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.

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