Turning a beloved lullaby on its head, this wonderful read-aloud pairs playful text and enchanting paintings to create a rollicking escapade with a clever premise and a cozy conclusion.
“Rock-a-bye, Baby, in the treetop. How did you ever get so high up?” That’s a good question—and this delightful book weaves a gentle fantasy around the baby who finds himself in that very predicament! A marvelous adventure ensues, taking Baby from the tree branches to a farm full of animals to a ride down the river, and finally on a flight through the night sky into the safety of Mama’s arms.
Linda Ashman’s picture books have been included on the “best of the year” lists of The New York Times, Parenting, and Child magazines, the New York Public Library, and many others. In addition to more than 30 children’s books, including Sterling’s Hey, Coach!, Over the River & Through the Wood, and The Twelve Days of Christmas in Colorado, she is the author of the self-published The Nuts & Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books. She lives with her family in Chapel Hill, NC. Visit her online at lindaashman.com.
Sara Sanchez creates illustrations for children’s books (mostly published in Spain) in her art studio in Madrid with the radio playing in the background and her pet rabbit sleeping near her feet. See more of her work at sanchezsara.blogspot.com.es.
Simona Mulazzani (www.morgangayninkids.com/mulazzani/) has illustrated over seventy adult and children’s books for international publishers. She received a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators in 2013. She was born in Milan, Italy, and now lives in Pesaro, Italy.