Hush! A Thai Lullaby

Hush! A Thai Lullaby

# BM-034028

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Item #: BM-034028
ISBN: 9780531071663
Grades: PK-3

Product Description:

"Monkey, monkey, don't come swinging. Can't you see that baby's sleeping? Monkey, monkey, don't you cry. My baby's sleeping right nearby." One by one, this gentle lullaby asks the animals to be quiet and not disturb the sleeping baby. Each animal makes its own gentle sound before being silenced. For example, the lizard goes "tuk-ghaa", the mouse says "jeed-jeed", and the water buffalo says "maaau, maaau". Colorful collage-style illustrations depict the unique Thailand setting. By Minfong Ho. A Caldecott Honor Book. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

Publisher Description:

A mother asks a lizard, a monkey, and a water buffalo to be quiet around her sleeping baby. "A delightful, reassuring bedtime book with a unique setting.

Explore the lands and cultures of Asia, Antarctica, Australia, and Africa. In Asia, you will visit China, Japan, Thailand, and India. In Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ghana. Biblical History connection included.

Category Description for Around the World with Picture Books:

Introduce children to the fascinating and diverse world in which we live through delightful children’s books. Modeled after the Charlotte Mason philosophy of notebooking, this study focuses on the 4 R’s: reading, reasoning, relating and recording. Skills are age appropriate and gentle to engage and inspire children in the learning process. Geography, cultures, animals, folk tales and fables, music and art, are all covered, as are nature studies, poetry and recipes. Literature rich, the authors also provide additional literature and video resources to go deeper. Volumes are flexible for one semester (4 lessons/week) or one year (2 lessons/week). Beautifully illustrated with vibrant photographs and gorgeous art reproductions for the art studies. Black and white nature drawings are included and reproducible for individual families. Quality art supplies are recommended. Please note that a Japanese notebook, Tsubame, is recommended and sold by Beautiful Feet, but we currently do not offer it. ~ Deanne

Primary Subject
Library Builders
Grade Start
Grade End
Trade Paper
2 to 5
Holly Meade (Illustrator)
Softcover Book
Brand Name
0.2 (lbs.)
10.25" x 8.5" x 0.12"
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