Sleepy Time by Gyo Fujikawa

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Babies yawning, babies bathing, babies sweetly slumbering: day is done and it's time for bed, in this brand new board edition of Gyo Fujikawa's classic book. Fujikawa's gorgeous illustrations contrast the children's nighttime rituals with the horse that sleeps standing up, the lazy sloth that snoozes upside down, and animals that doze the winter away.
Parents and children will find this book a lovely way to say "good night."

Gyo Fujikawa was a renowned author and illustrator of children's books. Born in 1908, Fujikawa studied at the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles and worked as a promotional artist for the 1940 film Fantasia. She later moved to New York, where she would design many books for the Walt Disney Company. Fujikawa illustrated five books and wrote and illustrated 45 more, her most beloved being Babies and Baby Animals, which together have sold well over 1.5 million copies. She died in 1998.

Target Age: 3-5

Union Square Kids

Pub Date: March 01, 2011

0.54" H x 8.01" L x 7.41" W

20 pages

board book