Time for Bed by Mem FoxTime for Bed by Mem Fox

Time for Bed

byMem FoxIllustratorJane Dyer

Hardcover | February 1, 2001

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Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It's time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers - sleep tight! 'Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection.' - School Library Journal
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. JANE DYER has illustrated many well-loved pict...
Title:Time for BedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.5 × 10 × 0.36 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152881832

ISBN - 13:9780152881832

Appropriate for ages: 3

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from works like a charm! We read this book every night without fail! My 2.5 year old has it memorized, and including it into our routine has been so helpful to settle him after busy days.
Date published: 2017-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So sweet Such a sweet book and the illustrations are beautiful! Reading this book to my daughter relaxes me, never mind the baby! I will probably purchase this one again in the future as a baby gift.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful, great alternative to Goodnight Moon Jane Dyer is one of our favourite illustrators. All of her work is beautiful. Lovely rhythmic story. A good alternative to the classic bed-time stories like Goodnight Moon.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Instant Favourite We started reading this pretty much every night from our daughter's birth. Great text and beautiful illustrations.
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely A really cute bedtime book ,has lovely illustratios and really cute rhymes.
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A favourite! The rhyme, pace and illustrations are beautiful and soothing. A favourite before-bed book right from birth...
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bedtime book ! My 1,5 years old loves to read it together before going to bed.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Time For Bed A very nice book to share with a wee  loved one at bedtime. Nice illustrations.
Date published: 2013-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful rhymes & pictures The pictures are very cute on each page - a mama animal with a baby animal and the rhymes on each page are very easy to remember. My boys love this book.
Date published: 2008-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite Baby Book This is my all-time favourite baby book. We received it as a gift for our first child when he was born and he still loves it now at age 3. I am looking forward to reading it to my 2 month old daughter soon. I have given this as a gift to all the new moms I've known since it was given to us.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Baby Book The watercolour illustrations in this book beautifully convey affection and love. They make a charming pairing with Fox's words, which combine a lovely, soothing rhythm with a somewhat optimistic (?) theme of it being "time for bed".
Date published: 2000-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Bedtime Book Ever This is the best bedtime book ever! We started reading it to our daughter at 8 months old and we have read it almost every night since! The soothing rhyming sounds seem to keep their attention, and with only one sentence on each page, they're not bored with the same picture for too long. The pictures are great and teaches them animals at the same time! Great book to cuddle up with, as we do every night!
Date published: 2000-05-30

Editorial Reviews

"Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection."--School Library Journal