When the World Is Ready for Bed

When the World Is Ready for Bed Cover

When the World Is Ready for Bed

By Gillian Shields; Anna Currey (Illustrator)

Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781599903392, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009


When the world / Is ready for bed / The sky grows dark / The sun glows red.

The little flowers / Shut their eyes / The night birds sing / Their lullabies

Told with a gently rhyming text, this lovely story of the world falling asleep is just right for soothing babies and toddlers at bedtime.

About the Author
Gillian Shields is the author of Bloomsbury's Mermaid SOS series, in addition to other books for young children. She lives in Burwash Common, England.Anna Currey's warm, classic watercolor style has brought to life many enchanting picture books. In her spare time she loves gardening and traveling. Anna was born in Norfolk, grew up in Ireland, and now lives near Bath, England, with her husband, two daughters, a dog and a variety of goldfish.