Candlewick, Paperback, 9780763638146, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 22, 2008
Have a child who doesn’t like sleeping alone? Or balks at taking a bath?
A pair of child-friendly picture books offers knowing reassurance.
It’s Henry’s bedtime, and he is going to sleep in his own bed tonight. Oh, yes! Will Mama or Papa sleep in his bed with him? Not tonight. What about his cat, his dog, his hens, or his ducks? No, sir! Luckily, Henry’s bed is warm and snuggly and just the right size for him —- as is this comforting story, sure to become a bedtime favorite.
Margaret Perversi trained as a teacher and has also worked as an actress, cook, dress designer, singer, and puppeteer. She lives in Tasmania.
Ron Brooks, one of Australia’s best-known picture-book illustrators, has received the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award three times. He lives in Tasmania.