It's time to sleep, it's time to sleep,the fishes croon in waters deep. The songbirds sing in trees above, It's time to sleep, my love, my love. As children prepare for bed, the world around them is also settling down for the night. Animals who live in the jungle, the forest, the sea--all whisper to their babies a soft refrain: It's time to sleep, my love. As comforting as a soft blanket and warm as a goodnight hug, Eric Metaxas's lullaby is lovingly brought to life by bestselling artist Nancy Tillman (On the Night You Were Born), whose illustrations celebrate the wonders of the natural world, and the bonds of family.
Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the bestselling picture book On the Night You Were Born; its companion journal,The Wonder of You: A Book for Celebrating Baby’s First Year; The Spirit of Christmas; The Heaven of Animals; You and Me and the Wishing Tree; You’re All Kinds of Wonderful; I Knew You Could Do it; and the New YorkTimes bestsellers, Wherever You Are, My Love Will Find You; The Crown on Your Head; You’re Here for a Reason, and I’d Know You Anywhere, My Love. She also created the mischievous cat Tumford in Tumford the Terrible and Tumford’s Rude Noises, and illustrated It’s Time to Sleep, My Love by Eric Metaxas, as well as Let There Be Light by Desmond Tutu. Nancy’s mission in creating her books is to give parents words to say what they feel about their children.