Thursday, June 13, 2013
Hush! A Thai Lullaby
Author: Minfong Ho
Illustrator: Holly Meade
Publisher: Orchard Books
Publication Year: 1996
Location: Knox County Public Library- Powell
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, an ALA Notable Children's Book and The Horn Fanfare Book.,
Summary: A Thai lullaby that asks asks the animals such as a lizard, monkey, and water buffalo to be quiet and not disturb the sleeping baby. At the end, only the baby is still wide awake.
Classroom Ideas: Younger readers will enjoy the repetition involved and this would be a great book for older kids in writing to use as a mentor text.