Hush! A Thai Lullaby
by Ho, Mingfong
Format: Paperback, 32 pages
Age Range: 2–5 years
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.; Reprint edition, 2000
CCBC (Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices, 1993)
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. Ages 2-5.
© Cooperative Children’s Book Center. Reprinted with permission.