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Hush! A Thai Lullaby

by Minfong Ho
Illustrated by Holly Meade

Published by Orchard, 1996
32 pages
ISBN: 0-531-09500-2

Ages 2-5

A worried Thai mother tries to quiet all the animals and insects that might wake her napping baby in rythmic verse graced with gentle humor. Observant readers and listeners will find delight in the supposedly sleeping baby's active endeavors while his mother appeals to each animal in turn to "Hush!", and all will enjoy the soothing pattern of the text. Cut-paper collage illustrations in warm earth tones fill each double-page spread with varied visual perspectives. CCBC categories: Poetry; Picture Books.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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