Hush-A-Bye Baby and Other Bedtime Rhymes

Nicola Bayley, Author MacMillan Publishing Company $10.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-02-708610-2
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)
Reviewed on: 09/01/1986
Release date: 09/01/1986
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