Author/Illustrator: Mem Fox; Jane Dyer
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1993
Genre: Fiction Picture Book
Overview: Nighttime is coming and animals tell their little ones to go to sleep. Every page has a beautifully illustrated picture of the animal with their baby. The text has a repetitive rhythm and rhyme telling the animals why they need to go to sleep. Children will love the repetition in the book. This is a great book to read for bedtime.
Activity: Have each child draw a picture of their favorite animal mother and baby. Give the children a template of: It’s time for bed little _____, little________ and let them fill in the blanks with the animal that they drew.
Reviewer’s Name: Paula Pavon