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All around the world, from the sleeping city to the icy pole, baby animals and their parents share the wonder of a twinkling star.
In this sturdy board book just right for small hands, a favorite lullaby becomes a celebration of love. On a beautiful night an owl sings to his owlet, a deer to her fawn, a whale to her calf. Animal parents all over the world sing this lullaby to their young, just as parents all over the world sing to their children as they go to sleep.
Jane Cabrera's Story Time celebrates children's best-loved read along nursery rhymes and songs. These interactive favorites are given a new twist by award-winning artist Jane Cabrera and feature her bold, bright, kid-friendly illustrations. Other titles in the series include Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, If You're Happy and You Know It, and One, Two, Buckle My Shoe.
About the Author
Jane Cabrera is the author and illustrator of many beloved books for young children, including Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe; and Row, Row, Row Your Boat. She is best known for her exuberant versions of classic nursery rhymes and her bright, kid-friendly paint and collage illustrations. Publishers Weekly has said "her style exudes the joy of creation." She lives beside Dartmoor National Park in South Devon, England.
"Cabrera’s distinctive paintings of baby animals and their parents create a riveting focus for young children, and the bold lines, energetic brushwork, and naive style should please their parents as well. A fresh take on an old favorite."—Booklist
"Bold, playful paintings full of texture, bright colors, and thick black outlines take readers from the forest to the ocean to the Arctic to the jungle with animals who watch the little star 'sparkle sparkle,' 'flicker flicker,' 'shimmer shimmer,' and 'glisten glisten.'"—School Library Journal
" A pink-cheeked version of a song most everyone knows, with new verses highlighting cozy animal dyads across the world. . . . A nursery charmer."—Kirkus Reviews