Story-time will be eagerly anticipated when you read this wonderful lullaby picture book, populated with a rich cast of animals, from rabbits and bears to owls and seals, as every parent and child prepares for a safe night's sleep. With boundless energy, the text takes a ride through a night-time of possibilities as stormy weather assails the characters. Each fearful moment is calmly laid aside with warm cuddles and sweet caresses of reassurance. Combining soothing text that gently addresses bedtime fears with adorable art that will be familiar to Debi's many fans, this picture book will become a firm family favourite along with hot milk and bedtime kisses.
Debi Gliori is the creator of many wonderful books for children, including the Mr Bear series (with Orchard Books), our own bestseller No Matter What and her latest book, The Trouble With Dragons, which was nominated for the 2010 Kate Greenaway Medal. Debi lives in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland and has twice been writer in residence in the Shetland Isles, a landscape that features prominently in this lovely book.
Short-listed for Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children's Books: Bookbug Readers 0-7 2010.