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A classic bedtime story for the very young, this tale of love and elephants by Mem Fox and Emma Quay is a must-have picture book for every Australian household.

A lullaby to babies everywhere, Baby Bedtime is a lyrical tribute to the love inspired by the little people in our lives.

This enchanting read-aloud story combines the talents of Australia's premier picture-book writer, Mem Fox, author of Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep?, and acclaimed illustrator Emma Quay, creator of Rudie Nudie and Not a Cloud in the Sky.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143794165

    October 29, 2018

    Picture Puffin

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780670075195

    October 23, 2013

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Board Book

    9780143506898

    June 24, 2015

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Early Childhood
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Birth to 3 Years
  • WA Premier's Book Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Children's Books

Also by Mem Fox

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Board Book
Where is the Green Sheep? Hardback book and plush toy boxed set
Koala Lou
Hello Baby! Board Book
A Giraffe in the Bath
Two Little Monkeys
Yoo Hoo, Ladybird!
Hunwick's Egg
Green Sheep Buggy Book
A Particular Cow
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
Night Noises
Tough Boris

Recommendations

Peter Rabbit: The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Where The Wild Things Are
Hairy Maclary, Hide and Seek
Everything, Everything
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
Each Peach Pear Plum
Where is The Green Sheep?
Where's Spot?
Who Sank The Boat?
The Bfg
Two Wolves
Peppa Pig: Peppa's Christmas Fun Sticker Activity Book
Wombat Big, Puggle Small
Great Expectations
Peppa Pig: Peppa's Christmas Fun Sticker Activity Book
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories