Sleep, My Baby

byLena Allen-Shore, Jacques J. M. ShoreIllustratorJessica Courtney-tickle

April 20, 2021|
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“A perfect first book for today’s mothers and fathers to read to their children.” —Charlotte Teeple, former executive director of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre

Soothe little ones to sleep with this beautiful board book featuring a sweetly illustrated and tender lullaby first composed by Holocaust survivor, Dr. Lena Allen-Shore for her son, Jacques, and then adapted further by them for this children’s book.

Sleep, my baby, my lovely baby
I wish you good night.
The stars are smiling
they say to you
be happy all your life.

Author, teacher, and poet, Dr. Lena Allen-Shore made her mark on the world in innumerable ways, but she made the most endearing and enduring mark on her sons by singing “Sleep, My Baby” to them as they drifted off to bed each night. This extended version of the original, written by both Dr. Shore and her son Jacques, celebrates mothers all over the world and shares the universal messaging of hope, peace, and love as children are gently lulled to sleep knowing they are safe, sound, and protected from harm.
Dr. Lena Allen-Shore was a writer, composer, poet, educator, and philosopher. A survivor of the Holocaust, she was determined to make the world a gentler place by sharing universal values and being a builder of bridges in thought, word, song, and deed. She strived to build those bridges of understanding to further enhance the best of t...
Title:Sleep, My Baby
Format:Board Book
Product dimensions:18 pages, 7 X 7 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:18 pages, 7 X 7 X 0.4 in
Published:April 20, 2021
Publisher:Little Simon
ISBN - 13:9781534481350

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