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by Nancy Tafuri,Mirra Ginsburg
And the wind sings, & sleep. ' Tafuri visualizes the drowsing world in luscious muted tones defined in crisp pen lines varied with gently feathered edges. Quintessentially simple and altogether beguiling: a perfect choice for tuck-in time.
And the wind sings, & sleep.
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And the wind sings, 'Sleep, sleep. Tafuri visualizes the drowsing world in luscious muted tones defined in crisp pen lines varied with gently feathered edges. Only you and the wind are awake. And the wind sings, 'Sleep, sleep.
by Mirra Ginsburg and Nancy Tafuri. My kids recently fought over who would get this book in their personal bookcase. Highly recommended bedtime book, right up there with Goodnight Moon. it is soothing and repetitive, and calmed both my children right down. They have nice bedtime memories, and I could probably read it every night as a ritual and they wouldn't mind.
Asleep, Asleep (1992) (Illustrated by Nancy Tafuri). Rita Berman Frischer, Mirra Ginsburg 1909-2000, Jewish Women's Archive Encyclopedia. Merry-Go-Round: Four Stories (1992) (Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey). The King Who Tried to Fry an Egg on His Head (1994) (Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand). Mirra Ginsburg at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Mirra Ginsburg at Library of Congress Authorities, with 61 catalogue records.
ASLEEP, ASLEEP By Mirra Ginsburg. Illustrated by Nancy Tafuri. New York: Greenwillow Books
ASLEEP, ASLEEP By Mirra Ginsburg. New York: Greenwillow Books. The progression of the questions and the descent into sleep work well together, and Juan Wijngaard's delicate, detailed illustrations move seamlessly back and forth between the sleepy father and son and the various sleepy animals. Going to Sleep on the Farm" is an outstanding book that is as comforting as it is compelling. Asleep, Asleep," by Mirra Ginsburg, brings us right into the still heart of the night, when almost all the creatures of the earth are sleeping. Are the wolves asleep?" the book begins.
Nancy Tafuri's acclaimed picture books for the youngest child include the Caldecott Honor Book Have You Seen My Duckling?; Spots, Feathers, and Curly Tails; I love you, Little One; and In the Snow, written by Sharon Phillips Denslow. She lives with her family in Roxbury, Connecticut.
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