Hush-A-Bye Baby and Other Bedtime Rhymes

Nicola Bayley, Author
Nicola Bayley, Author MacMillan Publishing Company $10.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-02-708610-2
Reviewed on: 09/01/1986
Release date: 09/01/1986
New parents looking for soothing reading material to set the mood for baby's bedtime will want to consider Bayley's collection of 12 traditional rhymes and lullabies. Familiar selections include Hush-a-Bye Baby, Diddle, Diddle Dumpling and Hush, Little Baby Don't Say a Word. And others, while less well-known, are every bit as appealing. The book's format is small and delicate, and each selection contains detailed illustrations with striking images. Gentle, yet vivid hues light up the pages; this volume will please both parents and their sleepy children. (2-5)
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