Some kind words:
★ It's time to sleep, and all of life knows it in this spare, sleepy-making board book written in villanelle form. ... A lovely visual lullaby to soothe youngest readers to sleep.
—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, STARRED REVIEW
Sze's poetic description of nature's slow unwind from day into night and Todd's subdued colour palette of the illustrations do capture the quiet wonder of night and sleep ... Parents and caregivers are sure to use this board book over and over again during their child's bedtime routine.
—CM: CANADIAN REVIEW OF MATERIALS
While no book can promise a baby or child will capitulate to rest, Sze and Todd pull out all the stops...
—MONTREAL REVIEW OF BOOKS
...buy this book for the baby and keep reading it to them as they grow. And a book that grows with its readers is worth its weight in gold. Utterly lovely.
—SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
Poet Gillian Sze has composed a soothing lullaby...Though written with newborns and the very young in mind, this board book can also be appreciated by readers of any age because of the arresting imagery.
—CANADIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK NEWS
This is the type of story that will be asked for repeatedly at bedtime!