Day Is Done [With CD (Audio)]

By Peter Yarrow; Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
(Sterling, Hardcover, 9781402748066, 24pp.)

Publication Date: October 2009

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Description

Peter Yarrow follows the blockbuster success of Puff, the Magic Dragon with a picture book version of his beautiful song, Day Is Done.”

As night falls, animal and human parents everywhere tenderly tuck their children into bed. In the darkness, each childraccoon, doe, rabbit, field mouse, and a little boywonders: Will I be safe? Will you be there for me? And every mommy and daddy responds with the comforting words of Yarrow’s refrain: I am here.” 

Caldecott Honor-winning artist Melissa Sweet has created gorgeous images that celebrate the loving bond between parent and child, as well as the connection between all creatures of the earth.

 




About the Author
Yarrow is Peter of Peter, Paul & Mary.

Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than eighty children's books, including the Caldecott Honor book "A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams" by Jen Bryant. She also wrote and illustrated "Tupelo Rides the Rails"; "Carmine: A Little More Red", which was a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children's Book; and "Balloons Over Broadway", a picture book biography that was named a 2011 "Publishers Weekly" Best Nonfiction Picture Book. When she is not in her studio, Melissa can be found taking an art class, hiking with her dogs, or riding her bicycle. She lives with her family in Rockport, Maine.
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