyme scheme: ``It's time for bed, little sheep, little sheep, / The whole wide world is going to sleep.'' After viewing the various animals nodding off, youngsters will take their bedtime cue from a cherubic toddler, ...

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""Dyer's commanding yet gentle, large-scale watercolors are the key to the appeal of this bedtime lullaby,"" wrote PW of the hardcover edition of Time for Bed by Mem Fox, now available in an oversize board book edition.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this is a soothing bedtime pleaser with baby animals, warm watercolors, and rhyming text.

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